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    France, Poland tell Russia to end ‘all support to separatists’
    Jan30

    France, Poland tell Russia to end ‘all support to separatists’

    PARIS (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande and Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz on Friday called for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine, and for Russia to stop supporting separatists fighting in the countrys east.We urgently call for Russia to contribute to a political solution and to put an end to all forms of support to the...

    Dollar set to end January with record run
    Jan30

    Dollar set to end January with record run

    LONDON – The dollar was poised to end January with its longest run of gains since it was floated in 1971 while European shares were set for their best monthly performance in three years, despite sagging slightly on Friday.The dollar, bolstered by expectations the US Federal Reserve will be the first major central bank to raise interest...

    France, Poland, urge Russia to stop all support to Ukraine separatists
    Jan30

    France, Poland, urge Russia to stop all support to Ukraine separatists

    PARIS (Reuters) – France and Poland urged Russia on Friday to stop all forms of support to separatists in Ukraine and called for an immediate ceasefire, warning that sanctions on Moscow would be maintained and could be extended as long as no political solution was found. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military blames separatists for attack on Donetsk cultural centre
    Jan30

    Ukraine military blames separatists for attack on Donetsk cultural centre

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military blamed separatists for a shell attack on a cultural centre in Donetsk where humanitarian aid was being given out and which it said killed at least seven people on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Minsk peace talks cancelled as 24 killed in latest Ukraine clashes
    Jan30

    Minsk peace talks cancelled as 24 killed in latest Ukraine clashes

    A new round of peace talks between Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels was cancelled on Friday after government officials failed to show up, a rebel spokesman said. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    NATO units set for Baltics, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria
    Jan30

    NATO units set for Baltics, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria

    NATO said Friday it will deploy small units in six eastern European nations to help coordinate a spearhead force set up in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the units in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Bulgaria and Romania will be the first of their kind there. Defense ministers from...

    Ukraine rebels say shells hit cultural centre and bus in Donetsk, 7 killed
    Jan30

    Ukraine rebels say shells hit cultural centre and bus in Donetsk, 7 killed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Shells hit a cultural centre and a trolleybus in separate attacks in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Friday, killing at least seven people, the rebel-controlled administration in the city said. …read more Source: The...

    Putin ally handed contract to build Russian bridge to Crimea
    Jan30

    Putin ally handed contract to build Russian bridge to Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has handed a multi-billion dollar contract to build a bridge to the Crimea peninsula to an ally and former judo partner of Vladimir Putin who is under Western sanctions. …read more Source: The...

    Britain says fighter jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers
    Jan30

    Britain says fighter jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers

    LONDON – British Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to intercept two Russian Bear long-range bombers which had flown close to UK airspace, Britain’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Thursday.The Russian planes were detected flying over the Channel, south of England, on Wednesday and typhoons were launched from Royal Air Force (RAF)...

    NATO chief warns of challenges after ‘black year’
    Jan30

    NATO chief warns of challenges after ‘black year’

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance must be ready to face further challenges after a black year of Russian intervention in Ukraine and terror attacks on Europes streets.Unveiling NATOs 2014 annual report, Stoltenberg said a new rapid reaction force would help cope with changing security environment but urged the 28...

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