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    Heavy artillery fire around Ukraine rebel city Donetsk
    Nov12

    Heavy artillery fire around Ukraine rebel city Donetsk

    Heavy artillery fire on Wednesday rocked east Ukraine’s main rebel bastion of Donetsk in the fiercest fighting around the city in days, an AFP journalist said. …read more Source: Gulf...

    Shelling rocks rebel stronghold Donetsk in east Ukraine
    Nov12

    Shelling rocks rebel stronghold Donetsk in east Ukraine

    New shelling rocked the pro-Russian rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday despite a fragile ceasefire. A Reuters correspondent in the heart of the city, once eastern Ukraine’s industrial hub, heard loud explosions from heavy artillery fire. It was unclear who was shooting or what the intended target was. Artillery...

    Ukraine says rebels get reinforcements, shelling batters truce
    Nov12

    Ukraine says rebels get reinforcements, shelling batters truce

    Kiev says a column of tanks and truckloads of troops crossed into east Ukraine from Russia …read more Source: World...

    UN Security Council to convene on Ukraine crisis
    Nov12

    UN Security Council to convene on Ukraine crisis

    Council is scheduled to hold an emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss the recent military build-up in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Kiev regional police head accused of neo-Nazi ties
    Nov12

    Kiev regional police head accused of neo-Nazi ties

    If need be, Ukrainian chief rabbi says he’ll call on president to sack interior minister over appointment. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Unique memorial, ceramic poppies to mark end of devastating WWI
    Nov12

    Unique memorial, ceramic poppies to mark end of devastating WWI

    The embattled French leader is deeply unpopular as unemployment in the country keeps rising and growth grinds to a halt, but the flyover was widely condemned — coming as it did on Armistice Day.”At a time of unity, in a moment of commemoration… I think that it is a foolish gesture,” Veterans Minister Kader Arif told French...

    OSCE fears rising violence in eastern Ukraine
    Nov11

    OSCE fears rising violence in eastern Ukraine

    NAPLES: Nato is concerned about convoys of trucks taking artillery and supplies into east Ukraine from Russia, and wants to see international borders respected, the supreme allied commander said on Tuesday. Ukraine responded to a report on Sunday by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) by accusing Russia of sending a...

    ‘Most powerful’ Putin takes on West at the Asia-Pacific summits
    Nov11

    ‘Most powerful’ Putin takes on West at the Asia-Pacific summits

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin is heading into showdown talks with Australia’s leader as part of what is expected to be his toughest foreign trip since the start of the standoff between Russia and the West over Ukraine. But Putin appears well prepared to take the heat in Beijing later and Brisbane this weekend, enjoying the Forbes...

    Ukraine says rebels get reinforcements, shelling batters truce
    Nov11

    Ukraine says rebels get reinforcements, shelling batters truce

    By Natalia Zinets and Anton Zverev Kiev accused separatists of preparing for renewed conflict in east Ukraine on Tuesday by bringing in “Russian mercenaries” and rearming as heavy shelling increased strains on a crumbling ceasefire. In Berlin, the European Union’s foreign affairs chief said the bloc’s foreign ministers would discuss...

    Ruble’s Slide Resumes in Test for Putin, Central Bank
    Nov11

    Ruble’s Slide Resumes in Test for Putin, Central Bank

    MOSCOW—The ruble resumed its dramatic slide on Tuesday, a day after the Russian central bank floated the currency that has been driven sharply lower by falling oil prices and economic sanctions imposed over Russia’s policy in Ukraine.Stability for the currency is one of the main achievements of President Vladimir Putin’s 14-year rule,...

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