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    Ban alarmed by ‘dangerous escalation’ in Ukraine crisis; 
Security Council holds emergency talks
    Aug29

    Ban alarmed by ‘dangerous escalation’ in Ukraine crisis; Security Council holds emergency talks

    New York, 29th Aug. 2014 (WAM) – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he is alarmed by what seems to be a “dangerous escalation” in the crisis in Ukraine with reports of intensified fighting in the country south-east near the border with Russia, as the Security Council held emergency talks on the latest developments. …read more...

    UN: Death toll in Ukraine fighting tops 2,500
    Aug29

    UN: Death toll in Ukraine fighting tops 2,500

    Report accuses pro-Russian separatists of a wide array of human rights abuses, including murder, abductions and torture. …read more Source:...

    Russian denial of Ukraine military involvement is lie, says Jewish oil tycoon Khodorkovsy
    Aug29

    Russian denial of Ukraine military involvement is lie, says Jewish oil tycoon Khodorkovsy

    Khodorkovsy says Moscow lying and urges citizens to take to the streets and strike against actions. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    UN chief ‘gravely concerned’ by Ukraine crisis
    Aug29

    UN chief ‘gravely concerned’ by Ukraine crisis

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday expressed grave concerns about the intensifying conflict in Ukraine after Kiev and the West said Russian troops were actively involved …read more Source: Gulf...

    After encircling government forces, Ukraine rebels say will allow them to flee
    Aug29

    After encircling government forces, Ukraine rebels say will allow them to flee

    Government accuses Russian troops of illegally entering eastern Ukraine, vows to defend its soil. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels to open path for trapped army
    Aug29

    Ukraine rebels to open path for trapped army

    Separatists to allow “humanitarian corridor” for encircled troops after intervention by Russian president. …read more Source: AL...

    Russia accused of lies over troops in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Russia accused of lies over troops in Ukraine

    US says that Russia “outright lied” over its presence in Ukraine, after Nato releases photographic evidence. …read more Source: AL...

    Obama seeks military options for Islamic State
    Aug29

    Obama seeks military options for Islamic State

    Obama tells press conference that he asked officials to come up with plans to denigrate the Islamic State, but rules out military action against Russia over the Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russian troops involved in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Russian troops involved in Ukraine

        DONETSK — Washington and Kiev said Thursday that Russian troops were actively involved in the fighting tearing apart eastern Ukraine, raising fears of a direct military confrontation on Europe’s eastern flank. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko scrapped a trip to Turkey and called an urgent meeting of his security...

    Nato confirms Russian military incursion into Ukraine
    Aug28

    Nato confirms Russian military incursion into Ukraine

    “The hand from behind is becoming more overt,” says top Nato commander. …read more Source: The...

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