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Jan 24, 2019
Six Indian sailors killed on fuel ships which caught fire in Kerch Strait; operations on to rescue 6 missing workerst least six Indian sailors were killed and an equal number of them went missing after two fuel ships carrying Indian and Turkish crew members caught fire in the Kerch Strait, where the blaze was still raging following the accident on Monday, officials said on Wednesday.
Jan 22, 2019
Two ships with Indian, Turkish crew catch fire in Kerch Strait, 14 dead; accident took place during fuel transferBoth ships were flying Tanzanian flags. One of them was a liquefied natural gas carrier and another one was a tanker. The fire broke out as the two ships were transferring fuel from one to the other
Dec 29, 2018
France, Germany call for 'solid, full and permanent' ceasefire in Ukraine ahead of planned truce with RussiaThe leaders of France and Germany on Friday reiterated their call for a "solid, full and permanent ceasefire" in Ukraine's conflict-torn east ahead of a planned cessation of hostilities. Their remarks came a day after representatives from Ukraine, Russia and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) announced that a fresh ceasefire would start Saturday morning.
Nov 28, 2018
Ukrainian president says country under threat of 'full-scale war' with Russia, increases military presence along borderRussian forces on Sunday fired on and captured three Ukrainian ships and their crews off Crimea, sparking the most dangerous crisis between the ex-Soviet neighbours in years.
Nov 26, 2018
Russia seizes three Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea, prompts emergency UN Security Council meetingThe UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Monday to discuss the escalation, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said. The meeting was requested by both Russia and Ukraine.
Nov 09, 2018
US sanctions Russia over Crimea business dealings; penalties imposed on former chief of missile forces, luxury hotel in YaltaThe sanctions will freeze any US-based assets and ban any financial transactions with the targets, who include Vladimir Zaritsky, the former commander-in-chief of Russia's missile forces and artillery who is leading a hotel project in Crimea.
Oct 17, 2018
Teen kills 19, injures dozens in Crimea college shooting before committing suicide; police rule out terror angleAt least 19 people were killed and dozens injured at a college in the Black Sea region of Crimea when a student went through the building shooting at fellow pupils.
Sep 10, 2018
Russia to launch largest military drill on 11 September; 300,000 troops, including China and Mongolia, to participatePresident Vladimir Putin is expected to attend Vostok 2018 after hosting an economic forum in Russia's far eastern city Vladivostok, where his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping is one of the star guests.
Aug 30, 2018
Amid outcry over Russia's retirement plan, low approval ratings, Vladimir Putin dilutes legislation to reduce retirement age for women to 60 yearsThe televised address marked an extraordinary occasion when Putin apparently felt compelled to explain a major policy decision to the public, reflecting the contentious nature of the retirement reforms.
Jul 22, 2018
China waging 'cold war' against US, using resources to replace America as leading power, says CIA expertChina is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert said.