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    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...

    Ms Universe dream ends for PH’s MJ Lastimosa
    Jan26

    Ms Universe dream ends for PH’s MJ Lastimosa

    MANILA, Philippines—Philippines bet Mary Jean “MJ” Lastimosa failed to bag the third Miss Universe win for the country as she ran short of breaking into the competition’s Final 5 Monday morning (Philippine time). Lastimosa elicited loud cheers from the crowd as she did her signature “bomb” walk, wearing an...

    15 finalists, including Indonesia, named for Miss Universe crown
    Jan26

    15 finalists, including Indonesia, named for Miss Universe crown

    Miss USA, Miss Venezuela and Miss Colombia have been named among the 15 finalists competing to be crowned Miss Universe.The contestants were narrowed from 88 during the preliminary competition in recent days, but the results were only announced during the live show Sunday night.”I thought I was done for sure there,” said Miss...

    Escalating rebel violence kills dozens in eastern Ukraine
    Jan26

    Escalating rebel violence kills dozens in eastern Ukraine

    A gunfight at a Ukrainian army checkpoint and an assault in the port city of Mariupol reportedly leaves dozens dead, as Kiev faces an uptick in separatist violence in eastern Ukraine.Rebels press Ukraine offensive, Obama promises steps against ‘Russian-backed aggression’At least 8 civilians killed in shelling of Ukrainian trolleybus...

    UN Security Council to Meet on Ukraine Crisis After Deadly Clashes
    Jan26

    UN Security Council to Meet on Ukraine Crisis After Deadly Clashes

    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 … …read more Source:...

    BREAK: Philippines in Top 10 of Ms U pageant
    Jan26

    BREAK: Philippines in Top 10 of Ms U pageant

    MANILA, Philippines — Miss Philippines Mary Jean “MJ” Lastimosa has broken into the Top 10 of the 63rd Miss Universe pageant to continue her pursuit of the crown. Lastimosa was fifth to be called after Miss Argentina in the pageant being held Sunday night (Monday morning in Manila) in the city of Doral in Florida, United States....

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

    Australia PM in ‘time warp’ as British royal knighted

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

    PH’s MJ Lastimosa reaches Top 10 of Miss Universe 2014
    Jan26

    PH’s MJ Lastimosa reaches Top 10 of Miss Universe 2014

    MANILA, Philippines—Philippines bet Mary Jean “MJ” Lastimosa inched closer to the much coveted Miss Universe 2014 crown after making it to the Top 10 of the competition Monday morning (Philippine time). Lastimosa was stunning as she strutted the stage in her pink Yamamay swimsuit. Singer Prince Royce performed “Stuck on a...

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30
    Jan26

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

    Ukraine’s president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people. …read more Source: The Times of...

    30 people killed in attack on Mariupol
    Jan26

    30 people killed in attack on Mariupol

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has chaired an emergency roundtable meeting of the country’s National Security and Defence Council. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

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