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    Latvian MFA and colleagues discussed relations with Russia in Trakai
    Jan19

    Latvian MFA and colleagues discussed relations with Russia in Trakai

    On 16 January in Trakai, Lithuania, Latvia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkevics, took part in a meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Baltic States. The Ministers exchanged views on the developments in Ukraine and relations with Russia, coordinating the position of the Baltic States in advance of the EU Foreign Affairs Council...

    Estonia piano to be handed over in recaptured Ukrainian city
    Jan19

    Estonia piano to be handed over in recaptured Ukrainian city

    Estonian cultural outreach is happening in the Ukrainian city of Slovyansk, which was won back from Russian-backed forces last summer. …read more Source:...

    Davos meet to focus on terrorism and conflicts
    Jan19

    Davos meet to focus on terrorism and conflicts

    The deadly Islamist attacks in France and conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine are set to dominate discussions at this week’s gathering of the world’s political and economic elite in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. …read more Source: The Local...

    Ukrainian troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels
    Jan19

    Ukrainian troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops have recaptured almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine they had lost to separatists in recent weeks and thousands gathered in Kiev for a state-sponsored peace march. …read more Source:...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 19 Jan 2015
    Jan19

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 19 Jan 2015

    BOKO HARAM: ‘FIFTY CHILDREN KIDNAPPED’Islamist terror group Boko Haram is said to have carried out another kidnapping, days after satellite photos helped show the extent of a brutal massacre by the group. Army sources in Cameroon claimed the group had taken 50 children and 30 adults. The group kidnapped more than 200 girls in Nigeria last...

    Ukrainian soldiers claim to have wrested control of Donetsk airport from pro-Russian rebels.
    Jan19

    Ukrainian soldiers claim to have wrested control of Donetsk airport from pro-Russian rebels.

    After heavy fighting over the weekend the Ukrainian government claims its soldiers have retaken control of large parts of the airport in Donetsk, the… …read more Source:...

    Kremlin accuses Poroshenko of rejecting peace proposal
    Jan19

    Kremlin accuses Poroshenko of rejecting peace proposal

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko rejected a ceasefire offer sent last week by Vladimir Putin, according to a Moscow spokesman. On Sunday, Poroshenko vowed to retake captured Ukrainian land. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Kiev Launches Counter-Attack, Reclaims Donetsk Airport
    Jan19

    Kiev Launches Counter-Attack, Reclaims Donetsk Airport

    There has been heavy fighting in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk as government forces have launched a counter-attack on the pro-Russian separatists. Government spokesman said that the army has retaken most of the area surrounding the airport, which is of highly symbolic and strategic value, the BBC reports. On Sunday Ukrainian President...

    EU Foreign Ministers Meet to Discuss Rising Terrorist Threat
    Jan19

    EU Foreign Ministers Meet to Discuss Rising Terrorist Threat

    The foreign ministers of the 28 European Union (EU) member states are meeting in Brussels on Monday to discuss the increasing terrorist threat Europe is faced with. The meeting comes after anti-terrorist raids were carried out in Belgium, Germany and France last week during which twenty people were arrested, the BBC reports. The talks will also...

    VIDEO: Ukraine claims airport victory
    Jan19

    VIDEO: Ukraine claims airport victory

    The Ukrainian military says it has reclaimed almost all of Donetsk airport from separatist rebels after launching what it described as a “massive operation” overnight. …read more Source:...

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