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    Orthodox Christians Celebrate Epiphany
    Jan06

    Orthodox Christians Celebrate Epiphany

    Wednesday is Epiphany, a major holiday in much of Orthodox Christianity celebrating the birth and baptism of Jesus. Religious services are held as well as Blessing of Water ceremonies at lakes, rivers and seafronts. But in Russia, Serbia, Ukraine and other Orthodox countries that observe a different religious calendar, it is Christmas Eve. Roman...

    The Latest: Ukraine says no one speaks out against sanctions
    Jan06

    The Latest: Ukraine says no one speaks out against sanctions

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The latest on North Korea's announcement that it conducted a hydrogen bomb test Wednesday (all times Seoul):… …read more Source: Associated...

    The Latest: Ukraine says no one speaks out against sanctions
    Jan06

    The Latest: Ukraine says no one speaks out against sanctions

    The latest on North Korea’s announcement that it conducted a hydrogen bomb test Wednesday (all times Seoul): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Donald Trump says would pressure China to get North Korea under control
    Jan06

    Donald Trump says would pressure China to get North Korea under control

    Outspoken Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump today said he would pressure China to get North Korea under control, after the reclusive nation claimed it has successfully tested its first hydrogen bomb. “They (China) have total control over North Korea. China should solve that problem,” Trump told Fox News. “If they...

    Merkel to receive Four Freedoms Award
    Jan06

    Merkel to receive Four Freedoms Award

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named as this year’s recipient of a prestigious international award. ||| The Hague, Netherlands – German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named as this year’s recipient of a prestigious international award, with organisers lauding her “great moral leadership” in Germany and pivotal role...

    Ministries warn against eggs with Salmonella from Ukraine
    Jan06

    Ministries warn against eggs with Salmonella from Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Coca-Cola map mix-up angers Russia and Ukraine
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola map mix-up angers Russia and Ukraine

    A New Year’s greeting from Coca-Cola has managed the rare feat of uniting Russia and Ukraine, in anger. The soft drinks giant posted a message to its customers on VK, a Russian social media site, featuring a map of Russia that did not include Crimea, which was annexed by Moscow in 2014. After a stream of complaints, the firm republished the...

    Ukraine Set To Rename Over 900 Towns With Soviet Names
    Jan06

    Ukraine Set To Rename Over 900 Towns With Soviet Names

    More than 900 Ukrainian towns and villages will be renamed over the course of the year, in accordance with Ukraine’s push to remove commemorations of Soviet and Communist-era figures, the head of Ukraine’s state Institute for National Memory told Channel 5 on Wednesday. Since Ukraine’s pro-European Maidan protests toppled the...

    Matthew Fisher: North Korea H-bomb testing is another foreign policy failure for lame-duck Obama
    Jan06

    Matthew Fisher: North Korea H-bomb testing is another foreign policy failure for lame-duck Obama

    From North Korea to Afghanistan, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Syria, to Ukraine, eastern Europe and the South China Sea, Obama’s presidency has been a bust …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukrainians call for Coca-Cola boycott
    Jan06

    Ukrainians call for Coca-Cola boycott

    Ukrainians call for a boycott of Coca-Cola after the company shares a festive map of Russia including annexed Crimea. …read more Source:...