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    Pro-Russian rebel commander killed in Ukraine blast
    Feb04

    Pro-Russian rebel commander killed in Ukraine blast

    Pro-Russian rebels pledge revenge for car bomb attack in Luhansk that killed senior military chief Oleg Anashchenko …read more Source: Libya...

    Shelling flares up in east Ukraine ahead of Trump’s call to Kiev
    Feb04

    Shelling flares up in east Ukraine ahead of Trump’s call to Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists accused each other of resuming artillery attacks in east Ukraine on Saturday, breaking a lull in shelling at a frontline hot-spot that had raised hopes the conflict’s worst escalation in months was waning. …read more Source: Libya...

    Russia’s Lavrov tells France that Ukraine flare-up endangers peace talks
    Feb03

    Russia’s Lavrov tells France that Ukraine flare-up endangers peace talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault on Friday that a flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine may nullify two-year long efforts to pacify warring sides, Russia’s foreign ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: Libya...

    Kremlin says it hopes pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels have enough ammunition
    Feb03

    Kremlin says it hopes pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels have enough ammunition

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday he hoped that pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine had enough ammunition to respond to what he called aggressive actions by the Ukrainian army. …read more Source: Libya...

    Ceasefire violations in Ukraine still too high despite lull in fighting: Germany
    Feb03

    Ceasefire violations in Ukraine still too high despite lull in fighting: Germany

    The German Foreign Ministry said on Friday that there had been a lull in fighting in eastern Ukraine in recent “hours” but ceasefire breaches were still happening too often., “In the last couple of hours we have seen a decline in military activities there but I want to say clearly that the number of ceasefire violations remains...

    US Condemns Russian Aggression in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    US Condemns Russian Aggression in Eastern Ukraine

    The new U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, addresses a Security Council meeting of the United NationsUNITED NATIONS — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations took a firm stance Thursday against Russian military action in eastern Ukraine, condemning Moscow’s “aggressive actions” and saying U.S. Crimea-related sanctions would remain...

    Syrian refugee family reunited despite Donald Trump’s travel ban
    Feb03

    Syrian refugee family reunited despite Donald Trump’s travel ban

    A family of Syrian refugees separated for two years are reunited in the US — despite President Trump’s controversial travel ban. Father Fadi Kassar hugs his daughters Hnan, eight, and Lian, five, while wife Razan looks on in tears. Mother and daughters arrived at John F Kennedy International Airport in New York yesterday on a flight from...

    Trump’s White House: Five takeaways from Thursday
    Feb03

    Trump’s White House: Five takeaways from Thursday

    US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence walk into the Oval Office at the White House © AFP / NICHOLAS KAMMWashington, United States, Feb 3 – US President Donald Trump had a busy Thursday, stirring up diplomatic controversy with Iran and Australia before asking national religious leaders to pray for his reality TV successor Arnold...

    Vladmir Putin: US condemns Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Vladmir Putin: US condemns Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ in Ukraine

    her first public remarks at the Security Council, Haley asserted that US sanctions imposed on Russia over its 2014 annexation of Crimea would remain in place until Moscow gave back the peninsula to Ukraine. US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Thursday condemned Russia’s “aggressive actions” in Ukraine and pledged strong US support to...

    Trump lashes both friend and foe as Tillerson signs in
    Feb03

    Trump lashes both friend and foe as Tillerson signs in

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to reassure his staff he respects their expertise and patriotism, receiving several rounds of warm but relieved applause during a speech © AFP / MANDEL NGANWashington, United States, Feb 2 – US President Donald Trump stepped up his war of words against the world, firing on friend and foe alike even as...

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