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    FP’s Situation Report, presented by Lockheed Martin: Australia’s fears are realized with hostages crisis in Sydney; Fallout from the torture report continues; Congress raises the stakes with Russia; and much more.
    Dec15

    FP’s Situation Report, presented by Lockheed Martin: Australia’s fears are realized with hostages crisis in Sydney; Fallout from the torture report continues; Congress raises the stakes with Russia; and much more.

    Australian fears are realized as gunmen believed to be radical Islamists have taken hostages in Sydney. Australian officials have long warned that its citizens were fighting in the Middle East under the Islamic State banner, leading to concerns that the fight against the group could land on Australia’s shores. It now appears if their fears...

    UN says death toll in eastern Ukraine up to 4,707
    Dec15

    UN says death toll in eastern Ukraine up to 4,707

    GENEVA (AP) — Fighting in eastern Ukraine has killed at least at least 4,707 people since the conflict began in mid-April and more than a quarter of the recorded deaths have come since a much-ignored cease-fire, U.N. rights investigators said Monday. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine conflict creates ‘increasingly dire’ conditions for 5M people, UN warns
    Dec15

    Ukraine conflict creates ‘increasingly dire’ conditions for 5M people, UN warns

    The UN human rights office says at least 4,707 people have been killed and 10,322 wounded in the conflict-affected areas of eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Around 1,300 Killed In Ukraine Since Ceasefire: UN
    Dec15

    Around 1,300 Killed In Ukraine Since Ceasefire: UN

    (Reuters) – Around 1,300 people have been killed in Ukraine’s separatist conflict since a September ceasefire, according to a U.N. report that said many living in the country’s rebel-held east were struggling to survive. As of Dec. 12, 4,707 combatants and civilians had been killed since pro-Russian rebels seized eastern regions...

    UN: Death toll in eastern Ukraine up to 4,707
    Dec15

    UN: Death toll in eastern Ukraine up to 4,707

    GENEVA – The U.N. human rights office says at least 4,707 people have been killed and 10,322 wounded in the conflict-affected areas of eastern Ukraine. It says more than 5 million people are living in the conflict areas where they face rising hardships and some struggle to stay alive. At least 1,357 fatalities have been recorded since the...

    UN says death toll in eastern Ukraine rises to 4,707 with many killed despite cease-fire
    Dec15

    UN says death toll in eastern Ukraine rises to 4,707 with many killed despite cease-fire

    The U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Most Surprising Photos of 2014
    Dec15

    The Most Surprising Photos of 2014

    While the culture of social media did its best to ensure that 2014 had its fair share of entertaining, captivating and, above all, shareable photo moments, ultimately the past 12 months included as many genuinely shocking as surprising pictures. The year left us in varying states of outrage, bewilderment, bemusement and astonishment. But there...

    UN says death toll in eastern Ukraine up to 4,707
    Dec15

    UN says death toll in eastern Ukraine up to 4,707

    The latest findings from the Geneva office, based on reports from a 34-member U.N. monitoring mission in Ukraine during November and other figures through Dec. 12, says large-scale offensives have halted since the cease-fire but skirmishes and indiscriminate shelling of populated areas continue. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    UN says death toll in eastern Ukraine up to 4,707
    Dec15

    UN says death toll in eastern Ukraine up to 4,707

    The U.N. human rights office says at least 4,707 people have been killed and 10,322 wounded in the conflict-affected areas of eastern Ukraine.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia Detains Suspects After Lenin Monument Painted Ukrainian Colors
    Dec15

    Russia Detains Suspects After Lenin Monument Painted Ukrainian Colors

    Authorities in Novosibirsk say suspects accused of painting the colors of the Ukrainian flag on a monument to Lenin in the Russian city have been detained. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...