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    One civilian killed, one wounded in shelling in east Ukraine's Donetsk
    Dec05

    One civilian killed, one wounded in shelling in east Ukraine's Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Shells struck a residential district of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Friday, killing a pensioner and injuring his wife. …read more Source: The...

    France's Hollande urges Putin to look ahead, not back, over Ukraine
    Dec05

    France's Hollande urges Putin to look ahead, not back, over Ukraine

    ASTANA (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande urged Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Friday to look to the future rather than the past to help ease tension over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov says West wrong to blame Moscow over Ukraine
    Dec05

    Russia's Lavrov says West wrong to blame Moscow over Ukraine

    BASEL, Switzerland (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov criticised the West on Friday for what he said were constant attempts to blame Russia for the crisis in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Putin promises economic reforms to pull Russia out of impending recession
    Dec05

    Putin promises economic reforms to pull Russia out of impending recession

    Customers look at TV sets with Russian President Vladimir Putin, at a shop in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, during his annual state of the nation address in the Kremlin.(Source:AP) Russia will defend its geopolitical interests, President Vladimir Putin warned Thursday as he promised economic reforms to pull his country back from the...

    How Carter’s outlook to Pentagon is likely to be different from Hagel’s
    Dec05

    How Carter’s outlook to Pentagon is likely to be different from Hagel’s

    Carter has emerged as President Barack Obama’s top candidate to become the next defense secretary. From left to right: John Kerry, Barack Obama, Ashton Carter (Source: AP) The experiences that Ashton Carter would bring to the job of U.S. Secretary of Defense are vastly different from Chuck Hagel’s in several important ways, starting...

    Grozny: 20 dead in hours-long gunbattle between police and Islamic militants
    Dec05

    Grozny: 20 dead in hours-long gunbattle between police and Islamic militants

    Chechen regional leader Ramzan Kadyrov. A gun battle broke out early Thursday in the capital of Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, puncturing the patina of stability ensured by years of heavy-handed rule by a Kremlin-appointed leader. Police waged hours-long gunbattle with Islamic militants who attacked Chechnya’s capital...

    Obama to announce his choice for new US defense secretary on December 5
    Dec05

    Obama to announce his choice for new US defense secretary on December 5

    This Nov. 24, 2014, file photo shows President Barack Obama, right, reaching to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, following an announcement of Hagel’s resignation during an event in the State Dining Room of the White House. (Source:AP) President Barack Obama’s choice for his new defense chief, to be announced on December 5, faces...

    Online freedom declines, amid NSA effect
    Dec05

    Online freedom declines, amid NSA effect

    WASHINGTON: Internet freedom suffered this year as a growing number of countries stepped up efforts to spy on users and censor online postings, a global survey showed on Thursday. The report by the non-government watchdog group Freedom House said online freedom declined in 36 of 65 countries surveyed. In some cases, governments use revelations...

    Ukraine unlikely to join NATO in near future
    Dec05

    Ukraine unlikely to join NATO in near future

    Although Ukraine has officially informed NATO that it will abandon its non-aligned status, the country seems unlikely to join the alliance in the near future. …read more Source: China...

    Ukraine unlikely to join NATO in near future
    Dec05

    Ukraine unlikely to join NATO in near future

    Although Ukraine has officially informed NATO that it will abandon its non-aligned status, the country seems unlikely to join the alliance in the near future. …read more Source:...

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