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    Ukraine talks, clashes follow EU sanctions
    Jan31

    Ukraine talks, clashes follow EU sanctions

    The EU has expanded its raft of sanctions against Russia as fighting continues in the east and fresh moves are made hold peace talks. …read more Source:...

    Russia Awards Crimean Bridge Contract to Putin Allys Company
    Jan31

    Russia Awards Crimean Bridge Contract to Putin Allys Company

    A company whose main owner is a longtime ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin has been awarded a contract to build a bridge linking mainland Russia with the Crimean Peninsula. A government order … …read more Source: Big News...

    Aviation leaders seek new safety mandate after deadly 2014
    Jan31

    Aviation leaders seek new safety mandate after deadly 2014

    Aviation leaders will try to secure a mandate to implement new safety standards when they meet next week after a string of high-profile accidents around the world made 2014 the deadliest year for commercial airlines in almost a decade.Efforts to adopt new standards for global plane tracking and co-operation on the risks of flying over conflict...

    Kerry to travel to Ukraine amid escalating violence
    Jan31

    Kerry to travel to Ukraine amid escalating violence

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ukraine on February 5 as violence flared up in the country this month, according to a statement from the state department. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine peace talks aborted as civilians die in east
    Jan31

    Ukraine peace talks aborted as civilians die in east

    Civilians were killed on both sides in heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine on Friday, while an attempt to reopen peace talks in neighboring Belarus was aborted before it began.Ukraine rebels move to encircle government troops in new advanceEscalating rebel violence kills dozens in eastern UkraineAt least 8 civilians killed in shelling of Ukrainian...

    Kerry to visit Kiev amid escalating violence in Ukraine
    Jan31

    Kerry to visit Kiev amid escalating violence in Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Kiev, capital of Ukraine, on Feb. 5, as violence flared up this month in the eastern region of the East European country, according to a statement issued by the State Department Friday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    John Kerry Heading to Ukraine Amid Concern Over Conflict
    Jan31

    John Kerry Heading to Ukraine Amid Concern Over Conflict

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Ukraine next week amid growing global concern over the intensifying nine-month war in the country’s east that has killed more than 5,000 people. …read more Source:...

    In Ukraine’s rebel capital daily life is fraught with deadly danger (AFP)
    Jan31

    In Ukraine’s rebel capital daily life is fraught with deadly danger (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Civilians queuing for aid handouts in Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Friday became the five latest casualties of a conflict which makes daily life a gamble, for those who haven’t already fled. …read more Source: The West...

    Aviation leaders seek new safety mandate after deadly 2014
    Jan31

    Aviation leaders seek new safety mandate after deadly 2014

    MONTREAL: Aviation leaders will try to secure a mandate to implement new safety standards when they meet next week after a string of high-profile accidents around the world made 2014 the deadliest year for commercial airlines in almost a decade. Efforts to adopt new standards for global plane tracking and co-operation on the risks of flying over...

    On Ukraine battlefield, one act of mercy becomes an internet sensation
    Jan31

    On Ukraine battlefield, one act of mercy becomes an internet sensation

    The phone connection from my living room in Berlin to the battlefield in eastern Ukraine couldn’t have been better. First Lieutenant Alexei Chaban of the Ukrainian 17th Tank Brigade came in loud and clear, the sound of gunfire in the distance. “There’s some shelling going on,” he said. “If the line cuts out,...

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