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    Russia blocks UN condemnation of shelling of Ukraine city
    Jan25

    Russia blocks UN condemnation of shelling of Ukraine city

    Russia blocked a Western-backed U.N. Security Council statement Saturday that would have condemned indiscriminate shelling in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol that killed about 30 civilians and injured more than 90.The blocked statement, obtained by The Associated Press, called for “an immediate de-escalation of...

    World › Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch offensive
    Jan25

    World › Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch offensive

    World leaders ramped up pressure on Moscow Sunday to stop pro-Kremlin rebels from embarking on a major new offensive in eastern Ukraine after rocket fire killed at least 30 people in a strategic government-held port. The mayor of Mariupol’s office said 97 people were also wounded by dozens of long-distance… …read more Source: Japan...

    Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch offensive
    Jan25

    Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch offensive

    MARIUPOL (UKRAINE) – World leaders ramped up pressure on Moscow Sunday to stop pro-Kremlin rebels from embarking on a major new offensive in eastern Ukraine after rocket fire killed at least 30 people in a strategic government-held port. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch bloody offensive
    Jan25

    Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch bloody offensive

    MARIUPOL (AFP) – World leaders ramped up pressure on Moscow Sunday to stop pro-Kremlin rebels from embarking on a major new offensive in eastern Ukraine after rocket fire killed at least 30 people in a strategic government-held port.The mayor of Mariupols office said 97 people were also wounded by dozens of long-distance rockets that...

    World leaders converge on Saudi after king’s death
    Jan25

    World leaders converge on Saudi after king’s death

    RIYADH: World leaders converged on Saudi Arabia on Saturday to offer condolences following the death of King Abdullah, with US President Barack Obama cutting short a trip to India to pay respects. One after another, foreign aircraft landed at a Riyadh military base where leaders from Africa, Europe and Asia descended a red-carpeted ramp to be...

    Davos elites warned about catastrophic cyberattacks
    Jan25

    Davos elites warned about catastrophic cyberattacks

    Davos (Switzerland) (AFP) – Attacks on power plants, telecommunications and financial systems, even turning all of Los Angeles traffic lights green: Davos elites were warned Saturday of the terrifying possibilities of modern cyber terrorism.Eugene Kaspersky, who heads the Kaspersky Lab security group, said the possibilities of individuals...

    Bank of Japan’s Kuroda praises ‘big decision’ by ECB
    Jan25

    Bank of Japan’s Kuroda praises ‘big decision’ by ECB

    Davos (Switzerland) (AFP) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Saturday urged a Davos panel not to succumb to pessimism over the state of the world economy, as he welcomed the big decision by the ECB to embark on a huge bond-buying spree.Kuroda was addressing the closing event at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the four-day...

    Pro-Russian rebels attack key Ukrainian port; at least 30 reported dead
    Jan25

    Pro-Russian rebels attack key Ukrainian port; at least 30 reported dead

    Pro-Russian rebels launched an offensive against the strategic port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, prompting the European Union’s foreign policy chief to warn of a further “grave deterioration” in EU-Russian relations. Mariupol’s city administration said the rebels had killed at least 30 people and injured 83 others by...

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive
    Jan25

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

    Kiev, Ukraine: Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. The Ukrainian president called the blitz a terrorist attack and NATO and the .. …read more Source: India...

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive
    Jan25

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

    Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops on Saturday in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. The Ukrainian presi… …read more Source: The...

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