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      Hostages freed after Ukraine president endorses doco
      Jul22

      Hostages freed after Ukraine president endorses doco

      A law enforcement officer directs hostages to safety on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters All 13 people taken hostage on a bus in western Ukraine have been freed unharmed after President Volodymyr Zelenskiy spoke by phone with the hostage-taker and agreed to his demand to endorse a 2005 animal rights documentary. …read more Source:: Otago Daily...

      Ukraine busts Christchurch mosque attack-inspired neo-Nazi cell – claims
      Jun19

      Ukraine busts Christchurch mosque attack-inspired neo-Nazi cell – claims

      A man is arrested by the Ukranian secret service after raids on neo-Nazis in the area who were reportedly inspired by the Christchurch mosque attacker. Photo: Supplied via RNZ Ukraine’s secret service is claiming to have stopped a neo-Nazi cell during its investigation into the distribution of the Christchurch terrorist’s so-called...

      Violence erupts as evacuees arrive in Ukraine
      Feb21

      Violence erupts as evacuees arrive in Ukraine

      2020-02-20t192224z_198471008_rc2j4f9qr76i_rtrmadp_3_china-health-ukraine-protests.jpg A demonstrator hurls an object towards a police van during a protest in the village of Novi Sanzhary in Poltava region. Photo: Reuters Residents of a central Ukrainian town clashed with police, burned tires and hurled projectiles at a convoy of buses carrying...

      Nations demand Iran compensate plane crash victims’ families
      Jan17

      Nations demand Iran compensate plane crash victims’ families

      Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Francois-Philippe Champagne speaks during a news conference next to (from left) Afghanistan’s acting Foreign Minister Idrees Zaman, British MP Andrew Murrison, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko and Sweden’s Foreign Minister Ann Linde. Photo: Reuters Five countries whose...

      Nations demand Iran compensate plane crash victims’ families
      Jan17

      Nations demand Iran compensate plane crash victims’ families

      Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Francois-Philippe Champagne speaks during a news conference next to (from left) Afghanistan’s acting Foreign Minister Idrees Zaman, British MP Andrew Murrison, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko and Sweden’s Foreign Minister Ann Linde. Photo: Reuters Five countries whose...

      Trump impeachment trial opens
      Jan16

      Trump impeachment trial opens

      US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi holds and discusses a report saying that President Donald Trump broke the law by withholding military aid from Ukraine. Photo: Reuters As the Senate formally opened the impeachment trial on whether to remove Donald Trump from office, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog dealt the Republican president a blow by...

      Trump impeachment trial opens
      Jan16

      Trump impeachment trial opens

      US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi holds and discusses a report saying that President Donald Trump broke the law by withholding military aid from Ukraine. Photo: Reuters As the Senate formally opened the impeachment trial on whether to remove Donald Trump from office, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog dealt the Republican president a blow by...

      Iran says plane shot down in ‘disastrous mistake’
      Jan11

      Iran says plane shot down in ‘disastrous mistake’

      The Ukraine International Airlines plane crashed after take-off from Iran’s Imam Khomeini airport on January 8. Photo: social media via Reuters Iran has admitted its military had shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 aboard in a “disastrous mistake”, saying air defences were fired in error while on alert after Iranian...

      Iran says it ‘unintentionally’ shot down plane
      Jan11

      Iran says it ‘unintentionally’ shot down plane

      Debris of the Ukraine International Airlines, flight PS752, Boeing 737-800 plane that was shot down after take-off from Iran’s Imam Khomeini airport, on the outskirts of Tehran. Photo: Reuters Iran said on Saturday it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 people aboard and voiced its deep regret, after initially denying...

      Iran says it ‘unintentionally’ shot down plane
      Jan11

      Iran says it ‘unintentionally’ shot down plane

      2020-01-10t183458z_1546129344_rc26de9nfqep_rtrmadp_3_iran-crash.jpg Debris of the Ukraine International Airlines, flight PS752, Boeing 737-800 plane that was shot down after take-off from Iran’s Imam Khomeini airport, on the outskirts of Tehran. Photo: Reuters A Ukrainian aircraft which crashed earlier this week in Iran had flown close to a...