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    Russia peace talks in doubt as ruble falls
    Jan12

    Russia peace talks in doubt as ruble falls

    A four-way summit aimed at ending military tensions on the borders of Ukraine looked to be in doubt on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Eastern Ukraine situation easing, NATO boss says
    Jan12

    Eastern Ukraine situation easing, NATO boss says

    Fighting between Kiev’s forces and pro-Russian rebels has eased in eastern Ukraine, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was quoted as saying on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Crisis Meeting Set For Berlin
    Jan12

    Ukraine Crisis Meeting Set For Berlin

    The foreign ministers of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France are scheduled to meet on January 12 for talks on the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Millions rally across France to repudiate terror attacks
    Jan12

    Millions rally across France to repudiate terror attacks

    PARIS — More than a million people surged through the boulevards of Paris behind dozens of world leaders walking arm-in-arm Sunday in a rally for unity described as the largest demonstration in French history. More than 40 world leaders headed the somber procession — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud...

    Merkel urges Putin, Poroshenko to implement peace plan
    Jan11

    Merkel urges Putin, Poroshenko to implement peace plan

    French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel march in Paris, France, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. Thousands of people began filling France’s iconic Republique plaza, and wo… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Intense Ukraine shelling traps hundreds of miners
    Jan11

    Intense Ukraine shelling traps hundreds of miners

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Intense fighting erupted around east Ukraine’s main rebel-held city on Sunday that wrecked a power station and briefly trapped more than 300 coal miners in one of Europe’s largest pits.Repeated rounds of rocket and mortar fire echoed across snow-covered Donetsk on Sunday evening despite a formal truce...

    Why Washington Needs to Get Over Vaclav Havel
    Jan11

    Why Washington Needs to Get Over Vaclav Havel

    It’s now just over a quarter of a century since December 29, 1989, when the parliament of what was then the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic elected the dissident playwright Vaclav Havel to the presidency. This happened a mere eight months after Havel was released from jail by the communist regime that had imprisoned him for his activities...

    Rally for Unity Against Terrorism Is France’s Largest Ever
    Jan11

    Rally for Unity Against Terrorism Is France’s Largest Ever

    PARIS—Masses of people joined with world leaders to fill Paris streets Sunday in a rally for unity that officials said was the largest demonstration in French history. Hundreds of thousands more marched in cities around the country and the world to repudiate a three-day terror spree around the French capital that killed 17 people and left the...

    Merkel urges Putin, Poroshenko to implement peace plan
    Jan11

    Merkel urges Putin, Poroshenko to implement peace plan

    After talking with Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine on the phone Saturday, Merkel met Sunday with Poroshenko and French President Francois Hollande at the presidential palace in Paris. In talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Poroshenko, she stressed that for the meeting to be successful there has to...

    Merkel urges Putin, Poroshenko to implement peace plan
    Jan11

    Merkel urges Putin, Poroshenko to implement peace plan

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the leaders of Russia and Ukraine that she’s not ready to take part in a four-way summit over the Ukraine conflict unless there’s a chance of real progress. After talking with Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine on the phone Saturday, Merkel met Sunday...