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    Fragile new Ukraine truce holds for third day (AFP)
    Dec26

    Fragile new Ukraine truce holds for third day (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A new indefinite truce in Ukraine held by a thread for a third day Monday as both pro-Russian insurgents and Kiev reported clashes near a prized railroad hub but no deaths. …read more Source: The West...

    Israeli PM summons US ambassador amid UN vote row
    Dec26

    Israeli PM summons US ambassador amid UN vote row

    Israel’s prime minister has summoned the US ambassador amid a growing row after the US eased the passage of a resolution against Israel at the UN., Benjamin Netanyahu, who is also foreign minister, took the unusual step of calling Dan Shapiro to his office. It comes after Israel summoned ambassadors from countries which voted for...

    Ukraine ‘confident emotional internal debates in Israel’ won’t impact relations
    Dec26

    Ukraine ‘confident emotional internal debates in Israel’ won’t impact relations

    After Netanyahu cancels Ukrainian PM’s visit to Israel, Kiev issues statement in effort to calm tensions, asserting ‘The text of the resolution is balanced. It calls for taking measures necessary for peaceful solution from both Israeli and Palestinian sides.’ …read more Source: Yedioth...

    AP Photos: Chronicling Russia’s change: 25 years of turmoil
    Dec26

    AP Photos: Chronicling Russia’s change: 25 years of turmoil

    MOSCOW (AP) — When I started working as an AP photographer in Moscow, the Soviet Union was nearing its demise. In August 1991, I took pictures of Russian President Boris Yeltsin rallying opposition to a hard-line coup that briefly ousted Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev. When the coup collapsed, I witnessed triumphant crowds pulling down a...

    Teva bribery settlement raises questions on Argentina, Romania probes
    Dec26

    Teva bribery settlement raises questions on Argentina, Romania probes

    Pharmaceutical giant — fined half-billion dollars for bribery in Russia, Ukraine and Mexico — says internal review of Argentina case is closed and it’s premature to discuss Romania …read more Source: The Times of...

    It’s beautiful, it’s Pakistan: Country’s slogan for promoting tourism
    Dec26

    It’s beautiful, it’s Pakistan: Country’s slogan for promoting tourism

    Almost every country in the world has adopted a slogan to convince confused holidaymakers to visit their countries. Recently, Family Break Finder shared a map of the slogans, some of which might leave you in splits. Here are some of the most amusing slogans: Pakistan: It’s beautiful – it’s Pakistan India: Incredible India Ukraine:...

    NETANYAHU AFUTA SAFARI YA KIONGOZI WA UKRAINE
    Dec26

    NETANYAHU AFUTA SAFARI YA KIONGOZI WA UKRAINE

    WAZIRI Mkuu wa Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu TEL AVIV, ISRAEL WAZIRI Mkuu wa Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, amefuta ziara ya mwenzake wa Ukraine baada ya Baraza la Usalama la Umoja wa Mataifa (UNSC) kupiga kura kuamua ujenzi wa makazi ya walowezi wa Kiyahudi katika Ukingo wa Magharibi usitishwe. Waziri Mkuu wa Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman, alikuwa...

    Russian teams search Black Sea for military plane crash clues
    Dec26

    Russian teams search Black Sea for military plane crash clues

    File photo shows a Tupolev-154 (TU-154) similar to a military plane which crashed in the Black Sea as it made its way to Syria with 92 people onboard. AFP Photo Backed by ships, helicopters and drones, Russian teams on Monday continued to search the Black Sea area just off Sochi, where a military plane bound for Syria crashed on Christmas Day...

    Russia Declares Day of Mourning After Plane Crash
    Dec26

    Russia Declares Day of Mourning After Plane Crash

    Russian officials declared Monday a national day of mourning and said they are investigating every possible cause, including a terror attack, for the crash of a Russian military passenger plane that apparently killed all 92 people on board. Early Monday, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said Sunday’s crash was likely caused by pilot...

    The Latest: Pilot error, technical fault behind Russia crash
    Dec26

    The Latest: Pilot error, technical fault behind Russia crash

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a Russian aircraft with 92 people on board en route to Russia’s air base in Syria (all times local): 9 a.m. Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov says that pilot error or a technical fault were likely to blame for Sunday’s crash of a Russian Tu-154 carrying 92 passengers and crew. The...