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    Winter freeze leaves 300 Ukraine towns without power
    Jan19

    Winter freeze leaves 300 Ukraine towns without power

    KIEV, Ukraine – Almost 300 Ukrainian towns were left without power on Tuesday, January 19, while snowdrifts and blizzards trapped hundreds of vehicles and dozens of ambulances across the former Soviet state. Ukraine’s emergency service said most of the outages were recorded on Monday evening … …read more Source:...

    Russians celebrate Epiphany by diving into freezing waters
    Jan19

    Russians celebrate Epiphany by diving into freezing waters

    Russian Orthodox believers bathe in ice water in a pond to mark Epiphany outside Simferopol, Crimea, Tuesday. Water that is blessed by a cleric on Epiphany is considered holy and pure until next year’s celebration, and is believed to have special powers of protection and healing. The Russian Orthodox Church follows the old Julian calendar,...

    After big win, Naomi Osaka gets another test: Japanese media
    Jan19

    After big win, Naomi Osaka gets another test: Japanese media

    Japan’s Naomi Osaka hits a forehand return to Donna Vekic of Croatia during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday. (AP/Rafiq Maqbool)Naomi Osaka, an 18-year-old tennis player from Japan, faced a room overflowing with Japanese journalists on Tuesday after beating Donna Vekic in...

    Vladimir Yevseyev: Weakening of Saudi Arabia and Iran to make it easier for U.S. to manage Near East and Middle East
    Jan19

    Vladimir Yevseyev: Weakening of Saudi Arabia and Iran to make it easier for U.S. to manage Near East and Middle East

    The conflict between Russia and Turkey has once again proved the strategic relations of Moscow and Yerevan and cast doubt on the alliance with Baku. What conclusion will Moscow draw from the situation? How all this will affect the future of these relations? Moscow has never considered its relations with Baku as allied ties. The matter has always...

    UK to send 3,500 first aid kits to Ukrainian Armed Forces
    Jan19

    UK to send 3,500 first aid kits to Ukrainian Armed Forces

    The supplies were requested by Ukraine, which has been in conflict with pro-Russian separatists since Russia annexed Crimea in March 2014. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    Putin, Qatari Emir talk Syria, economic cooperation
    Jan19

    Putin, Qatari Emir talk Syria, economic cooperation

    MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin and the Emir of Qatar on Monday discussed the Syrian crisis, as global powers seek to push the warring sides towards the negotiating table. Russia plays a main role when it comes to stability in the world, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said at the start of the meeting at the Kremlin.We very much...

    Burkina Faso capital security tightens after jihadi attack
    Jan19

    Burkina Faso capital security tightens after jihadi attack

    A soldier stands guard outside the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Monday, Jan. 18 , 2016. In the wake of a weekend attack that killed up to 32 people, security was beefed up across Burkina Faso’s capital Monday as businesses and banks reopened. The West African nation also announced a joint effort with neighboring Mali in the...

    With one eye on Moscow, Europe presses Ukraine on reforms
    Jan18

    With one eye on Moscow, Europe presses Ukraine on reforms

    The European Union pressed Ukraine authorities on Monday to overcome political feuding and implement promised reforms as it looks to shore up the country’s democratic and economic credentials. …read more Source: Channel...

    Five French Foreign Legionnaires killed in Alps avalanche
    Jan18

    Five French Foreign Legionnaires killed in Alps avalanche

    GRENOBLE (AFP) – Five French Foreign Legionnaires on a training exercise in the French Alps were killed Monday by an avalanche, the second mountain tragedy in France in less than a week.Another six soldiers were injured near the resort of Valfrejus, with one in intensive care in hospital after suffering hypothermia.They were among a group...

    With one eye on Moscow, Europe presses Ukraine on reforms
    Jan18

    With one eye on Moscow, Europe presses Ukraine on reforms

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union pressed Ukraine authorities on Monday to overcome political feuding and implement promised reforms as it looks to shore up the country’s democratic and economic credentials. …read more Source: The...

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