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    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...

    WHO- 4,808 killed, nearly 10,500 injured in Ukraine conflict
    Jan16

    WHO- 4,808 killed, nearly 10,500 injured in Ukraine conflict

    Dorit Nitzan, the World Health Organization’s representative for Ukraine, has said that as of January 6, 4,808 people had been killed and 10,468 injured in the Ukrainian conflict, RIA Novosti reported. The WHO cannot help people in eastern Ukraine for security reasons after fighting had resumed there recently, despite the Minsk peace...

    WHO sounds alarm on Ukraine’s creaking health system
    Jan16

    WHO sounds alarm on Ukraine’s creaking health system

    GENEVA (AFP) – Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine has wreaked havoc on the health system, with more than five million people affected, the United Nations said on Friday.The World Health Organization said access to primary, secondary and emergency health services was critically needed, adding that the health infrastructure was buckling under...

    Russia could soon run multiple Ukraine-sized operations – U.S. general
    Jan16

    Russia could soon run multiple Ukraine-sized operations – U.S. general

    WIESBADEN, Germany (Reuters) – Russia is working to develop within a few years the capability to threaten several neighbours at once on the scale of its present operation in Ukraine, a senior American general said. …read more Source: The...

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