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    At Least 10 Killed in Eastern Ukraine Shelling
    Oct01

    At Least 10 Killed in Eastern Ukraine Shelling

    At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday when shells hit a school playground and a minivan on a nearby street in Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, city authorities and witnesses said. A shell hit a playground near school No. 57 on the first day of the school year in Donetsk. No children were among those killed. Witnesses and city officials told...

    Russian news agency goes back to Soviet name: Tass
    Oct01

    Russian news agency goes back to Soviet name: Tass

    MOSCOW — The Russian news agency known since the 1991 fall of the Soviet Union as ITAR-Tass has reverted to its old, historical name: Tass.Some see it as another sign of Russian nostalgia for the Soviet era, which has been heightened by the conflict between Russia and the West over Ukraine. But it may also simply be an acknowledgment that the...

    Ukraine Rebels Close In On Donetsk Airport
    Oct01

    Ukraine Rebels Close In On Donetsk Airport

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Rebels in eastern Ukraine appeared to be successfully closing in on the government-held airport in Donetsk Wednesday, a strategic victory for the pro-Russian separatists that further undermines a shaky cease-fire in the region. Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko told journalists...

    Ukraine Rebels Close in on Donetsk Airport
    Oct01

    Ukraine Rebels Close in on Donetsk Airport

    DONETSK, Ukraine— Rebels in eastern Ukraine appeared to be successfully closing in on the government-held airport in Donetsk Wednesday, a strategic victory for the pro-Russian separatists that further undermines a shaky cease-fire in the region. Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko told journalists in...

    Shelling Kills Ten People in Donetsk
    Oct01

    Shelling Kills Ten People in Donetsk

    At least 10 people were killed by shelling in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, which is controlled by pro-Russian separatists, on October 1. The shells hit a mini-van and a school playground on the first day of the school year, but no children were killed. A shaky ceasefire has been in place since September 5. CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT....

    At Least 10 People Killed in Shelling on and Near School in East Ukraine
    Oct01

    At Least 10 People Killed in Shelling on and Near School in East Ukraine

    At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday when shells hit a school playground and a mini-van in a nearby street in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, city authorities and Reuters witnesses said. There were no children among those killed in the shelling at School No. 57 on the first day of the new school year, though witnesses said the dead included a...

    New Polish PM Dashes Ukraine’s EU Hopes
    Oct01

    New Polish PM Dashes Ukraine’s EU Hopes

    Poland’s new Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz said on Wednesday she would largely stick to the policies of her predecessor Donald Tusk, including a cautious approach to the question of when eastern Europe’s biggest economy will join the euro. In her first major policy speech as prime minister, Kopacz tried to appeal to voters before a...

    At Least 10 People Killed In Shelling On And Near School In East Ukraine
    Oct01

    At Least 10 People Killed In Shelling On And Near School In East Ukraine

    (Reuters) – At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday when shells hit a school playground and a mini-van in a nearby street in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, city authorities and Reuters witnesses said. There were no children among those killed in the shelling at School No. 57 on the first day of the new school year, though witnesses said...

    Developments in Ukraine – Wednesday, October 1, 2014
    Oct01

    Developments in Ukraine – Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine appear to be successfully closing in on the government-held airport of Donetsk, a strategic victory for the pro-Russian separatists that further undermines a shaky cease-fire in the region. At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday when shells hit a school playground and a mini van in a nearby street in Donetsk in...

    The Most Terrifying Sinkhole Pictures You’ve Ever Seen
    Oct01

    The Most Terrifying Sinkhole Pictures You’ve Ever Seen

    Sinkholes are scarily common, and although some are small and harmless, others open gaping holes in the ground that could swallow entire buildings — or passing cars. Recently, a sinkhole that formed in the middle of a highway in Crimea killed six people traveling in a car that fell into the hole. Sinkholes occur when bedrock made of limestone or...