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Pro-Russian separatists seize Ukrainian armoured vehicles

Pro-Russian separatists seize Ukrainian armoured vehicles

Ukrainian authorities in Kyiv suffered a serious setback Wednesday in their efforts to restore order in the troubled east of the country when pro-Russian separatists seized several Ukrainian army armored vehicles, hoisting Russia flags on them.

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Suspected Islamic gunmen kidnap 100 girls in Nigeria South Sudan rebels order oil shutdown, battle over town Jordan's ambassador to Libya is kidnapped in Tripoli Bus station blast near Nigerian capital kills at least 71 UN approves peacekeepers for Central African Republic Ebola outbreak 'very challenging' says WHO

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Three Palestinians killed in Gaza blast Jordan's ambassador to Libya is kidnapped in Tripoli Iran asks for UN committee meeting on US ban on envoy Syria troops retake Christian town of Maalula Saudi Arabia jails 13 for aiding overseas fighters Suicide bomber kills seven police in Iraq

Europe

Pro-Russian separatists seize Ukrainian armoured vehicles Ukraine launches 'special operation' against separatists Ukraine crackdown on pro-Moscow separatists gets off to slow start Italy ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi to do community service Pro-Russian activists attack police station in Horlivka Ukraine's east braces for anti-rebel operation as deadline passes

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Robotic sub resumes search for Malaysian plane wreckage Nearly 300 missing after ferry sinks off South Korea coast China's economic growth slows to 7.4% in first quarter Search for missing Malaysian plane to go underwater Powerful cyclone hits Australia Australian PM Abbott 'confident' signals are from MH370

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NASA images suggest birth of new Saturn Moon Iran asks for UN committee meeting on US ban on envoy Reuters, Guardian US, Washington Post, Boston Globe win Pulitzer prizes

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Chile declares disaster as fire storms historic port city Strong earthquake rocks Nicaragua Volcano erupts in Ecuador

South Asia

Pakistani Taliban end truce with government but vow to continue peace talks India top court recognises transgenders as 'third gender' Gunmen kidnap Afghan deputy minister in Kabul

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