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    Six Ukraine soldiers killed as war marks year
    Apr05

    Six Ukraine soldiers killed as war marks year

    KIEV: Six Ukrainian troops were killed by landmines in the restive separatist-held east on Sunday, breaking a lull of several days in a conflict that began a year ago this week. After weeks in which a shaky ceasefire deal appeared to be largely holding despite isolated clashes, the fatalities brought to nine the number of soldiers reported dead...

    Thousands brave rain for Easter in St Peter’s Square – Pope urges the world to end ‘absurd violence’
    Apr05

    Thousands brave rain for Easter in St Peter’s Square – Pope urges the world to end ‘absurd violence’

    VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis appealed yesterday for an end to “absurd violence” in hotspots around the world and said the international community must not stand by in the face of the “immense humanitarian tragedy” in Syria and Iraq. In his traditional Easter message, the 78-year-old pontiff said he was praying for those killed in armed conflict,...

    Six Ukraine soldiers killed as war reaches year-point
    Apr05

    Six Ukraine soldiers killed as war reaches year-point

    Shaky ceasefire deal appears to be holding despite isolated clashes …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president to discuss peacekeeping force
    Apr05

    Ukraine president to discuss peacekeeping force

    Poroshenko says option of sending peacekeepers to Ukraine to be discussed during next meeting of Ukrainian, Russian and EU foreign ministers. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Kill 6 Troops in East Ukraine
    Apr05

    Pro-Russian Rebels Kill 6 Troops in East Ukraine

    KYIV—At least six Ukrainian servicemen were killed in separatist attacks on Sunday in Ukraine’s troubled eastern regions in a grim weekend marking the first anniversary of a rebellion against Kyiv’s pro-Western rulers. Four Ukrainian soldiers died when their vehicle was hit by a shell fired by the Russian-backed rebels as it drove...

    Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter’s Square
    Apr05

    Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter’s Square

    Pope Francis greets the crowd from the central loggia of St Peters’ basilica after the “Urbi et Orbi” blessing for Rome and the world following the Easter Mass, on April 5, 2015, in Vatican City. (AFP Photo/ Filippo Monteforte) Vatican City, AP—In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran...

    Four Ukrainian soldiers killed by separatists
    Apr05

    Four Ukrainian soldiers killed by separatists

    According to regional police, four Ukrainian soldiers were killed by shell fired …read more Source: World...

    Four Ukrainian soldiers die in rebel fire: govt
    Apr05

    Four Ukrainian soldiers die in rebel fire: govt

    Four Ukrainian army troops were killed by rebel fire near a separatist stronghold in eastern Ukraine, where isolated clashes continue to violate a fragile ceasefire to end the year-long war, officials say …read more Source: The Daily...

    Three soldiers   killed in restive   east Ukraine
    Apr04

    Three soldiers killed in restive east Ukraine

    KIEV: Three Ukrainian soldiers died when a mine exploded in the separatist-held east where isolated clashes continue to undermine a ceasefire aimed at ending a year-long war. Army spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Saturday that “as a result of the explosion of an enemy mine … three Ukrainian soldiers were killed, two injured” in the previous...

    Three soldiers killed in restive east Ukraine
    Apr04

    Three soldiers killed in restive east Ukraine

    Three Ukrainian soldiers died when a mine exploded in the separatist-held east where isolated clashes continue to undermine a cease-fire aimed at ending a year-long war. …read more Source: The Daily...

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