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  1. News - World - Ukraine crisis

    Putin says Russia will not be cut off by 'Iron Curtain' amid West's sanctions over Ukraine

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 09:29pm by Reuters

    ... on Russia's economy. The United States and the European Union have imposed sanctions on Russia over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula and ratcheted them up over Moscow's backing ...

  2. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russia considers possible ban on Western airlines overflying its airspace

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:49pm by Reuters

    ... Crimean peninsula. Agence France-Presse ...

  3. News - World - UKRAINE

    Crisis deepens as Ukraine says Russian troops back rebel advance

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula in response to the toppling of a pro-Moscow president in Kiev. A United Nations report this week said more than 2,200 people have been killed, not including the 298 who ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pope Francis ends South Korean visit with message of peace

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Pontiff prays with former 'comfort women' while calling for reconciliation on divided peninsula, and reaches out to Beijing again Pope ends Korea visit with words of peace Pope Francis yesterday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping up a five-day trip to South ...

  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    Fifteen bodies found after rocket attack on refugee convoy in Ukraine

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:32pm by Reuters

    ... doing for months now. We don’t have the ability to send Grads into that territory,” he said. Ukraine says Russia, which seized the Crimean peninsula in March after a pro-Western government took ...

  6. News - Asia - RELIGION

    800,000 turn out for Pope Francis' open-air mass in Seoul

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 07:21pm by AP, Reuters

    ... centuries by the Joseon dynasty, which tried to shut the Korean peninsula off from Western influence. The Vatican said about 800,000 people turned out in Seoul. About 10 per cent of South ...

  7. News - World - GEOLOGY

    Two more giant craters found in Siberia, origin still unknown

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 09:14pm by Reuters

    ... and the other in the Taymyr peninsula, both above the Arctic circle. The paper said that theories of their origin ranged from meteorites or stray missiles to aliens or an underground gas explosion. The report could not be confirmed independently. Russian state television reported this month that a giant hole had appeared in the gas-rich Yamal peninsula where temperatures plummet below minus 50 ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian court dissolves Muslim Brotherhood's political body

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 08:00pm by AFP, Reuters

    ... maintains it is a peaceful movement but attacks by militants have risen since the army overthrew Mursi. Most of the violence has taken place in the Sinai Peninsula near the border with Israel ...

  9. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russia could be about to invade Ukraine, warns Nato

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:54am by Reuters

    ... of a humanitarian or peace-keeping mission as an excuse to send troops into Eastern Ukraine", she said. Moscow annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in the Black Sea in March, and Western countries ...

  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt plans to build new Suez Canal

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:40am by Reuters

    ... Muslim Brotherhood. This was followed by a rise in violence from Islamist militants based in the Sinai peninsula, which has stoked some concern about the security of the nearby Suez Canal. ...




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