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    French mayor pledges to prevent gathering of Ukrainian ‘neo-Nazi’ militia
    Jan13

    French mayor pledges to prevent gathering of Ukrainian ‘neo-Nazi’ militia

    The group, which uses Nazi symbology for its subunits, is one of several independent militias organized to combat pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Obama discusses Syria, Ukraine with Russia’s Putin: White House
    Jan13

    Obama discusses Syria, Ukraine with Russia’s Putin: White House

    President Barack Obama spoke by telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, the White House said. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels agree new truce deal
    Jan13

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels agree new truce deal

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels agreed a new truce deal Wednesday that goes into immediate effect and replaces one broken just hours after its signature at the end of last month. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Tomgram: Michael Klare, The Look of a Badly Oiled Planet
    Jan13

    Tomgram: Michael Klare, The Look of a Badly Oiled Planet

    When it comes to news about Saudi Arabia, the execution of an oppositional Shiite cleric, Nimr al-Nimr, has topped the headlines recently — and small wonder. Aging King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud and his 30-year-old son, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the new defense minister who has already involved his country in a classic...

    Bypassing Russia, Ukraine to launch trade route to Kazakhstan
    Jan13

    Bypassing Russia, Ukraine to launch trade route to Kazakhstan

    Moscow’s latest bans on Ukraine include transit restrictions on products to other former Soviet… …read more Source:...

    Iran frees US Navy sailors held in Gulf after incursion
    Jan13

    Iran frees US Navy sailors held in Gulf after incursion

    Media caption”Iran appears keen to avoid a stand-off”, reports Frank GardnerIran has released 10 US sailors held for entering its territorial waters, in an incident that tested newly improved US-Iranian ties. The US expressed its gratitude to Iran for swiftly resolving the issue. The sailors were detained on Tuesday when one of their...

    Ukraine PM advises broadening embargo on Russian goods
    Jan13

    Ukraine PM advises broadening embargo on Russian goods

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday he recommended the government extend a list of banned Russian goods as part of a retaliatory trade embargo …read more Source: The Daily...

    Protests across Ukraine against Russian cigarettes
    Jan13

    Protests across Ukraine against Russian cigarettes

    ‘We will force Russian businesses not only to feel uncomfortable in Ukraine,but to actually leave… …read more Source:...

    Lebanon awaits winner in regional war: Shias or Sunnis? Iran, Saudi Arabia or Isis? | World news
    Jan13

    Lebanon awaits winner in regional war: Shias or Sunnis? Iran, Saudi Arabia or Isis? | World news

    A doctor specialised in geriatrics tells me he has more and more patients presenting with conditions stemming from anxiety. “It’s somehow worse than the civil war [1975-90],” he says. “In the war, there were clear sides.” “In a war you can see the gunman in front of you, and you can hope for a ceasefire,” says Yasser Akkaoui, who has edited...

    Historic mosque attacked in Crimea
    Jan12

    Historic mosque attacked in Crimea

    Unidentified assailants have desecrated a historic mosque in Crimea …read more Source: World...

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