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    Moscow, Washington discuss possible Kerry visit to Russia – sources
    Jan30

    Moscow, Washington discuss possible Kerry visit to Russia – sources

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow and Washington are discussing a possible visit to Russia by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss the Ukraine crisis, diplomatic sources say. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine crisis
    Jan30

    Ukraine crisis

    Relatives of reservists, called up to participate in the fighting in the east of Ukraine, react during a parting ceremony at a one of the recruiting offices in Kiev …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine peace talks due as EU hits Russia with more sanctions
    Jan30

    Ukraine peace talks due as EU hits Russia with more sanctions

    MINSK – Negotiators from Ukraine, Russia and Europe are set to hold fresh peace talks Friday in a bid to end a surge in fighting between Kiev and Kremlin-backed rebels, with tensions running high after the EU hit Moscow with more sanctions. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    EU expands Russia sanctions as new Ukraine talks loom
    Jan30

    EU expands Russia sanctions as new Ukraine talks loom

    Brussels (AFP) – The EU agreed Thursday to expand its sanctions against Russia as Ukraines warring parties announced fresh truce talks to end a surge in fighting between Kiev and Kremlin-backed rebels.Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned meanwhile that the threat of further sanctions risked turning the new Cold War atmosphere into...

    Worst-case scenario: Everything can go wrong this year
    Jan30

    Worst-case scenario: Everything can go wrong this year

    Tsipras forged path to power on promise to keep Euro and end austerityRebels press Ukraine offensive, Obama promises steps against ‘Russian-backed aggression’IMF lowers global growth forecast by most in three yearsPeace games: aid agency plays out Ebola, starvation scenarios with the tools of Roman generals …read more Source:...

    Rights abuses fueled rise of Islamic militants: Human Rights Watch
    Jan30

    Rights abuses fueled rise of Islamic militants: Human Rights Watch

    Governments increasingly view human rights as “a luxury” they can ill afford, Human Rights Watch said Thursday, warning that abuses fuel crises in world trouble spots like Syria and Ukraine. Western powers, including the United States, are far from blameless and in some cases their wrongdoing has fed the very climate in which serial rights […]...

    Russia warns West support for Kiev could lead to ‘catastrophe’
    Jan30

    Russia warns West support for Kiev could lead to ‘catastrophe’

    Russia’s envoy to the European security watchdog OSCE urged the United States and Europe on Thursday to stop supporting the “party of war” in Ukraine and warned “catastrophe” could result, Interfax news agency reported.Ukraine rebels move to encircle government troops in new advanceEscalating rebel violence kills...

    Death Toll Mounts in Intense Clashes in East Ukraine
    Jan30

    Death Toll Mounts in Intense Clashes in East Ukraine

    Five Ukrainian soldiers and three civilians have been killed as a result of fighting in Ukraine’s separatist eastern regions in the past 24 hours, Kiev authorities said on Thursday, reporting no let-u… …read more Source:...

    Unicef seeks $3.1b aid for ‘new generation’ of crises
    Jan30

    Unicef seeks $3.1b aid for ‘new generation’ of crises

    GENEVA – The UN children’s agency launched a record $3.1 billion aid appeal on Thursday to help 62 million children at risk from a “new generation” of humanitarian crises. The threats ranged from the brutal war in Syria that shows no sign of ending after nearly four years to the Ebola outbreak in west Africa and the Ukraine conflict....

    EU expands Russia sanctions as new Ukraine talks loom
    Jan30

    EU expands Russia sanctions as new Ukraine talks loom

    The EU agreed on Thursday to expand its sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s warring parties announced fresh truce talks to end a surge in fighting between Kiev and Kremlin-backed rebels. …read more Source: The Times of...

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