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    Ukraine Says Separatists Intensifying Rocket Attacks
    Jan09

    Ukraine Says Separatists Intensifying Rocket Attacks

    Ukrainian military officials said Friday that four soldiers were killed in one day as separatists intensified shelling of government positions ahead of peace talks expected in the coming week. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    German chancellor Angela Merkel has thrown yet another lifeline to Ukraine
    Jan09

    German chancellor Angela Merkel has thrown yet another lifeline to Ukraine

    This is the second time that Berlin has bailed out the fledgling economy run by Kiev. Germany agreed to two 1.6 billion euro ($1.9 billion) aid packages last year. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Eight killed in Ukraine as peace talk prospects dim
    Jan09

    Eight killed in Ukraine as peace talk prospects dim

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Four Ukrainian soldiers and at least as many civilians died Friday in an upsurge of rocket attacks that came just as prospects for international peace talks on the nine-month crisis dimmed.Local authorities in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk said another nine residents were injured in sporadic clashes that...

    Ukraine says separatists intensifying attacks
    Jan09

    Ukraine says separatists intensifying attacks

    Ukrainian troops killed in more than two days of fighting as separatists intensify shelling of government positions ahead of peace talks. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Longform’s Picks of the Week
    Jan09

    Longform’s Picks of the Week

    Every weekend, Longform highlights its favorite international articles of the week. For daily picks of new and classic nonfiction, check out Longform or follow @longform on Twitter. Have an iPad? Download Longform’s new app and read all of the latest in-depth stories from dozens of magazines, including Foreign Policy. Scare Tactics: Michel...

    Treasury’s Cohen to Become CIA Deputy
    Jan09

    Treasury’s Cohen to Become CIA Deputy

    David Cohen, the driving force behind the U.S. Treasury Department’s increasingly sophisticated use of financial warfare, has been tapped as deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency. The White House said Friday that it was nominating Cohen, 52, to replace the current CIA number two, Avril Haines, who is moving to the White House...

    Ukraine says separatist attacks intensifying, at least 6 troops killed
    Jan09

    Ukraine says separatist attacks intensifying, at least 6 troops killed

    At least six Ukrainian troops have been killed in more than two days of fighting as separatists intensified shelling of government positions ahead of peace talks expected in the coming week, Ukrainian military officials said Friday. …read more Source: CTV...

    European Court of Human Rights Becomes UK Electoral Battleground
    Jan09

    European Court of Human Rights Becomes UK Electoral Battleground

    The building of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg shimmers in the winter sunshine. Its two asymmetrical steel cylinders and futuristic glass atrium are a beacon of hope for those in Europe who feel their human rights have been violated – but many miles away in London’s Downing Street the building represents something...

    Ukraine says separatists intensifying rocket attacks
    Jan09

    Ukraine says separatists intensifying rocket attacks

    Ukraine says separatists intensify attacks on government positions as peace talks beckon …read more Source:...

    Eastern Ukraine Shelling Kills Government Troops
    Jan09

    Eastern Ukraine Shelling Kills Government Troops

    Ukraine’s military says four its soldiers have been killed and eight wounded as a result of shelling by Russia-backed separatists over the past 24 hours. Military spokesman Andrei Lysenko said Friday that the rebels had fired rockets and mortars at government forces more than 30 times during that period. He linked the upsurge in shelling to...