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No UN resolution reached yet on Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS, United States. Feb 16: The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council will engage in more consultations on the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, but are not yet ready to adopt a resolution, diplomats said Sunday (Feb 15). The world peace and security body had been due to vote on a Russian-drafted resolution calling on all parties ...Full Article

Copenhagen on alert after double attacks

COPENHAGEN, Feb 16: Danish police launched raids across Copenhagen on Sunday (Feb 15) after killing the suspected lone gunman behind a double shooting that stoked European fears of a ...Full Article

Three wounded in second Copenhagen shooting: Police

COPENHAGEN, Feb 15: One person was shot in the head and two policemen were shot in the arm and leg in central Copenhagen, police said in a statement early ...Full Article

US condemns ‘deplorable’ Copenhagen shooting

WASHINGTON, Feb 15: The United States condemned the “deplorable” attack that killed at least one person and wounded three police officers in Copenhagen during a debate on Islam and ...Full Article

Yemen’s neighbours urge forceful UN action over security

SANAA, Feb 15: Yemen’s neighbours urged the UN on Saturday (Feb 15) to move forcefully over the deteriorating security situation, saying they will themselves act if the rival factions ...Full Article

One dead, three police hurt in shooting at Copenhagen Islam debate

COPENHAGEN, Feb 15: A gunman killed at least one person and wounded three police officers after opening fire on Saturday (Feb 14) on a cultural centre in Copenhagen as ...Full Article

Argentine leader formally accused of bombing cover-up

BUENOS AIRES, Feb 14: Argentine prosecutors formally accused President Cristina Kirchner on Friday (Feb 13) of shielding Iranian officials from prosecution over a 1994 Jewish centre bombing, renewing the ...Full Article

Germany remembers Allied firebombing of Dresden 70 years on

DRESDEN, Germany, Feb 14: Seventy years after the Allies firebombed the east German city of Dresden, Germany remembered the tens of thousands who were burned alive with a sombre ...Full Article

UN says Mexico must probe thousands of ‘disappearances’

GENEVA, Feb 14: A United Nations watchdog called on Mexico on Friday to probe and prosecute alleged complicity of state forces in “disappearances”, including a notorious case of 43 ...Full Article

Ukraine fighting kills 28 as clock ticks to ceasefire

DONETSK, Feb 14: Fighting raged in Ukraine on Friday (Feb 13), throwing doubts on a ceasefire deal due to take effect over the weekend, as the US said Russia ...Full Article