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    Ukraine’s military says suspends combat operations on ‘Day of Silence’
    Dec09

    Ukraine’s military says suspends combat operations on ‘Day of Silence’

    The Kiev military said separatist attacks had continued in the past 24 hours up to the start of the Day of Silence. …read more Source: World...

    Trucks carrying MH17 wreckage arrive in the Netherlands
    Dec09

    Trucks carrying MH17 wreckage arrive in the Netherlands

    The Boeing 777 came down in eastern Ukraine on July 17, killing all 298 people on board, two-thirds of them Dutch. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine’s military says suspends combat operations on ‘Day of Silence’
    Dec09

    Ukraine’s military says suspends combat operations on ‘Day of Silence’

    Ukrainian government forces said they had suspended combat operations as a “Day of Silence” began in the war-torn east on Tuesday, marking an effective ceasefire on the front line of the conflict with separatist rebels. In the city of Donetsk, the separatists main stronghold, a Reuters correspondent said firing was heard up to 9 am but later...

    IMF Visits Ukraine for Bailout Talks
    Dec09

    IMF Visits Ukraine for Bailout Talks

    Officials from the International Monetary Fund are visiting Ukraine Tuesday for talks on its $17 billion aid program — a key step towards bringing more funds to the cash-strapped country. The visit… …read more Source:...

    MH17 wreckage due in Netherlands today
    Dec08

    MH17 wreckage due in Netherlands today

    KIEV: Wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will arrive from Ukraine at a Dutch air force base on Tuesday where the plane will be reconstructed as part of probe into the crash. The convoy of lorries carrying pieces of wreckage from Ukraine is due to arrive at the Gilze-Rijen airbase in the south of the country at around 2pm, the Dutch...

    Russia Displays Air Defense Systems Amid Ukraine Tensions
    Dec08

    Russia Displays Air Defense Systems Amid Ukraine Tensions

    MOSCOW—Russia displayed its mobile air defense missile systems in central Moscow on Monday, underlining its military might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. President Vladimir Putin said last week that Russia would have enough resources and resolve to protect it from what he described as enemies seeking to dismember the country.Mounted on...

    UN: $16.4 billion needed to aid most vulnerable
    Dec08

    UN: $16.4 billion needed to aid most vulnerable

    Britain’s Valerie Amos (R), United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, sitting next to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, Portugal’s Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres (L) as they launch the Global Humanitarian Appeal 2015 to support people affected by disaster...

    Turkish PM heads to Poland for EU accession talks
    Dec08

    Turkish PM heads to Poland for EU accession talks

    During two-day visit, Davutoglu will discuss Turkey’s EU accession talks, crises in Eastern Ukraine, Iraq and Syria …read more Source: Anadolu...

    UN Declares 2014 a Devastating Year for Millions of Children
    Dec08

    UN Declares 2014 a Devastating Year for Millions of Children

    UNITED NATIONS—The United Nations children’s agency UNICEF declared 2014 a devastating year for children on Monday with as many as 15 million caught in conflicts in Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan, Syria, Ukraine and the Palestinian territories. UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake said the high number of crises meant many of...

    US Sanctions Aimed at Changing Power, Russian Envoy Says
    Dec08

    US Sanctions Aimed at Changing Power, Russian Envoy Says

    MOSCOW—A senior Russian diplomat accused the United States on Monday of trying to bring down President Vladimir Putin with the sanctions it has imposed on Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told parliamentary … …read more Source:...

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