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Former Georgian president Shevardnadze dies
Eduard Shevardnadze, who was also a former Soviet foreign minister, played a vital role in ending the Cold War.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 11:22 GMT
Ukraine attacks separatists after truce fails
Pro-Russian separatists say four civilians were killed and five wounded in eastern city of Kramatorsk after truce ended.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 19:06 GMT
Ukraine and the battle of the oligarchs
As the dust settles after the Ukraine uprising, the spotlight falls on the country's oligarchs and their shady games.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 13:43 GMT
Ukraine ends ceasefire with rebels
President Poroshenko pledges military action against separatists after deciding against renewing ceasefire.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 09:05 GMT
EU leaders urge Ukraine to extend ceasefire
Leaders of France and Germany join presidents of Russia and Ukraine in a phone conversation aimed at ending violence.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2014 20:55 GMT
NATO allies agree to boost military budgets
Higher defence spending and new sanctions among steps being weighed to compel Russia to withdraw forces from Ukraine.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2014 02:18 GMT
Ukraine leader seeks Putin action over crisis
Poroshenko calls for talks with Russian president after pro-Moscow rebels down Ukraine's military helicopter amid truce.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2014 10:31 GMT
Rebels shoot down Ukraine helicopter
All nine on board die as helicopter is shot down hours after separatists announce ceasefire to match government truce.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2014 05:24 GMT
Putin urges compromise in Ukraine peace plan
Russian president expresses public support for Kiev's peace plan, calling on both sides to cease fighting and negotiate.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 13:47 GMT
N Korea and Russia: A step towards a worldwide anti-hegemonic front?
Relations between Moscow and Pyongyang, long limited to political exchanges and token gestures, might be changing.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 08:42 GMT
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How it started in Gaza
Israel's dissenting voices get lost in the war echo chamber
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The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza
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In Pictures: Assault on Gaza continues
Israeli air strikes continue as the Palestinian death toll has reached more than 100, and several hundred more injured.
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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