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    Kerry to offer Ukraine $16.4 million in new humanitarian aid – U.S. officials
    Feb05

    Kerry to offer Ukraine $16.4 million in new humanitarian aid – U.S. officials

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrived in Kiev on Thursday for talks with the embattled Ukrainian leadership …read more Source: The New...

    German foreign minister planning new push for Ukraine truce
    Feb05

    German foreign minister planning new push for Ukraine truce

    Europe will launch a new push for a negotiated solution in eastern Ukraine after the escalation in fighting between Kiev’s forces and Moscow-backed …read more Source: The New...

    Kerry visits Kiev amid fears of escalation
    Feb05

    Kerry visits Kiev amid fears of escalation

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Kiev on Thursday amid worries that the fighting in eastern Ukraine will escalate further. …read more Source: The New...

    Poland defends Russia consulate
    Feb04

    Poland defends Russia consulate

    Poland opposes as unlawful a Russian court’s order to vacate the country’s consulate building in St. Petersburg. ||| Warsaw – Poland opposes as unlawful a Russian court’s order to vacate the country’s consulate building in St. Petersburg.Tension is growing between Poland and Russia over Moscow’s role in the...

    Biden to meet Merkel, Poroshenko
    Feb04

    Biden to meet Merkel, Poroshenko

    Additional sanctions against Russia on agenda when US Vice President meets with Ukrainian President and German Chancellor ||| Washington – Additional sanctions against Russia will be discussed when US Vice President Joe Biden meets with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the weekend in...

    Ukraine rebels capture frontline town
    Feb04

    Ukraine rebels capture frontline town

    Pro-Russian rebels appear to be in full control of one of the towns that has been a principal target of their advance. ||| Vuhlehirsk, Ukraine – Pro-Russian rebels appeared to be in full control on Wednesday of one of the towns that has been a principal target of their advance, as they attempt to surround a nearby garrison of Ukrainian...

    11 killed in car crash in Southern Russia
    Feb04

    11 killed in car crash in Southern Russia

    The Russian Interior Ministry says 11 people were killed and five others injured in southern Russia when a passenger van crashed into a truck. The Interior Ministry said on its website on Wednesday that the van was driving about 50 kilometers from the Ukrainian border to the east early in the morning when it jumped into the incoming lane and...

    Dramatic video shows Taiwan plane crash
    Feb04

    Dramatic video shows Taiwan plane crash

    A dramatic amateur video footage of the accident showed the plane hit the road bridge as it banked side-long towards the water. ||| Taipei – At least 11 people were killed and up to 19 were missing after a Taiwanese TransAsia Airways plane with 58 passengers and crew on board crashed into a river shortly after taking off from a downtown...

    UN proceeds with conflict zone flight plan
    Feb04

    UN proceeds with conflict zone flight plan

    The UN aviation agency will press ahead with plans on sharing information about conflict zone risks despite doubts from Russia. ||| Montreal – The United Nations aviation agency said at a major safety conference on Tuesday it will press ahead with plans to establish a warning system for airlines on conflict zone risks despite reservations...

    9 killed as plane crashes into river
    Feb04

    9 killed as plane crashes into river

    At least nine people were killed after a plane with 58 passengers and crew on board crash-landed in a Taipei river. ||| Taipei – At least nine people were killed and dozens were unaccounted for after a Taiwanese TransAsia Airways plane with 58 passengers and crew on board crash-landed in a Taipei river on Wednesday, officials and domestic...

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