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Ukraine Peace Deal Falters as Rebels Show no Sign of Surrender
Ukraine President Calls for New Anti-rebel Offensive as Crisis Deal Falters

By Reuters

Ukraine's acting president, Oleksander Turchinov, called on Tuesday for government forces to relaunch an offensive against pro-Russian rebels after a local politician from his own party was found dead with signs of torture. (Apr 23)

MORE TOPICS: JOE BIDEN, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, DMITRY MEDVEDEV, WHITE HOUSE, POLAND

Ukraine Peace Deal Falters as Rebels Show no Sign of Surrender
Ukraine Peace Deal Falters as Rebels Show no Sign of Surrender

By Reuters

An agreement to avert wider conflict in Ukraine was faltering on Monday, with pro-Moscow separatist gunmen showing no sign of surrendering government buildings they have seized. (Apr 22)

MORE TOPICS: JOE BIDEN, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Asian shares rise as Fed Minutes Soothe Sentiment
Asian Stocks Subdued on Ukraine Caution

By Reuters

Asian stock markets started the week on a subdued note on Monday, as tensions in Ukraine kept investors cautious amid an absence of catalysts as several markets remained closed for the Easter holiday. (Apr 21)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, BARCLAYS, JAPAN, RUSSIA

Pro-Moscow Protesters Seize Arms, Declare Republic; Kiev Fears Invasion
Deadly Gun Attack in Eastern Ukraine Shakes Fragile Geneva Accord

By Reuters

At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile international accord that was designed to avert a wider conflict. (Apr 21)

MORE TOPICS: JOE BIDEN, RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, ELECTIONS, UKRAINE

At least Two Killed in Clash in East Ukraine, Separatists Say 5 Dead (representational photo)
At least 2 Killed in Clash in East Ukraine, Separatists Say 5 Dead

By Reuters

Gunfire erupted near a makeshift checkpoint manned by pro-Russian separatists near Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine early on Sunday, killing at least two people. (Apr 20)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, FACEBOOK, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

New Russia Sanctions Threats as Ukraine Stalemate Goes On
New Russia Sanctions Threats as Ukraine Stalemate Goes On

By Reuters

A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation of public buildings and Washington threatened further sanctions on Moscow if the stalemate continued. (Apr 19)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, ELECTIONS, UKRAINE

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry and EU High Representative Ashton leave after speaking to the media following a quadrilateral meeting on Ukraine, in Geneva
Four-way Talks Call for End to Ukraine Violence

By Reuters

The US, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union called after crisis talks on Thursday for an immediate halt to violence in Ukraine. (Apr 18)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, UKRAINE

Japan’s Whale Meat Eating Likened to Kangaroo Meat Eating in Australia

By IBTimes AU

An annual whale meat eating event took place in Japan despite the ICJ’s decision to ban Japan’s whale hunt. (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN, COURT, AUSTRALIA, THAILAND, RUSSIA

At least Two Killed in Clash in East Ukraine, Separatists Say 5 Dead (representational photo)
Ukraine Launches 'gradual' Operation, Action Limited

By Reuters

Ukrainian forces launched a "special operation" on Tuesday against separatist militia in the Russian-speaking East, authorities said, although aside from a landing by airborne troops the action was limited. (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BARACK OBAMA, HUMAN RIGHTS, FACEBOOK, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA

Rising Wages Squeeze Bangladesh Garment Makers as Factories Await Upgrades (Representational Image)
Rising Wages Squeeze Bangladesh Garment Makers as Factories Await Upgrades

By Reuters

Bangladesh garment factory owners say they are soaking up much of the cost of nearly doubling wages as some global retailers balk at price hikes, leaving less money for safety improvements urged by apparel chains after last year's Rana Plaza disaster. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, PAKISTAN, RETAIL, INDIA, EMERGING MARKETS, INVESTMENT