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    US Says Russian Peace Plan for Ukraine Is an Occupation Plan
    Jan22

    US Says Russian Peace Plan for Ukraine Is an Occupation Plan

    UNITED NATIONS—U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power says Russia’s latest “peace plan” for Ukraine is nothing more than an “occupation plan.” Power told the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that “the current situation is dangerous” and urged Russia to implement a September cease-fire agreement. She said Russian President Vladimir Putin’s...

    Ukraine, Russia Reportedly Agree On Withdrawal Of Heavy Arms
    Jan22

    Ukraine, Russia Reportedly Agree On Withdrawal Of Heavy Arms

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Foreign Minister says Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a procedure for the withdrawal of heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine. Frank-Walter Steinmeier says his counterparts from Russia and Ukraine agreed that heavy arms should be pulled back 15 kilometers (9 miles) from a demarcation line defined in the Minsk agreement...

    Russia, Ukraine reportedly agree to pull back heavy weapons
    Jan22

    Russia, Ukraine reportedly agree to pull back heavy weapons

    BERLIN – Germany’s Foreign Minister says Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a procedure for the withdrawal of heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine. Frank-Walter Steinmeier says his counterparts from Russia and Ukraine agreed that heavy arms should be pulled back 15 kilometres (9 miles) from a demarcation line defined in the Minsk agreement of...

    U.S. ambassador to UN slams Russian ‘peace plan’ for Ukraine
    Jan22

    U.S. ambassador to UN slams Russian ‘peace plan’ for Ukraine

    U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power says Russia’s latest “peace plan” for Ukraine is nothing more than an “occupation plan.” …read more Source:...

    Hillary Clinton calls on Canada to fight terrorist propaganda
    Jan22

    Hillary Clinton calls on Canada to fight terrorist propaganda

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. (John Woods/The Canadian Press) WINNIPEG – Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton is calling on Canada to continue fighting the “ideology of hate” and extremist propaganda fuelling terrorism. Clinton told about 2,000 people at a Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce luncheon that the...

    German FM: Russia, Ukraine agree withdrawal of heavy arms
    Jan22

    German FM: Russia, Ukraine agree withdrawal of heavy arms

    BERLIN — Germany’s Foreign Minister says Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a procedure for the withdrawal of heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine.Frank-Walter Steinmeier says his counterparts from Russia and Ukraine agreed that heavy arms should be pulled back 15 kilometers (9 miles) from a demarcation line defined in the Minsk agreement of...

    U.S. President Barack Obama’s economic miracle not what it appears to be
    Jan22

    U.S. President Barack Obama’s economic miracle not what it appears to be

    WASHINGTON – In U.S. President Barack Obama’s own words, “It has been, and still is, a hard time for many, but the “shadow of crisis has passed.” This somewhat conflicting statement, uttered in the same breath, is one reason commentators are baffled by a state of the union address that seemed more like a campaign speech. While there is no...

    Davos 2015: International Conflict Is Top Global Risk
    Jan22

    Davos 2015: International Conflict Is Top Global Risk

    There is much discussion of global risks at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting this week, and illustrating today’s volatility is the fact that the biggest threat to the stability of the world — international conflict — was not even on last year’s list. That is the conclusion of the World Economic Forum’s 10th...

    Inside the Ring: Russians advance on Ukraine
    Jan22

    Inside the Ring: Russians advance on Ukraine

    Russian military forces are crossing into eastern Ukraine in larger numbers, according to Phillip A. Karber, a Georgetown University professor currently on a fact-finding tour of the region. “Things are really heating up — five Russian armored task forces crossed the border in last 60 hours, a force of about … …read more Source:...

    Hillary Clinton says world must fight propaganda
    Jan22

    Hillary Clinton says world must fight propaganda

    WINNIPEG – Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton is calling on Canada to continue fighting the “ideology of hate” and extremist propaganda fuelling terrorism.Clinton told about 2,000 people at a Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce luncheon that the international community has to target material that is drawing radicals to the...