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    Conflicts of the past year connected by corruption
    Jan07

    Conflicts of the past year connected by corruption

    Mary Beth Goodman A retrospective look at the conflicts dominating the headlines in 2014 presents a grim picture of escalating conflict and human suffering. Underneath the headlines is a common thread connecting the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Ukrainian protesters in the Maidan, and the Nigerian families still...

    Orthodox Christian World Celebrates Christmas
    Jan07

    Orthodox Christian World Celebrates Christmas

    Worshippers across the Orthodox Christian world have begun Christmas celebrations, with clergy in Bethlehem, Cairo, Moscow, Kyiv and other Eastern Christian communities commemorating the biblical birth of Jesus. In Bethlehem, which braced for a rare snowstorm, Syria’s Orthodox archbishop joined his Greek and Coptic Orthodox counterparts for...

    13 Ukraine soldiers killed in road crash
    Jan06

    13 Ukraine soldiers killed in road crash

    KIEV: Thirteen Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 17 injured when the bus they were travelling in collided with military trucks in bad weather in the war-torn east, officials said on Tuesday. The collision on Monday night was due to bad weather and took place during the rotation of professional soldiers and volunteers deployed in eastern Ukraine...

    13 Ukraine soldiers killed in road crash in east
    Jan06

    13 Ukraine soldiers killed in road crash in east

    Collision was due to bad weather, authorities say …read more Source: Gulf...

    At least 12 Ukrainian servicemen killed in road accident
    Jan06

    At least 12 Ukrainian servicemen killed in road accident

    The accident took placenear an area of conflict with pro-Russian separatists who are fighting Ukrainian government forces …read more Source: World...

    Germany, France   cast doubt on   Ukraine summit
    Jan05

    Germany, France cast doubt on Ukraine summit

    PARIS: Germany cast doubt on Monday on whether a four-way summit on the Ukraine crisis in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana on Jan.15 would take place and France’s president said the meeting would depend on the likelihood of “new progress” being made. More than 4,700 people have been killed in fighting between Kiev’s forces and...

    France Calls for Lifting Russia Sanctions if Progress on Ukraine
    Jan05

    France Calls for Lifting Russia Sanctions if Progress on Ukraine

    PARIS—French President Francois Hollande is calling for sanctions on Russia to be lifted if there is progress in Ukraine. During a two-hour radio interview, Hollande said sanctions imposed by Europe and the United States had not only hit Russia hard, but were also hurting the European economy. But there must be no new sanctions – and those...

    Germany and France cast doubt on Jan. 15 Ukraine summit
    Jan05

    Germany and France cast doubt on Jan. 15 Ukraine summit

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said, “I can’t say yet if and when such a meeting will take place. Such a meeting only makes sense if we can make real progress.” …read more Source: World...

    Love in limbo in rebel-held east Ukraine
    Jan05

    Love in limbo in rebel-held east Ukraine

    Couples don’t know if their weddings would even be legitimate …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine launches terror probe into new Odessa blast
    Jan05

    Ukraine launches terror probe into new Odessa blast

    Russia accuses the local police and fire department of siding with the Kiev government …read more Source: Gulf...

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