Ukraine takes back city from rebels - Tucson News Now

Ukraine takes back city from rebels

Posted: Updated:
Smoke rises from equipment after Ukraine forces take back the city of Mariupol in the eastern part of Ukraine. (Source: Radio Free Europe/CNN) Smoke rises from equipment after Ukraine forces take back the city of Mariupol in the eastern part of Ukraine. (Source: Radio Free Europe/CNN)
  • InternationalMore>>

  • Israel, Hamas battle over public opinion online

    Israel, Hamas battle over public opinion online

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:53 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:53:57 GMT
    Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to control the message emanating from this latest Israeli-Palestinian conflagration.
    Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to control the message emanating from this latest Israeli-Palestinian conflagration.
  • Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

    Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:33 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:33:51 GMT
    Ukraine is preparing a departure ceremony for the bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster, which are being flown to the Netherlands.
    Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, bringing some consolation to grieving relatives who still must wait for...
  • John Kerry flies to Tel Aviv despite FAA ban

    John Kerry flies to Tel Aviv despite FAA ban

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:23 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:23:50 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has flown into Israel's main airport despite a Federal Aviation Administration ban as he continues to push a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.
    The top U.S. diplomat flew into Israel's main airport Wednesday despite a Federal Aviation Administration ban in an apparent sign of his determination to achieve a cease-fire agreement in the warring Gaza Strip despite...

MARIUPOL, UKRAINE (Radio Free Europe/CNN) - In southeastern Ukraine, government forces reclaimed the port city of Mariupol from the hands of pro-Russian rebels.

At least five separatists were reported killed in the fighting.

The government's offensive in the city is part of a broader military operation to reclaim territory from separatists in the country's east.

Buildings were riddled with holes left from shelling and gunfire, and there was a security presence in the streets. Smoldering military equipment also was visible.

Copyright 2014 Radio Free Europe via CNN. All rights reserved.

  • Crisis in UkraineMore>>

  • Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

    Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:31 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:31:15 GMT
    Ukraine is preparing a departure ceremony for the bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster, which are being flown to the Netherlands.
    Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, bringing some consolation to grieving relatives who still must wait for...
  • Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

    Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:43 AM EDT2014-07-23 08:43:51 GMT
    By The Associated Press Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.
    By The Associated Press When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots...
  • Children saw bodies fall from sky in eastern Ukraine

    Children saw bodies fall from sky in eastern Ukraine

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:37 AM EDT2014-07-23 08:37:32 GMT

     Villagers and orphans witnessed bodies and plane parts from the downed Malaysian airliner fall from the sky.  

     Villagers and orphans witnessed bodies and plane parts from the downed Malaysian airliner fall from the sky.  

Powered by WorldNow