Monthly Archives: February 2014

Armed Men Blockade Airports in Crimea

\n \n\n\n\nCrimean airport, Simferopol, is currently occupied by armed men. The men are thought to be pro-Russia militia.They¬†arrived at Simferopol airport overnight, some carrying Russian flags. The men are dressed in dark green uniforms with Kevlar vests and helmets, carrying Kalashnikovs.…

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Violence in Kiev Erupts

\n\nThousands of EuroMaidan opposition activists rallied in central Kiev again Feb. 18. Some protesters threw rocks at police outside Parliament and attempted to break through police cordons, setting two trucks on fire. Another group of activists hurled Molotov cocktails at the ruling party…

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New Bird Flu Virus Confirmed in China

 \n\n\n\n \n\nA new strain of the bird flu virus has proven fatal for the first time after it jumped from birds to humans and is worrying scientists. The latest strain, previously unknown in humans, called H10N8, killed a 73-year-old Chinese woman in December and Chinese authorities last…

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