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    EU ministers oppose arms for Ukraine
    Feb05

    EU ministers oppose arms for Ukraine

    European defence ministers speak out against sending weapons to the Ukrainian army, as Washington mulls aiding Ukraine’s fight against Russia ||| BRUSSELS – European defence ministers spoke out on Thursday against sending weapons to the Ukrainian army, pointing to a potential transatlantic split if Washington decides to supply arms....

    Putin invites new Greek PM to Moscow
    Feb05

    Putin invites new Greek PM to Moscow

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Greece’s new prime minister to Moscow in May, as Athens and Berlin publicly traded barbs over EU policy on Ukraine. ||| Athens, Greece – Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Greece’s new prime minister to Moscow in May, as Athens and Berlin publicly traded barbs over European...

    Greece, Russia may boost cooperation
    Feb05

    Greece, Russia may boost cooperation

    Greek Prime Minister has discussed boosting cooperation with Russia on a variety of fronts. ||| Athens – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras discussed boosting cooperation with Russia on a variety of fronts including energy and the economy during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Greek leader’s office said on...

    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...

    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...

    Donetsk struck by shells
    Feb02

    Donetsk struck by shells

    Municipal authorities in Donetsk said 15 civilians were killed over the weekend by shells, mortars and other missiles. ||| Donetsk – Artillery attacks on the Ukrainian city of Donetsk killed at least one civilian on Monday while Kiev’s military reported that five more Ukrainian soldiers had been killed in clashes with separatists in...

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