European Union approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover

EU ambassadors agreed to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for six months in the absence of any progress on resolving the Ukraine conflict, European sources said today.

UEFA Euro 2016: Ukraine coach Mykhailo Fomenko to quit after Poland game

UEFA Euro 2016: Ukraine coach Mykhailo Fomenko to quit after Poland game

Andriy Shevchenko has been rumoured to be a possible successor to Mykhailo Fomenko.

Russia must implement Ukraine deal for EU to lift sanctions: Juncker

European Union Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker told Russia on Thursday that the "only way" the 28-nation bloc will lift its economic sanctions on Moscow is if the Kremlin fully implements a peace deal for Ukraine.

NATO demands Russia withdraw forces, equipment from Ukraine

NATO demands Russia withdraw forces, equipment from Ukraine

NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said the US-led alliance will continue to stand by the government in Kiev.

Football: Mourning N.Ireland battle for Euro survival

Northern Ireland face Ukraine in Lyon on Thursday with both sides needing a win to keep their Euro 2016 knockout stage dreams alive.

Football: Germany an unstoppable `machine`, admits Ukraine boss

Ukraine boss Mykhaylo Fomenko hailed world champions Germany as a "machine".

Clinical Germany begin Euro campaign with 2-0 win over Ukraine

Goals on either half by Shkodran Mustafi and Bastian Schweinsteiger assisted world champions Germany to a 2-0 win over Ukraine.

Lack of form, fitness cast doubts over Germans Euros bid

Lack of form, fitness cast doubts over Germans Euros bid

Germany suffered away defeats to both Ireland and Poland in qualifying and threw away a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 at home to England in March.

Ukraine leaves France guessing about Euro terror plot

Ukraine leaves France guessing about Euro terror plot

Ukraine has raised a number of questions over its arrest of a Frenchman who was allegedly plotting to attack the Euro 2016 football championship opening this week in his home country.

Frenchman suspected of plotting attacks on Euro 2016 arrested in Ukraine

Police in Ukraine has arrested a French citizen suspected of planning terror attacks to coincide with the Euro 2016 European football championship.

Ukraine arrests Frenchman plotting attacks during Euro 2016

Ukraine arrests Frenchman plotting attacks during Euro 2016

The Euro football championship kicks off on June 10 in France.

MH17 criminal probe results due within months: Prosecutor

In October, an international inquiry concluded that the Boeing 777, which was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down by a Russian-made BUK surface-to-air missile.

17 killed in fire at elderly people's care home in Ukraine

A total of 150 rescuers and firefighters who were dispatched to the scene managed to rescue 18 people.

17 die in fire at Ukraine home for elderly

17 die in fire at Ukraine home for elderly

The fire tore through the temporary two-storey shelter for the elderly which was located in the village of Litochky.

EU faces `difficult` talks on Russia sanctions: Germany

Current EU sanctions on Russia`s banking, defence and energy sectors expire in July.

On eve of Greece visit, Putin says problems with EU can be solved

Greece, along with Cyprus, are among EU member states with close relations to Moscow.

Australian firm names Russia, Putin in MH17 compensation claim: Report

An Australian law firm has filed a compensation claim against Russia and President Vladimir Putin in the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of families of victims of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, shot down in 2014, media reported.

The biggest ever aeroplane is coming to India – Know Why

The biggest ever aeroplane is coming to India – Know Why

This plane has a huge fan following across the world with thousands of plane spotters converging at airports whenever this beast takes to the skies.

 

US Navy chief hopes for `normalization` with Russia in Baltic

Admiral John Richardson, the US Navy`s top officer, said Monday he hopes for a "normalization" of relations with Moscow in the Baltic Sea, where Russian jets have buzzed US planes and ships.

Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl catastrophe

Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl catastrophe

Ukrainians held candlelit vigils Tuesday to mark 30 years since the world`s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl spewed radiation across Europe and left several thousand people dead or dying.