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    Ukraine accuses pro-Russian rebels of threatening truce
    Sep14

    Ukraine accuses pro-Russian rebels of threatening truce

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Sunday accused pro-Russian rebels of jeopardising the fragile peace push by intensifying their attacks on government positions despite a nine-day old ceasefire.”The terrorist actions are threatening the realisation of the Ukrainian president’s peace plan,” said National Security and Defence Council...

    Europe fears Scottish independence contagion
    Sep14

    Europe fears Scottish independence contagion

    Brussels (AFP) – The prospect of Scottish independence is raising fears in Europe that it could inflame other separatist movements at a time when the continent’s unity and even its borders are under threat, analysts say.While nationalists from Catalonia to Flanders will watch Scotland’s referendum with hope, Brussels is nervous...

    World briefs: Aid reaches battered city in Ukraine
    Sep14

    World briefs: Aid reaches battered city in Ukraine

    LUHANSK, Ukraine — A convoy of more than 200 white trucks crossed the Russian border to deliver humanitarian aid to a battered Ukrainian city on Saturday, a move made without Kiev’s consent yet met with silence by Ukraine’s top leaders. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    More Monitors, Drones To Monitor Ukraine Truce
    Sep14

    More Monitors, Drones To Monitor Ukraine Truce

    More international monitors plus unarmed drones will be deployed to monitor a shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Aid convoy crosses into Ukraine from Russia
    Sep14

    Aid convoy crosses into Ukraine from Russia

    A convoy of more than 200 white trucks crossed the Russian border to deliver humanitarian aid to a battered Ukrainian city on Saturday, a move made without Kiev’s consent yet met with silence by Ukraine’s top leaders. The much-needed aid arrived as fighting flared again between pro-Russia rebels and government forces, further...

    Ukraine PM Slams Putin, Ceasefire Again Under Strain in East Ukraine
    Sep14

    Ukraine PM Slams Putin, Ceasefire Again Under Strain in East Ukraine

    A Russian convoy rumbles through the Rostov region towards neighboring Ukraine. It’s carrying 1,900 tons of aid — canned food, sugar, flour, diesel generators. It’s the second Russian aid convoy to enter Ukraine, as pro-Moscow separatists in Ukraine’s ethnically-Russian east battle the central government. Moscow says the...

    Ukraine Government Repels Rebel Attack on Airport
    Sep14

    Ukraine Government Repels Rebel Attack on Airport

    Government forces said they beat back rebels during fighting at an airport in Donetsk, in new fighting that further imperiled a fragile cease-fire. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine prime minister slams Putin; cease-fire again under strain
    Sep14

    Ukraine prime minister slams Putin; cease-fire again under strain

    KIEV, Ukraine — Fighting flared near an airport in eastern Ukraine on Saturday in breach of a fragile eight-day cease-fire as the Ukrainian prime minister accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of planning to destroy his country. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine Government Repels Rebel Attack on Airport
    Sep14

    Ukraine Government Repels Rebel Attack on Airport

    LUHANSK, Ukraine — A convoy of more than 200 white trucks crossed the Russian border to deliver humanitarian aid to a battered Ukrainian city on Saturday, a move made without Kiev’s consent yet met with silence by Ukraine’s top leaders. MoreMost Countries Are Not Doing Enough to Recover Wartime Jewish ArtWhy Ukraine’s Peace Plan...

    Ukraine government repels rebel attack on airport
    Sep14

    Ukraine government repels rebel attack on airport

    A worker walks past an aid convoy from Russia in the town of Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. More than 200 Russian trucks carrying humanitarian supplies entered into Ukrain… …read more Source: The Bismarck...