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    Top news of 2014 left public grasping for answers
    Dec21

    Top news of 2014 left public grasping for answers

    More than nine months after searchers began scouring the seas for a Malaysia Airlines jetliner that vanished with 239 people aboard, the catastrophe defies resolution.The long hunt for clues to Flight 370’s fate set the tone for many of the headlines that defined 2014. It was a year that often left the public and its leaders grasping for...

    Russia vows to retaliate against new US, Canadian sanctions
    Dec21

    Russia vows to retaliate against new US, Canadian sanctions

    Russia vowed Saturday to take retaliatory measures against fresh U.S. and Canadian sanctions, calling the moves an evidence that the West lacks interest in settling the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Soldiers and civilians arrested for Phuket abduction
    Dec21

    Soldiers and civilians arrested for Phuket abduction

    Five soldiers and five civilians have been arrested and charged over the armed abduction of a Ukrainian man and his wife in Phuket. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia brands new sanctions roadblock to Ukraine peace
    Dec20

    Russia brands new sanctions roadblock to Ukraine peace

    Russia accused the West of stoking unrest in Ukraine by adopting anti-Kremlin sanctions that further erode the prospect of peace talks to end the separatist war. …read more Source: Channel...

    Czech Jewish community opposes Putin invitation to Holocaust event
    Dec20

    Czech Jewish community opposes Putin invitation to Holocaust event

    PRAGUE (AFP) – The Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic has firmly opposed Russian President Vladimir Putin visiting Prague to attend ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.Invited to attend events by Czech President Milos Zeman, the Russian leader has thus far neither accepted nor rejected...

    Ukraine to spend five percent of 2015 budget on defence and security
    Dec20

    Ukraine to spend five percent of 2015 budget on defence and security

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine plans to spend five percent of its budget or 86 billion hryvnia (3.5 billion pounds) on the army and on law enforcement in 2015 and to reintroduce compulsory military service, a top security official said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia Won’t Be Intimidated Over Crimea: Russian President Vladimir Putin
    Dec20

    Russia Won’t Be Intimidated Over Crimea: Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Russia will not be intimidated over its actions in Ukraine and Crimea, President Vladimir Putin said today as his Foreign Ministry warned that it was preparing to retaliate against fresh Western sanct… …read more Source:...

    Putin says Russia won’t be intimidated over Crimea
    Dec20

    Putin says Russia won’t be intimidated over Crimea

    Russia will not be intimidated over its actions in Ukraine and Crimea, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday as his foreign ministry warned that it was preparing to retaliate against fresh Western sanctions. Both the European Union and United States adopted tighter restrictions on investments in Crimea this week, while Canada rachetted up its...

    Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms
    Dec20

    Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obamas secret negotiations on Cuba suggest hes willing to make bold and risky moves if he can keep tight control and rely on a few close aides.Its a pattern he followed during clandestine talks with Iran that led to an interim nuclear deal and the under-the-radar discussions with China on a climate change...

    Putin says Russia won't be intimidated over Crimea
    Dec20

    Putin says Russia won't be intimidated over Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will not be intimidated over its actions in Ukraine and Crimea, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday as his foreign ministry warned that it was preparing to retaliate against fresh Western sanctions. …read more Source: The...

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