Saturday, July 26, 2014   

Ukraine rebels confirm they held OSCE observers
(05-29 14:29)

The leader of pro-Moscow insurgents in the city of Slavyansk in eastern Ukraine on Thursday confirmed that his forces had detained four observers from the European security body OSCE who have been missing since Monday.
"The group of four people who went missing south of Donetsk -- we know where they are, they are all fine. We had told them not to travel anywhere for a time but these four turned out to be very keen. Of course they were detained,'' said Vyacheslav Ponomaryov, the self-proclaimed "people's mayor'' of Slavyanksk, in comments to the Interfax news agency. --AFP
   
Other World breaking news:
UN says 230,000 have fled homes in Ukraine crisis (07-25 17:53)
Hamas says it fired three rockets at Israel airport (07-25 17:25)
Hollande says Air Algerie flight black box found (07-25 17:12)
Ukrainian dairy products banned by Russia: reports (07-25 17:07)
McDonald's Japan halts sourcing chicken from China (07-25 16:42)
Ukraine reports overnight rebel attacks on border (07-25 16:40)
German airlines cancel more Tel Aviv flights (07-25 15:53)
France sends troopers to protect Air Algeria wreck (07-25 15:07)
Gaza toll tops 800 as Kerry presses humanitarian truce (07-25 14:34)
(Flight MH17) Obama joins other leaders to demand full access to crash site (07-25 12:03)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.