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    Ukraine insists Iran hand over downed jet’s black boxes

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev | Updated at 12:30am on January 21, 2020

    Ukraine insisted Monday that Iran hand over the black box flight recorders of a passenger plane mistakenly shot down by Iranian forces during a spike...

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    Bodies of Ukrainian victims of plane repatriated from Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev, Ukraine | Updated at 12:21am on January 20, 2020

    Around a thousand people including president Volodymyr Zelensky bid farewell to Ukrainians who died in a plane mistakenly shot down by Iran during a spike...

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    Ukraine PM offers resignation after leaked recording

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev | Updated at 12:25am on January 18, 2020

    Ukraine’s prime minister offered his resignation on Friday after audio was leaked of him reportedly criticising president Volodomyr Zelensky’s understanding of the economy...

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    Plane shot down unintentional, says Iran

    Agence France-Presse. Tehran | Updated at 11:15am on January 11, 2020

    Iran said Saturday it ‘unintentionally’ shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet, killing all 176 people aboard, in an abrupt about-turn after initially denying Western claims...

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    Iran denies missile downed Ukrainian plane

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 05:56pm on January 10, 2020

    Iran’s civil aviation chief denied Friday that a missile downed a Ukrainian airliner which crashed killing all 176 on board, dismissing claims of a catastrophic...

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    Ukraine plane crashes in Iran killing all 176 on board

    Agence France-Presse. Tehran, Iran | Updated at 10:35am on January 08, 2020

    A Ukrainian airliner crashed shortly after take-off from Tehran on Wednesday killing all 176 people on board, mainly Iranians and Canadians. Search-and-rescue teams were combing...

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    Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine, gas supplies

    Xinhua/ United News of Bangladesh . Moscow | Updated at 11:00pm on December 30, 2019

    Russian president Vladimir Putin and German chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday discussed by telephone the exchange of prisoners in east Ukraine, Russian gas supplies to...

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    Ukraine rivals begin prisoner exchange

    Agence France-Presse . Checkpoint Mayorske | Updated at 09:41pm on December 29, 2019

    Ukrainian authorities and Russia-backed separatists in the war-torn east of the country began a prisoner exchange on Sunday in a frontline operation that has stirred...

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    Ukraine farmers fear for livelihoods as president backs land sales

    Agence France-Presse . Kalynivka | Updated at 09:23pm on December 27, 2019

    For decades, farmer Sergiy Plaksya has been growing grain and vegetables, cultivating swathes of land that he rents from local residents in the countryside near...

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    US moves to freeze Ukraine aid after Trump phone call

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:54pm on December 23, 2019

    A US budget official told the Pentagon to ‘hold off’ on military aid to Kiev 90 minutes after a controversial phone call between president Donald...