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    US: Supplying Ukraine to rival Russia’s weapons ‘unrealistic’
    Feb04

    US: Supplying Ukraine to rival Russia’s weapons ‘unrealistic’

    ‘We believe a negotiated solution to the crisis is the right approach, and no decision has been made to provide lethal assistance,” said Jen Psaki …read more Source: Anadolu...

    At least 9 killed when TransAsia plane crashes into Taiwan river
    Feb04

    At least 9 killed when TransAsia plane crashes into Taiwan river

    By Faith Hung and Michael Gold At least nine people were killed and dozens were unaccounted for after a Taiwanese TransAsia Airways plane with 58 passengers and crew on board crash-landed in a Taipei river on Wednesday, officials and domestic media said. Dramatic pictures taken by a motorist and posted on Twitter showed the planed cartwheeling...

    UN Agency Pushes Tight Deadline for Plane Tracking Standard
    Feb03

    UN Agency Pushes Tight Deadline for Plane Tracking Standard

    MONTREAL—Global aviation leaders on Tuesday debated setting a tight deadline to improve the tracking of passenger planes in a push to prevent a recurrence of the still unsolved disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Officials at the United Nations safety conference also sought to tackle risks from conflict zones after another Malaysia...

    Mother of seven accused of treason released from jail
    Feb03

    Mother of seven accused of treason released from jail

    MOSCOW: A mother of seven accused of treason for telling the Ukrainian embassy about Russian troop movements was to be released from jail on Tuesday, her husband said, though the charges against her remain. Svetlana Davydova, who faces between 12 and 20 years in prison, is being held in the high-security Lefortovo jail in Moscow. Her case has led...

    Ukraine hopes for US arms as death toll mounts in east
    Feb03

    Ukraine hopes for US arms as death toll mounts in east

    KIEV: Ukraine will step up efforts to persuade the United States to send weapons, a government source said on Tuesday, after Washington signalled it might be ready to arm troops battling a rebel offensive. At least 19 civilians and five government troops were killed over the previous 24 hours as fierce clashes raged between pro-Russian...

    US Dilemma: To Arm Ukraine Troops or Not
    Feb03

    US Dilemma: To Arm Ukraine Troops or Not

    MOSCOW/KYIV—By considering giving weapons to Kyiv, the United … …read more Source:...

    Turkey wishes Cyprus issue solution based on equality
    Feb03

    Turkey wishes Cyprus issue solution based on equality

    Addressing a weekly briefing in Ankara, Foreign ministry spokesman spoke about support for Turkish Cypriots, Crimea and the situation in Syria and Egypt. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine evacuates civilians from key town as rebels attack
    Feb03

    Ukraine evacuates civilians from key town as rebels attack

    Ukrainian army soldiers patrol the empty streets of Debaltseve, in the Donetsk region, on February 3, 2015. (AFP Photo/Manu Brabo) Kiev, Bloomberg News—Ukraine evacuated civilians from a strategically important junction in the country’s east as the worsening fighting with pro-Russian rebels led to calls for a military buildup on both sides....

    Separatist leader says ‘miserable Jews’ running Ukraine
    Feb03

    Separatist leader says ‘miserable Jews’ running Ukraine

    Simon Wiesenthal Center accused the separatist leader of attempting to “sow internal ethnic discord in Ukraine and weaken the regime that the Russian insurgents are fighting.” …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Obama budget proposes $8.8 billion to fund fight against ISIS
    Feb03

    Obama budget proposes $8.8 billion to fund fight against ISIS

    AMMONNEWS – Facing new security challenges in the Middle East and Ukraine, the Obama administration on Monday proposed a $534 billion Pentagon base budget plus $51 billion in war funds as it urged Congress to end spending cuts which it says erode U.S. military power.In addition to the base budge …read more Source: Ammon...

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