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    Ukraine Sees Another Spike in Military Casualties
    Jan30

    Ukraine Sees Another Spike in Military Casualties

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers were killed in clashes initiated by pro-Russian separatists in the last two days, according to Kiev’s military. The casualties represented a spike in violence in Ukraine’s east, which has been embroiled in conflict since Russia first annexed the Crimean Peninsula in early 2014. Reuters reported that, according...

    Anxious Ukraine Risks Escalation In ‘Creeping Offensive’
    Jan30

    Anxious Ukraine Risks Escalation In ‘Creeping Offensive’

    Ukrainian forces, anxious to show their newfound strength, have launched what many are calling a “creeping offensive” in the war against Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    From Ukraine with love: Postcards pay tribute to war dead
    Jan30

    From Ukraine with love: Postcards pay tribute to war dead

    …read more Source: Taipei...

    The Significant Downside if Trump Plays Nice With Russia?
    Jan30

    The Significant Downside if Trump Plays Nice With Russia?

    In December 2016, businessman and former Trump foreign policy advisor Carter Page presented a lecture in Moscow at the state-run news agency Rossiya Segodnya, where he blamed America for “arrogant foreign policies” towards Russia and talked about “restoration” of the U.S.-Russia relationship under President Donald Trump....

    The Significant Downside if Trump Plays Nice With Russia?
    Jan30

    The Significant Downside if Trump Plays Nice With Russia?

    In December 2016, businessman and former Trump foreign policy advisor Carter Page presented a lecture in Moscow at the state-run news agency Rossiya Segodnya, where he blamed America for “arrogant foreign policies” towards Russia and talked about “restoration” of the U.S.-Russia relationship under President Donald Trump....

    Angela Merkel slams anti-Muslim bias in US travel ban
    Jan30

    Angela Merkel slams anti-Muslim bias in US travel ban

    Berlin, Jan 30: German Chancellor Angela Merkel today stepped up her criticism of a US travel ban slapped on travellers from seven countries, saying it smacked of anti-Muslim bias. “The essential and also resolute fight against terrorism in no way justifies general suspicion against people of a specific faith, in this case people of the Muslim...

    Ukraine fighting surges in spite of truce (AFP)
    Jan30

    Ukraine fighting surges in spite of truce (AFP)

    Avdiivka (Ukraine) (AFP) – A sudden surge in clashes between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels killed at least six people on Monday despite a tattered truce in Ukraine’s war-scarred east. …read more Source: The West...

    Refugee ban puts Jewish asylum seekers in limbo
    Jan30

    Refugee ban puts Jewish asylum seekers in limbo

    Demonstrators at JFK airport in New York protesting Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from certain countries, Jan. 28, 2017. (Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images) (JTA) — A year after they submitted their application for asylum in the United States, Shahi and his mother expected to be let in. As Iranian Jews who applied for...

    Jan Jukubco remains invincible in Malam Jabba Int’l Ski Cup
    Jan30

    Jan Jukubco remains invincible in Malam Jabba Int’l Ski Cup

    Jan Jukubco of Slovakia remained unbeatable on the last day of the Malam Jabba International Alpine Ski Cup being held at the scenic resort of Malam Jabba, Swat. Slovakian skier outclassed his rivals in the 2nd race of men’s Slalom category as well and got 1st position in this momentous international event. IvanKovasnkyuk and Vasyle...

    Gen. McChrystal is right — in fact, Russian leaders think they already are at war
    Jan30

    Gen. McChrystal is right — in fact, Russian leaders think they already are at war

    General Stanley McChrystal perhaps shocked many when he spoke out on the chance of a war in Europe — aside from the continuing conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Foreign...