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    Obama and India: Love in the Time of Cholera
    Jan23

    Obama and India: Love in the Time of Cholera

    President Obama will be in India for a three-day visit starting Sunday, searching for that elusive foreign policy triumph to consolidate his presidential legacy. This is not the first time that New Delhi has come to the rescue of a president who lost his sheen. In 2000, on the heels of the Monica Lewinsky scandal and impeachment ignominy,...

    Eastern Ukraine rebels ready major offensive
    Jan23

    Eastern Ukraine rebels ready major offensive

    A top NATO official said the Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine have been beefed up and have pushed further west. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming
    Jan23

    Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming

    Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming, rebels rule out new cease-fire …read more Source:...

    Rebel leader: No Ukraine truce
    Jan23

    Rebel leader: No Ukraine truce

    A leader of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region says he is not interested in a truce with the Ukrainian government in Kiev because his troops are on the offensive. …read more Source:...

    Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming
    Jan23

    Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Signs emerged Friday of a major rebel offensive looming in eastern Ukraine, which has seen a surge in fighting and deadly attacks despite diplomatic efforts to craft a lasting peace deal. One separatist leader said his pro-Russian rebels have launched a multi-pronged offensive and won’t join further peace talks – but left...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Mount New Offensive on Ukraine-Held Territory
    Jan23

    Pro-Russian Rebels Mount New Offensive on Ukraine-Held Territory

    The ceasefire between the government of Ukraine and pro-Russian separatist fighters in the country’s eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions has collapsed as fighting between the two sides took a new turn today, with rebels mounting an offensive on territories currently held by Ukraine. Kiev-loyal forces are preparing to repel advancing...

    Rebel chief announces new offensive in Ukraine
    Jan23

    Rebel chief announces new offensive in Ukraine

    Ed AdamczykDONETSK, Ukraine, Jan. 23 (UPI) — A pro-Russian separatist leader in Ukraine rejected future peace talks Friday, saying as an escalation in the military conflict could be expected. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russians Will ‘Eat Less’ for Putin, Says Top Official
    Jan23

    Russians Will ‘Eat Less’ for Putin, Says Top Official

    DAVOS, Switzerland— Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, on Friday warned the West against trying to topple President Vladimir Putin and said that Russians are ready to sacrifice their wealth in Putin’s support. Russia has for the past year been sliding into recession amid a slump in...

    Ukrainian rebels threaten an all-out offensive, defying agreement to return to ceasefire positions
    Jan23

    Ukrainian rebels threaten an all-out offensive, defying agreement to return to ceasefire positions

    Rebel leader of the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic said he will push the front so far back that no Ukrainian artillery will be able to fall on the city …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine rebels hint at major offensive
    Jan23

    Ukraine rebels hint at major offensive

    Pro-Russian separatist leader rejects peace efforts, vows to claim new ground as death toll tops 5,000 …read more Source:...