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    HRW Calls on Germany to Pressure Ukraine on Civilian Casualties
    Jan06

    HRW Calls on Germany to Pressure Ukraine on Civilian Casualties

    A U.S.-based human rights group is calling on Germany to press Ukraine’s prime minister to ensure Ukrainian forces take all precautions to minimize harm to civilians in their fight against pro-Russia … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Tennis: Ruthless Sharapova brushes Shvedova aside
    Jan06

    Tennis: Ruthless Sharapova brushes Shvedova aside

    BRISBANE (AFP) – Top seed Maria Sharapova began her 2015 campaign in ruthless fashion as she brushed aside Yaroslava Shvedova 6-0, 6-1 in the second round of the Brisbane International Tuesday.Sharapova dominated her opponent in every department as she raced through the first set in just 23 minutes.Shvedova, a qualifier from Kazakhstan, offered...

    Love in limbo in rebel-held east Ukraine
    Jan06

    Love in limbo in rebel-held east Ukraine

    DONETSK (AFP) ― When Alla Syrovatskaya’s boyfriend of some two years proposed to her she immediately began planning her …read more Source: The Korea...

    13 Ukraine soldiers killed in road crash in east
    Jan06

    13 Ukraine soldiers killed in road crash in east

    KIEV (AFP) – Thirteen Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 17 injured when the bus they were travelling in collided with military trucks in bad weather in the war-torn east, officials said on Tuesday.The collision Monday night was due to bad weather and took place during the rotation of professional soldiers and volunteers deployed in eastern...

    Olympics: Beijing hands over 2022 Winter Games bid
    Jan06

    Olympics: Beijing hands over 2022 Winter Games bid

    LAUSANNE (AFP) – Beijing leaders on Tuesday handed over their official bid to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics to the IOC heightening their battle with Kazakhstans Almaty.The event is guaranteed to be staged in Asia as Beijing and Almaty are the only candidates. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will make a final decision in July.Liu...

    World losing capacity to prevent conflict: UN refugee chief
    Jan06

    World losing capacity to prevent conflict: UN refugee chief

    ANKARA (AFP) – The world is losing its ability to prevent conflicts and the lack of effective leadership has led to the worst displacement situation since World War II, the UN refugee chief warned Tuesday.Antonio Guterres, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, said in Ankara that the twin crises in Iraq and Syria had created a serious...

    At least 12 Ukrainian servicemen killed in road accident
    Jan06

    At least 12 Ukrainian servicemen killed in road accident

    KIEV – At least 12 Ukrainian serviceman were killed and more than 20 injured when some military trucks collided with their bus in eastern Ukraine, police said on Tuesday.The accident took place late on Monday near an area of conflict with pro-Russian separatists who are fighting Ukrainian government forces, they said. The military...

    18 were injured in the incident.
    Jan06

    18 were injured in the incident.

    In Ukraine, 12 soldiers were killed and 18 injured when a bus collided with military vehicles. According to officials, the collision was due to bad weather. …read more Source: Radio...

    12 Ukraine soldiers killed in road crash in east: national guard
    Jan06

    12 Ukraine soldiers killed in road crash in east: national guard

    KIEV – Twelve Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 18 injured when a bus collided with military vehicles in bad weather in the war-torn east, the national guard said Tuesday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Conflict in rebel-held eastern Ukraine leaves love lives in limbo
    Jan06

    Conflict in rebel-held eastern Ukraine leaves love lives in limbo

    When Alla Syrovatskaya’s boyfriend of some two years proposed to her she immediately began planning her autumn wedding, the traditional ceremony she dreamed of and the dress she always wanted. But what the petite shop assistant couldn’t possibly envision was the Russian-backed rebellion that came a few months later, plunging her home...

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