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Malaysia to seek justice for MH17 via UNGA
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 20 : Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein Saturday said that Malaysia will use the platform of the ongoing 69th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, to seek justice for the victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down over the Ukraine.
Ukrainian government, rebels agree on weapon-free zone
Minsk, Sep 20 : Representatives from the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebel groups from eastern Ukraine Saturday signed a deal to establish a weapon-free zone after holding peace talks in the Belarusian capital Minsk.
Additional MH17 crash investigators return to Netherlands
The Hague, Sep 20 : The thirty additional researchers, who were sent to Kharkiv last week to investigate MH17 crash, returned to the Netherlands due to unstable security situation in eastern Ukraine, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday.
Five killed in fresh Ukraine fighting
Kiev, Sep 19 : Heavy fighting between government troops and independence-seeking insurgents broke out once again in Ukraine's eastern regions, killing at least five people over the past 24 hours, authorities said Friday.
Poroshenko urges Washington to provide lethal military aid to Ukraine
London, Sep 19 : Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has reportedly urged the United States to provide military assistance to his nation to counter Russian aggression in the east.
Obama pledges diplomatic resolution of Ukraine crisis
Washington, Sep 19 : US President Barack Obama Thursday pledged continued efforts to seek a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis.
Russian food ban deals blow to Austrian pork farmers
Vienna, Sep 19 : Russian import ban imposed in retaliation for Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis brought down the price of pork in Austria, affecting the farmers in the country.
Ukraine president asks US Congress for more support
Washington, Sep 18 : Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Thursday asked the US Congress for more support to fight the rebels in his country's east.
Reward worth 30 million dollars offered to provide information about ...
London, Sep 18 : A reward of 30 million dollars has been announced for anyone providing information to the identification of the culprits behind the downing of Malaysian airlines MH17 over Ukraine.
Five more Malaysian MH17 victims identified
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 18 : Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai Thursday said that Dutch forensic experts have identified the remains of five more Malaysians who were on board Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine.
Former Ukraine footballer Gusin dies
Kiev, Sep 18 : Former Ukrainian midfielder Andriy Gusin died Wednesday in a motorbike crash, the Ukrainian Football Federation said. Gusin, 41, is survived by his wife and three children.
Ukraine government to verify 1 mn civil servants' loyalty
Kiev, Sep 17 : One million civil servants in Ukraine will be screened for their loyalty to the new government, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has said.
Three civilians killed in eastern Ukraine
Kiev, Sep 17 : At least three civilians died in eastern Ukraine over the past 24 hours as fighting between government forces and insurgents continued, authorities said Wednesday.
Almost 3,70,000 people fled from Ukraine to neighbouring countries: UN
Johannesburg, Sep 17 : Around 3,70,000 people have fled from Ukraine to neighbouring countries due to violence between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists, says the United Nations.
Ukraine grants self-governance, amnesty to Russian separatists in east
London, Sep 17 : Ukrainian government has granted self-rule and amnesty to pro-Russian separatists in eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.
Russia ready to send third humanitarian convoy to Ukraine
Moscow, Sep 17 : Russia is ready to send a third batch of humanitarian aid to Ukraine's southeastern regions within days, the country's emergency situations ministry said Wednesday.
Ukraine unveils roadmap to implement EU deal
Kiev, Sep 17 : The Ukrainian government has approved a plan to implement the Association Agreement with the European Union (EU), Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said Wednesday.
Canada announces further sanctions against Russia
Toronto, Sep 17 : Canada has imposed further economic sanctions and travel bans against Russia in support of Ukraine, Canadia's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said Tuesday.
US hails ratification of Ukraine-EU association agreement
Washington, Sep 17 : The US Tuesday congratulated the people of Ukraine on the ratification of the country's Association Agreement with the European Union(EU).
Ukraine grants self rule, amnesty to rebels
Kiev, Sep 16 : Ukrainian parliamentarians Tuesday granted self-rule to parts of two eastern regions -- Donetsk and Luhansk, and an amnesty to pro-Russian rebels, BBC reported.
Russia, European Commission discuss Ukraine-EU accord
Moscow, Sep 16 : Russian President Vladimir Putin and European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso have discussed over telephone the postponement of the proposed partnership between Ukraine and the European Union, the Kremlin announced Tuesday.
Ukraine grants 'special status' to eastern regions, amnesty to ...
Kiev, Sep 16 : The Ukrainian parliament Tuesday approved two bills offering major concessions to independence-seeking insurgents and more autonomy to eastern regions where unrest has been raging since mid-April.
European parliament ratifies EU-Ukraine association agreement
Strasbourg, Sep 16 : The European Parliament (EP), during a plenary session in Strasbourg Tuesday, ratified an association agreement signed June 27 between the European Union (EU) and Ukraine.
Over 260,000 internally displaced in Ukraine: UN agency
Geneva, Sep 16 : Over 260,000 people in Ukraine are internally displaced, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Tuesday.
Seven killed in Ukraine despite ceasefire
Kiev, Sep 16 : Heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine since Monday has left at least seven people dead despite a declared ceasefire, authorities said Tuesday.
Pro-Russia rebels release Ukrainian soldiers as part of Minsk ...
Washington, Sep 16 : Pro-Russian rebels in Eastern Ukraine have reportedly released dozens of captured Ukrainian soldiers as part of the ceasefire agreement signed in Minsk, Belarus.
OSCE monitors come under fire at MH17 crash site
Vienna, Sep 16 (IANS/ITAR -TASS) Monitors from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) came under artillery fire at the MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine Sep 14, a report released by the organisation Monday said.
Macedonia, Serbia not to join EU's sanction against Russia
Skopje, Sep 16 : Macedonia and Serbia, both candidate countries of the European Union (EU), reiterated Monday that they would not implement the EU's sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis.
Second Russian humanitarian convoy into Ukraine illegal: EU
Brussels, Sep 16 : The European Union (EU) Monday said it considered the second Russian humanitarian convoy sent to eastern Ukraine over the weekend without Ukraine's consent as "illegal".
EU inks deal to support civil society in Ukraine
Brussels, Sep 15 : The European Union (EU) and Ukraine have inked a new agreement worth 10 million euros ($12.94 millon) to support civil society in Ukraine, according to a statement issued Monday.