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    Eight killed in Ukraine as peace talk prospects dim
    Jan09

    Eight killed in Ukraine as peace talk prospects dim

    DONETSK (AFP) – Four Ukrainian soldiers and at least as many civilians died Friday in an upsurge of rocket attacks that came just as prospects for international peace talks on the nine-month crisis dimmed.Local authorities in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk said another nine residents were injured in sporadic clashes that continued from...

    Ministers to meet in Berlin on Monday to discuss Ukraine crisis
    Jan09

    Ministers to meet in Berlin on Monday to discuss Ukraine crisis

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine will meet in Berlin on Monday to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine and the implementation of the Minsk protocol, the German foreign ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Sharapova stamps her authority in Brisbane
    Jan09

    Sharapova stamps her authority in Brisbane

    BRISBANE (AUSTRALIA) – Top seed Maria Sharapova stamped her authority on the Brisbane International when she downed Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina 6-1, 6-3 in the semi-finals on Friday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Four soldiers and two civilians are among dead.
    Jan09

    Four soldiers and two civilians are among dead.

    Four Ukrainian soldiers and two civilians were killed in rocket and mortar attacks in Donetsk on Friday. …read more Source: Radio...

    Leader of Latvia's Russian-speakers fears sanctions backfiring
    Jan09

    Leader of Latvia's Russian-speakers fears sanctions backfiring

    RIGA (Reuters) – It’s not so much the risk of conflict with Russia that worries the mayor of the Latvian capital Riga; it’s the threat to jobs and investment as EU sanctions on Moscow rebound on the economy of the Baltic state. …read more Source: The...

    Six killed ahead of planned Ukraine peace talks
    Jan09

    Six killed ahead of planned Ukraine peace talks

    KIEV (AFP) – Four Ukrainian soldiers and two civilians were reported killed Friday in an upsurge in mortar and rocket attacks launched just days ahead of planned international talks on the crisis.Local authorities in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk said two civilians were killed and seven injured in clashes around the industrial citys...

    Tennis: Sharapova stamps her authority in Brisbane
    Jan09

    Tennis: Sharapova stamps her authority in Brisbane

    BRISBANE (AFP) – Top seed Maria Sharapova stamped her authority on the Brisbane International when she downed Ukraines Elina Svitolina 6-1, 6-3 in the semi-finals on Friday.Sharapova was in magnificent touch as she disposed of Svitolina to set up a dream final against Serbias Ana Ivanovic on Saturday.The Russian world number two also showed...

    Ukraine warned Netherlands of danger before MH17 disaster
    Jan09

    Ukraine warned Netherlands of danger before MH17 disaster

    Ukraine had informed the Netherlands about the dangerous situation in its airspace before the MH17 crash in July last year. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Russia bans transvestites and transsexuals from driving
    Jan09

    Russia bans transvestites and transsexuals from driving

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia has passed a controversial law banning transvestites and transsexuals from driving, prompting sharp criticism from rights activists, including a prominent Kremlin advisor.The legislation that entered into force this week bans anyone diagnosed with a range of personality and gender identity disorders, including...

    Russia bans transvestites and transsexuals from driving
    Jan09

    Russia bans transvestites and transsexuals from driving

    MOSCOW: Russia has passed a controversial law banning transvestites and transsexuals from driving, prompting sharp criticism from rights activists, including a prominent Kremlin advisor. The legislation that entered into force this week bans anyone diagnosed with a range of personality and gender identity disorders, including transvestites and...

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