Russia convoy moves into Ukraine customs border zone More than 2,000 civilians and combatants have been killed since mid-April, when Ukraine sent its troops to oust the pro-Russian activists.
3 top Gaza commanders killed in Israeli air strike, Hamas says Palestinian health officials said 2,050 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in the fighting.
Germany, Italy ready to arm Kurdish fighters in Iraq Germany, France, Britain and Italy, have already sent dozens of tons of humanitarian aid to help refugees in northern Iraq.
French President says Mistral ships will be delivered to Russia The first carrier, the Vladivostok, is expected in Russia by the end of 2014. The second ship, the Sevastopol, should arrive in 2015.