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    Eastern Ukraine hit by outburst of fighting
    Jan31

    Eastern Ukraine hit by outburst of fighting

    Heavy artillery and rockets hit residential areas in eastern Ukraine Tuesday amid a new outburst of fighting between government troops and Russia-backed separatist rebels, leaving at least eight people dead … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Suddeutsche Zeitung: Berlin blames Kiev for deteriorating situation in Donbass
    Jan31

    Suddeutsche Zeitung: Berlin blames Kiev for deteriorating situation in Donbass

    BELGRADE – Kiev could be deliberately increasing tensions in Donbass, Germany’s Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper wrote citing its sources in the German government. “Berlin believes that Poroshenko is determined to do almost everything to prevent the lifting of sanctions against Russia,” the newspaper said. Suddeutsche Zeitung added that after...

    Edward Nalbandian: Alexander Lapshin`s case cannot become a precedent 
    Jan31

    Edward Nalbandian: Alexander Lapshin`s case cannot become a precedent 

    ArmInfo. The case on extradition of Russian-Israeli blog writer Alexander Lapshin to Azerbaijan cannot become a precedent, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian stated at the press conference in Yerevan. He thinks that Baku’s such a nervous reaction will not have negative impact on the flow of visitors and tourists to Artsakh, however...

    ‘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...

    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...

    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...

    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...