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    Germany at UN raises alarm over Ukraine ceasefire (AFP)
    Feb29

    Germany at UN raises alarm over Ukraine ceasefire (AFP)

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Germany’s foreign minister said Monday he was deeply concerned by continued violations of the ceasefire in Ukraine and restrictions imposed on monitors overseeing the truce in the nearly two-year war. …read more Source: The West...

    Obama accused of ‘paralysis’ on genocide label for ISIL
    Feb29

    Obama accused of ‘paralysis’ on genocide label for ISIL

    U.S. lawmakers are cranking up the pressure this week on the Obama administration to formally declare that the Islamic State is committing “genocide” against Christians, Yazidis and other minorities in Syria and Iraq — a weighty designation with legal and moral implications. But the administration is struggling over what to do — sources say some...

    Little Green Babies: Crimean Newborns Handed Military Draft Notices
    Feb29

    Little Green Babies: Crimean Newborns Handed Military Draft Notices

    Welcome to the world, kid — and don’t forget to report for duty in 16 years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine to Seek Extradition of Bulgarian National over Fighting Alongside Pro-Russian Rebels
    Feb29

    Ukraine to Seek Extradition of Bulgarian National over Fighting Alongside Pro-Russian Rebels

    Ukraine plans to seek the extradition of Bulgarian national Georgi Bliznakov from Bulgaria over suspected participation in a battalion of pro-Russian rebels fighting government forces in Donbas region, Sofia-based bTV broadcaster reported on Monday. Bliznakov came under the spotlight in Bulgaria as one of several thugs who beat a car driver in a...

    German court suspends trial of ill ex-Auschwitz medic, 95
    Feb29

    German court suspends trial of ill ex-Auschwitz medic, 95

    A German court today suspended the trial of former SS medic Hubert Zafke for aiding in 3,681 murders in Auschwitz after the 95-year-old failed to attend over health problems. Chief judge Klaus Kabisch put the proceedings on hold shortly after they opened, saying a doctor who examined the defendant on Sunday found that he had “suicidal...

    Hungary PM rules out automatic extension of EU’s anti-Russia sanctions
    Feb29

    Hungary PM rules out automatic extension of EU’s anti-Russia sanctions

    Economic sanctions imposed by the European Union (EU) on Russia over its alleged role in the crisis in eastern Ukraine would not be extended automatically, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says.Addressing Hungarian ambassadors in the capital, Budapest, on Monday, Orban said the EU is expected to hold discussions about whether Moscow has...

    Hungararian Prime Minister Viktor Orban Threatens to Build Fence Along Romania Border
    Feb29

    Hungararian Prime Minister Viktor Orban Threatens to Build Fence Along Romania Border

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban threatened on Sunday to fence another of his country’s borders over Europe’s migrant crisis, this time with fellow EU member Romania. In recent months, Orban’s government has controversially erected fences on Hungary’s borders with Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia in a bid to stem the...

    Caballero the Wembley hero as Man City land League Cup
    Feb29

    Caballero the Wembley hero as Man City land League Cup

    Manchester City’s Wilfredo Caballero saves from Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho during penalty shoot-out of Capital One Cup final at Wembly on Sunday, February 28, 2016. Photo: Reuters LONDON: Manuel Pellegrini will head to pastures new with at least one shiny memento of his final season as Manchester City manager after keeper Willy...

    Ruler of Fujairah receives diplomats
    Feb29

    Ruler of Fujairah receives diplomats

    FUJAIRAH, 29th February, 2016 (WAM) – H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, today separately received Paul R. Malik, US Consul-General, Mohammed Idris Abu Safitah, Libyan Consul-General, Heo Nam Duk, Consul-General of the Republic of Korea, and Oleksandr Balanutsa, Ukrainian Consul-General, who...

    Ukraine vs. Russia: A long and unhappy history
    Feb29

    Ukraine vs. Russia: A long and unhappy history

    The new book The Gates of Europe details the enduring conflict for territory and identity between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...