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    Ukraine peace talks aborted
    Jan30

    Ukraine peace talks aborted

    Civilians were killed on both sides in heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine, while an attempt to reopen peace talks was aborted before it began. ||| Donetsk, Ukraine/Minsk – Civilians were killed on both sides in heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine on Friday, while an attempt to reopen peace talks in neighbouring Belarus was aborted before it...

    MH370: Malaysia continues search
    Jan30

    MH370: Malaysia continues search

    Search teams have scoured a third of the underwater target area for signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. ||| Kuala Lumpur – The undersea search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has covered almost a third of its target area, Malaysian authorities said on Friday, adding that they were confident the aircraft is in the zone. The...

    Blogger may have ‘outed’ Putin’s daughter
    Jan30

    Blogger may have ‘outed’ Putin’s daughter

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin is fiercely private about his family – but his daughter’s pseudonym may have been revealed by an opponent. ||| Moscow – One of Vladimir Putin’s main opponents may have broken a taboo by publishing what he says is the pseudonym used by one of the Russian president’s daughters to stay out...

    Romney takes aim at Clinton, Obama
    Jan29

    Romney takes aim at Clinton, Obama

    Republican Mitt Romney tackled Hillary Clinton’s record on foreign policy and the economy during a speech in Mississippi. ||| Washington – Republican Mitt Romney criticised Democrat Hillary Clinton over foreign policy and the economy on Wednesday in what could be a prelude to the line of attack he takes if he decides to run for...

    US provides more aid to Ukraine
    Jan29

    US provides more aid to Ukraine

    America has signed a deal to provide $2bn in loan guarantees to help strife-torn Ukraine with social spending. ||| Kiev – The United States signed an agreement on Wednesday to provide $2 billion in loan guarantees to help war-torn Ukraine with “near-term social spending” in 2015 and said it was prepared to step up economic sanctions against...

    Ex-spy’s autopsy world’s most dangerous
    Jan28

    Ex-spy’s autopsy world’s most dangerous

    Pathologists examining the body of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko carried out the world’s most dangerous autopsy, an inquiry heard. ||| London – Pathologists examining the body of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, poisoned with a rare radioactive isotope nine years ago in London, carried out the world’s most dangerous-ever...

    Report on MH370 due in March
    Jan28

    Report on MH370 due in March

    Malaysia’s Department of Civil Aviation will release the interim report on the missing plane early in March. ||| Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia’s Department of Civil Aviation will release an interim report on the investigation into the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on March 7, a day before the one-year anniversary of the...

    Emerging markets could get hurt – IMF
    Jan28

    Emerging markets could get hurt – IMF

    The “normalisation” of US monetary policy, no matter how well implemented, could hurt emerging markets and undermine financial stability, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said. ||| THE “normalisation” of US monetary policy, no matter how well implemented, could hurt emerging markets and undermine financial...

    S&P downgrades Russia’s rating to junk
    Jan28

    S&P downgrades Russia’s rating to junk

    Russia’s first junk rating in a decade pushed the nation’s bond lower for a second day and stocks declined as the threat of fresh sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine and an oil-price slump batter its economy. ||| Vladimir Kuznetsov MoscowRUSSIA’S first junk rating in a decade pushed the nation’s bond lower for a second...

    Putin skips Auschwitz event
    Jan27

    Putin skips Auschwitz event

    Vladimir Putin won’t be at the main event marking 70 years since Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz death camp in Poland. ||| Oswiecim, Poland – Russia’s Vladimir Putin will be absent from the main event marking 70 years since Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz death camp in Poland, held against a backdrop of hostilities...

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