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    After Russian embargo, stormy seas for Iceland’s fisheries
    Jan17

    After Russian embargo, stormy seas for Iceland’s fisheries

    In Iceland’s small harbors, a Russian embargo on European fish imports isn’t just a headache for fishermen — it’s a headache for everyone. “Of course we’re worried,” says Astvaldur Sigurdsson, a grocer in Neskaupstadur, a town of 1,500 people nestled in a cove in eastern Iceland. “This is bound to...

    Hassan Rouhani: New chapter for Tehran as sanctions end
    Jan17

    Hassan Rouhani: New chapter for Tehran as sanctions end

    Iran “has opened a new chapter” in its ties with the world, President Hassan Rouhani said, hours after international nuclear sanctions were lifted, the BBC reports. The move came after the international nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, said Iran had complied with a deal designed to prevent it developing nuclear weapons. UN, US and EU sanctions have...

    Uneasy times: What to look out for at Davos this year
    Jan17

    Uneasy times: What to look out for at Davos this year

    LONDON (AP) — Extremist attacks, plunging markets, and the break-neck pace of technological innovation. The world is beset by uncertainties as 2,500 business executives, political leaders and activists gather in the Swiss Alpine town of Davos this week. Although the glitzy event, which features speeches, panels and debates, has drawn criticism...

    Four Ukrainians Among Dead In Burkina Faso Attack
    Jan17

    Four Ukrainians Among Dead In Burkina Faso Attack

    Four of the people killed during a January 15 terrorist attack on a hotel and a restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso were Ukrainian citizens, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry announced on January 16. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Avalanche: teacher charged with involuntary homicide
    Jan17

    Avalanche: teacher charged with involuntary homicide

    A French teacher who took students onto a closed skiing piste in the French Alps where an avalanche killed two of them and a Ukrainian tourist has been charged with involuntary homicide, his lawyer said on Saturday. …read more Source: The Local...

    Iranian president hails lift of US, EU sanctions
    Jan17

    Iranian president hails lift of US, EU sanctions

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday hailed the lift of nuclear-related sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States and the European Union (EU) after the U.N. nuclear watchdog confirmed Tehran’s commitments to denuclearization. …read more Source: Global...

    Martin stops Glagov for IBF heavyweight crown
    Jan17

    Martin stops Glagov for IBF heavyweight crown

    NEW YORK – Unbeaten US southpaw Charles Martin won the vacant International Boxing Federation heavyweight title Saturday when Ukraine’s Vyacheslav Glazkov stopped after suffering a right knee injury. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukrainians prepare for further economic hardships
    Jan17

    Ukrainians prepare for further economic hardships

    Despite predictions of slight economic growth, Ukrainians feeling the financial burden of war. …read more Source: AL...

    French teacher in avalanche tragedy is charged with involuntary homicide
    Jan17

    French teacher in avalanche tragedy is charged with involuntary homicide

    A French teacher who took students onto a closed skiing piste in the French Alps where an avalanche killed two of them and a Ukrainian tourist has been charged with involuntary homicide, his lawyer said Saturday. The 47-year-old who was seriously injured in the accident was charged at his bedside in hospital in the south-central […] The post...

    Christmas in Grozny
    Jan17

    Christmas in Grozny

    GROZNY, Russia — As I entered the lobby of my hotel in Grozny, I came face to face with two men dressed in tight black uniforms, revolvers hanging from their waists. They bore no military or police insignia, just two patched flags: Chechen on the right arm, and Russian on the left. A slightly unnerving welcome. I would hear a lot about these...