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    Hollande says EU sanctions on Russia to be increased over Ukraine
    Aug30

    Hollande says EU sanctions on Russia to be increased over Ukraine

    Paris (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande said Saturday that EU leaders meeting in Brussels were likely to boost sanctions on Russia over the escalating Ukraine conflict.”Sanctions will be no doubt increased and the (European) Commission will have to work on” implementing this, Hollande told reporters after a meeting of...

    Ukrainian civilian cargo plane goes down in Algeria
    Aug30

    Ukrainian civilian cargo plane goes down in Algeria

    A Ukrainian civilian cargo plane crashed in the mountains near the far southern desert city of Tamanrasset in the early hours of the morning Saturday, reported the state news agency. …read more Source: CTV...

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia
    Aug30

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia

    A top European Union official said Saturday that the 28-nation bloc is set to decide new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Says Fighter Jet Shot Down
    Aug30

    Ukraine Says Fighter Jet Shot Down

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. A brief statement posted Saturday on the Facebook page for the so-called operation against separatists said the Su-25 was hit on Friday, and that the pilot ejected and was uninjured....

    EU set to slap new sanctions on Russia
    Aug30

    EU set to slap new sanctions on Russia

    EU sanctions would aim at inflicting more economic pain in hopes of changing what is viewed as Russian meddling in Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    For Displaced Ukrainians, A Troubled Return To School
    Aug30

    For Displaced Ukrainians, A Troubled Return To School

    As children across the world prepare to head back to school, those displaced by the fighting in eastern Ukraine are bracing for their first day of school — far away from home. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian plane crashes in Algeria; search on for 7 crew members
    Aug30

    Ukrainian plane crashes in Algeria; search on for 7 crew members

    Algeria’s state news service is reporting that a Ukrainian civilian cargo plane has crashed in the mountains near the southern city of Tamanrasset. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU leaders set to decide new Russia sanctions as Ukrainian President Poroshenko seeks support
    Aug30

    EU leaders set to decide new Russia sanctions as Ukrainian President Poroshenko seeks support

    European Union leaders are poised to slap additional sanctions on Russia because of what they condemn as a continued destabilization of Ukraine and a deepening military involvement by Moscow. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria
    Aug30

    Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A Ukrainian civilian cargo plane crashed in the mountains near the far southern desert city of Tamanrasset in the early hours of the morning Saturday, reported the state news agency. The Antonov An-12 carrying seven crew members was on its way to Equatorial Guinea when it went down at about 2:40 a.m. about 15 kilometers (9...

    Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria
    Aug30

    Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria

    A Ukrainian civilian cargo plane crashed in the mountains near the far southern desert city of Tamanrasset in the early hours of the morning Saturday, reported the state news agency. …read more Source: Miami...