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    EU FMs to discuss Ukraine crisis
    Jan26

    EU FMs to discuss Ukraine crisis

    Foreign policy chief of the European Union Federica Mogherini said on Sunday that she decided to convene an extraordinary ministerial meeting to discuss the Ukraine crisis amid escalation of violence in the country in the coming Thursday. …read more Source: China...

    Australia PM in ‘time warp’ as British royal knighted
    Jan26

    Australia PM in ‘time warp’ as British royal knighted

    Sydney (AFP) – Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott marked his countrys national day Monday by honouring Britains 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 nations...

    Miss Colombia is crowned Miss Universe
    Jan26

    Miss Colombia is crowned Miss Universe

    Miss Colombia Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe in a live show in Miami Sunday night. Miss USA Nia Sanchez from Las Vegas, Nev., was named a runner-up, along with Miss Ukraine Diana Harkusha. Vega, the 21-year-old granddaughter of celebrated Colombian singer Gastón Vega, is a student of business from the northern Colombia city of...

    Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe; Miss USA runner-up
    Jan26

    Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe; Miss USA runner-up

    Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out contestants from 87 other countries.Miss USA Nia Sanchez and Miss Ukraine Diana Harkusha were the runners-up during Sunday’s competition.Vega said the contests leading to Miss Universe were the first she’d participated in and will be her last, as she’s eager...

    Russian Foreign Minister said the bloc should push Ukraine towards political dialogue with separatists in its east region.
    Jan26

    Russian Foreign Minister said the bloc should push Ukraine towards political dialogue with separatists in its east region.

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has blamed the upsurge in fighting in eastern Ukraine on government forces. He was talking to his US counterpart John Kerry by telephone. In a separate phone call to the European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, the Russian Foreign Minister said the bloc should push Ukraine towards...

    UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis after deadly clashes
    Jan26

    UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis after deadly clashes

    Kiev (AFP) – The UN Security Council will hold a special meeting Monday on the violence in eastern Ukraine after a rocket barrage blamed on Kremlin-backed rebels killed 30 and threatened to open up a new front in the war.US President Barack Obama vowed to ramp up pressure on Russia after Saturdays assault on Mariupol — the main city...

    Lavrov blames upsurge in Ukraine fighting on Kiev troops
    Jan26

    Lavrov blames upsurge in Ukraine fighting on Kiev troops

    MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking to his US counterpart John Kerry on Sunday, blamed the upsurge in fighting in eastern Ukraine on government forces he said were “constantly” shelling towns. “Sergei Lavrov pointed out that an escalation of the situation is a result of Ukrainian troops crudely violating the Minsk...

    World › Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe; Miss USA runner-up
    Jan26

    World › Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe; Miss USA runner-up

    Miss Colombia Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe Sunday, beating out contestants from 87 other countries. Miss USA Nia Sanchez and Miss Ukraine Diana Harkusha were the runners-up during Sunday’s competition. Vega said the contests leading to Miss Universe were the first she’d participated in and will be her last,… …read more...

    Miss Colombia Paulina Vega is new Miss Universe
    Jan26

    Miss Colombia Paulina Vega is new Miss Universe

    MANILA, Philippines — Twenty-two-year-old Paulina Vega from Colombia was crowned the winner of the 63rd Miss Universe in Doral City, Florida, Monday morning (Philippine time). Wearing a silver gown, Vega bested 87 other candidates to win the crown. Other candidates with Vega in the top 5 were: 1st runner up—Miss USA Nia Sanchez 2nd...

    UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis after deadly clashes
    Jan26

    UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis after deadly clashes

    KIEV – The UN Security Council will hold a special meeting Monday on the violence in eastern Ukraine after a rocket barrage blamed on Kremlin-backed rebels killed 30 and threatened to open up a new front in the war.US President Barack Obama vowed to ramp up pressure on Russia after Saturday’s assault on Mariupol – the main city...

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