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    Unicef seeks US$3.1 billion aid for ‘new generation’ of crises
    Jan29

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

    The UN children’s agency launched a record US$3.1 billion (RM11.3 billion) aid appeal today 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...

    Malaysia Declares MH370 an ‘Accident’, Airline to Proceed With Compensation
    Jan29

    Malaysia Declares MH370 an ‘Accident’, Airline to Proceed With Compensation

    Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia declared on Thursday the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an accident, clearing the way for the airline to pay compensation to victims’ relatives while the search for the plane goes on. The Boeing 777 aircraft disappeared on March 8 last year, carrying 239 passengers and crew shortly after taking off...

    Rights abuses fuelled rise of Islamic militants: HRW
    Jan29

    Rights abuses fuelled rise of Islamic militants: HRW

    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...

    Putin says Russia to remain part of global economy
    Jan29

    Putin says Russia to remain part of global economy

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia will remain a part of the global economy but needs to strengthen its financial and economic sovereignty.Addressing Russian regional leaders, Putin said regional chiefs must track food inflation to prevent any price “speculation”. Russia’s economy has been hit by...

    Tighter sanctions on Russia cannot replace Ukraine peace plan – Austria's Faymann
    Jan29

    Tighter sanctions on Russia cannot replace Ukraine peace plan – Austria's Faymann

    SLAVKOV, Czech Republic (Reuters) – Stricter sanctions on Russia cannot replace a peace plan for the Ukraine crisis and are an emergency solution at best, Austria’s Chancellor Werner Faymann said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Rights abuses fuelled rise of Islamic militants: HRW
    Jan29

    Rights abuses fuelled rise of Islamic militants: HRW

    BEIRUT: 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...

    Gorbachev warns of ‘hot’ war as Europe sets new Russia sanctions
    Jan29

    Gorbachev warns of ‘hot’ war as Europe sets new Russia sanctions

    MOSCOW – Europe prepared Thursday to draft even tougher sanctions against Russia over Ukraine as ex-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned against the danger of an increasingly isolated Kremlin fighting back.The last Soviet leader’s words of caution came with the daily death toll in Ukraine’s separatist east spiking again with...

    HRW: Rights abuses fuelled rise of Islamic militants
    Jan29

    HRW: Rights abuses fuelled rise of Islamic militants

    WASHINGTON: 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...

    Ukraine says five serviceman killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours
    Jan29

    Ukraine says five serviceman killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 29 wounded in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions in the past 24 hours, Kiev military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Malaysia declares MH370 an “accident”, airline to proceed with compensation
    Jan29

    Malaysia declares MH370 an “accident”, airline to proceed with compensation

    The Boeing 777 aircraft disappeared on March 8 last year, carrying 239 passengers and crew. Malaysia has declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an “accident”, its Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) said on Thursday. The Boeing 777 aircraft disappeared on March 8 last year, carrying 239 passengers and crew shortly after...

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