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Ukrainian president ousted by parliament

Ukraine’s parliament on Saturday voted to remove President Viktor Yanukovich after three months of street protests, while his arch-rival Yulia Tymoshenko hailed opposition demonstrators as “heroes” in an emotional speech in Kiev

Violence flares as Ukraine politicians weigh deal

KIEV- Violence flared again in Kiev on Friday as Ukraine’s opposition politicians pondered a draft deal with Russian-backed President Viktor Yanukovich which EU foreign ministers brokered to resolve the country’s political crisis.

21 killed in Ukraine clashes

KIEV- At least 21 civilians were killed in fresh fighting in Kiev on Thursday, shattering an overnight truce declared by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, and a presidential statement said dozens of police

16 dead in Ukraine as police, protestors clash

KIEV- Flames engulfed Kiev’s occupied Independence Square on Wednesday as police stormed the main protest camp in a bloody escalation of Ukraine’s three-month political crisis which left at least 16 people dead.

Ukraine protesters quit key building

KIEV- Ukraine protesters on Sunday vacated the city hall in Kiev, the symbolic centre of prolonged anti-government demonstrations, eyewitnesses say. “City hall is almost completely evacuated”, opposition spokesman Ruslan Andriyko told a

Rival rallies in Ukraine, clashes feared

Ukraine’s ongoing crisis intensified on Sunday with fear of clashes between the Supporters and opponents of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych during rival protests in Kiev. Activists and opposition parties will be taking