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Ukraine crisis talks enter second day

Ukraine's president and prime minister will resume talks on Saturday in a bid to defuse an escalating political crisis and settle a dangerous arm-wrestle between the rivals for control of special security forces. President Viktor Yushchenko and Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych met for three hours late on Friday.

Ukraine leader demands Parliament rescind vote

Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko demanded on Thursday that Parliament rescind its vote taken earlier in the week to sack his pro-Western government. The president said that lawmakers who supported a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Yury Yekhanurov's government on Tuesday did so "in order to form an unstable situation in Ukraine".

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