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Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

Fighting has started again in eastern Ukraine between government troops and separatist rebels, Ukrainian military officials said.

Yesterday a missile killed at least 15 refugees who were trying to flee the area "burning them alive". More bodies may still be recovered.

This comes days after a convoy of aid supplies travelled to the country from Moscow but Ukraine is still to let them in over fears it could spark an invasion.

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Russia: Certain progress made in Ukraine talks

Russia's Foreign Ministry said 'certain progress' was achieved during talks between Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine in Berlin on ways to end the military conflict in eastern Ukraine.

The ministry said in a statement all parties agreed to continue talks in the same format to prepare 'concrete proposals' for the heads of government in Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine.

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