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    Grozny: 20 dead in hours-long gunbattle between police and Islamic militants
    Dec05

    Grozny: 20 dead in hours-long gunbattle between police and Islamic militants

    Chechen regional leader Ramzan Kadyrov. A gun battle broke out early Thursday in the capital of Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, puncturing the patina of stability ensured by years of heavy-handed rule by a Kremlin-appointed leader. Police waged hours-long gunbattle with Islamic militants who attacked Chechnya’s capital...

    Obama to announce his choice for new US defense secretary on December 5
    Dec05

    Obama to announce his choice for new US defense secretary on December 5

    This Nov. 24, 2014, file photo shows President Barack Obama, right, reaching to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, following an announcement of Hagel’s resignation during an event in the State Dining Room of the White House. (Source:AP) President Barack Obama’s choice for his new defense chief, to be announced on December 5, faces...

    Online freedom declines, amid NSA effect
    Dec05

    Online freedom declines, amid NSA effect

    WASHINGTON: Internet freedom suffered this year as a growing number of countries stepped up efforts to spy on users and censor online postings, a global survey showed on Thursday. The report by the non-government watchdog group Freedom House said online freedom declined in 36 of 65 countries surveyed. In some cases, governments use revelations...

    Ukraine unlikely to join NATO in near future
    Dec05

    Ukraine unlikely to join NATO in near future

    Although Ukraine has officially informed NATO that it will abandon its non-aligned status, the country seems unlikely to join the alliance in the near future. …read more Source: China...

    Ukraine unlikely to join NATO in near future
    Dec05

    Ukraine unlikely to join NATO in near future

    Although Ukraine has officially informed NATO that it will abandon its non-aligned status, the country seems unlikely to join the alliance in the near future. …read more Source:...

    EU’s foreign policy chief calls for reduced tension in Ukraine
    Dec05

    EU’s foreign policy chief calls for reduced tension in Ukraine

    The European Union(EU) foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Thursday underlined the necessity to reduce tensions in Ukraine and move towards a lasting ceasefire. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukrainian president announces “day of silence” for eastern regions
    Dec05

    Ukrainian president announces “day of silence” for eastern regions

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ordered the military forces to hold the so-called “day of silence” in eastern regions, starting from next Tuesday, the presidential press service said Thursday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    World › Putin says West seeks to undermine Russia, Crimea ‘sacred’
    Dec05

    World › Putin says West seeks to undermine Russia, Crimea ‘sacred’

    President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused the West of exploiting the Ukraine crisis to undermine an increasingly confident Russia, and said Crimea was “sacred” to Moscow. In his annual state-of-the-nation address, Putin said Russia was justified in its stance on Ukraine but that Moscow would not sever ties with the… …read...

    Ukraine, Pro-Russia Rebels Announce December 9 Truce
    Dec05

    Ukraine, Pro-Russia Rebels Announce December 9 Truce

    Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels said on Thursday they had agreed to halt fire across the eastern war zone on December 9 under the terms of a Kremlin-brokered truce. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, rebels announce Dec. 9 cease-fire
    Dec04

    Ukraine, rebels announce Dec. 9 cease-fire

    Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels said on Thursday they had agree to halt fire across the eastern war zone on Dec. 9 under the terms of a Kremlin-brokered truce. President Petro Poroshenko said the terms of the new cease-fire were already included in an earlier peace deal agreed with the help of European representatives in […] The post Ukraine,...

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