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    Scores injured in Ukraine parliament grenade attack
    Sep01

    Scores injured in Ukraine parliament grenade attack

    Clashes erupt outside Ukraine parliament …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Ukraine points finger at ultra-nationalists after Kiev clash
    Sep01

    Ukraine points finger at ultra-nationalists after Kiev clash

    KIEV (AFP) – A member of Ukraines National Guard was killed and scores of people were injured Monday in clashes between police and nationalist protesters in Kiev as lawmakers gave initial backing to a contested bill to grant more autonomy to breakaway regions.The Ukrainian government blasted ultra-nationalists for the bloodshed, as the...

    Protest in Kiev against giving greater powers to eastern regions turn violent
    Sep01

    Protest in Kiev against giving greater powers to eastern regions turn violent

    A Ukrainian police has died of his injuries following fierce clashes between protesters and officers outside the parliament in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    World Powers Condemn Violence, Urge Ukraine To Affirm Reforms
    Sep01

    World Powers Condemn Violence, Urge Ukraine To Affirm Reforms

    World powers condemned the violence outside Ukraine’s parliament August 31 and urged legislators to keep up their work decentralizing the government through measures that carry out the Minsk peace accord. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Norwich signs Mbokani on loan
    Sep01

    Norwich signs Mbokani on loan

    LONDON: Norwich have signed DR Congo striker Dieumerci Mbokani from Dynamo Kiev on a season-long loan, the Premier League side announced on Monday. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Two US Predator drones deployed to Latvia
    Sep01

    Two US Predator drones deployed to Latvia

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US military has deployed two MQ-1 Predator surveillance drones and 70 airmen to Latvia for a two-week training mission aimed at reassuring European allies wary of Russia.The mission, which began Friday and is due to end on September 15, comes as the United States increases military exercises and training in Eastern...

    Ukrainians are fighting in the streets over a new constitution
    Sep01

    Ukrainians are fighting in the streets over a new constitution

    Clashes between protesters and police in the Ukrainian capital on Monday were the worst since President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February 2014 and a new government was installed. One National Guard officer was killed when a grenade exploded near parliament. The protest was organized by nationalists opposed to planned constitutional changes...

    US Military Deploys Drones to Latvia on Training Mission
    Sep01

    US Military Deploys Drones to Latvia on Training Mission

    The U.S. military has deployed two MQ-1 Predator reconnaissance drones and 70 airmen to Latvia on a training mission as part of U.S. efforts to reassure European allies the United States is committed to their security, the Pentagon said on Monday. The deployment of the MQ-1 Predators to Lielvarde Air Base in Latvia over the weekend was the first...

    Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed
    Sep01

    Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — As lawmakers took up a measure to give greater powers to separatists in eastern Ukraine, nationalist protesters clashed with police outside parliament on Monday, and the Interior Ministry said one officer was killed in a grenade blast and more than 100 were wounded. The decentralization of power was a condition demanded by...

    News of the Day From Across the Globe, Sept. 1
    Sep01

    News of the Day From Across the Globe, Sept. 1

    The so-called rumors were related to China’s continuing stock market uncertainty, the recent industrial explosions in Tianjin and the military parade scheduled for Thursday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the ministry said. Xinhua, the state-run news agency, said Monday that the ministry’s actions were...