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Cameron offers more Typhoons for Nato air mission

Britain will offer another two Typhoon warplanes to patrol the skies of eastern Europe amid continuing tensions with Russia over the Ukraine cris, David Cameron has said.

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Ukraine 'reinstates army conscription' after clashes

Ukraine's acting president Oleksander Turchinov seen in combat fatigues in March. Credit: Reuters

Ukraine's acting president has signed a decree resuming army conscription, after pro-Russian demonstrators captured and beat police guarding a regional prosecutor's building in Donetsk.

According to the country's Ministry of Defence Facebook page, Oleksander Turchynov said: "Ukrainian citizens between 18 and 25-year-old, who do not have the right to defer their obligations will be conscripted to the army in 2014".

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