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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    Bloodied Ukrainian town waits for guns to fall silent
    Feb04

    Bloodied Ukrainian town waits for guns to fall silent

    Fighting that began on Sunday claimed to have killed 35 people in the eastern war zone …read more Source: Gulf...

    Nine more killed in Ukraine fighting
    Feb03

    Nine more killed in Ukraine fighting

    Clashes between Ukrainian forces and Moscow-backed rebels left two more dead in a flashpoint town yesterday and seven others elsewhere in bloodshed that has prompted the US to condemn Russia’s “aggressive” stance.The latest reports from both sides take the death toll in fighting since Sunday in the eastern war zone to 34 – a level not seen...

    Rouble to feel extra pressure as central bank returns to market
    Feb03

    Rouble to feel extra pressure as central bank returns to market

    Russia will resume buying dollars next week for the first time since a brief burst in 2015, but sources told Reuters the purchases will go ahead only after a reluctant central bank won assurances it could distance itself from the operations. People involved in discussions of the planned purchases said the bank had feared investors would regard...

    Ukraine clashes flare for fifth day despite global concern
    Feb02

    Ukraine clashes flare for fifth day despite global concern

    Ukraine’s military began distributing food on Thursday to crowds of local residents in a frontline town battered by five days of violence that has sparked global condemnation and concern. Government forces and Russian-backed separatists have been exchanging mortar and rocket fire around the flashpoint eastern town of Avdiivka that sits just...

    Russia stripped of London relay silver for doping
    Feb01

    Russia stripped of London relay silver for doping

    Russia’s 4x400m women’s relay team was stripped of its London 2012 silver medal yesterday after the IOC named one of its athletes as a doping cheat. Using new technology the International Olympic Committee is retesting hundreds of stored samples from the 2012 and Beijing 2008 Games as part of its drive to clean up the drug-tainted...

    EU’s Tusk warns of Trump govt ‘threat’
    Jan31

    EU’s Tusk warns of Trump govt ‘threat’

    EU chief Donald Tusk warned yesterday that US President Donald Trump’s administration was a “threat” facing the bloc, along with China, Russia, and radical Islam.In a strongly-worded letter to EU leaders ahead of a summit in Malta, Tusk said the bloc must take “spectacular steps” to stay together and should take advantage of Trump’s...

    Ukraine, Russia trade blame over surge in fighting
    Jan31

    Ukraine, Russia trade blame over surge in fighting

    Ukraine and Russia blamed each other yesterday for a surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine in recent days that has led to the highest casualty toll in weeks and cut off power and water to thousands of civilians on the front line.The Ukrainian military and Russian-backed separatists accuse each other of launching offensives in the government-held...

    Clashes in Ukraine flashpoint town rage for third day
    Jan31

    Clashes in Ukraine flashpoint town rage for third day

    Fighting has claimed the lives of at least 13 civilians and fighters on both sides since Sunday …read more Source: Gulf...

    East Ukraine fighting surges despite truce
    Jan30

    East Ukraine fighting surges despite truce

    A sudden surge in clashes between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels killed at least six people yesterday despite a tattered truce in Ukraine’s war-scarred east. The overall death toll reported for the past two days rose to 11 after the bloodiest outburst of violence since the former Soviet republic and its foes agreed an...

    From Ukraine with love: Postcards pay tribute to war dead
    Jan30

    From Ukraine with love: Postcards pay tribute to war dead

    Fighting has killed more than 9,600 people in eastern Ukraine since it began in 2014 …read more Source: Gulf...

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