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    5 Global Risks You Should Care About Right Now
    Jan13

    5 Global Risks You Should Care About Right Now

    Ian Bremmer, the head of Eurasia Group, and Nouriel Roubini, the founder of Roubini Global Economics, are two of the world’s preeminent risk forecasters. They joined me Tuesday morning at the offices of Time Inc. for our yearly look ahead about what you should—and shouldn’t—worry about in the geopolitical and economic landscape for...

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Vows To Die In Prison If Not Freed
    Jan13

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Vows To Die In Prison If Not Freed

    Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian Air Force pilot held in Russia, has been on hunger strike for four weeks. She has vowed to die in pretrial detention if Russia refuses to release her. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Considers Improved Russia Ties
    Jan13

    EU Considers Improved Russia Ties

    The European Union could significantly scale back sanctions and resume talks with Russia if Moscow moves to end the crisis in eastern Ukraine, according to an EU discussion paper. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    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...

    Ukraine summit meeting canceled
    Jan13

    Ukraine summit meeting canceled

    Ed AdamczykBERLIN, Jan. 13 (UPI) — A planned summit on a peace plan for Ukraine was canceled after foreign ministers failed to make progress at a Berlin meeting. …read more Source: United Press...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    ‘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....

    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:...