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    Putin accuses Kiev of serving NATO interests
    Jan27

    Putin accuses Kiev of serving NATO interests

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday accused the Ukrainian government forces of effectively implementing NATO’s geopolitical objectives. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    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...

    Putin defiant after more threats from West over Ukraine
    Jan27

    Putin defiant after more threats from West over Ukraine

    MOSCOW, Russia — 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. While the Russian ruble tumbled...

    Last survivors recall Auschwitz, ask if lessons learnt
    Jan27

    Last survivors recall Auschwitz, ask if lessons learnt

    OSWIECIM, Poland (Reuters) – 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. …read more Source: The...

    Colombians celebrate long-awaited Miss Universe title
    Jan27

    Colombians celebrate long-awaited Miss Universe title

    BOGOTA, Colombia — Carnival has come a few weeks early to the Caribbean city of Barranquilla where residents took to the streets on Monday to show their hometown pride after local beauty queen Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe. Even President Juan Manuel Santos took time out during an official visit to France to congratulate Vega for...

    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: China Internet Information...

    Australia PM in ‘Time Warp’ as British Royal Knighted
    Jan27

    Australia PM in ‘Time Warp’ as British Royal Knighted

    Sydney. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott marked his country’s national day on Monday by honoring Britain’s Prince Philip with a knighthood, sparking criticism from the opposition of being in a “time warp”. Abbott said Queen Elizabeth II had accepted his recommendation that her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, be awarded the...

    Deadly Attack on Ukraine City Could Be War Crime: UN
    Jan27

    Deadly Attack on Ukraine City Could Be War Crime: UN

    The UN political chief says deadly rocket attacks on the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol this weekend that “knowingly targeted civilians” violated international humanitarian law and could amount to wa… …read more Source:...

    Euro recovers slightly after Greek polls; ruble sinks
    Jan27

    Euro recovers slightly after Greek polls; ruble sinks

    NEW YORK (AFP) – The euro pulled higher against the dollar in late trade Monday after hitting a 12-year low of $1.1101 in the wake of the leftist Syriza partys victory in Greek elections.The choice of Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras as prime minister raised the prospect of tough talks with Greeces creditors over easing rescue terms, if not...

    World › Russia defiant after more threats from West over Ukraine
    Jan27

    World › 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. While the Russian ruble tumbled further on the news…...

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