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    66 journalists killed in year of ‘barbaric’ attacks—report
    Dec16

    66 journalists killed in year of ‘barbaric’ attacks—report

    PARIS, France — Attacks on journalists have grown more barbaric and kidnappings have soared, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday, in a year when violence against the media took center stage. A total of 66 reporters were killed in connection to their work in the past year — a slight drop from 71 in 2013 — but kidnappings...

    66 journalists killed in year of ‘barbaric’ attacks: report
    Dec16

    66 journalists killed in year of ‘barbaric’ attacks: report

    PARIS – Attacks on journalists have grown more barbaric and kidnappings have soared, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday, in a year when violence against the media took centre stage.A total of 66 reporters were killed in connection to their work in the past year – a slight drop from 71 in 2013 – but kidnappings soared to 119...

    66 journalists killed in year of ‘barbaric’ attacks
    Dec16

    66 journalists killed in year of ‘barbaric’ attacks

    PARIS, (AFP) – Attacks on journalists have grown more barbaric and kidnappings have soared, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday, in a year when violence against the media took centre stage.A total of 66 reporters were killed in connection to their work in the past year — a slight drop from 71 in 2013 — but kidnappings soared...

    66 journalists killed in past year as attacks grow more barbaric
    Dec16

    66 journalists killed in past year as attacks grow more barbaric

    PARIS: Attacks on journalists have grown more barbaric and kidnappings have soared, Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday, after a year when violence against the media took centre stage and 66 reporters were killed. The beheading of James Foley and Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group highlighted the extreme danger journalists face in...

    Russia hikes key rate to 17% after record ruble tumble
    Dec16

    Russia hikes key rate to 17% after record ruble tumble

    Moscow (AFP) – The Russian central bank early Tuesday announced a dramatic hike of its key interest rate from 10.5 to 17 percent after the ruble plunged to a fresh record low.This decision is aimed at limiting substantially increased ruble depreciation risks and inflation risks, the central bank said in a statement posted on its website...

    Ukrainian PM appeals to EU for immediate financial aid
    Dec16

    Ukrainian PM appeals to EU for immediate financial aid

    BRUSSELS – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk appealed to the European Union for urgent financial aid on Monday, saying the government was doing all it could to fix a shattered economy but needed help.A year of revolution and war with pro-Russian separatists has pushed Ukraine’s hryvnia currency to record lows and crippled the...

    Ambassador calls for a ‘balanced decision’ for Total E&P Indonesie
    Dec16

    Ambassador calls for a ‘balanced decision’ for Total E&P Indonesie

    Corinne Breuzé. JP/Arnaud Richard-FerraroFrench Ambassador to Indonesia, Timor Leste and ASEAN Corinne Breuzé received The Jakarta Post’s intern Arnaud Richard-Ferraro in France’s new embassy in Jakarta. She elaborated on the presence of France in Indonesia. Here is an excerpt:Question: Could you explain the state of bilateral...

    Russia vows more pain for Ukraine
    Dec16

    Russia vows more pain for Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — Fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces has ground almost to halt. That should be good news for Ukraine, but Russia looks intent to pile on the economic misery. In a detailed op-ed piece Monday, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev painted a grim forecast of Russian...

    NATO pledges support to Ukraine
    Dec16

    NATO pledges support to Ukraine

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday pledged “ongoing political and practical support” to Ukraine when meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk at NATO Headquarters, according a statement posted on NATO official website. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Russia says U.S., NATO increased spy flights seven-fold
    Dec16

    Russia says U.S., NATO increased spy flights seven-fold

    Russia has reported a seven-fold increase in reconnaisance missions by U.S. and NATO aircraft near its border on the Baltic Sea since April as tensions flared over the crisis in Ukraine.Russia denies military jet near miss with airliner over SwedenAssertive Russia causes military rethink in SwedenRussia accuses NATO of destabilizing northern...

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