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    Merkel calls for truce talks over Ukraine crisis
    Dec28

    Merkel calls for truce talks over Ukraine crisis

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday welcomed a prisoner swap between Ukraine’s government and pro-Russian rebels but expressed regret about the stalling of truce talks. …read more Source: The Local...

    Rising stars of 2015: chef Olia Hercules
    Dec28

    Rising stars of 2015: chef Olia Hercules

    With a book of old family recipes the Ukrainian-born cookery writer is spreading the word about the culinary treasures of her homelandSee the Observer’s rising stars of 2015 in fullRising stars of 2015: musician KwabsWhen Olia Hercules went to work on her first cookbook, a joyful celebration of eastern European cooking called Mamushka, she...

    Travel chaos as Ukraine suspends transport links with Crimea
    Dec28

    Travel chaos as Ukraine suspends transport links with Crimea

    Thousands of vehicles have been stuck at the border between Ukraine and Crimea, after Kyiv authorities reportedly blocked movements at two out of… …read more Source:...

    Fear of flying: the spectre that haunts modern life
    Dec28

    Fear of flying: the spectre that haunts modern life

    After a bad year for the air travel industry dominated by disasters and technical meltdowns, Alex Preston decides to come to terms with his ‘aviophobia’It’s been a bad year for aviophobes. About 30% of us find air travel anything from faintly disconcerting to unutterably terrifying, as we pore over reports of near-misses and midair...

    Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian separatists free four more captives
    Dec28

    Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian separatists free four more captives

    A further four Ukrainian prisoners were released by pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country yesterday, officials claimed a day after hundreds of people were freed the previous day. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine peace talks in interest of all involved, says EU’s Brok
    Dec27

    Ukraine peace talks in interest of all involved, says EU’s Brok

    Peace talks between Ukraine, Russia and pro-Russian separatists were suspended on December 26. Elmar Brok, one of the mediators in the conflict, calls on all sides to return to the negotiating table. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Secret dead of Russia’s undeclared war
    Dec27

    Secret dead of Russia’s undeclared war

    The Kremlin’s denial that Russian soldiers are fighting in Ukraine has left families of dead servicemen searching for truth and justice. Tom Parfitt reports …read more Source: The...

    Russia to supply coal, electricity to Ukraine
    Dec27

    Russia to supply coal, electricity to Ukraine

    MOSCOW – Russia has agreed on a new deal to supply coal and electricity to Ukraine, which is struggling with a lack …read more Source:...

    The 20 photographs of the year
    Dec27

    The 20 photographs of the year

    The world’s leading photojournalists describe how they captured 20 defining images in 2014 – from the ongoing violence in Syria to the World Cup in Brazil• Warning: some of these photographs contain graphic content … …read more Source: The...

    Conchita Wurst to Co-Host 2015 Eurovision Song Contest
    Dec27

    Conchita Wurst to Co-Host 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

    Conchita Wurst will be a presenter at the next edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. The the Austrian drag queen – who won the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest with “Rise Like a Phoenix” – will interview contestants at the Green Room in Vienna on Saturday, May 23, 2015, according to reports of international news agencies, as cited by...

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