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  • Three militants killed in attack on Ukraine national guard base

    Three militants killed in attack on Ukraine national guard base
    MOSCOW -- Ukraine national guard forces killed three, wounded 13 and detained 63 armed militants who attacked their unit in the port of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine on the Azov Sea, an official said.
  • Ukraine military convoy seized by pro-Russia separatists

    Ukraine military convoy seized by pro-Russia separatists
    MOSCOW – Ukraine’s effort to retake government facilities from pro-Russian separatists faltered on Wednesday as gunmen seized a column of six armored vehicles from Ukrainian soldiers and narrowly failed to grab three more. Ukrainian media...

    Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71; Boko Haram blamed

    Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71; Boko Haram blamed
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan blamed Boko Haram for an explosion that killed scores of people Monday at a bus station outside the capital, Abuja, calling the Islamic militant group an “unnecessary distraction&...

    Suspicion focuses on Boko Haram in deadly Nigeria bus station blast

    Suspicion focuses on Boko Haram in deadly Nigeria bus station blast
    An early morning explosion that ripped through a bus station on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital, Abuja, killed at least 71 people and injured 124, police said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which happened during the...

    Ukraine's interim leader threatens separatists with crackdown

    Ukraine's interim leader threatens separatists with crackdown
    MOSCOW — Vowing that the Russian takeover of Crimea would not be repeated elsewhere in the east of his country, Ukraine's interim president gave separatists until Monday to lay down their arms and surrender government buildings they have seized or...