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    Ukraine rebels vow to conquer more territory in war-torn east
    Jan23

    Ukraine rebels vow to conquer more territory in war-torn east

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels on Friday vowed to conquer more territory in eastern Ukraine and ruled out peace talks after Kiev retreated from a long-disputed airport, casting aside Europe’s latest push for a truce.The defiant comments from Donetsk rebel chief Alexander Zakharchenko came as Ukraine renewed allegations...

    FP’s Situation Report: The patriarch of the House of Saud dies; When a body count is not a body count; Someone’s missing in Davos; and much more from around the world.
    Jan23

    FP’s Situation Report: The patriarch of the House of Saud dies; When a body count is not a body count; Someone’s missing in Davos; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The patriarch of the House of Saud is dead. Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud died Thursday at the age of 90. His passing comes as the oil-rich kingdom battles low oil prices and the rise of extremism across the Middle East and Africa. And relations with the United States, a long-time...

    Dozens Of Ukraine Rebels Killed In Rocket Attack On Captured Airport Outside Donetsk
    Jan23

    Dozens Of Ukraine Rebels Killed In Rocket Attack On Captured Airport Outside Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine say 24 of their fighters have been killed in a rocket attack on the recently captured airport outside their main stronghold city of Donetsk. Rebel defense spokesman Eduard Basurin said the terminal was targeted by Ukrainian government forces Friday with Uragan multiple rocket...

    Ukraine separatists vow to take more territory, rule out new ceasefire
    Jan23

    Ukraine separatists vow to take more territory, rule out new ceasefire

    Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, has ruled out any new ceasefire proposals and said advances by rebel forces will continue. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine separatists vow to take more territory
    Jan23

    Ukraine separatists vow to take more territory

    Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine said Friday that they will continue to fight for more territory and will refuse to consider any new cease-fire proposals. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Ukraine rebels say 24 fighters killed by rockets at airport
    Jan23

    Ukraine rebels say 24 fighters killed by rockets at airport

    Rebel defense spokesman Eduard Basurin said the terminal was targeted by Ukrainian government forces Friday with Uragan multiple rocket launchers. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine separatists say 24 fighters killed in Donetsk airport rocket attack
    Jan23

    Ukraine separatists say 24 fighters killed in Donetsk airport rocket attack

    Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine say 24 of their fighters have been killed in a rocket attack on the recently captured airport outside their main stronghold city of Donetsk. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Rebels in Push to Expand Territory
    Jan23

    Ukraine Rebels in Push to Expand Territory

    Ukrainian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko said rebel forces would advance against Kiev’s troops to expand their control to the borders of the Donetsk region. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine rebels say 24 fighters killed by rockets at airport
    Jan23

    Ukraine rebels say 24 fighters killed by rockets at airport

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine say 24 of their fighters have been killed in a rocket attack on the recently captured airport outside their main stronghold city of Donetsk. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Vows to Launch New Push for Territory
    Jan23

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Vows to Launch New Push for Territory

    A pro-Russian separatist leader in Ukraine said he will not push for new peace talks with the Ukrainian government, vowing instead to gain control of more territory in the east. Russian news agencies quoted rebel chief Alexander Zakharchenko, based in the eastern city of Donetsk, saying Friday that his forces are launching a new offensive to...