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Ukraine ceasefire with rebels takes hold
Ceasefire between pro-Russian separatists and government forces in eastern Ukraine went into effect on Friday evening.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2014 06:49 GMT
Russia urges 'immediate ceasefire' in Ukraine
Russian foreign minister says peace talks should be devoted to agreeing on an immediate ceasefire without conditions.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 09:56 GMT
Kiev says Russian army convoy in east Ukraine
A day after Russia-Ukraine talks, Ukrainian army claims "up to 100" tanks and heavy weaponry crossed border from Russia.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2014 12:00 GMT
Ukraine seizes Russian troops as leaders meet
Talks held in Belarus to negotiate an end to the war in east Ukraine, as Kiev announces capture of 10 Russian soldiers.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 19:48 GMT
All Russian aid vehicles 'leave' Ukraine
European monitors say all trucks crossed into Russia as German Chancellor Merkel arrives in Kiev for crisis talks.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2014 14:02 GMT
Timeline: Major air disasters
A recap of the worst air crashes in civilian aviation since the turn of the century.
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Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 09:41 GMT
An insight into the recent history of Belarus and the growing movement for change in 'Europe's last dictatorship'.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2013 15:46 GMT
Javi Martinez seeks revenge against Belarus
Following his Bayern Munich team's shock loss against BATE in Champions League, Spain's Martinez is wary of Belarus.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2012 18:56 GMT
Opposition shut out in Belarus election
Boycott preceded parliamentary vote that critics say was rigged in favour of long-serving President Alexandr Lukashenko.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2012 00:30 GMT
Belarus politician looks to unite opposition
Yaroslav Romanchuk hints at another run for presidency in 2015, amid criticism of parliamentary polls.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2012 20:20 GMT
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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