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    Survivors recall narrow escape from Burkina Faso attack
    Jan17

    Survivors recall narrow escape from Burkina Faso attack

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — As al-Qaida fighters attacked the cafe where he worked, Clement Djiguende was saved by chance: A jihadist who had been firing at patrons simply ran out of bullets. The gun stuck for a moment. Then the militant, dressed in black and a turban, tried several times to reload. That’s when Djiguende and another...

    Ukraine truimph to go level at the top of World Cup standings
    Jan17

    Ukraine truimph to go level at the top of World Cup standings

    Winter Olympic champions Olena Pidhrushna and Valj Semerenko helped Ukraine to biathlon 4.6km relay World Cup victory in Ruhpolding, Germany on Sunday. With compatriots Iryna Varvynets and Yiliia Dzhima completing the quartet, Ukraine clocked 1 hour 16 minutes 14.2 seconds to clinch victory. Hosts Germany had to settle for second place as Karolin...

    OSCE monitors fired upon in east Ukraine
    Jan17

    OSCE monitors fired upon in east Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which keeps a tab on ceasefire in Ukraine, says its monitors have come under fire during an assessment mission in the country’s war-torn east. …read more Source: Iran...

    Lt.-Col. Tim Arsenault assumes command of Joint Task Force-Ukraine from Lt.-Col. Jason Guiney
    Jan17

    Lt.-Col. Tim Arsenault assumes command of Joint Task Force-Ukraine from Lt.-Col. Jason Guiney

    Lieutenant-Colonel Tim Arsenault assumed command on Sunday of Joint Task Force-Ukraine (JTF-U) from Lieutenant-Colonel Jason Guiney during a ceremony which took place at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi, Ukraine, as part of Operation UNIFIER, Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine. As commander of JTF-U,...

    OSCE monitors fired upon in east Ukraine
    Jan17

    OSCE monitors fired upon in east Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which keeps a tab on ceasefire in Ukraine, says its monitors have come under fire during an assessment mission in the country’s war-torn east. According to the reports, the organization said the incident occurred on Saturday when its observers’ vehicle was hit with...

    4 members of Ukrainian family among dead in Burkina Faso
    Jan17

    4 members of Ukrainian family among dead in Burkina Faso

    MOSCOW (AP) — Four members of a Ukrainian family, including a 9-year-old child, were among those killed when al-Qaida fighters attacked a popular cafe and hotel in Burkina Faso’s capital of Ouagadougou, Ukraine’s foreign minister said Sunday. …read more Source: U.S....

    Foreign monitors under fire in east Ukraine: OSCE (AFP)
    Jan17

    Foreign monitors under fire in east Ukraine: OSCE (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Western monitors of Ukraine’s tattered truce reported Sunday that they had come under fire during an assessment of the situation in the war-torn east of the former Soviet state. …read more Source: The West...

    4 Members of Ukrainian Family Among Dead in Burkina Faso
    Jan17

    4 Members of Ukrainian Family Among Dead in Burkina Faso

    Ukraine says four members of a Ukrainian family, including a 9-year-old child, were among those killed when al-Qaida fighters attacked a popular cafe and hotel in Burkina Faso’s capital of Ouagadougou …read more Source: ABC...

    Foreign monitors under fire in east Ukraine
    Jan17

    Foreign monitors under fire in east Ukraine

    An OSCE vehicle carrying observers and a translator who were in an Ukraine controlled area to assess a damaged pipelline came under fire. …read more Source: World...

    Iranian president hails lift of U.S., EU sanctions
    Jan17

    Iranian president hails lift of U.S., EU sanctions

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday hailed the lift of nuclear-related sanctions on the Islamic Republic by the United States and European Union after the UN nuclear watchdog confirmed Tehran’s commitments to the July deal. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-01/17/c_135017400.htm target=_blank...