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    10 killed by rocket fire in Ukraine port city of Mariupol
    Jan24

    10 killed by rocket fire in Ukraine port city of Mariupol

    The Interior Ministry said rockets struck an open-air market, homes, shops and a checkpoint on a road leading out of city. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Rockets rain on eastern Ukrainian port city, killing at least 16
    Jan24

    Rockets rain on eastern Ukrainian port city, killing at least 16

    DONETSK, Ukraine — At least 16 people were killed on Saturday when rockets rained down on residential districts of the strategically significant eastern Ukrainian port city of Mariupol after Russian-backed rebels’ rejection of peace talks and promise of a new offensive. It was not immediately clear which side carried out the attack. As with...

    Ukraine: cutting graft top priority to reach new bailout
    Jan24

    Ukraine: cutting graft top priority to reach new bailout

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Ukraine will focus on fixing its huge problem of corruption as it tries to convince its international rescue creditors to give it more loans, a government official said Saturday. The government will also try to make the judicial system more open, streamline the civil service and overhaul law enforcement, he said on the...

    Davos elites warned about catastrophic cyberattacks
    Jan24

    Davos elites warned about catastrophic cyberattacks

    Davos (Switzerland) (AFP) – Attacks on power plants, telecommunications and financial systems, even turning all of Los Angeles’ traffic lights green: Davos elites were warned Saturday of the terrifying possibilities of modern cyber terrorism.Eugene Kaspersky, who heads the Kaspersky Lab security group, said the possibilities of...

    Ukraine: cutting graft top priority to reach new bailout
    Jan24

    Ukraine: cutting graft top priority to reach new bailout

    DAVOS, Switzerland — Ukraine will focus on fixing its huge problem of corruption as it tries to convince its international rescue creditors to give it more loans, a government official said Saturday.Dmytro Shymkiv, deputy head of the presidential administration, asked for patience, noting that big reforms take time if they are to be made...

    16 killed in Mariupol shelling in Ukraine
    Jan24

    16 killed in Mariupol shelling in Ukraine

    A crowded open-air market and nearby homes in Ukraine’s strategically important coastal city of Mariupol came under rocket fire Saturday morning, killing at least 16 people, city authorities said. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Rocket fire hits east Ukraine port city of Mariupol, police say 10 killed
    Jan24

    Rocket fire hits east Ukraine port city of Mariupol, police say 10 killed

    KIEV, Ukraine – A crowded open-air market in Ukraine’s strategically important coastal city of Mariupol came under rocket fire Saturday morning, killing at least 10 people, regional police said. Mariupol lies on the Azov Sea and is the major city between mainland Russia and the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula. Heavy fighting in the region...

    Ukraine: cutting graft top priority to reach new bailout
    Jan24

    Ukraine: cutting graft top priority to reach new bailout

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Ukraine will focus on fixing its huge problem of corruption as it tries to convince its international rescue creditors to give it more loans, a government official said Saturday…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Fifteen Killed in Shelling in Eastern Ukraine
    Jan24

    Fifteen Killed in Shelling in Eastern Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fifteen people were killed in shelling in the east Ukrainian port city of Mariupol on Saturday, Ukraine’s interior ministry said, an attack Kiev blamed on separatist rebels and the Russian military. A witness described the shelling to Reuters as enough to knock the paint off his house. The deaths follow the...

    ‘The Walls Were Shaking’: 15 Die in Ukraine Shelling
    Jan24

    ‘The Walls Were Shaking’: 15 Die in Ukraine Shelling

    Fifteen people were killed in shelling in the east Ukrainian city of Mariupol on Saturday, Ukraine’s interior ministry said as violence escalated. …read more Source:...