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    Russia Threatens Ukraine With Forced Default Over $3 Billion Loan
    Jan16

    Russia Threatens Ukraine With Forced Default Over $3 Billion Loan

    Russia is threatening to call in its $3 billion loan to Ukraine early in a move that could push the war-torn country into default. Last week Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced that Ukraine had breached the terms on the loan that was agreed between Moscow and then Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who fled the country following...

    Obama, Cameron Meet at White House
    Jan16

    Obama, Cameron Meet at White House

    President Barack Obama held a working dinner with British Prime Minister David Cameron at the White House Thursday night, a week after Europe was shaken by terror in Paris. The two leaders wrote a joint editorial this week in the Times of London newspaper, vowing a united front against Islamic extremists. Britain has long been the closest ally of...

    Verdasco wins Kooyong tennis title over injured Dolgopolov
    Jan16

    Verdasco wins Kooyong tennis title over injured Dolgopolov

    Melbourne (AFP) – Spain’s Fernando Verdasco claimed a second title five years after his first at the Kooyong Classic on Friday when opponent Alexandr Dolgopolov was forced to retire with a knee injury.With the Australian Open starting on Monday, the Ukrainian now fears he will not be able to play after feeling pain in the first set...

    Cameron meets Obama, vows cyber security cooperation
    Jan16

    Cameron meets Obama, vows cyber security cooperation

    Washington (AFP) – US President Barack Obama and Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron kicked off two days of talks Thursday at the White House, with the British leader promising progress on the “new threat” of cyber security. Cameron referenced the recent cyberattack allegedly launched by North Korea against Sony...

    Another Page in the Global War on Terror
    Jan16

    Another Page in the Global War on Terror

    Despite the horrific nature of the terrorist attack that has since put Charlie Hebdo on everyone’s lips, what happened in Paris this month does not resemble the terrorist attacks of September 2001, which struck New York and paralyzed Washington, and precipitated the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The similarity between the two attacks...

    A Top Ukrainian TV Station Silenced?
    Jan16

    A Top Ukrainian TV Station Silenced?

    Inter has been one of Ukraine’s most popular television channels since the mid-1990s. Now it may close down over a New Year’s Eve show that featured three Russian pop stars. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Donetsk Airport Battle Continues As Conflicting Reports Arise In Ukraine
    Jan15

    Donetsk Airport Battle Continues As Conflicting Reports Arise In Ukraine

    The fog of war drifted over the battle for East Ukraine Thursday as the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists both claimed to be winning the battle for the remains of the new terminal at Donetsk airport. While rebels have made significant gains over the last two days, even managing to enter the airport on Wednesday, conflicting reports...

    EU Parliament Accuses Russia of ‘Acts of Terrorism’ in Ukraine
    Jan15

    EU Parliament Accuses Russia of ‘Acts of Terrorism’ in Ukraine

    The European Parliament is accusing Russia of what it calls “acts of terrorism” in Ukraine. Meeting in Brussels, the European Union legislative body passed a resolution condemning what it called Russia’s “aggressive and expansionist policy” and “the acts of terrorism and criminal behavior” by...

    Obama, Merkel discuss increased violence in Ukraine
    Jan15

    Obama, Merkel discuss increased violence in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed their concern about increased violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Separatists in Ukraine capture remains of sought after airport
    Jan15

    Separatists in Ukraine capture remains of sought after airport

    The battle for the Donetsk terminal reduces hope that a cease fire, first agreed upon in September, could be brought back …read more Source:...