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Ukrainian Parliament Recommends Resumption Of Mandatory Conscription

The Ukrainian parliament has adopted a resolution recommending that acting President Oleksandr Turchynov resume mandatory drafting of conscripts into the country's army.

World | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 17:15 | Viewed: 309

Putin Admits “Little Green Men” in Crimea Were Russian Troops

Russia's President Vladimir Putin admitted that the “little green men” who seized strategic points in Crimea in March were Russian troops.

World | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 16:31 | Viewed: 464

Two Thirds of Rebel Fighters In Syria Are European Citizens

Two thirds of the rebel fighters in Syria are citizens of European countries, says a report of the London-based International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation.

World | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 15:42 | Viewed: 450

Putin Considers Ukrainians, Russians 'Same People'

Politics are being played out in the world that are aiming to divide Russians and Ukrainians, who are virtually "the same people", Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

World | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 14:56 | Viewed: 580

Separatists Reportedly Ordered Donetsk Jews to Register Or Be Deported

An order for all Jews in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk to register with the recently proclaimed People's Republic of Donetsk has reportedly been issued by new authorities.

World | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1121

Presidential Elections Under Way in Algeria

Algerians are casting their ballots on Thursday in a presidential vote that might lead Abdelaziz Bouteflika to become head of state for the fifth time.

World | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 13:56 | Viewed: 561

France's New PM Announces EUR 21 B Worth Spending Cuts

Manuel Valls, who became France's new Prime Minister in April, announced a series of austerity measures to reduce public spending.

World | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 11:50 | Viewed: 339

Cuba Passes New Law to Attract Foreign Investments

Cuba's parliament has approved a new law that seeks to make the country more attractive for foreign investors, Wednesday.

World | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 11:39 | Viewed: 274

Nearly 300 Missing and 9 Dead After South Korean Ferry Disaster

Some 287 passengers from the capsized ferry off the coast of South Korea are still missing more than 24 hours after the accident.

World | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 10:37 | Viewed: 386

Former Ukrainian PM Mykola Azarov Put on Wanted List

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has been put on a wanted list, Oleh Makhnitskyi, acting Prosecutor General of Ukraine, said Wednesday.

World | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 10:17 | Viewed: 307

Three 'Shot Dead' in Clashes in Eastern Ukraine - Interior Minister

Three pro-Russian separatists were killed in South-Eastern Ukraine's Mariupol, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Thursday.

World | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 08:34 | Viewed: 495

Government, Opposition in Venezuela Mark Progress in Talks

Venezuela's government and opposition representatives made their first breakthrough in negotiations called to wind down tensions in the country.

World | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 503

NATO to React "Immediately" on Ukrainian Crisis

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has announced plans to "immediately" bolster collective defense at the alliance's eastern flank.

World | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 15:33 | Viewed: 759

South Korean Ferry Death Toll Climbs to 4, Many Missing

The latest death toll from the capsized ferry off the coast of South Korea has climbed to 4, with 292 people still unaccounted for.

World | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 14:13 | Viewed: 733

Putin, Lavrov Warn Against Use of Army in Eastern Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that Ukraine was "on the verge of civil war" and described the actions of Ukraine's military in the east as "unacceptable".

World | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 687

Serbia's Vucic Offers Socialists to Enter Coalition

The Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) has offered seats in government to the socialists, led by outgoing Prime Minister Ivica Dacic.

World | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 399

Estonia Calls for More NATO Presence

Estonia is worried by Russia's actions in Ukraine and favors increased military presence on its territory as a security measure.

World | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 618

Lavrov Confirms Russia’s Commitment to Geneva Talks

Russia will not pull out of the four-party talks on the Ukraine crisis scheduled for Thursday in Geneva, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov confirmed.

World | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 10:23 | Viewed: 513

South Korean Ferry Capsizes, At Least 2 Dead

A ferry with 459 people has capsized off the coast of South Korea, leaving at least 2 dead.

World | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 09:18 | Viewed: 476

Ukraine's Army Starts Anti-Terror Operation in Kramatorsk

The Ukrainian army has stormed Kramatorsk Airfield in Donetsk region, in a moved that has marked the beginning of a long-forewarned "anti-terrorist operation".

World | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 17:46 | Viewed: 949

Protesters Attempt to Storm Ukraine Parliament

A group of demonstrators have attempted to storm the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) building in Ukraine's capital Kiev on Tuesday.

World | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 15:02 | Viewed: 770
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