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Ukraine's military reports significant fall in fighting

Ukraine`s military said on Saturday there had been a significant decrease in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the east overnight, but said rebels had fired GRAD missiles at the town of Avdiivka despite a two-week-old ceasefire deal.

Delhi polls: Is Kejriwal speaking the separatist's language?

BJP in its five questions posed to AAP Leader Arvind Kejriwal has asked him to explain his party's link with the foreign volunteers asking the people of Delhi to vote for AAP.

Delhi polls: Is Kejriwal speaking the separatist's language? Part-2

BJP in its five questions posed to AAP Leader Arvind Kejriwal has asked him to explain his party's link with the foreign volunteers asking the people of Delhi to vote for AAP.

Separatists seize police checkpoints in south Yemen city

Secessionist gunmen in southern Yemen on Saturday seized all police checkpoints in a major city, witnesses said, in another blow to the central government undermined by Shiite militants in Sanaa.

'Ukraine separatists to press on with offensive'

Pro-Russian separatists will press on with a military offensive in east Ukraine and will not initiate ceasefire talks with the Ukrainian authorities, their leader was quoted as saying on Friday.

Ukraine separatists to press on with offensive: Interfax

Pro-Russian separatists will press on with a military offensive in east Ukraine and will not initiate ceasefire talks with the Ukrainian authorities, their leader was quoted as saying on Friday.

Kerry slams Ukraine separatists` bid as `blatant land grab`

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday accused pro-Russian separatists of attempting "a blatant land grab" in fresh fighting in eastern Ukraine.

More clashes near Donetsk airport, three Ukrainian soldiers killed: Kiev

Pro-Russian separatists and government forces clashed near the main airport in Donetsk on Monday after a counter-offensive on Sunday by Ukrainian troops to reclaim lost ground and the Kiev military said three Ukrainian soldiers had been killed.

Kashmir separatists oppose permanent settlement of Pakistani refugees

The separatists have opposed the Indian Parliament's proposal to permanently settle Pakistani refugees in northern state Jammu and Kashmir, saying it was an attempt to tamper with state's demography.

BJP working on Hurriyat agenda in Jammu and Kashmir: Congress

By not forming the government in spite of getting a mandate, BJP was "hijacking" the agenda of Kashmir-based separatists aimed at creating political instability in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress on Sunday alleged.

Russia must influence separatists to end Ukraine crisis, says Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to the Russian government on Sunday to use its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to implement a ceasefire plan agreed in Minsk in September aimed at ending the conflict.

Pak envoy's meet with separatists undermined constructive engagement: India

Pakistan envoy's meeting with separatist leaders here had undermined the constructive diplomatic engagement initiated by India in May because of which Foreign Secretary talks had to be cancelled, government said today days after Pakistan questioned India's decision.

NATO says separatists in Ukraine violate ceasefire

Ukrainian forces are doing what they can to respect the peace agreement signed in Minsk, while that country`s pro-Russian separatists, with Russian backing, are violating it, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday.

Second phase of polls in J&K, Jharkhand on Tuesday
Second phase of polls in J&K, Jharkhand on Tuesday

Stage is set for second phase of elections in 18 seats in Jammu and Kashmir and 20 spread across seven Maoist-hit tribal districts of Jharkhand on Tuesday which will seal the fate of several high-profile candidates including two former chief ministers, seven state ministers and a former separatist.

Voters in J&K defy separatists' poll boycott call

Power of democracy prevailed over the separatist-sponsored call for boycott as voters from five constituencies of the Kashmir Valley today thronged polling stations to exercise their franchise in the first of the five-phased elections in the state.

Ukraine accuses Russia of cross-border shelling

Ukraine Friday accused Russia of carrying out cross-border shelling against Ukrainian positions in the eastern part of the country even as pro-Russian separatists put the toll in the ongoing conflict at 5,000.

Doors open for separatists: BJP

BJP on Friday appealed to the separatists in Jammu and Kashmir to join the political mainstream and approach Prime Minister Narendra Modi instead of knocking at the doors of Pakistani PM.

Ukraine rattled by Russia troop movements as separatists vote

Separatists in eastern Ukraine held elections Sunday as claims of "intensive" troop movements crossing the Russian border cast new doubts over a truce.

Separatist elections an illegal "power grab": Ukraine

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Ukraine separatists 'violate' month-old ceasefire

Ukraine's military accused Russian-backed separatists of again violating a month-old ceasefire on Sunday, saying their forces came under attack in several parts of the east including the airport at the big city of Donetsk.