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    World’s children paying price for political rifts
    Dec09

    World’s children paying price for political rifts

    GENEVA: Divisions among the veto-wielding powers of the U.N. Security Council are harming the world’s children and sowing the seeds of future conflicts, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday. This year, riven by conflicts, has been the worst in two generations for children around the world, but 2015 looks set to...

    Russia displays air defence systems amid Ukraine tensions
    Dec09

    Russia displays air defence systems amid Ukraine tensions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia displayed its mobile air defence missile systems in central Moscow on Monday, underlining its military might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    2014 devastating year for children
    Dec09

    2014 devastating year for children

    UNITED NATIONS, United States: 2014 has been a devastating year for children with up to 15 million swept up in wars in the Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan, the Palestinian territories, Syria and Ukraine, the UN children’s agency said. …read more Source: New Straits...

    War-torn Ukraine to test sweeping new cease-fire
    Dec08

    War-torn Ukraine to test sweeping new cease-fire

    Ukraine and pro-Russian insurgents prepared to put to the test a comprehensive truce on Tuesday aimed at calming an upsurge of violence that has further eroded trust between Moscow and the West. Local authorities on Monday reported the deaths of at least 12 civilians over a bloody weekend in which government forces and organized militias […] The...

    'Day of Silence' aims to rebuild Ukraine truce but talks in doubt
    Dec08

    'Day of Silence' aims to rebuild Ukraine truce but talks in doubt

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine plans a “Day of Silence” on Tuesday to try to rebuild a ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists that has all but disintegrated, but accompanying peace talks — the first in three months — look likely to be delayed. …read more Source: The...

    War-torn Ukraine to test sweeping new ceasefire
    Dec08

    War-torn Ukraine to test sweeping new ceasefire

    Ukraine and pro-Russian insurgents prepared to put to the test a comprehensive truce on Tuesday (Dec 9) aimed at calming an upsurge of violence that has further eroded trust between Moscow and the West. …read more Source: Channel...

    Europe toes harder line with Russia
    Dec08

    Europe toes harder line with Russia

    Bloomberg’s Hans Nichols reports on European and Russia relations on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” Russia accuses NATO of destabilizing northern Europe -InterfaxRussia isolated over Ukraine at G20Putin says Russia wants to have normal relations with U.S. and Europe …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    US, UK join major nuclear weapons conference
    Dec08

    US, UK join major nuclear weapons conference

    VIENNA – The United States and Britain on Monday for the first time attended a global conference discussing the risks posed by nuclear weapons, reversing their snubbing of previous rounds.The two countries are permanent UN Security Council members and among the nine states confirmed or believed to possess nuclear weapns, but shunned...

    U.N. declares 2014 a devastating year for millions of children
    Dec08

    U.N. declares 2014 a devastating year for millions of children

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations children’s agency UNICEF declared 2014 a devastating year for children on Monday with as many as 15 million caught in conflicts in Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan, Syria, Ukraine and the Palestinian territories. …read more Source: The...

    MH17 wreckage due in Netherlands on Tuesday
    Dec08

    MH17 wreckage due in Netherlands on Tuesday

    THE HAGUE – Wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will arrive from Ukraine at a Dutch air force base on Tuesday where the plane will be reconstructed as part of probe into the crash.The convoy of lorries carrying pieces of wreckage from Ukraine is due to arrive at the Gilze-Rijen airbase in the south of the country at around 2 pm...

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