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    Ukraine rebels say government forces pushed back near Donetsk
    Jan27

    Ukraine rebels say government forces pushed back near Donetsk

    KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatist forces said on Tuesday they had pushed Ukrainian government troops out of two districts on the outskirts of their main stronghold Donetsk, and their aim was to expand their control to the entire region. …read more Source: The...

    EU leaders threaten more anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine
    Jan27

    EU leaders threaten more anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine

    Brussels: European Union leaders are threatening fresh sanctions against Russia because of what it sees as “growing support” of Moscow for separatists in eastern Ukraine during intensified fighting over the past days.In Tuesday’s rare joint declaration outside the.. …read more Source: India...

    Survivors return to Auschwitz as leaders warn of anti-Semitism
    Jan27

    Survivors return to Auschwitz as leaders warn of anti-Semitism

    OSWIECIM (AFP) – Elderly Holocaust survivors returned to the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp Tuesday, 70 years after it was liberated, to bear witness to one of historys worst atrocities for what may be their last time – and urge the world never to forget.Around 300 survivors, some of them wearing scarves in the blue-and-white...

    In response to Ukraine crisis, Berlin to launch new think tank
    Jan27

    In response to Ukraine crisis, Berlin to launch new think tank

    BERLIN (Reuters) – In a recognition that Germany needs to rethink its relations with Russia as a result of the crisis in Ukraine, the foreign ministry plans to invest millions of euros in a new institute devoted to the study of post-Soviet states. …read more Source: The...

    World leaders join last survivors in recalling Auschwitz
    Jan27

    World leaders join last survivors in recalling Auschwitz

    OSWIECIM, Poland (Reuters) – World leaders joined around 300 Auschwitz survivors at the site of the former Nazi death camp on Tuesday to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, an anniversary held in the shadow of war in Ukraine and a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe. …read more Source: The...

    New Greek government complains about EU Ukraine statement
    Jan27

    New Greek government complains about EU Ukraine statement

    ATHENS (Reuters) – The new Greek government of leftwing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras complained to European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Tuesday, saying it had not been consulted about a statement on the growing crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    New Greek government complains about EU Ukraine statement
    Jan27

    New Greek government complains about EU Ukraine statement

    ATHENS (Reuters) – The new Greek government of leftwing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras complained to European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Tuesday, saying it had not been consulted about a statement on the growing crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    EU threatens new Russia sanctions over Ukraine violence
    Jan27

    EU threatens new Russia sanctions over Ukraine violence

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – European Union leaders on Tuesday threatened new sanctions against Russia over a bloody offensive by pro-Kremlin Ukrainian rebels, backing, the latest bid to pressure a defiant President Vladimir Putin.The decision came a day after Standard and Poors downgraded Russias foreign currency rating to junk because of its eroding...

    Auschwitz liberation anniversary – LIVE REPORT
    Jan27

    Auschwitz liberation anniversary – LIVE REPORT

    14:38 GMT – Dignitaries – Dignitaries at the ceremony include Belgium’s King Philip I, French President Francois Hollande, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands. …read more Source:...

    Last survivors recall Auschwitz, ask if lessons learned
    Jan27

    Last survivors recall Auschwitz, ask if lessons learned

    OSWIECIM, Poland (Reuters) – Around 300 survivors of the Auschwitz death camp were gathering on Tuesday to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, joined by world leaders for a commemoration held in the shadow of war in Ukraine and a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe. …read more Source: The...

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