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    10 dead after shell hits civilian bus in Ukraine
    Jan13

    10 dead after shell hits civilian bus in Ukraine

    Andrew V. PestanoDONETSK, Ukraine, Jan. 13 (UPI) — A civilian bus was hit with a shell, killing 10 and injuring 13, near rebel-controlled Donetsk, according to Ukraine’s Interior Ministry. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine Says Rocket Hits Bus In East, Killing At Least Six
    Jan13

    Ukraine Says Rocket Hits Bus In East, Killing At Least Six

    Ukrainian authorities say at least six civilians have been killed and more than a dozen wounded by a missile that hit a bus in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian officials: 10 civilians die in rebel shelling of military checkpoint
    Jan13

    Ukrainian officials: 10 civilians die in rebel shelling of military checkpoint

    A bus driving near an army checkpoint in eastern Ukraine was hit by a rebel shell Tuesday, killing at least 10 civilians and wounding a further 13, local officials said. …read more Source: CTV...

    Kim Jong-un ‘Snubs China’ and Accepts Putin’s Invite to Moscow
    Jan13

    Kim Jong-un ‘Snubs China’ and Accepts Putin’s Invite to Moscow

    North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has accepted an invitation from Russian president Vladimir Putin to attend a military march in Moscow this May, according to South Korean media, making his first ever foreign visit since coming to power in 2011. “It was confirmed that North Korea gave a positive response to the Russian invitation for Kim...

    ‘People Starving’ in Eastern Ukraine as Humanitarian Crisis Unfolds
    Jan13

    ‘People Starving’ in Eastern Ukraine as Humanitarian Crisis Unfolds

    Vulnerable people living in east Ukraine are in serious danger of starving if normal government services aren’t restored by the government in Kiev. In November 2014 the decision was made to stop social benefits being sent to east meaning, among other things, that elderly Ukranians in the region are no longer receiving their pensions....

    The Minsk Protocol And The Future Of Ukraine
    Jan13

    The Minsk Protocol And The Future Of Ukraine

    There are two phases of the Ukraine Crisis. The first phase dates from November 20, 2013 when the government of President Viktor Yanukovych suspended Ukraine’s Association Agreement (AA) talks with the European Union (EU). The second phase is from February… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ominous signs in fight for eastern Ukraine
    Jan13

    Ominous signs in fight for eastern Ukraine

    Truce in place since early December appears to be continually disregarded by both sides; Donetsk airport appears rocked by fighting …read more Source:...

    At least six Ukraine civilians killed when rocket hits bus
    Jan13

    At least six Ukraine civilians killed when rocket hits bus

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – At least six Ukrainian civilians were killed and more than a dozen wounded on Tuesday when a long-range Grad rocket apparently fired by pro-Russian insurgents hit an intercity bus.Local police said the rocket appeared to have gone astray after being fired by the gunmen at a checkpoint set up by government soldiers...

    Dozens with Polish descent evacuated from eastern Ukraine, with Warsaw’s aid
    Jan13

    Dozens with Polish descent evacuated from eastern Ukraine, with Warsaw’s aid

    A group of Ukrainian citizens of Polish descent and their families have been evacuated from war-torn eastern Ukraine to Poland, with government aid. …read more Source: FOX...

    CNN Gets Approval To Use Drones For News Reports
    Jan13

    CNN Gets Approval To Use Drones For News Reports

    CNN has signed an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration to explore the use of drones in newsgathering and reporting. The network said Monday that it has officially “entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement” with the FAA over using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in an effort to improve storytelling....