Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Crisis News

Is Hungary keeping its founder’s advice to welcome foreigners? Special

Johannesburg - South Africa’s largest Hungarian community has commemorated the country’s main national day, Saint Stephen’s Day, with current issues and ancient wisdom both remembered.

Putin open to meeting Obama at UN meet: Russian FM

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin would be open to meeting with American counterpart Barack Obama on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, Russia's foreign minister said Wednesday.

U.S. launches biggest allied airborne drills since Cold War ended

Brussels - The United States said Tuesday it has launched the biggest allied airborne drills in Europe since the Cold War ended, as fighting involving pro-Russian separatists escalated in eastern Ukraine.

Ukraine bid to shut out Russia with border 'wall' falters

Ukraine - A freshly-dug anti-tank ditch running along a short stretch of metal fence topped with barbed wire marks the start of a new border defence that Ukraine hopes will protect it from Russia.

Ukraine battles pro-Russian rebels for access to key port

Ukraine - Ukraine on Wednesday reported intense battles with pro-Russian insurgents near the last major government stronghold in the former Soviet country's separatist east.

NATO denies it is making war more likely in Europe

Brussels - NATO on Wednesday defended the number of military exercises it has staged as a response to "growing Russian aggression" and refuted suggestions that they were helping make war in Europe more likely.

Ukraine says one soldier killed in clashes in separatist east

Kiev - Ukraine on Saturday reported the death of one soldier as clashes with pro-Russian separatists continue in the country's war-torn east despite a shaky truce.

IMF could release new funds to Ukraine at end of July

Washington - The International Monetary Fund signaled Thursday it could release $1.7 billion in bailout funds next week to Ukraine as the country reels from civil war and seeks private-sector debt relief.

Russia dismisses Kiev's 'imitation' of constitutional reform

Moscow - Russia on Friday dismissed constitutional amendments proposed by Kiev to decentralise Ukraine as part of the peace process as merely an "imitation" of compliance.

Ukraine takes first step toward giving rebels self-rule

Kiev - Ukraine's parliament took the first step Thursday toward granting temporary self-rule to pro-Russian rebels under a change to the constitution the West hopes can end one of Europe's deadliest wars in recent years.

Eleven killed in heaviest Ukraine clashes in weeks

Kiev - Ukraine lost eight soldiers Wednesday in a dramatic spike in fighting with pro-Russian gunmen that further imperilled a truce Washington's top European envoy is desperately trying to salvage in Kiev.

Ukrainian pilot held in Russia faces 25 years in jail

Moscow - Russian investigators said Monday that a Ukrainian pilot controversially detained in Moscow faces up to 25 years in prison for her alleged involvement in the killing of two Russian journalists.

Poroshenko faces new security crisis in western Ukraine

Kiev - President Petro Poroshenko confronted a fresh crisis Monday as a deadly standoff between interior ministry units and armed Ukrainian ultranationalists entered a third day in a western enclave near Hungary.

Four killed in eastern Ukraine clashes

Kiev - Two soldiers, a pro-Russian rebel and a civilian were killed in 24 hours of fighting in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian military and rebels said separately on Sunday.

Merkel, Hollande urge Ukraine leader to give rebels self-rule

Kiev - German Chancellor Angel Merkel and French President Francois Hollande took the rare step Friday of pressing Ukraine's Western-backed leader to ensure partial self-rule for the pro-Russian separatist east.

Two Ukraine troops, one civilian killed after failed talks

Kiev - Ukraine on Wednesday reported the death of two soldiers and was blamed by pro-Russian rebels for killing a civilian in fighting that followed another failed round of EU-mediated peace talks.

Russia cuts off power supplies to Ukraine rebels: Kiev

Kiev - Kiev said Tuesday that Russia had cut off electricity to Ukraine's rebel-run regions in what appears to be another sign that Moscow is losing interest in plans to splinter its neighbour.

Ukraine rebels withdraw from key frontline village

- Pro-Russian fighters have withdrawn from a strategic frontline village, Ukraine's military reported on Friday, although some troops doubted whether the surprise retreat and lull in fighting would last.

Russia says Kiev's refusal to negotiate with rebels 'alarming'

Moscow - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday said Ukraine's perceived failure to agree with rebels on implementing a peace deal was "alarming" and urged the West to pressure Kiev.

Ukraine rebels announce disputed elections in October

Kiev - A top pro-Russian rebel announced plans Thursday to hold local elections in October that would cement the separatists' semi-autonomous status within a united Ukraine.

Russia fumes at expulsion of TV reporter from Ukraine

Kiev - A new public relations war raged Thursday between Moscow and Kiev after Ukraine deported a reporter with Russia's Channel One television for allegedly running "destructive" stories about the crisis-torn ex-Soviet state.

Ukraine leader lays out vision of new war-time constitution

Kiev - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday proposed constitutional changes giving sweeping powers to the regions but critically failing to address demands of pro-Russian militants in the separatist east.

Hounded and out of work, gay Ukrainians flee rebel east

Kiev - Oleksandr had already lost his job for being gay in the rebel Ukrainian bastion of Donetsk when he was approached by two Russian speakers with rifles dangling on their hips."So what are you, a fag?

MH17 tribunal idea is 'counterproductive': Russian official

Moscow - A senior Russian official on Friday rejected calls for the establishment of a UN tribunal to try those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine last year.

Ukraine, creditors exchange blows ahead of debt talks

Kiev - A vicious fight broke out in the open Friday between Ukraine's cash-strapped government and its foreign creditors over billions of dollars in debt that are up for negotiation next week.

Lone Russian activists battle to prove Kremlin troops in Ukraine

Moscow - Ruslan Leviyev clicks through the evidence on the computer in his Moscow flat that he says helps prove Russian President Vladimir Putin is lying when he denies his troops are fighting in Ukraine.

NATO warns of risk of more heavy fighting in Ukraine

Brussels - NATO head Jens Stoltenberg warned Thursday there was still a risk of heavy fighting in Ukraine and urged Russia to halt its support for pro-Moscow rebels.

Internal border closes on Ukrainians splintered by war

- Irina grips a bag filled to bursting with fruit in each hand and begins the arduous trek across the shell-splattered no man's land splitting pro-Russian militias from Ukrainian troops.

Netherlands, Malaysia push for UN tribunal for MH17 culprits

New York - The Netherlands, Malaysia and three other countries want a UN tribunal to be set up to try those responsible for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine last year, a senior diplomat said Wednesday.

'Nearly half' of MH17's wreckage still in Ukraine

Kiev - A top pro-Russian rebel said Wednesday that nearly half the wreckage of the Malaysia Airline jet shot down over Ukraine last year remain strewn across fields controlled by the separatists.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 59 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Crisis


Crisis Image

U.S. Air Force search and rescue personnel observe a universal distress sign on a coastal roadway in...
U.S. Air Force search and rescue personnel observe a universal distress sign on a coastal roadway in northeastern Japan
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Katrina R. Menchaca
A woman being helped off her car in Queensland during the flood
A woman being helped off her car in Queensland during the flood
KingBob86
For every Tweet sent with the hashtag #Tweet4Good through December 31  Twitter will donate $1.40 (up...
For every Tweet sent with the hashtag #Tweet4Good through December 31, Twitter will donate $1.40 (up to a total of $35,000) in Twitter Ads to promote the @philredcross and their crisis relief efforts.
A U.S. Air Force search and rescue team spots a boat tossed on its side amid residential buildings a...
A U.S. Air Force search and rescue team spots a boat tossed on its side amid residential buildings and other debris in Japan
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Katrina R. Menchaca
3.2 million people in Somalia require immediate food assistance. Most were internally displaced peop...
3.2 million people in Somalia require immediate food assistance. Most were internally displaced people; the rest were affected either by the conflict, by drought and an underlying livelihoods crisis, or both.
IRIN
The recent flooding in Pakistan has devastated large areas of the country.
The recent flooding in Pakistan has devastated large areas of the country.
by DFID
Trade unions in Belgium believe the Eurobonds can bring relief to the troubled Euro.
Trade unions in Belgium believe the Eurobonds can bring relief to the troubled Euro.
Members of the Fairfax County Urban Fire and Rescue Team head into downtown Ofunato to search for su...
Members of the Fairfax County Urban Fire and Rescue Team head into downtown Ofunato to search for survivors following an 8.9-magnitude earthquake, in March 2011
DVIDSHUB
ISIS local commader Abu Jandal  center  Free Syrian Army commander Abdul Jabbar al-Oqaidi on left  i...
ISIS local commader Abu Jandal, center, Free Syrian Army commander Abdul Jabbar al-Oqaidi on left, in June of 2013 after capture of Syrian airbase.
http://eaworldview.com
Flooding in a Queensland city
Flooding in a Queensland city
KingBob86

Latest News
Top News