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    ‘Humanitarian Emergency’ After Fighting Escalates In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan31

    ‘Humanitarian Emergency’ After Fighting Escalates In Eastern Ukraine

    The OSCE said renewed fighting around the eastern Ukrainian town of Avdiyivka between government troops and Russia-backed separatists has sparked a humanitarian emergency. The group said that 17,000 civilians were left without power and heat due to heavy shelling. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Ukraine, Russia trade blame over surge in fighting
    Jan31

    Ukraine, Russia trade blame over surge in fighting

    Eight Ukrainian troops have been killed and 26 wounded since fighting intensified on Sunday …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Kiev and Kremlin trade blame over surge in fighting in east Ukraine
    Jan31

    Kiev and Kremlin trade blame over surge in fighting in east Ukraine

    Ukrainian military and Russia-backed rebels accuse each other of launching offensives despite Minsk ceasefire dealKiev and Moscow have blamed each other for a surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine that has led to the highest casualty toll in weeks and topower and water being cut off for thousands of civilians on the frontline. The Ukrainian...

    Nikki Haley Pledges to Block Anti-Israel Actions by United Nations
    Jan31

    Nikki Haley Pledges to Block Anti-Israel Actions by United Nations

    Nikki Haley, the newly appointed U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, phoned her Israeli counterpart on Monday to reinforce America’s “ironclad support” for the Jewish state. Haley pledged to Ambassador Danny Danon that she would block anti-Israel actions taken by the U.N., citing the security council’s decision last...

    Is Putin stepping up the violence in eastern Ukraine?
    Jan31

    Is Putin stepping up the violence in eastern Ukraine?

    A surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine over recent days has led to the highest death toll in weeks. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukraine: Fighting flares up in eastern town of Avdiivka
    Jan31

    Ukraine: Fighting flares up in eastern town of Avdiivka

    Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia rebels locked in three days of deadly violence, leaving thousands with no heat or water. …read more Source: AL...

    Dual-citizen Danes not impacted by travel ban after all
    Jan31

    Dual-citizen Danes not impacted by travel ban after all

    No Danes with dual citizenships from one of the seven nations on the new and highly-contentious US travel ban list will be impacted after all. According to the foreign minister, Anders Samuelsen, Danes who also have passports from Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, Iran and Libya will not be denied entry to the US as a result of the temporary...

    Russia urges Ukraine to stop ‘armed provocations in eastern region
| Reuters
    Jan31

    Russia urges Ukraine to stop ‘armed provocations in eastern region | Reuters

    MOSCOW The Russian Foreign Ministry urged Kiev on Tuesday to halt “armed provocations” in the rebel-held regions of eastern Ukraine, which it said was “on the verge of humanitarian and ecological catastrophe”.The comments were issued amid a flare up between government forces and rebels in eastern Ukraine where clashes led...

    Belarusian diplomacy in 2016 – Annual foreign policy digest
    Jan31

    Belarusian diplomacy in 2016 – Annual foreign policy digest

    Alexander Lukashenka, his son Mikalaj and Pope Francis. Photo: president.gov.by In 2016, Belarusian diplomats succeeded in getting rid of most Western sanctions, improving the international legitimacy of the national parliament, regularising dialogue with Europe, and converting Poland from a strong critic …read more Source: Belarus...

    Europe is suffering multi-morbidity’: a conversation with Claus Offe in Berlin
    Jan31

    Europe is suffering multi-morbidity’: a conversation with Claus Offe in Berlin

    John Keane, University of SydneyThe writer-political thinker Albert Camus once commented that the true source of strength of modern Europe has been its ability to live on its contradictions, flourish amid its differences and, under pressure, to reinvent itself as “a civilisation on which the whole world depends even when rejecting...