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    Ukraine rushes to evacuate children as new clashes hit war zone
    Jan26

    Ukraine rushes to evacuate children as new clashes hit war zone

    Ukrainian authorities rushed to evacuate children from parts of the war zone Monday in the wake of a deadly rocket attack on the port city of Mariupol and as fresh clashes hit the country’s east. Another nine people were reported killed, including seven soldiers, as Kiev accused pro-Russian rebels of firing more than 100 times over the past...

    Russia blames Ukraine for violence, urges West not to support Kiev
    Jan26

    Russia blames Ukraine for violence, urges West not to support Kiev

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia blamed the Ukrainian authorities on Monday for a surge in violence in southeastern Ukraine and urged the West not to show its support for Kiev with actions such as imposing new sanctions on Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Colombia’s Paulina Vega wins Miss Universe title
    Jan26

    Colombia’s Paulina Vega wins Miss Universe title

    DORAL (UNITED STATES) – Colombia’s Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe, beating out contenders from the United States, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at the world’s top beauty pageant in Florida. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    24 were wounded in fighting.
    Jan26

    24 were wounded in fighting.

    At least seven Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 24 wounded in fighting with separatist in eastern parts of the country on Monday. …read more Source: Radio...

    Merkel calls on Putin to use his influence with rebels to avoid new escalation of unrest.
    Jan26

    Merkel calls on Putin to use his influence with rebels to avoid new escalation of unrest.

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to put pressure on Ukraine’s separatists to end the fighting. In a phone call, Merkel called on Putin to use his influence with the rebels to avoid a new escalation of unrest. The German chancellor also asked rebels to start talks with representatives from Ukraine,...

    Malaysia Air site hacked by group claiming support for IS
    Jan26

    Malaysia Air site hacked by group claiming support for IS

    The website of Malaysia Airlines was hacked Monday by a group that proclaimed support for the militant Islamic State group and also vowed to release data stolen from the site. The airline’s site was down for at least seven hours, replaced by a message from the hacker group, before the company brought it back online by mid-afternoon in...

    Syrian opposition begins talks in Moscow
    Jan26

    Syrian opposition begins talks in Moscow

    Syrian opposition figures on Monday began four days of talks on how to end the near four-year conflict, with members of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime set to join them but the main exiled opposition alliance boycotting the event. The closed-door talks opened as planned at 11 am Moscow time (0800 GMT), a Russian diplomatic source told...

    Ukraine fighting kills 9 as child evacuations planned
    Jan26

    Ukraine fighting kills 9 as child evacuations planned

    Fighting in Ukraine’s war-torn east has killed at least seven soldiers over the last 24 hours, with rebels firing more than a hundred times, the army said Monday (Jan 26). …read more Source: Channel...

    Australia PM in ‘time warp’ as British royal knighted
    Jan26

    Australia PM in ‘time warp’ as British royal knighted

    SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (pix) marked his country’s national day Monday by honouring Britain’s Prince Philip with a knighthood, sparking criticism from the opposition of being in a “time warp”. Abbott said Queen Elizabeth II had accepted his recommendation that her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, be...

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military
    Jan26

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Seven Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 24 wounded in fighting in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours, Kiev military spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

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