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    David Cameron and Barack Obama unite against terrorism – video
    Jan17

    David Cameron and Barack Obama unite against terrorism – video

    In Washington, David Cameron announces the creation of a joint group between the US and the UK to counter the rise of domestic violent extremism in the two countries. Obama says greater integration of Muslims into European communities, as well as international co-operation will prevent attacks and defeat terrorist networks. Discussing other...

    At least 11 killed as fierce fighting breaks out in east Ukraine, say officials
    Jan16

    At least 11 killed as fierce fighting breaks out in east Ukraine, say officials

    The new round of violence began on Thursday around Donetsk airport, with a civilian among the fatalitiesFierce fighting in east Ukraine has killed at least 11 people over the past 24 hours, officials said on Friday.A new round of violence threatened a resumption of last summer’s all-out conflict between government forces and pro-Russian...

    Russia-backed separatists seize Donetsk airport in Ukraine
    Jan15

    Russia-backed separatists seize Donetsk airport in Ukraine

    The fall of the bombed-out airport, the site of battles since May 2014, suggests a peace agreement between rebels and Ukraine government still far offRussian-backed separatists announced that they have captured the shattered remains of the Donetsk airport terminal in eastern Ukraine and plan to claw back more territory, further dashing hopes for...

    Russian fears lead Lithuania to print ‘how to survive invasion’ manual
    Jan15

    Russian fears lead Lithuania to print ‘how to survive invasion’ manual

    Resist foreign occupation and attempt cyber-attacks against enemy, advises document produced by defence ministryLithuania is publishing a manual to advise its citizens on how to survive a war on its soil as concerns grow that Russia’s intervention in Ukraine heralds increased assertiveness in its tiny Baltic neighbours.“Keep a sound mind,...

    Nagorno-Karabakh and border disputes | Letters: Tahir Taghizadeh, Ambassador of Azerbaijan in London and Yugo Kovach
    Jan14

    Nagorno-Karabakh and border disputes | Letters: Tahir Taghizadeh, Ambassador of Azerbaijan in London and Yugo Kovach

    Your inclusion of Nagorno-Karabakh in an article on “the best new adventures for 2015” (Totally out there, Travel, 10 January) is disrespectful to the people of Azerbaijan. Nagorno-Karabakh is an internationally recognised part of Azerbaijan currently under the occupation of Armenian armed forces. Do you think it is morally right to encourage an...

    Life on the frontline of the Ukraine conflict
    Jan14

    Life on the frontline of the Ukraine conflict

    More than half a million people have been displaced by fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists. Residents of Donetsk and Luhansk tell RFE/RL what life is like for those left behindLuhansk used to be poetically called ‘the city of fountains and roses’. Now it is the city of downcast faces. Sad, downcast, emaciated....

    These traumas in France and Ukraine could lead to a European reawakening | Natalie Nougayrède
    Jan13

    These traumas in France and Ukraine could lead to a European reawakening | Natalie Nougayrède

    The continent has faced existential crisis twice during the past year. But something positive may yet emerge from itThe mourning is not over, and the utter awe will be widely felt for a long time. It will take time to come to grips with the magnitude of the Paris events: how such terrorist attacks could happen, and how a massive groundswell of...

    Fears grow for Ukrainian pilot on hunger strike in Russian jail
    Jan13

    Fears grow for Ukrainian pilot on hunger strike in Russian jail

    Army pilot Nadia Savchenko – regarded as the most controversial prisoner of the Ukraine conflict – has been refusing food for a month. RFE/RL reportsToday marks one month since Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian military pilot held in Russia, began her hunger strike.Savchenko claims she was illegally transferred to Russia in July after being captured...

    Maidan: watch a clip from a film documenting the 2014 Ukrainian revolution – video
    Jan13

    Maidan: watch a clip from a film documenting the 2014 Ukrainian revolution – video

    Directed by Sergei Loznitsa, Maidan captures the violent clashes between police and protesters that took over Kiev’s eponymous public square from late 2013 to early 2014. In this exclusive clip a demonstrator appears to be shot by police before he is helped away by other protesters carrying makeshift shields. Maidan is out now in the US and...

    Ten civilians die in rocket attack at Ukrainian checkpoint
    Jan13

    Ten civilians die in rocket attack at Ukrainian checkpoint

    A bus driving near an army checkpoint in eastern Ukraine was hit by a rebel shell, killing at least 10 civilians and wounding 13Ukrainian troops attack pro-Russia rebels as peace efforts continueUkrainian separatist fighter gives carefree interview as shrapnel flies – videoA bus driving near an army checkpoint in eastern Ukraine was hit by a...

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