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    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...

    Sharansky: 2014 ‘a year of record-breaking Aliyah’
    Dec31

    Sharansky: 2014 ‘a year of record-breaking Aliyah’

    Aliya up 32% over 2013 – France, Ukraine lead the pack. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Beach parties, fireworks: World rings in new year
    Dec31

    Beach parties, fireworks: World rings in new year

    Fireworks explode over the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge during New Years Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, on January 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith) After a turbulent year marred by terror woes, Ebola outbreaks and a horrific series of airline disasters, many could be forgiven for saying good riddance to 2014 and gratefully ringing...

    Putin Praises Crimea’s ‘Return Home’ in New Year Address
    Dec31

    Putin Praises Crimea’s ‘Return Home’ in New Year Address

    MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a televised New Year’s address on Wednesday that the “return home” of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula to Moscow’s control would forever remain an important chapter in Russia’s history. Putin is facing the biggest challenge of his 15-year rule as the Russian economy is...

    Russia’s Putin praises Crimea’s “return home” in New Year address
    Dec31

    Russia’s Putin praises Crimea’s “return home” in New Year address

    “This event will remain a very important epoch in domestic history forever,” he said …read more Source: World...

    Russia’s Putin praises Crimea’s “return home”
    Dec31

    Russia’s Putin praises Crimea’s “return home”

    “This event will remain a very important epoch in domestic history forever,” he said …read more Source: World...

    Aliyah Figures at Highest in a Decade; France Leads the Way
    Dec31

    Aliyah Figures at Highest in a Decade; France Leads the Way

    26,500 new immigrants in 2014 with France leading for first time ever, and Ukraine immigration up by 190%, as aliyah continues to flourish. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Indonesia believes it has found AirAsia plane on sea bed
    Dec31

    Indonesia believes it has found AirAsia plane on sea bed

    Indonesian rescuers believe they have found the wreck of a crashed AirAsia (AIRA.KL) plane on the ocean floor off Borneo, after sonar detected a large, dark object beneath waters where debris and bodies were found floating.Ships and planes had been scouring the Java Sea for Flight QZ8501 since Sunday, when it lost contact during bad weather about...

    Indonesia believes it has found AirAsia plane on sea bed
    Dec31

    Indonesia believes it has found AirAsia plane on sea bed

    By Gayatri Suroyo and Wilda Asmarini Indonesian rescuers believe they have found the wreck of a crashed AirAsia plane on the ocean floor off Borneo, after sonar detected a large, dark object beneath waters where debris and bodies were found floating. Ships and planes had been scouring the Java Sea for Flight QZ8501 since Sunday, when it lost...

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