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    News of the Day From Around the World, Dec. 22
    Dec22

    News of the Day From Around the World, Dec. 22

    Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said earlier this week that their two conditions for peace talks are the removal of the group leader’s name from the U.N. blacklist and the withdrawal of all foreign forces from Afghanistan. [...] the Afghan government rejected the group’s demands — an indication of the depth of the rift between...

    Stolen masterpieces worth $26m returned to Italy from Ukraine
    Dec22

    Stolen masterpieces worth $26m returned to Italy from Ukraine

    Seventeen masterpieces valued at €17 million ($26 million) were returned to Italy from Ukraine on Wednesday after being stolen by masked, armed robbers from a Verona art museum last year.Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Masterpieces stolen in Italy museum heist returned with only scratches
    Dec22

    Masterpieces stolen in Italy museum heist returned with only scratches

    Seventeen masterpieces valued at $17.7 million were returned to Italy from Ukraine after being stolen by masked, armed robbers from a Verona art museum last year …read more Source:...

    US sent Ukraine useless low-tech analogue drones: Report
    Dec22

    US sent Ukraine useless low-tech analogue drones: Report

    A report says US-supplied drones to Ukraine utilize “stone age” technology. …read more Source:...

    ‘We Have to Defend Our Motherland’: On the Front Lines of Ukraine’s War
    Dec22

    ‘We Have to Defend Our Motherland’: On the Front Lines of Ukraine’s War

    NOVOMYKHAILIVKA, Ukraine—In the woods outside this front-line town in eastern Ukraine, a battle-worn unit of Ukrainian soldiers have hunkered down for the winter. The troops live and fight sometimes only a few hundred yards across no man’s land from their enemies, a combined force of pro-Russian separatists and Russian regulars. Some of the...

    Netanyahu: Desecration of Rabbi Nachman’s grave is ‘terrible’
    Dec22

    Netanyahu: Desecration of Rabbi Nachman’s grave is ‘terrible’

    Prime Minister Netanyahu calls on the Ukrainian government to take action following the desecration of the grave of Rabbi Nachman in Uman. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Exclusive: U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines
    Dec22

    Exclusive: U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines

    WASHINGTON – Millions of dollars’ worth of U.S.-supplied drones that Kiev had hoped would help in its war against Russian-backed separatists have proven ineffective against jamming and hacking, Ukrainian officials say. The 72 Raven RQ-11B… …read more Source:...

    US-supplied Drones Prove Disappointing in Ukraine Conflict
    Dec22

    US-supplied Drones Prove Disappointing in Ukraine Conflict

    Millions of dollars’ worth of U.S.-supplied drones that Kyiv had hoped would help in its war against Russian-backed separatists have proven ineffective against jamming and hacking, Ukrainian officials say. The 72 Raven RQ-11B Analog mini-drones were so disappointing following their arrival this summer that Natan Chazin, an adviser to...

    U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Russian Entrepreneurs and Companies over Crimea
    Dec22

    U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Russian Entrepreneurs and Companies over Crimea

    The United States Department of Treasury has approved new economic sanctions against six bankers and a Russian businessman as well as eight companies in that country for their links in the Ukrainian conflict and the annexation of the Crimean peninsula. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Stolen masterpiece paintings returned to Italy from Ukraine
    Dec22

    Stolen masterpiece paintings returned to Italy from Ukraine

    Italian culture minister travels to Kiev to retrieve works by Rubens, Tintoretto and Mantegna taken from Verona art museumSeventeen masterpieces valued at €17m were returned to Italy from Ukraine on Wednesday after being stolen by masked, armed robbers from a Verona art museum last year.Italian culture minister Dario Franceschini, who travelled...