Rare Bengal tiger cub dies of cold

2015-12-04 16:42

A rare white Bengal tiger cub has died of cold in blacked-out Crimea.

Early results show Poroshenko winning Ukraine vote

2014-05-26 10:40

Early returns have suggested candy tycoon Petro Poroshenko has been elected president of Ukraine in the first round of balloting.

Tymoshenko to run for president of Ukraine

2014-03-27 15:49

Ukraine's highly-divisive opposition leader and former premier Yulia Tymoshenko has announced plans to contest snap presidential polls set for 25 May following last month's fall of a pro-Kremlin regime.

Ukraine names pro-Western cabinet

2014-02-27 07:00

Ukraine's new leaders have named a strongly pro-Western cabinet as brawls erupted between rival factions on the volatile Crimean peninsula.

Ukraine calls for aid, needs $35bn over 2yrs

2014-02-24 13:05

Ukraine says it needs $35bn in foreign assistance over the next two years and appealed for urgent aid following the overthrow of its president.

Ukraine picks pro-Western leader

2014-02-24 07:17

Ukraine's new opposition-led parliament has appointed a pro-Western interim leader and sought vital EU aid after the ousted pro-Russian president fled Kiev and went into hiding.

Ukraine protesters take capital, president says coup

2014-02-22 17:06

Protesters have taken control of Ukraine's capital, seizing the president's office as parliament sought to oust him and form a new government.

Ukrainian PM booed in parliament after EU snub

2013-11-22 19:06

Ukraine's PM has been booed in parliament after he snubbed the EU, turning instead to Moscow.

Tymoshenko's daughter's plea

2013-01-21 18:55

The daughter of Ukraine's jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has accused the authorities of wanting to kill her mother, who faces a possible life sentence under new charges.

1000s protest fraud in Ukraine election

2012-11-05 17:39

Around 2 000 opposition supporters led by boxing champion Vitali Klitschko have taken part in a protest over alleged fraud in Ukraine's recent parliamentary elections.


Ukraine's new leader to talk to Russia

2014-05-26 15:57

Ukraine's new president-elect has wasted no time immediately focusing on the top issues at hand - saying he was willing to begin talks with Moscow.

Biden offers Kiev US help, condemns corruption

2014-04-22 11:08

US Vice President Joe Biden has told Ukrainian members of parliament that Washington was ready to help Ukraine's economy but warned them they must fight the "cancer" of endemic corruption.

Putin has 'lost Ukraine for good'

2014-03-22 07:38

Russian President Vladimir Putin has "lost Ukraine for good" with his move to annex Crimea, former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko says.

Ukraine seeks leader over 'mass murder'

2014-02-25 07:01

Ukraine has issued an arrest warrant for its ousted president over "mass murder" and appealed for $35bn in Western aid as Moscow denounced Kiev's new reformist team as illegitimate.

West, Russia square off over Ukraine

2014-02-24 09:06

Western powers and Russia squared off over crisis-hit Ukraine as a top EU envoy prepared to fly to Kiev on Monday to buttress its new leaders' tilt away from Moscow.

Ukrainian opposition leader Tymoshenko freed

2014-02-22 18:41

Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has been freed from the hospital where she had been held under prison guard for most of the time since she was convicted in 2011.

Ukraine cops storm opposition offices

2013-12-09 22:33

Riot police have stormed the opposition's office in Kiev amid massive protests.

Ukraine's ailing Tymoshenko may go abroad

2013-10-17 20:55

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has announced for the first time he is ready to allow jailed rival Yulia Tymoshenko to go abroad for medical treatment.

Tymoshenko agrees to end hunger strike

2012-11-15 21:40

Jailed Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has agreed to end her hunger strike, her doctor says.

Ukraine: Klitschko surges in polls

2012-10-08 17:40

The Western-style liberal party of heavyweight boxing champion Vitaly Klitschko has surged in popularity to second place ahead of Ukraine parliamentary election, polls show.

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