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    Gorbachev warns of major war in Europe over Ukraine
    Jan09

    Gorbachev warns of major war in Europe over Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned that tensions between Russia and European powers over the Ukraine crisis could result in a major conflict or even nuclear war, in an interview to appear in a German news magazine on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    US scaling back bases in Europe in cost-cutting move
    Jan09

    US scaling back bases in Europe in cost-cutting move

    WASHINGTON: The US military said Thursday it will close a major air base in Britain and withdraw from 14 other installations across Europe as part of a reorganisation of forces to save money. The ‘consolidation’ will save the US government about US$500 million a year and not diminish American military power, Pentagon officials said, but the...

    Eight killed in Ukraine as peace talk prospects dim
    Jan09

    Eight killed in Ukraine as peace talk prospects dim

    DONETSK (AFP) – Four Ukrainian soldiers and at least as many civilians died Friday in an upsurge of rocket attacks that came just as prospects for international peace talks on the nine-month crisis dimmed.Local authorities in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk said another nine residents were injured in sporadic clashes that continued from...

    Ministers to meet in Berlin on Monday to discuss Ukraine crisis
    Jan09

    Ministers to meet in Berlin on Monday to discuss Ukraine crisis

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine will meet in Berlin on Monday to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine and the implementation of the Minsk protocol, the German foreign ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Sharapova stamps her authority in Brisbane
    Jan09

    Sharapova stamps her authority in Brisbane

    BRISBANE (AUSTRALIA) – Top seed Maria Sharapova stamped her authority on the Brisbane International when she downed Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina 6-1, 6-3 in the semi-finals on Friday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Four soldiers and two civilians are among dead.
    Jan09

    Four soldiers and two civilians are among dead.

    Four Ukrainian soldiers and two civilians were killed in rocket and mortar attacks in Donetsk on Friday. …read more Source: Radio...

    Leader of Latvia's Russian-speakers fears sanctions backfiring
    Jan09

    Leader of Latvia's Russian-speakers fears sanctions backfiring

    RIGA (Reuters) – It’s not so much the risk of conflict with Russia that worries the mayor of the Latvian capital Riga; it’s the threat to jobs and investment as EU sanctions on Moscow rebound on the economy of the Baltic state. …read more Source: The...

    Six killed ahead of planned Ukraine peace talks
    Jan09

    Six killed ahead of planned Ukraine peace talks

    KIEV (AFP) – Four Ukrainian soldiers and two civilians were reported killed Friday in an upsurge in mortar and rocket attacks launched just days ahead of planned international talks on the crisis.Local authorities in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk said two civilians were killed and seven injured in clashes around the industrial citys...

    Tennis: Sharapova stamps her authority in Brisbane
    Jan09

    Tennis: Sharapova stamps her authority in Brisbane

    BRISBANE (AFP) – Top seed Maria Sharapova stamped her authority on the Brisbane International when she downed Ukraines Elina Svitolina 6-1, 6-3 in the semi-finals on Friday.Sharapova was in magnificent touch as she disposed of Svitolina to set up a dream final against Serbias Ana Ivanovic on Saturday.The Russian world number two also showed...

    Ukraine warned Netherlands of danger before MH17 disaster
    Jan09

    Ukraine warned Netherlands of danger before MH17 disaster

    Ukraine had informed the Netherlands about the dangerous situation in its airspace before the MH17 crash in July last year. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

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