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    Inside the White House Fight Over the Slaughter in South Sudan
    Jan26

    Inside the White House Fight Over the Slaughter in South Sudan

    Salva Kiir Mayardit, South Sudan’s president, founding father, and longtime darling of Washington’s political class, stands accused of presiding over security forces responsible for killing thousands of civilians in a 13-month-long civil war that has heightened fears of genocide and fueled international calls for the imposition of a...

    Harrowing dashcam footage shows view of the terrifying artilery strike that killed 30 in Mariupol, Ukraine
    Jan26

    Harrowing dashcam footage shows view of the terrifying artilery strike that killed 30 in Mariupol, Ukraine

    Mariupol, a strategic port city on the Black Sea still controlled by Ukrainian forces, has been a symbolic bulwark against the separatist advance …read more Source: Vancouver...

    PACE Grants Savchenko Immunity, Demands Her Release From Russian Jail
    Jan26

    PACE Grants Savchenko Immunity, Demands Her Release From Russian Jail

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has granted international immunity to jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko and called for her immediate release from a Russian prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Adds 70 New Aircraft to Military District Around Crimea
    Jan26

    Russia Adds 70 New Aircraft to Military District Around Crimea

    Russia has purchased 70 new army jets and helicopters which will be stationed across the annexed Crimean peninsula over the course of the coming year. The move is part of a massive overhaul of the facilities in its Southern Military District, which stretches between the Caspian and the Black seas. The new southern-based units consist of 50...

    Malaysia Airlines’s Latest Woe: An Attack by the ‘Cyber Caliphate’
    Jan26

    Malaysia Airlines’s Latest Woe: An Attack by the ‘Cyber Caliphate’

    With two of its planes down last year, you’d think Malaysia Airlines might be due for a break. Some hackers apparently disagree. For several hours beginning Sunday night, Malaysia Airlines’s website displayed the words “ISIS WILL PREVAIL” and “404 — Plane Not Found: Hacked by Cyber Caliphate” over the image of a Malaysia Airlines...

    Harrowing dashcam footage shows view of the terrifying artilery strike that killed 30 in Mariupol, Ukraine
    Jan26

    Harrowing dashcam footage shows view of the terrifying artilery strike that killed 30 in Mariupol, Ukraine

    Harrowing video showing the shelling of Mariupol emerged on YouTube, showing dashcam footage from part of the attack that left 30 people dead. The video shows a driver going down a back road behind a few other cars. Soon, the sounds of explosions echo outside and the driver starts to yell. Then, an orange explosion ignites a building on the side...

    Ex-KGB Litvinenko Said Putin Ordered His Death: Inquiry Opens
    Jan26

    Ex-KGB Litvinenko Said Putin Ordered His Death: Inquiry Opens

    LONDON—As Alexander Litvinenko lay dying from radiation poisoning in 2006, he named the man he thought had ordered his murder: Russian President Vladimir Putin. More than eight years on and with the U.K.-Russia relations at their iciest since the Cold War, a public inquiry opens Tuesday into the killing of the Russian intelligence agent turned...

    Who killed Litvinenko? Inquiry opens into ex-KGB man’s death
    Jan26

    Who killed Litvinenko? Inquiry opens into ex-KGB man’s death

    LONDON (AP) — As Alexander Litvinenko lay dying from radiation poisoning in 2006, he named the man he thought had ordered his murder: Russian President Vladimir Putin. More than eight years on and with the U.K.-Russia relations at their iciest since the Cold War, a public inquiry opens Tuesday into the killing of the Russian intelligence agent...

    Once Extremely Popular In U.S.S.R., Singer Roussos Dead At 68
    Jan26

    Once Extremely Popular In U.S.S.R., Singer Roussos Dead At 68

    World-renowned Greek singer Demis Roussos died in Athens at the age of 68. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive
    Jan26

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

    KYIV, Ukraine — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, two schools, homes and shops Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. Ukraine’s top rebel leader said an offensive had begun on the strategically important port. Ukraine’s president called an emergency meeting of...