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    EU court upholds sanctions on Assad uncle
    Jan21

    EU court upholds sanctions on Assad uncle

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Judges in the European Union upheld EU sanctions against a wealthy uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a judgement released by the General Court on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Backing down over Ukraine, could hurt public support for Putin
    Jan21

    Backing down over Ukraine, could hurt public support for Putin

    MOSCOW – A surge in violence in east Ukraine is undermining international hopes that Russia’s financial crisis and Western sanctions will force President Vladimir Putin to change policy on the conflict.There is a growing sense of foreboding as fighting between Ukrainian government forces and separatists intensifies, complicating...

    Putin not flinching on Ukraine despite economic crisis
    Jan21

    Putin not flinching on Ukraine despite economic crisis

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A surge in violence in east Ukraine is undermining international hopes that Russia’s financial crisis and Western sanctions will force President Vladimir Putin to change policy on the conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says it has seen no proof its troops, arms entered Ukraine
    Jan21

    Russia says it has seen no proof its troops, arms entered Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow has been presented with no evidence of Russian soldiers and weapons entering east Ukraine despite Western accusations that Russia is reinforcing rebels there, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Five civilians dead as fresh battles rock east Ukraine’s Donetsk
    Jan21

    Five civilians dead as fresh battles rock east Ukraine’s Donetsk

    At least five civilians have been killed and 29 wounded following fresh clashes between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels in Donetsk. …read more Source: Channel...

    Five civilians dead as fresh battles rock east Ukraine’s Donetsk
    Jan21

    Five civilians dead as fresh battles rock east Ukraine’s Donetsk

    KIEV – Fresh clashes between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels rocked Donetsk in the country’s war-torn east Wednesday, killing at least five civilians and wounding 29 others ahead of high-stakes peace talks, officials said.The deaths came with concerns mounting over the fate of civilians in the nine-month-old conflict that has...

    5 Civilians Killed Overnight in East Ukraine’s Donetsk: Official
    Jan21

    5 Civilians Killed Overnight in East Ukraine’s Donetsk: Official

    Fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels in Donetsk overnight in the country’s east killed at least five civilians and wounded 29, officials said Wednesday ahead of high-stakes peace t… …read more Source:...

    A father buries his 4-year-old son and curses Ukraine’s war
    Jan21

    A father buries his 4-year-old son and curses Ukraine’s war

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AFP) – Vladimir Bobryshchev was returning home early on a recent morning after a long night of work when a rocket ripped through the sky, falling straight toward his home.He saw it hit his house, and he rushed over to save his two sons and his wife. This week, he stood in a cemetery in the rebel bastion of Donetsk burying...

    Davos elite gather in shadow of attacks
    Jan21

    Davos elite gather in shadow of attacks

    Davos (Switzerland) (AFP) – The worlds political and business elite gather for their annual meeting in the glitzy Swiss ski resort of Davos from Wednesday, with the shadow of recent attacks in France and ongoing global conflicts looming large.French President Francois Hollande and US Secretary of State John Kerry will be among the 2,500...

    Davos elite gather in shadow of attacks
    Jan21

    Davos elite gather in shadow of attacks

    DAVOS, Switzerland – The world’s political and business elite gather for their annual meeting in the glitzy Swiss ski resort of Davos from Wednesday, with the shadow of recent attacks in France and ongoing global conflicts looming large.French President Francois Hollande and US Secretary of State John Kerry will be among the 2,500...

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