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    East Ukraine rebels plan 'general mobilisation'
    Feb02

    East Ukraine rebels plan 'general mobilisation'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Separatist forces fighting government forces in eastern Ukraine plan a “general mobilisation” under which thousands of men will be called up, one of their main leaders was quoted as saying on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Global officials meet on safety after aviation calamities
    Feb02

    Global officials meet on safety after aviation calamities

    Government and aviation industry officials from dozens of countries are meeting in Montreal this week to try to find consensus on how to keep from losing airliners like the one that vanished in Asia and another shot down in Eastern Europe.It is only the second high-level safety conference in the 70-year history of the International Civil Aviation...

    Immigrants could wait until 2019 to have cases resolved
    Feb02

    Immigrants could wait until 2019 to have cases resolved

    Thousands of immigrants seeking legalization through the U.S. court system have had their hearings canceled and are being told by the government that it may be 2019 or later before their futures are resolved.Some immigration lawyers fear the delay will leave their clients at risk of deportation as evidence becomes dated, witnesses disappear,...

    New Greek PM in ally Cyprus on first foreign visit
    Feb02

    New Greek PM in ally Cyprus on first foreign visit

    LARNACA, Cyprus – Greece’s radical new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrived in Cyprus Monday, making his first foreign visit to a close ally that has also been ravaged by the eurozone debt crisis.Tsipras was met at the airport by Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides before heading to the capital Nicosia for talks with President Nicos...

    Fierce fighting rages for key Ukraine town
    Feb02

    Fierce fighting rages for key Ukraine town

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine – Battles raged Sunday between government forces and pro-Russian rebels for control of a strategic transport hub as the death toll mounted in east Ukraine following the collapse of ceasefire talks.Intense artillery fire thundered around the Kiev-controlled town of Debaltseve, a key position between the rebel bastions of...

    Ukraine says five more soldiers killed overnight in fighting in the east
    Feb02

    Ukraine says five more soldiers killed overnight in fighting in the east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 29 wounded in fighting against Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, a Ukraine military spokesman said on Monday morning. …read more Source: The...

    Pakistan among top five ‘least favourable’ countries for Britons: research
    Feb02

    Pakistan among top five ‘least favourable’ countries for Britons: research

    LONDON- Pakistan has been ranked fourth in the top five of the least favourable countries for British citizens, according to a survey conducted by think-tank Chatnam House on public attitudes towards other countries, The Independent reported. According to the report, the research; conducted in August 2014 and titled ‘Internationalism or...

    Global officials meet on safety after aviation calamities
    Feb02

    Global officials meet on safety after aviation calamities

    WASHINGTON — Government and aviation industry officials from dozens of countries are meeting in Montreal this week to try to find consensus on how to keep from losing airliners like the one that vanished in Asia and another shot down in Eastern Europe. It is only the second high-level safety conference in the 70-year history of the...

    Germany France Call For Immediate Cease-Fire In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb02

    Germany France Call For Immediate Cease-Fire In Eastern Ukraine

    French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have called for “an immediate cease-fire” in eastern Ukraine, a day after the latest … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Military conflict between US and Russia would be unwise: Obama
    Feb02

    Military conflict between US and Russia would be unwise: Obama

    File Photo. (Source: AP) Engaging in a military conflict with Russia amid growing tensions between Moscow and Washington would be unwise, US president Barack Obama has said adding that the US policy of imposing tough sanctions on Russia after the latter’s actions in Ukraine has badly hit the Russian economy. “I don’t think that it...

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