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    US blasts ICC war crimes probe of Israel as ‘tragic irony’
    Jan17

    US blasts ICC war crimes probe of Israel as ‘tragic irony’

    The United States joined Israel in condemning the International Criminal Court decision to open a preliminary probe into possible war crimes committed against Palestinians, blasting it as a “tragic irony”. ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said her office would conduct an “analysis in full independence and impartiality” into alleged war crimes by...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills three soldiers
    Jan17

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills three soldiers

    KIEV (AFP) – Fighting in eastern Ukraine has killed three soldiers, officials said Saturday, as an upsurge in clashes in recent days between the army and pro-Russian rebels centred around control of a battered airport.Further battles shook the area around the Donetsk airport on Saturday, with Ukraines military saying it was defending its...

    Fighting rages anew at Ukraine airport, 3 soldiers killed
    Jan17

    Fighting rages anew at Ukraine airport, 3 soldiers killed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting raged on Saturday at the main airport of Ukraine’s city of Donetsk as separatists resumed attempts to break the tenuous grip of government forces on the complex and Kiev’s military said three more Ukrainian soldiers had been killed. …read more Source: The...

    War crimes court opens probe into Palestinian territories
    Jan17

    War crimes court opens probe into Palestinian territories

    Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said in a statement she will conduct the preliminary examination with “full independence and impartiality.” The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court launched a preliminary probe Friday that could clear the way for a full-scale investigation into possible war crimes in Palestinian territories- plunging the court...

    US blasts ICC war crimes probe of Israel as ‘tragic irony’
    Jan17

    US blasts ICC war crimes probe of Israel as ‘tragic irony’

    WASHINGTON – The United States joined Israel in condemning the International Criminal Court decision to open a preliminary probe Friday into possible war crimes committed against Palestinians, blasting it as a “tragic irony”.ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said her office would conduct an “analysis in full independence and...

    Romney says he’s not running – for US Senate
    Jan17

    Romney says he’s not running – for US Senate

    WASHINGTON – Mitt Romney kept them guessing.In his first prominent speech since telling donors last week he was still interested in the White House, the 2012 Republican nominee hinted and quipped about a possible presidential run next year but stopped well short of any announcement.With the 2016 election cycle clearly underway and Jeb Bush...

    Verdasco wins Kooyong title over injured Dolgopolov
    Jan17

    Verdasco wins Kooyong title over injured Dolgopolov

    MELBOURNE – Spain’s Fernando Verdasco claimed a second title five years after his first at the Kooyong Classic on Friday when opponent Alexandr Dolgopolov was forced to retire with a knee injury. With the Australian Open starting on Monday, the Ukrainian now fears he will not be able to play after feeling pain in the first set and...

    UN Security Council to Meet on Ukraine Crisis
    Jan17

    UN Security Council to Meet on Ukraine Crisis

    The UN Security Council will meet next week to discuss the flareup of violence in Ukraine, diplomats said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine airport battle rages as clash lurches toward war
    Jan17

    Ukraine airport battle rages as clash lurches toward war

    Ukraine lurched back toward full-scale conflict as government troops repelled an assault by pro-Russian insurgents for control of an eastern airport.Heavy shelling near Donetsk airport kills oneNo Ukraine summit without progress on peace plan, Merkel tells PutinPrayers for peace as Ukraine celebrates Orthodox ChristmasUkrainian army sends...

    11 killed in eastern Ukraine as fighting deepens
    Jan17

    11 killed in eastern Ukraine as fighting deepens

    Ukraine authorities said Friday that 11 people were killed and dozens wounded in fighting in the country’s restive eastern region, in a dangerous sign that the prolonged conflict in the area is descending into bloody violence. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

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