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    Wanted: a grand bargain to rescue EU from “polycrisis”
    Jan31

    Wanted: a grand bargain to rescue EU from “polycrisis”

    By Paul Taylor The European Union needs an ambitious grand bargain at its next summit to rescue itself from an accumulation of crises that threaten to blow apart its model of integration. Like children at a birthday party, each leader has to get a going-home present. And as with many children’s parties, there may be a tantrum along the way....

    Geneva process is long and unpredictable
    Jan31

    Geneva process is long and unpredictable

    Wars, generally speaking, are unpredictable – particularly when one is attempting to foresee when they will begin and how they will end. The war in Syria (or the war in Yemen for that matter) is no exception. With the Geneva talks over Syria in progress, the road to a final agreement will prove arduous and painfully difficult. Therefore,...

    Ukraine reports first military casualties in 3 weeks
    Jan31

    Ukraine reports first military casualties in 3 weeks

    Two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the country’s war-torn east where government forces are seeking to put down a pro-Russian insurgency, the first reported casualties in nearly three weeks, Ukraine’s military said Sunday”Over the last day, as a result of clashes one Ukrainian soldier was killed and another three were...

    Ukraine reports first military casualties in 3 weeks (AFP)
    Jan31

    Ukraine reports first military casualties in 3 weeks (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the country’s war-torn east where government forces are seeking to put down a pro-Russian insurgency, the first reported casualties in nearly three weeks, Ukraine’s military said Sunday, …read more Source: The West...

    Dutch PM takes back seat on Ukraine referendum
    Jan31

    Dutch PM takes back seat on Ukraine referendum

    Dutch leader Rutte will not defend Yes vote “with flyers and flags and the like”, despite polls showing the No camp could sink the Ukraine pact, in echoes of 2005. …read more Source:...

    Inheanacho shows City have firepower in reserve
    Jan31

    Inheanacho shows City have firepower in reserve

    Empty seats during the game. Reuters LONDON: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini was not surprised striker Kelechi Inheanacho marked a rare starting berth with a hat-trick in a 4-0 FA Cup rout of Aston Villa on Saturday. The 19-year-old Nigerian, restricted mainly to substitute appearances this season, put City ahead from close range after...

    Historian Timothy Snyder presents a provocative, new take on the Holocaust | Hollywood Jew
    Jan31

    Historian Timothy Snyder presents a provocative, new take on the Holocaust | Hollywood Jew

    In his latest book, “Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning,” Timothy Snyder explores what made mass extermination possible Yale historian Timothy Snyder is among the world’s leading scholars of Eastern Europe. Educated at Oxford, he is the author of five award-winning books, including the acclaimed “Bloodlands: Europe Between...

    Statue of controversial Bolshevik leader toppled in Ukraine
    Jan30

    Statue of controversial Bolshevik leader toppled in Ukraine

    KIEV: Ukrainian activists in the eastern city of Dnipropetrovsk on Friday night toppled a statue of controversial Bolshevik leader Grigory Petrovsky, implicated in a famine that killed millions in the 1930s, city hall said. Several young men toppled the 12-tonne bronze statue of Petrovsky — nicknamed “the butcher” for his role in the...

    UK extradition of Ukrainian man begins
    Jan30

    UK extradition of Ukrainian man begins

    Extradition proceedings begin against a Ukrainian man suspected of murder and accused of playing a leading role in a criminal operation to smuggle people to the UK. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s forces open fire on positions of pro-Russia fighters in Donetsk: Report
    Jan30

    Ukraine’s forces open fire on positions of pro-Russia fighters in Donetsk: Report

    Ukraine’s forces on Saturday opened fire on positions of pro-Russia fighters in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) in eastern Ukraine, reports say. …read more Source: Iran...