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    Exhibit showcases world of children during Holocaust
    Apr13

    Exhibit showcases world of children during Holocaust

    JERUSALEM, Israel – Zeev Portenoy was nine when the Nazis invaded Tuchin, his Ukrainian hometown, in 1941, forcing his family and the other Jews into a ghetto while he went on the run.For the next four years, he wandered aimlessly around the countryside, pretending to be Ukrainian or Polish just to survive. He knew he was Jewish but just...

    Bumpy road ahead for United States, Cuba after historic meeting
    Apr13

    Bumpy road ahead for United States, Cuba after historic meeting

    In the first meeting of its kind in nearly 60 years, US President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro sat down together for over an hour on Saturday at a regional summit in Panama, moving a step closer to restoring diplomatic ties. It was the result of nearly two years of secret talks and quiet diplomacy and the mood was positive, both...

    Easter in the trenches for Ukrainian troops
    Apr13

    Easter in the trenches for Ukrainian troops

    Ukrainian troops in Eastern Ukraine slice into traditional Easter cake to celebrate the Eastern Orthodox holiday on the battlefield Disabled Ukraine fighters hanker for return to frontAfter a year at war, Ukraine at financial breaking pointWest should consider all tools, including arms, for Ukraine -NATO generalUkraine peace plan creaks amid...

    China, Russia and eastern Europe boost defence spending: study
    Apr13

    China, Russia and eastern Europe boost defence spending: study

    STOCKHOLM (AFP) – Military spending increased sharply in 2014 in China and Russia and the Ukraine conflict prompted eastern European countries to boost their defence programmes, according to a study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released Monday.The United States remains the worlds biggest spender on...

    China, Russia boost military spending—study
    Apr13

    China, Russia boost military spending—study

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Military spending increased sharply in 2014 in China and Russia and the Ukraine conflict prompted eastern European countries to boost their defense programs, according to a study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released Monday. The United States remains the world’s biggest spender on...

    Germany calls on Russia, Ukraine to move to next phase of peace deal
    Apr13

    Germany calls on Russia, Ukraine to move to next phase of peace deal

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called on Russia and Ukraine to set in motion the next phase of the shaky Minsk peace accords aimed at stopping the fighting in east Ukraine, ahead of talks about their implementation in Berlin on Monday. “We expect both Moscow and Kiev to seize the central issue of the implementation of...

    China, Russia and eastern Europe boost defence spending: study
    Apr13

    China, Russia and eastern Europe boost defence spending: study

    [STOCKHOLM] Military spending increased sharply in 2014 in China and Russia and the Ukraine conflict prompted eastern European countries to boost their defence programmes, according to a study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released Monday. …read more Source: The Business...

    Germany Calls on Russia, Ukraine to Move to Next Phase of Peace Deal
    Apr13

    Germany Calls on Russia, Ukraine to Move to Next Phase of Peace Deal

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called on Russia and Ukraine to set in motion the next phase of the shaky Minsk peace accords aimed at stopping the fighting in east Ukraine, ahead … …read more Source:...

    Russia supplying weapons, troops to Ukraine separatists: report
    Apr12

    Russia supplying weapons, troops to Ukraine separatists: report

    NATO believes that Russia has supplied more troops and weapons to pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine, a German newspaper reported on Sunday. “We have noticed again support for the separatists, with weapons, troops and training. Russia is still sending troops and arms from one side of the open border with Ukraine to the other,” a NATO...

    Hospital in rebel-held east Ukraine shelled despite ceasefire
    Apr12

    Hospital in rebel-held east Ukraine shelled despite ceasefire

    KIEV: A hospital in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk was hit by artillery fire on Sunday, Orthodox Easter, despite a ceasefire, but caused no casualties, local authorities said. “Four mortar shells hit hospital No 21 on Sunday morning. Three exploded in the hospital grounds and one fell on the roof but did not explode,” said Ivan...

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