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    At Least Three Killed As Shells Hit Clinic In Donetsk
    Feb04

    At Least Three Killed As Shells Hit Clinic In Donetsk

    At least three people were killed and several injured when shells hit a clinic in the separatist-held city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, on February 4. Russian-backed separatists blamed Ukrainian government forces for the attack, although this could not be independently verified. The deaths came a day after the UN said the death toll in Ukraine...

    A look at recent air disasters affecting Asia
    Feb04

    A look at recent air disasters affecting Asia

    A Taiwanese plane crashed into a shallow river on Wednesday, the latest accident in a tragic 12 months for Asian air travel. An ATR 72-600 plane operated by TransAsia Airways, a private Taiwanese airline, turned on its side in midair, clipped a bridge, hit a taxi and careened into a river Wednesday with 58 people on board. Popular low-cost...

    At Least 5 Killed in Artillery Shelling in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb04

    At Least 5 Killed in Artillery Shelling in Eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine— Heavy shelling in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday afternoon killed at least five people and damaged a hospital, six schools and five kindergartens, local officials said. The fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government troops in eastern Ukraine resumed in January after a month of...

    Donetsk hospital shelled, at least 5 killed
    Feb04

    Donetsk hospital shelled, at least 5 killed

    Heavy shelling in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday afternoon killed at least five people and damaged a hospital, six schools and five kindergartens, local officials said. …read more Source: CTV...

    EU Backs Call for Truce in E. Ukrainian Town
    Feb04

    EU Backs Call for Truce in E. Ukrainian Town

    The EU’s foreign policy chief threw her support on Wednesday behind a call for a temporary truce in the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve to allow for the evacuation of civilians. The current chairman of the pan-European rights and security group OSCE called this week for an immediate three-day truce in the Debaltseve area, where fierce...

    Ukraine’s latest violence hits hospital, kindergartens
    Feb04

    Ukraine’s latest violence hits hospital, kindergartens

    Heavy shelling in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday afternoon killed at least five people and damaged a hospital, six schools and five kindergartens, local officials said. …read more Source:...

    FP’s Situation Report: Islamic State brutally murders Jordanian hostage; Jordan responds with executions; Oil fails the Islamic State; U.S. eases foreign surveillance; and much more from around the world.
    Feb04

    FP’s Situation Report: Islamic State brutally murders Jordanian hostage; Jordan responds with executions; Oil fails the Islamic State; U.S. eases foreign surveillance; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The Islamic State sets a new standard for savagery. Jordan’s government had been negotiating in good faith to secure pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh’s release. But according to Jordanian television, the terror organization was playing a sick game: The hostage was burned alive a month ago and his brutal death...

    Greece, Ukraine and Russia: History lessons
    Feb04

    Greece, Ukraine and Russia: History lessons

    Two of the biggest geopolitical flashpoints this year involve one of the oldest stories of all: creditors chasing their due. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s president confident U.S. will send weapons
    Feb04

    Ukraine’s president confident U.S. will send weapons

    Ukraine’s president says he is confident the United States will supply his country with weapons to fight pro-Russian separatists but Germany’s chancellor is opposed to the idea. …read more Source: CTV...

    Artillery shell hits hospital, kills four in Donetsk, Ukraine
    Feb04

    Artillery shell hits hospital, kills four in Donetsk, Ukraine

    Andrew V. PestanoDONETSK, Ukraine, Feb. 4 (UPI) — An artillery shell has hit a hospital in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk, Ukraine, killing at least four people. …read more Source: United Press...