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    Resolving Ukraine conflict ‘is Serbia’s priority’
    Jan01

    Resolving Ukraine conflict ‘is Serbia’s priority’

    Serbian minister says Ukraine will be priority for Serbia as it takes over the chair of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. …read more Source: World...

    The International Federation of Journalists: 118 journalists killed in 2014
    Jan01

    The International Federation of Journalists: 118 journalists killed in 2014

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said that 118 journalists and media staff were killed across the world in incidents in 2014. Pakistan ranks as the world’s most dangerous country for journalists, with 14 journalists killed in 2014, followed by Syria where 12 journalists were killed. Afghanistan and Palestine account for...

    Ukraine says rebels keep up attacks into New Year
    Jan01

    Ukraine says rebels keep up attacks into New Year

    In a fresh diplomatic attempt to restore peace, Poroshenko is preparing to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leaders of France and Germany on Jan. 15 in Kazakhstan …read more Source: World...

    Putin: Crimea annexation important milestone
    Jan01

    Putin: Crimea annexation important milestone

    In his New Year speech Russian president says takeover of former Ukrainian territory was a “historic milestone”. …read more Source: AL...

    UN kicks-off campaign to reach displaced persons with humanitarian aid in Ukraine
    Jan01

    UN kicks-off campaign to reach displaced persons with humanitarian aid in Ukraine

    NEW YORK, 1st January, 2015 (WAM) — Amid continuing fighting and a deteriorating humanitarian situation in Ukraine, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced it is launching an initiative aimed at ferrying aid to the country?s… …read more Source:...

    UN kicks-off campaign to reach displaced persons with 
humanitarian aid in Ukraine
    Jan01

    UN kicks-off campaign to reach displaced persons with humanitarian aid in Ukraine

    NEW YORK, 1st January, 2015 (WAM) — Amid continuing fighting and a deteriorating humanitarian situation in Ukraine, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced it is launching an initiative aimed at ferrying aid to the country’s internally displaced persons (IDPs), as well as other vulnerable citizens trapped by the...

    Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic landmark
    Jan01

    Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic landmark

    In his speech, Putin praised Crimea’s “return home,” a view widely backed by many Russians who saw Ukraine’s control over the Black Sea region a historic injustice. …read more Source: Khaleej...

    Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic landmark
    Dec31

    Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic landmark

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin has used his New Year’s speech to hail his country’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula as an achievement that will “forever remain a landmark in the national history.” Putin’s comment in his pre-recorded annual address on Wednesday already has been broadcast in Russia’s...

    Energy Deals Keep Lights On for Ukraine’s New Year Festivities
    Dec31

    Energy Deals Keep Lights On for Ukraine’s New Year Festivities

    KYIV—Ukraine will have stable enough imports of coal and electricity to welcome the New Year with well-lit festive trees in homes and illuminations on the streets, national energy authorities said Wednesday. “All Ukrainians will be able to greet the New Year with light. There will be no outages in the near future,” Volodymyr...

    Little hope for future as east Ukraine ends nightmare year
    Dec31

    Little hope for future as east Ukraine ends nightmare year

    MARINIVKA, Ukraine: Larissa Pogorelka began the year looking forward to seeing her son graduate college and planning for the future with cautious optimism. Now she will end 2014 homeless, after her house was destroyed in the fighting that swept through this region of east Ukraine, and counts herself lucky just to be alive. “Nobody ever expected...

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