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    Global alarm over Ukraine fighting as death toll hits 19
    Feb01

    Global alarm over Ukraine fighting as death toll hits 19

    The death toll from the latest escalation in fighting in Ukraine rose to 19 on Wednesday (Feb 1) as international alarm rang out over the spike in bloodshed in the European Union’s back yard. …read more Source: Channel...

    UN Security Council calls for return to Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb01

    UN Security Council calls for return to Ukraine ceasefire

    The UN Security Council expressed its “grave concern” on Tuesday over the “dangerous deterioration” in eastern Ukraine and called for a halt to the violence, Reuters reported. “The members of the Security Council expressed their full support of sovereignty and … …read more Source:...

    It’s Putin’s World
    Feb01

    It’s Putin’s World

    In 2012, Vladimir Putin returned to the presidency after a four-year, constitutionally imposed hiatus. It wasn’t the smoothest of transitions. To his surprise, in the run-up to his inauguration, protesters filled the streets of Moscow and other major cities to denounce his comeback. Such opposition required dousing. But an opportunity...

    Jamaica upgraded to silver after Russia stripped of women’s 4x400m medal
    Feb01

    Jamaica upgraded to silver after Russia stripped of women’s 4x400m medal

    Jamaica’s 4x400m women’s relay team has been upgraded from bronze to silver after Russia was stripped of the silver medals the country won at the London 2012 Olympics after Antonina Krivoshapka tested positive for a banned substance. This was revealed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday. The United States won the...

    Foreign Ministry condemnds fighting flare-up in Ukraine
    Feb01

    Foreign Ministry condemnds fighting flare-up in Ukraine

    Latvia’s Foreign Ministry condemns the fighting flare-up in Eastern Ukraine and asks for an immediate ceasefire to prevent a humanitarian crisis, the ministry said Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Russia-Backed Rebels, Troops Clash in Ukraine; 9 Dead, Dozens Hurt
    Feb01

    Russia-Backed Rebels, Troops Clash in Ukraine; 9 Dead, Dozens Hurt

    The violence in Ukraine has intensified, leaving at least nine people dead and dozens injured amid a new outbreak of fighting. …read more Source:...

    Imperial melting pot: how a new book reveals the remarkable history of Istanbul
    Feb01

    Imperial melting pot: how a new book reveals the remarkable history of Istanbul

    A Tale of Three Cities by Bettany Hughes shows how kings, emperors and sultans have been fighting over the city for millennia. Eight thousand years ago, the Black Sea was a lake and the land on which Istanbul now sits was not where Europe ended and Asia began. In its place was a ribbon of land, fed by springs and dotted with Neolithic settlements...

    Heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine

    Freezing and nerve-shattered residents of an eastern Ukraine town battered by an upsurge in fighting between troops and Russia-backed rebels flocked to a humanitarian aid center Wednesday to receive food and warm up. …read more Source: FOX...

    SitRep: Trump Advisor Bannon Predicts Wars With China, Middle East; Pentagon Officials Say Gloves Off in Yemen
    Feb01

    SitRep: Trump Advisor Bannon Predicts Wars With China, Middle East; Pentagon Officials Say Gloves Off in Yemen

    Pentagon Didn’t Cook the Books; Mattis and the Weight of Expectation; Fighting in Ukraine …read more Source: Foreign...

    NATO launches military exercise Sea Shield 2017 in the Black Sea
    Feb01

    NATO launches military exercise Sea Shield 2017 in the Black Sea

    NATO’s international military exercise Sea Shield 2017 starts on February 1 in the Black Sea, Romanian information agencies announced, based on information from Romania’s Naval Forces. A total of 2.800 military men from Bulgaria, Romania, Canada, Greece, Spain, the USA, Turkey and Ukraine will participate at the training with vessels,...