Home > News > World
Friday September 5, 2014 MYT 5:25:03 PM
Friday September 5, 2014 MYT 5:26:21 PM
DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Gunfire and artillery fire were heard from the direction of the airport in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Friday, hours before a meeting in Minsk was expected to agree on a ceasefire, a Reuters reporter said.
"A series of machinery gunfire and repeated artillery blasts can be heard from the wider area of Donetsk airport," said the reporter, who was some 2-3 km away from the airport.
(Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska; writing by Katya Golubkova, editing by Elizabeth Piper)
Egyptian Coptic Pope makes rare Jerusalem visit
Turkey's Erdogan sees Paris climate summit as chance to mend ties with Russia
Ahead of climate summit, French use emergency laws to put activists under house arrest
Philippines shopping for arms to beef up maritime security
Colombian president condemns killing of Venezuelan activist
Eight experiences you can’t miss when in Australia
Agong Cup draws fewer teams despite bigger prize purse
Underprivileged children from home enjoy Deepavali dinner at hotel
Air Asia free seat promotion begins today
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)