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    Pro-Russian group claims cyber attack on German government websites
    Jan07

    Pro-Russian group claims cyber attack on German government websites

    German government websites, including Chancellor Angela Merkel’s page, were hacked on Wednesday in an attack claimed by a group demanding Berlin end support for the Ukrainian government, shortly before their leaders were to meet.Authorities took counter-measures but failed to halt the attack, which left the sites periodically inaccessible...

    Separatist Attacks Kill 3 Ukrainian Servicemen
    Jan07

    Separatist Attacks Kill 3 Ukrainian Servicemen

    Ukraine said three of its soldiers have been killed in attacks by Russia-backed separatists over the last 24 hours, in the latest flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine since a cease-fire agreement was signed in September. Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told … …read more Source:...

    Former FM advisor who disappeared in Ukraine suspected in graft scandal
    Jan07

    Former FM advisor who disappeared in Ukraine suspected in graft scandal

    Israel keeps mum on fate of Lieberman’s close associate as Russian and Ukrainian sources report his death; suspicion arises of money laundering. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    Pro-Russian group claims cyber attack on German government websites
    Jan07

    Pro-Russian group claims cyber attack on German government websites

    German government websites including Chancellor Angela Merkel’s page were hacked on Wednesday in a cyber attack claimed by a group demanding that Berlin sever official ties with the Ukrainian government. The attack, against which counter-measures were taken, had left the sites periodically inaccessible since 10 a.m. (0900 GMT), her...

    Three soldiers killed as Ukraine marks Orthodox Christmas
    Jan07

    Three soldiers killed as Ukraine marks Orthodox Christmas

    The deaths, which came as both Ukraine and Russia celebrated Eastern Orthodox Christmas, also coincided with fresh diplomatic efforts to organise a summit in Kazakhstan …read more Source: World...

    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...

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