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    Chinese envoy calls for political settlement of Ukraine issue
    Jan27

    Chinese envoy calls for political settlement of Ukraine issue

    A Chinese envoy to the United Nations Monday called for a political settlement of the Ukrainian issue by fully considering its complex historical factors and realities. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Attack on Ukraine’s Mariupol targeted civilians: UN
    Jan27

    Attack on Ukraine’s Mariupol targeted civilians: UN

    MOSCOW – The UN said a rocket attack that killed 30 people in a city in eastern Ukraine deliberately targeted civilians, as Russian President Vladimir Putin spurned Western calls to rein in a pro-Moscow insurgency. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Euro ticks up after Greek poll plunge
    Jan27

    Euro ticks up after Greek poll plunge

    TOKYO (AFP) – The euro inched higher on Tuesday after plunging in the wake of the leftist Syriza partys victory in Greek elections, while the ruble dropped after Standard & Poors cut Russias debt rating to junk.In Tokyo, the common currency bought $1.1251 and 133.31 yen, up from $1.1234 and 133.12 yen in New York.The unit had briefly...

    Inquiry begins into Russian ex-spy’s radiation death
    Jan27

    Inquiry begins into Russian ex-spy’s radiation death

    LONDON: The most sensational spy tale since the Cold War lands in a London court on Tuesday as an inquiry begins to examine alleged Russian state involvement in the radiation poisoning death of Alexander Litvinenko. The former agent with Russia’s FSB security service, who was doing work for Britain’s MI6, was killed with Polonium-210...

    Last survivors recall Auschwitz, ask if lessons learned
    Jan27

    Last survivors recall Auschwitz, ask if lessons learned

    OSWIECIM, Poland – Russia’s Vladimir Putin will be absent from the main event marking 70 years since Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz death camp in Poland, held against a backdrop of hostilities in Ukraine and warnings of a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.The commemoration on Tuesday at the site in southern Poland where the Nazis...

    Kiev declares state of emergency in eastern Ukraine
    Jan27

    Kiev declares state of emergency in eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said Monday that his government has imposed a state of emergency in the restive eastern regions in the wake of intensified fighting. …read more Source:...

    Columbia, Indonesia book wins at pageant
    Jan27

    Columbia, Indonesia book wins at pageant

    Colombia’s Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday, Monday in Jakarta, beating out contenders from the US, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at the world’s top beauty pageant in Florida.The 22-year-old business student, the granddaughter of legendary tenor Gaston Vega and 1953 Miss Atlantico Elvira Castillo, triumphed over...

    Russia defiant after more threats from West over Ukraine
    Jan27

    Russia defiant after more threats from West over Ukraine

    A defiant President Vladimir Putin on Monday called the Ukrainian army a “Nato foreign legion,” reflecting his readiness to stand up to the West regardless of rising economic costs, as Standard & Poor’s rating agency downgraded Russia’s credit rating to junk. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russia raids TV channel in Crimea
    Jan27

    Russia raids TV channel in Crimea

    Russian law enforcement officials on Monday raided the premises of Tatar television station ATR in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula Moscow annexed from Ukraine last March, triggering criticism from the OSCE, the European rights watchdog. …read more Source: The Times of...

    1st LD Writethru: EU pledges additional 15 mln euros of humanitarian aid to Ukraine 
    Jan27

    1st LD Writethru: EU pledges additional 15 mln euros of humanitarian aid to Ukraine 

    The European Commission was pledging an additional 15 million euros (about 16.95 million U.S. dollars) in humanitarian assistance to Ukraine, according to a press release issued by the European Commission here on Monday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

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