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    Ukraine parliament takes historic step toward Nato membership
    Dec23

    Ukraine parliament takes historic step toward Nato membership

    December 23, 2014 6:26 PMKIEV (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament took a historic step toward Nato membership on Tuesday by overwhelmingly voting to revoke the nation’s neutral status, which it adopted under Russian pressure in 2010. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukrainian parliament votes to renounce Ukraine's 'non-aligned' status
    Dec23

    Ukrainian parliament votes to renounce Ukraine's 'non-aligned' status

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Tuesday for the country to renounce its “non-aligned” status and work towards membership in the NATO alliance. …read more Source: The...

    International journalist deaths soar in 2014
    Dec23

    International journalist deaths soar in 2014

    NEW YORK: The gruesome murders of foreign journalists by the Islamic State group contributed to 2014 being a particularly deadly year for international correspondents, an annual review by the Committee to Protect Journalists reported on Tuesday. The CPJ study found that an “unusually high proportion” of the 60 journalists who died...

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian
    Dec23

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian

    DONETSK (AP) -In eastern Ukraine, where the countrys pro-Russian insurgency has claimed thousands of lives, the regions top university is a major victim of the bitterness and rifts the fighting has caused.The conflict has not only split the university in half and forced many students and professors to quit, it also has affected everything from...

    Report: At least 60 journalists killed in 2014
    Dec23

    Report: At least 60 journalists killed in 2014

    At least 60 journalists around the world were killed in 2014 while on the job or because of their work, and 44 percent of them were targeted for murder, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.An “unusually high proportion,” or about one-fourth, of those killed were international journalists, though the overwhelming number of...

    At least 60 journalists killed in 2014
    Dec23

    At least 60 journalists killed in 2014

    NEW YORK— At least 60 journalists around the world were killed in 2014 while on the job or because of their work, and 44 percent of them were targeted for murder, the Committee to Protect Journalists said. An “unusually high proportion,” or about one-fourth, of those killed were international journalists, though the overwhelming number of...

    International journalist deaths soar in 2014
    Dec23

    International journalist deaths soar in 2014

    NEW YORK (AFP) – The gruesome murders of foreign journalists by the Islamic State group contributed to 2014 being a particularly deadly year for international correspondents, an annual review by the Committee to Protect Journalists reported Tuesday.The CPJ study found that an unusually high proportion of the 60 journalists who died...

    From Baltic to Asia, East-West aerial confrontations heat up
    Dec23

    From Baltic to Asia, East-West aerial confrontations heat up

    NEW YORK – From the skies of the Baltic to the South China Sea, a new era of confrontation with Russia and China is pitting US and allied pilots against their counterparts on a scale not seen since the Cold War era.It is, current and former officials say, a major shift for air crews who by and large have spent more than a decade flying...

    International journalist deaths soar in 2014: press watchdog
    Dec23

    International journalist deaths soar in 2014: press watchdog

    NEW YORK – The gruesome murders of foreign journalists by the Islamic State group contributed to 2014 being a particularly deadly year for international correspondents, an annual review by the Committee to Protect Journalists reported Tuesday.The CPJ study found that an “unusually high proportion” of the 60 journalists who died...

    Crisis-hit Russia’s main allies moving closer to Ukraine
    Dec23

    Crisis-hit Russia’s main allies moving closer to Ukraine

    Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev followed his Belarusian counterpart to Ukraine on Monday as Moscow’s old allies reassessed their reliance on Russia in the heat of its financial malaise. Both visits were ostensibly made to kickstart stalled peace talks between Kiev and the two Russian-speaking regions of eastern Ukraine that rebelled...

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