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Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

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Despite Shelling, Ukrainian Workers Keep On Watering The Flowers

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Amid major fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists, electricity, water and other city services continue. The workers face risks associated with war as well as divided allegiances.

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Ukrainian City Braces For Increasingly Lopsided Fight

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Russian-backed fighters are reportedly preparing to launch an assault on the strategic Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, with armored Russian columns crossing the border into Ukraine.

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Despite Quiet, Ukraine's Novoazovsk Still Feels Like A War Zone

Saturday, August 30, 2014

In Ukraine, worried officials in the southeastern part of the country beefed up their defenses on Saturday as rebel forces slowly moved west following the recent capture of a strategic seaside town.

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Residents Join Soldiers In Shoring Up Defenses Of Key Ukrainian Port

Friday, August 29, 2014

In Ukraine, civilian volunteers are digging trenches outside the port city of Mariupol in an effort to defend their city from assault by separatist forces.

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Kiev Claims Russia Has Sights Set On New Eastern Ukrainian City

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Ukraine has accused Russia of trying to open a new front in the war between the government and pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine.

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Russian Separatists Open New Front In Eastern Ukraine

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

At the same time, the Ukrainian and Russian presidents are to meet on Tuesday amid speculation that they might discuss the possibilities for a political solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

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Russian Convoy Crosses Ukrainian Border, Prompting Outcry From West

Friday, August 22, 2014

Russia has sent a large number of trucks into eastern Ukraine without the authorization of the Ukrainian government or Red Cross supervision. Moscow says the trucks are carrying aid for civilians, but the Ukrainians — together with NATO, U.S. and European leaders — say the move is a violation of Ukrainian sovereignty.

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The Siege Deepens In Eastern Ukraine's Donetsk

Thursday, August 21, 2014

There are reports of heavy shelling on the outskirts of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, as government forces try to take the city from pro-Russian separatists. Meanwhile, thousands of the city's residents are trying to flee the fighting.

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As Ukraine Presses Military Offensive, The Facts Are Fuzzy

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Ukraine's army has been gaining ground against pro-Russian separatists. But details are difficult to pin down. They are now trading accusations over an alleged attack against a civilian convoy.

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Other Hostages Are In Danger, White House Official Says

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Kelly McEvers talks to Ben Rhodes, President Obama's deputy national security adviser, about White House foreign policy following the brutal killing of an American journalist by Islamist militants.

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Civilian Convoy Comes Under Attack In Ukraine

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Ukrainian military says it has retrieved over a dozen bodies of people killed in an alleged attack on civilian vehicles on Monday. The government says separatists attacked the cars and trucks on a road outside of the city of Luhansk, but the rebels deny this.

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No Cease-Fire In Sight For Eastern Ukraine

Monday, August 18, 2014

Fighting has intensified near two major cities held by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. In Berlin, a meeting on a cease-fire ended without any breakthrough.

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Russian Military Vehicles Reportedly Move Into Ukraine

Friday, August 15, 2014

Heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, as government and separatist forces still fight for control of the cities of Luhansk and Donetsk.

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Russian Aid Convoy Parked Near Ukraine Border

Friday, August 15, 2014

A humanitarian aid convoy from Russia has reached the border with Ukraine. Russia is suspected of using the convoy to extend its influence there. Ukraine is battling a pro-Russian rebellion.

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As Kiev Cites Progress, Opposing Convoys Head To Ukraine's East

Thursday, August 14, 2014

There's been more heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine, with shelling in the region's major city of Donetsk and government forces reporting more success in their battles with separatists. Meanwhile, both Ukrainian and Russian aid convoys are heading toward the area, though it's unclear how the Russian trucks plan to enter Ukraine.

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Older German Workers Jump At Chance To Retire At 63

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Germany has lowered its early retirement age by two years. The move fulfills a government promise, but critics say it makes no sense in a country facing a shortage of trained workers.

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Trial Of Alleged German Autobahn Shooter Begins

Monday, August 11, 2014

The suspect is accused of firing more than 700 shots at other vehicles on German highways over five years. A three-judge panel will determine if he should face attempted murder charges.

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When And How To Die: Germany Debates Whose Choice It Is

Thursday, August 07, 2014

German courts have supported some types of assisted suicide, but the ruling party has vowed to stop doctors and organizations it says are profiting from the practice.

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Is There Any Empathy Left In The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

Monday, August 04, 2014

A generation ago, Israelis and Palestinians routinely rubbed shoulders. But they have become increasingly segregated and the current fighting has only added to the friction between Arabs and Jews.

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In Gaza, A Glimmer Of Hope For Cease-Fire Is Snuffed Out Early

Friday, August 01, 2014

Fighting in Gaza took an ominous turn Friday, as a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire fell apart within 90 minutes and the Israeli military announced its belief that one of its soldiers was captured by Hamas militants.

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