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Donetsk PM points to "real war threats" in Donbas region

During a press conference in Ukraine's Donetsk, the PM of Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Borodai, said that "there are real war threats" in several cities and that "dialogue is possible, but only after some conditions are met." Duration: 00:40 Jun 6, 2014
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Kerry, Lavrov want peace and stability for Ukraine

US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov talk about Ukraine in Paris ahead of D-Day commemorations, saying they want to contribute to peace and stability in the country. Duration: 00:53 Jun 6, 2014
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British troops stage D-Day reenactment in Portsmouth

On Thursday, the British city of Portsmouth hosted a reenactment ceremony of the biggest amphibious assault, one of many events of this type planned to celebrate the 70 years of D-Day and the battle of Normandy on June 6, 1944. Jun 5, 2014
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G7 leaders take tough message to Putin on Ukraine

Leaders of the G7 said they stood united Thursday ahead of their first direct meetings with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Ukraine, with President Barack Obama giving him a month to back down or face more sanctions. Jun 6, 2014
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GM admits 'fundamental failure' for ignition scandal

General Motors chief executive Mary Barra admits a 'fundamental failure' following the faulty ignition scandal after pledging the company would take full responsibility and compensate victims of accidents tied to the defects. Jun 6, 2014
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France pays tribute to first casualty of D-Day landings

French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian pays tribute to corporal Emile Bouetard, believed to be the first French casualty of the June 1944 Allied landing operation. Bouetard was enrolled with British special forces, charged with creating a diversion in Brittany the day before the main assault in Normandy. Jun 5, 2014
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Monsoon may arrive within 24 hours: MeT

New Delhi, June 05 (ANI): Indian weather official on Thursday said southern coast could witness the arrival of this year's monsoon in the next day or so after sporadic rains in recent days heralded the arrival of the wet season that is crucial to farmers. Scientist at the meteorological department in New Delhi, BP Yadav, said conditions have turned favourable for the monsoon onset in about 24 hours. Experts said the spread of rainfall near the southern coast does not qualify for a formal announcement of the monsoon onset. Last month, the Meteorological Department predicted a delayed onset for this year's monsoon over the Kerala coast around June 05. Jun 5, 2014
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Varanasi railway station set for a makeover

Varanasi, June 05 (ANI): Indian Railways plan to revamp the railway station of Varanasi, the constituency of PM Modi, to meet international standards. Varanasi which is situated on the banks of the Ganges, is one of the two constituencies from where the newly- elected Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, fielded his candidacy and won during the general elections last month. The city is an important centre of the Indian Railways (IR). Traffic from all over the country goes through this station, which makes it a very important one. A lot of work is proposed for this station and still more sanctioned; rail authorities plan on making it fit to meet international standards. Jun 5, 2014