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    UNICEF seeks $3.1 bln aid for ‘new generation of crises’
    Jan29

    UNICEF seeks $3.1 bln aid for ‘new generation of crises’

    The UN children’s agency Thursday launched its biggest ever appeal for US$3.1 billion to help 62 million children at risk from a “new generation of humanitarian crises”. The threats ranged from the brutal conflict in Syria that shows no sign of ending after nearly four years to the Ebola outbreak in west Africa and the Ukraine...

    Rights abuses, Western powers fuelled rise of Islamic militants: HRW
    Jan29

    Rights abuses, Western powers fuelled rise of Islamic militants: HRW

    WASHINGTON – Governments increasingly view human rights as “a luxury” they can ill afford, Human Rights Watch said Thursday, warning that abuses fuel crises in world trouble spots like Syria and Ukraine.Western powers, including the United States, are far from blameless and in some cases their wrongdoing has fed the very climate...

    UNICEF seeks $3.1 bln aid for ‘new generation of crises’
    Jan29

    UNICEF seeks $3.1 bln aid for ‘new generation of crises’

    GENEVA (AFP) – The UN childrens agency Thursday launched its biggest ever appeal for $3.1 billion to help 62 million children at risk from a new generation of humanitarian crises.The threats ranged from the brutal conflict in Syria that shows no sign of ending after nearly four years to the Ebola outbreak in west Africa and the Ukraine...

    Germany says nobody wants new sanctions but Russia must observe ceasefire
    Jan29

    Germany says nobody wants new sanctions but Russia must observe ceasefire

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Thursday that Europe had no interest in imposing tougher new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, but the only way forward was to abide by the terms of last year’s ceasefire agreed in Minsk. …read more Source: The...

    Russia’s Gazprom profits slide 61 percent in third quarter
    Jan29

    Russia’s Gazprom profits slide 61 percent in third quarter

    MOSCOW – Russia’s gas giant Gazprom on Thursday said its profits were down 61 percent in third quarter 2014 as supplies were suspended to Ukraine, one of its main customers. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Poland says more sanctions against Russia needed – minister
    Jan29

    Poland says more sanctions against Russia needed – minister

    WARSAW (Reuters) – European Union should impose further sanctions on Russia, Polish foreign minister Grzegorz Schetyna said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko, US press Putin on Ukraine violence
    Jan29

    Poroshenko, US press Putin on Ukraine violence

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko appealed to Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Wednesday while Washington threatened tougher measures should Moscow fail to rein in separatists mounting a new offensive in the east of the ex-Soviet republic. Poroshenko’s personal letter and US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s warning came one day after...

    Poroshenko and US press Putin on Ukraine violence
    Jan29

    Poroshenko and US press Putin on Ukraine violence

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko appealed to Russias Vladimir Putin on Wednesday while Washington threatened tougher measures should Moscow fail to rein in separatists mounting a new offensive in the east of the ex-Soviet republic.Poroshenkos personal letter and US Treasury Secretary Jack Lews warning came one day after...

    Malaysia to Release Interim Report on MH370 on March 7
    Jan29

    Malaysia to Release Interim Report on MH370 on March 7

    Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia’s Department of Civil Aviation will release an interim report on the investigation into the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on March 7, a day before the one-year anniversary of the disappearance, deputy transport minister Aziz Kaprawi said on Wednesday. “It will have details on the technical investigation,”...

    Sergey Bubka to challenge for IAAF presidency
    Jan29

    Sergey Bubka to challenge for IAAF presidency

    LONDON (BBC): Ukrainian Sergey Bubka will challenge fellow Olympic champion Sebastian Coe for the presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations. Bubka, a former pole vaulter, won an Olympic gold in 1988 as well as six consecutive world championship titles. The 51-year-old, who also set 35 world records, wants to replace...

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