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    Nishikori beats tough conditions for Kooyong Classic win
    Jan14

    Nishikori beats tough conditions for Kooyong Classic win

    Melbourne (AFP) – Japan’s Kei Nishikori fought past a tough Australian challenge from Jordan Thompson to post a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7/4) opening win at the Kooyong Classic on Wednesday.The defending champion at the eight-man tune-up for the Australian Open needed just over two hours to earn the victory.US Open finalist Nishikori, ranked...

    World Chess Champ Magnus Carlsen Lost An Amazing Game
    Jan14

    World Chess Champ Magnus Carlsen Lost An Amazing Game

    Norway’s 24-year-old chess phenom, Magnus Carlsen, successfully defended his World Chess Championship late last year in Sochi, Russia, once again defeating 44-year-old Viswanathan Anand of India. But that doesn’t mean Carlsen is unbeatable, as we just learned. On Monday at a big and very important tournament, the Tata Steel in Wijk...

    U.S., EU Condemn Rising Ukraine Violence
    Jan14

    U.S., EU Condemn Rising Ukraine Violence

    The European Union and United States have condemned the rising violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News of the day from across the globe, Jan. 14
    Jan14

    News of the day from across the globe, Jan. 14

    An attack on a passenger bus in eastern Ukraine killed 11 people Tuesday, likely dealing the final blow to hopes that a short-lived and shaky cease-fire could take hold. The holiday period was spent in relative tranquillity after a new truce was called in December between government troops and Russian-backed militia. The Cuban spy traded to the...

    Fighting Escalates in Ukraine With Attacks on Bus, Donetsk Airport
    Jan14

    Fighting Escalates in Ukraine With Attacks on Bus, Donetsk Airport

    KIEV (Reuters) – A passenger bus came under heavy fire in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, Ukrainian authorities said, and fighting intensified around the international airport in the city of Donetsk as separatists tried to oust government forces. The latest violence flared after Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany...

    Ukraine: 12 Dead in Bus Attack That Could Doom Shaky Truce
    Jan14

    Ukraine: 12 Dead in Bus Attack That Could Doom Shaky Truce

    DONETSK, Ukraine—An attack on a passenger bus in eastern Ukraine killed 12 people Tuesday, likely dealing the final blow to hopes that a short-lived and shaky cease-fire could take hold. Across Donetsk, the city that Russian-backed separatists call their capital, explosions and the sound of shells whistling overhead are again unnerving the local...

    Ukraine bus attack kills 12, could herald grim future as truce staggers
    Jan14

    Ukraine bus attack kills 12, could herald grim future as truce staggers

    DONETSK, Ukraine — An attack on a passenger bus in eastern Ukraine killed 12 people Tuesday, likely dealing the final blow to hopes that a short-lived and shaky cease-fire could take hold. Across Donetsk, the city that Russian-backed separatists call their capital, explosions and the sound of shells whistling overhead are again unnerving the...

    Living Peace: A Gift for 2015 From the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates
    Jan14

    Living Peace: A Gift for 2015 From the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

    Photo by Irina Kalashnikova Violence, war, catastrophes, and the personal affairs of celebrities pass for news these days, but we need more than that. In troubled times like these, the counsel of the wise among us deserve our attention. Last month, in the magnificent, Michelangelo-designed plaza in Rome’s famed Campodiglio palace, the World...

    10 Civilians Are Killed in Ukraine as Cease-Fire Grows More Fragile
    Jan14

    10 Civilians Are Killed in Ukraine as Cease-Fire Grows More Fragile

    A shell or rocket that appeared to be aimed at an army checkpoint in southeast Ukraine hit a bus. The episode came as plans for a peace summit meeting collapsed. …read more Source: The New York...

    US, EU Promise More Aid for Ukraine If Reforms Continue
    Jan13

    US, EU Promise More Aid for Ukraine If Reforms Continue

    BRUSSELS—The United States on Tuesday reinforced Western assistance for war-torn Ukraine by promising up to $2 billion in loan guarantees if that effort is matched by economic and political reforms in Kiev. The U.S. State Department said it intends to provide $1 billion in loan guarantees in the first half of 2015 and an additional $1 billion in...