The referendum is scheduled for September 18.
On August 20, UNHCR put the number of people displaced inside Ukraine at 190,000.
The Robirds actually flap their wings to fly, in a way that makes them remarkably similar to the real thing.
Ban Ki-moon's comments came after European-mediated talks on the fast-escalating crisis opened in Minsk.
A military statement said Ukrainian paratroopers were engaging a Russian tank battalion near the airport.
The remarks came a day after European Union leaders gave Russia a week to reverse course in Ukraine or face a new round of sanctions.
Russia has previously only called for greater rights under a decentralised federal system to be accorded to the eastern regions of Ukraine.
Authorities said today's eruptive fissure was longer than the previous one, and was extending north and south.
NATO estimates that at least 1,000 Russian soldiers are in Ukraine.
In the light of increasing threats posed by British extremists, UK raises terror threat level to 'severe'.
Almost half of all Syrians have been forced to abandon their homes since the conflict began in March 2011.
Putin said that a lot of Ukrainian soldiers were fighting the insurgents 'against their will'.
President Hollande comments came after Assad's regime said it was willing to work with the international community.
Erdogan has ruled over Turkey as prime minister since 2003.
Lagarde said she was returning to her work in Washington later in the day and said the decision was "without basis."
The meeting came as Ukraine said its forces had captured 10 Russian soldiers in eastern Ukraine.
The majority of the perpetrators were of Pakistani heritage.
Ukraine's security service said that 10 Russian paratroopers were captured near the Ukrainian village of Dzerkalne.
Valls was asked by President Francois Hollande to form a new team only four months ago.
UN criticized the world's "paralysis" over the fighting in Syria.
Lawyer said that two-year stay in the embassy had had a "significant" impact on Assange's health.
Julian Assange said he would be leaving the Ecuador embassy soon. Reports suggest that his health is deteriorating.
The foreign ministry said the sides focused on ways to quickly halt fighting and establish Ukraine's control over its border with Russia .
Britain wants to extradite him to Sweden for questioning in relation to a sexual assault investigation.
The theft took place in northern Paris as the motorcade was making its way from the Saudi embassy to an airport.
Four of the accused were present in court while the others were sentenced in absentia.
All of the 34 survivors, presumed to be from the Indian sub-continent, are being treated for dehydration and hypothermia.
Some four months of fighting have left over 2,000 people dead and forced some 285,000 to flee their homes.
Around 50,000 displaced people are yet to find a refuge in the Kurdish area, according to UN estimates.
The law allows Ukraine to stop the transit of goods across its territory,
It was not immediately clear when the trucks would arrive at the border or whether Ukrainian officials would allow them to pass.
Berlin authorities said they won't tolerate Uber putting customers at risk by allowing them to ride in cars that haven't been checked.
The hospital, however, has apologised for the error.
The plane was en route from Rio de Janeiro's Santos Dumont airport to Guaruja airport outside Sao Paulo.
The group had set out to climb the "Aiguille d'Argentiere" peak on the Mont Blanc massif.
Thousands of members of minority groups, including Christians, continue to face a major threat from the IS jihadist group.