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    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...

    East Ukraine War To Intensify After Peace Talks With Russia Suspended
    Jan13

    East Ukraine War To Intensify After Peace Talks With Russia Suspended

    Diplomatic hopes of a breakthrough over the war in Ukraine were dealt a fresh blow after a summit planned to bring lasting peace to the region was suspended. The failure to make progress leaves eastern Ukraine in a state of flux and raises questions about how the collapse will translate to the war on the front lines. …read more Source:...

    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...

    Ukraine’s parliament calls for Russia, France, Germany to aid freeing pilot held by Russia
    Jan13

    Ukraine’s parliament calls for Russia, France, Germany to aid freeing pilot held by Russia

    Ukraine’s parliament is calling on the leaders of Russia, Germany and France to make efforts to free Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force officer who is on hunger strike in a Russian prison. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Bus Attack Kills 10 as Airport Battle Worsens
    Jan13

    Ukraine Bus Attack Kills 10 as Airport Battle Worsens

    By Richard Balmforth KIEV (Reuters) – A passenger bus came under heavy fire in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, killing at least 10 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...

    US, EU promise more aid for Ukraine if reforms continue
    Jan13

    US, EU promise more aid for Ukraine if reforms continue

    BRUSSELS (AP) — 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...

    Ukraine’s Donbass and Jim Crow — A Poor Analogy
    Jan13

    Ukraine’s Donbass and Jim Crow — A Poor Analogy

    In his WorldPost essay titled “Ukraine’s Donbas Is Like America’s Deep South,” Dr. Alexander Motyl presents the reader with a depiction of the eastern Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Luhansk (Donbass) and Crimea and concludes that their people have “proven to be the most reactionary, intolerant and illiberal...

    Civilians killed in rebel shelling of Ukrainian military checkpoint, officials say
    Jan13

    Civilians killed in rebel shelling of Ukrainian military checkpoint, officials say

    Bus driving near an army checkpoint in eastern Ukraine hit by a rebel shell, killing at least 10 civilians and wounding 13, local officials say. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine truce staggering as bus attack kills 11
    Jan13

    Ukraine truce staggering as bus attack kills 11

    Across Donetsk, explosions and the sound of shells whistling overhead are unnerving the population …read more Source: The Globe and...