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    Ukraine plans new big military draft
    Feb15

    Ukraine plans new big military draft

    Of those who did get their summons, over half chose to ignore it and run. …read more Source: Daily...

    Syria Hospitals Hit: At Least 22 Dead, 8 Missing
    Feb15

    Syria Hospitals Hit: At Least 22 Dead, 8 Missing

    Two hospitals and a school building in northern Syria have been struck on Monday morning, leaving at least 22 people dead, and eight others missing. Fifteen people were killed when a hospital and a school building that was housing displaced people were struck in Azaz, in Syria’s Aleppo province. A hospital employee known as Moudhar told CNN...

    News24.com | Ukraine bans transit of trucks from Russia
    Feb15

    News24.com | Ukraine bans transit of trucks from Russia

    Ukraine has banned the transit of Russian trucks across its territory in a tit-for-tat response to an escalating trade war between the feuding ex-Soviet states. …read more Source:...

    Book review: The official incompetence, laziness and cronyism – behind the nightmare of Chernobyl
    Feb14

    Book review: The official incompetence, laziness and cronyism – behind the nightmare of Chernobyl

    Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich’s devastating “Voices from Chernobyl – The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster”, is a towering work not only about the devastating effects on the lives of ordinary people who survived the 1986 nuclear accident in the Ukraine, but also of government incompetence, cruelty, lies and official cover-up. While...

    In Germany: Germany struggles as Syria, refugee crises rage
    Feb14

    In Germany: Germany struggles as Syria, refugee crises rage

    On Saturday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his German counterpart Steinmeier did their best to sound optimistic. Germany, Europe’s reluctant hegemon, is trying its best to lead in the face of multiple overlapping crises, but no one is following.That was a central message from this year’s Munich Security Conference, an annual...

    Libyan Government in Tripoli Seizes Tanker, Alleges Smuggling of Gasoline
    Feb14

    Libyan Government in Tripoli Seizes Tanker, Alleges Smuggling of Gasoline

    The coast guard of Libya’s self-declared government has seized a foreign tanker that it says was smuggling nearly 2 million liters of gasoline. Officials in Tripoli identified the tanker as the Captain Kahayyam and said the coast guard intercepted it Friday. The tanker’s crew is from Azerbaijan, Turkey and Ukraine. It was unclear...

    News24.com | Kerry takes aim at Russia over Ukraine and Syria
    Feb13

    News24.com | Kerry takes aim at Russia over Ukraine and Syria

    US Secretary of State John Kerry has sharply criticised Russia for its actions in Ukraine and Syria and accused Moscow of “repeated aggression”. …read more Source:...

    Russia decries ‘new Cold War’ as East-West tensions cloud talks
    Feb13

    Russia decries ‘new Cold War’ as East-West tensions cloud talks

    The world has plunged into a “new Cold War”, the Russian premier said Saturday, as East-West tensions over Syria and Ukraine dominated a gathering of world leaders in Germany. US Secretary of State… …read more Source:...

    Pope Francis Holds Historic Talks With Russian Orthodox Patriarch
    Feb13

    Pope Francis Holds Historic Talks With Russian Orthodox Patriarch

    History has been made in Cuba where Pope Francis and the Russian orthodox, Patriarch Kirill, have held a first of its kind meeting. At the talks which is the first between a Pope and a Russian church head since the western and eastern branches of Christianity split in the 11th century, both men called for Restored Christian Unity between the two...

    World has slipped into ‘new Cold War’: Russian PM
    Feb13

    World has slipped into ‘new Cold War’: Russian PM

    Dmitry Medvedev speaks at the Munich Security Conference on February 13, 2016/AFPMUNICH, Germany, Feb 13 – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday that strains between Russia and the West have plunged the world into a “new Cold War”. With tensions high over the Ukraine conflict and Russia’s backing of the Syrian regime,...

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