Friday, September 19, 2014   

'Many dead' after rebels 'fire on fleeing civilians': Kiev
(08-18 18:29)

Kiev on Monday accused pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine of killing "many'' civilians trying to leave a conflict-torn area by shelling them with equipment provided by Moscow.
"Militants shot at a convoy of civilians trying to flee the conflict area not far from Lugansk... using Grad rocket launchers and mortar guns given by Russia,'' said security spokesman Andriy Lysenko. "Many people died, including women and children.'' --AFP   
Other World breaking news:
UK 'concerned' over bikini remarks by Thai junta head (09-18 15:32)
Polls open in Scottish independence vote (09-18 14:23)
Hyundai Motor to buy Gangnam land for headquarters (09-18 14:01)
Jason Isbell sweeps Americana awards (09-18 13:57)
Japan, neighbors agree to moves to protect eels (09-18 12:00)
New Zealand voters ride 'rock star' economy (09-18 11:18)
Texas executes woman who starved child to death (09-18 11:02)
Coercion could worsen Ebola epidemic: experts (09-18 10:58)
Japan wants North Korea abductions report soon (09-17 19:01)
Spain PM warns independence votes 'torpedo' EU (09-17 18:51)

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.