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    South Sudan lauds Ukraine over denial of arm dealings
    Sep29

    South Sudan lauds Ukraine over denial of arm dealings

    September 28, 2017 (JUBA/NAIROBI) – South Sudan government on Thursday welcomed a statement by the Ukrainian government, denying that its state service of export control did not permit any company involved in arms deal to export arms to any nation, including South Sudan. S. Sudan cabinet affairs minister Martin Elia Lomoro (Photo KT Press)...

    Arms depot blasts hitting Ukraine
    Sep29

    Arms depot blasts hitting Ukraine

    KIEV: The destruction of two ammunition depots this year have dealt the biggest blow to Ukraine’s combat capability since the start of its separatist conflict, security and military officials said on Thursday. Massive explosions at a military depot in the Vynnytsya region, 270 km (170 miles) west of Kiev, forced the authorities to evacuate...

    Huntsman confirmed as ambassador to Russia
    Sep29

    Huntsman confirmed as ambassador to Russia

    By Karoun Demirjian | Washington Post WASHINGTON – The Senate confirmed Jon Huntsman as the next U.S. ambassador to Russia by voice vote Thursday, filling a critical diplomatic vacancy at a time of heightened tensions between Washington and Moscow. The former Utah governor, Republican presidential candidate and U.S. ambassador to Singapore and...

    Ukraine ammunition depot explosion! 24.000 people evacuated after Kalynivka blasts (PHOTOS)
    Sep27

    Ukraine ammunition depot explosion! 24.000 people evacuated after Kalynivka blasts (PHOTOS)

    Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated after massive explosions and a blaze at a military ammunition depot in central Ukraine. Ukranian emergency services said the blasts occurred at a military base near Kalynivka in the Vynnytsya region, 270km (168 miles) west of Kiev. One person was injured, it said. More than 30,000 people have been...

    Russian court sends Crimean Tatar leader to prison
    Sep27

    Russian court sends Crimean Tatar leader to prison

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a prominent Crimean Tatar leader to two years in prison for his criticism of the Crimean Peninsula’s annexation from Ukraine by Russia. After Crimea was seized in 2014, Russia passed a law making it illegal to question or dispute the annexation. A court in the Russia-occupied Crimea on...

    Thousands evacuate after blasts in Ukraine arms depot

    Ukrainian authorities evacuated more than 30,000 people Wednesday from the central Vinnytsia region after a huge arms depot caught fire and set off explosions in what prosecutors said was a possible act of “sabotage”. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Fire at Ukraine ammunition depot prompts mass evacuation
    Sep27

    Fire at Ukraine ammunition depot prompts mass evacuation

    The evacuations followed a fire and ammunition explosions at a military base. …read more Source: ABC...

    Fire at Ukraine ammunition depot prompts mass evacuation
    Sep27

    Fire at Ukraine ammunition depot prompts mass evacuation

    KALYNIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — A huge fire at an ammunition depot in central Ukraine has set off a series of explosions and prompted an evacuation of thousands of people, officials said Wednesday. The prime minister hinted it was possible sabotage by Ukraine’s enemies. Authorities evacuated 30,000 people from the town of Kalynivka, 190...

    US continues to blame ‘Pakistan’s behaviour’ for Afghan war failure
    Sep27

    US continues to blame ‘Pakistan’s behaviour’ for Afghan war failure

    WASHINGTON: A top US military officer on Tuesday said US would not be able to “attain our objectives” in Afghanistan, where American forces have been deployed since 2001, without a change of behaviour by neighbouring Pakistan. “It is unacceptable that Pakistan provides sanctuary, and we ought to bring the full weight of the US government and our...

    PM Tudose: Education Minister has meetings with his Ukrainian counterpart; we try to defuse the situation
    Sep27

    PM Tudose: Education Minister has meetings with his Ukrainian counterpart; we try to defuse the situation

    Prime Minister Mihai Tudose announced on Wednesday that Minister of National Education Liviu Pop is currently having meetings with his Ukrainian counterpart, trying to defuse the situation regarding the promulgation of Ukraine’s Education Law. …read more Source:...