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    Romney says he’s not running – for US Senate
    Jan17

    Romney says he’s not running – for US Senate

    WASHINGTON – Mitt Romney kept them guessing.In his first prominent speech since telling donors last week he was still interested in the White House, the 2012 Republican nominee hinted and quipped about a possible presidential run next year but stopped well short of any announcement.With the 2016 election cycle clearly underway and Jeb Bush...

    Verdasco wins Kooyong title over injured Dolgopolov
    Jan17

    Verdasco wins Kooyong title over injured Dolgopolov

    MELBOURNE – Spain’s Fernando Verdasco claimed a second title five years after his first at the Kooyong Classic on Friday when opponent Alexandr Dolgopolov was forced to retire with a knee injury. With the Australian Open starting on Monday, the Ukrainian now fears he will not be able to play after feeling pain in the first set and...

    UN Security Council to Meet on Ukraine Crisis
    Jan17

    UN Security Council to Meet on Ukraine Crisis

    The UN Security Council will meet next week to discuss the flareup of violence in Ukraine, diplomats said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine airport battle rages as clash lurches toward war
    Jan17

    Ukraine airport battle rages as clash lurches toward war

    Ukraine lurched back toward full-scale conflict as government troops repelled an assault by pro-Russian insurgents for control of an eastern airport.Heavy shelling near Donetsk airport kills oneNo Ukraine summit without progress on peace plan, Merkel tells PutinPrayers for peace as Ukraine celebrates Orthodox ChristmasUkrainian army sends...

    11 killed in eastern Ukraine as fighting deepens
    Jan17

    11 killed in eastern Ukraine as fighting deepens

    Ukraine authorities said Friday that 11 people were killed and dozens wounded in fighting in the country’s restive eastern region, in a dangerous sign that the prolonged conflict in the area is descending into bloody violence. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Deadly Ukraine clashes cast further doubt on peace talks
    Jan16

    Deadly Ukraine clashes cast further doubt on peace talks

    A burst of violence in Ukraine cast further doubt over whether a planned summit can bring peace, with at least 11 people killed in clashes between the army and pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: Channel...

    War crimes court opens probe into Palestinian territories
    Jan16

    War crimes court opens probe into Palestinian territories

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands: (AP) – The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court launched a preliminary probe Friday that could clear the way for a full-scale investigation into possible war crimes in Palestinian territoriesplunging the court into the most politically charged conflict it has ever tackled.Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said in a...

    U.S., UK agree sanctions to remain on Russia – Obama
    Jan16

    U.S., UK agree sanctions to remain on Russia – Obama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron have agreed to keep sanctions on Russia until it stops its aggression in Ukraine, Obama told a press conference on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Fighting rages at airport, new Ukraine peace talks elusive
    Jan16

    Fighting rages at airport, new Ukraine peace talks elusive

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting raged at the international airport in the big Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Friday as a fresh attempt to resume peace talks to end the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine failed. …read more Source: The...

    Obama, Cameron vow to defeat extremists
    Jan16

    Obama, Cameron vow to defeat extremists

    Mentioning the TTP attack on a school in Peshawar as an example of how extremists were targeting children, US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Thursday to work together to defeat these forces of evil. “We will defeat these barbaric killers and their distorted ideology, which tries to justify the murder of...

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