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    Gazprom committed to Ukraine
    Jan22

    Gazprom committed to Ukraine

    Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, Jan. 22 (UPI) — Russian energy company Gazprom remains committed to its contractual obligations in Ukraine, company chairman Alexei Miller said. …read more Source: United Press...

    FP’s Situation Report: No good deed goes unpunished in Somalia; Bibi gets a Churchill moment; Republicans are tripping over Iran bills; and much more from around the world.
    Jan22

    FP’s Situation Report: No good deed goes unpunished in Somalia; Bibi gets a Churchill moment; Republicans are tripping over Iran bills; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat In Somalia, no good deed goes unpunished. Retired Delta Force soldier Brett Fredricks went to Somalia to train Ugandan soldiers to fight al-Shabab. On Christmas Day, he was gunned down when members of the terror group, some dressed as Somali soldiers, overran a base in Mogadishu. An exclusive report by...

    Ukraine bus hit by shell, killing at least 8 civilians
    Jan22

    Ukraine bus hit by shell, killing at least 8 civilians

    At least eight civilians were killed on Thursday when a shell or mortar hit a public transport stop in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, regional officials and eyewitnesses say. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: army retreats, buffer zone deal reached
    Jan22

    Ukraine: army retreats, buffer zone deal reached

    Ed AdamczykDONETSK, Ukraine, Jan. 22 (UPI) — Ukrainian troops withdrew Thursday from Dontesk airport’s main terminal after fighting killed six soldiers and injured 16, the defense ministry said. …read more Source: United Press...

    First Victims Of Maidan Crackdown Remembered In Ukraine
    Jan22

    First Victims Of Maidan Crackdown Remembered In Ukraine

    A year after their deaths, Ukraine is paying tribute to the first victims of a government crackdown on the Euromaidan protests that toppled President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Opinion: Canada’s complacency towards Saudi Arabia should stop at Raif Badawi
    Jan22

    Opinion: Canada’s complacency towards Saudi Arabia should stop at Raif Badawi

    While Saudi dignitaries marched with a million people in Paris defending freedom of speech, Raif Badawi endured the first 50 of 1,000 lashes for daring to promote freedom of thought and religious tolerance in the repressive kingdom. Canada’s tepid denunciation, coming on the heels of a sustained campaign to free Badawi, didn’t...

    At least 7 die after artillery shell hits bus in Ukraine
    Jan22

    At least 7 die after artillery shell hits bus in Ukraine

    The shell struck the vehicle Thursday morning in Donetsk, instantly killing passengers and blowing out the windows of a nearby building. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Donetsk airport falls into the hands of pro-Russia separatists
    Jan22

    Donetsk airport falls into the hands of pro-Russia separatists

    The heroic defense that lasted for 242 days is over as Ukraine military officials conceded Thursday that the main bastion of Donetsk airport defense fell into the hands of pro-Russia separatists. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    At least 7 killed in shelling of city bus in eastern Ukraine
    Jan22

    At least 7 killed in shelling of city bus in eastern Ukraine

    Local authorities in the separatist stronghold in east Ukraine say at least seven people have been killed after a city bus was hit by an artillery shell. See also: Ukraine says it reclaimed Donetsk airport after ‘massive military operation’ The shell struck the vehicle Thursday morning in Donetsk, instantly killing numerous passengers...

    Ukraine PM says Russia should bear responsibility for deadly Donetsk attack
    Jan22

    Ukraine PM says Russia should bear responsibility for deadly Donetsk attack

    A Reuters cameraman said he saw six bodies on the ground near, and inside, a trolleybus in a southern district of the city …read more Source: The Globe and...