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    FP’s Situation Report: Manhunt continues for two at-large gunmen involved in Paris attack; Suspects allegedly have ties to Islamic extremism; Attack fuels Europe’s far-right; and much more.
    Jan08

    FP’s Situation Report: Manhunt continues for two at-large gunmen involved in Paris attack; Suspects allegedly have ties to Islamic extremism; Attack fuels Europe’s far-right; and much more.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat A massive manhunt is underway in northern and eastern France for two at-large gunmen who stormed a satirical magazine in Paris yesterday, killing 12. French authorities are frantically searching for French-Algerian brothers Said Kouachi, 34, and Cherif Kouachi, 32. Hamyd Mourad, an 18-year-old suspect in the...

    Eurozone deflation is finally here (you knew it was coming)
    Jan08

    Eurozone deflation is finally here (you knew it was coming)

    Todays’ big story is not falling oil prices, but the mass shooting at French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo yesterday, during which 12 people were killed. But the shooting has had surprisingly little influence on world markets so far – the Sydney hostage taking last month rattle markets – with indexes up around the world. This despite...

    German Government Websites Return Online After Cyberattack
    Jan08

    German Government Websites Return Online After Cyberattack

    Hackers opposed to Berlin’s support of the government in Ukraine claimed responsibility for shutting down sites for several hours on Wednesday. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukrainian PM, in Germany, seeks continued Western unity in pressing Russia on peace deal
    Jan08

    Ukrainian PM, in Germany, seeks continued Western unity in pressing Russia on peace deal

    Ukraine’s prime minister is calling for continued Western unity in pressing Russia to fully implement a much-violated peace deal. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine PM seeks Western unity in pushing Russia on peace
    Jan08

    Ukraine PM seeks Western unity in pushing Russia on peace

    BERLIN (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister is calling for continued Western unity in pressing Russia to fully implement a much-violated peace deal. Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Thursday that Russia is “desperately trying” to split European Union countries, “but they’re going to fail.” Yatsenyuk is in Berlin to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel, who...

    Soros: Europe must bail out Ukraine to beat Putin
    Jan08

    Soros: Europe must bail out Ukraine to beat Putin

    Billionaire investor George Soros has called on European officials to urgently boost their efforts to support the Ukrainian economy. …read more Source:...

    Russia behind cyber attack on German government, Ukraine says
    Jan08

    Russia behind cyber attack on German government, Ukraine says

    The pro-Russian group that claimed responsibility demanded Berlin end support for the Ukrainian government …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Latvia Says Russia ‘More Open’ To Ukraine Solution
    Jan08

    Latvia Says Russia ‘More Open’ To Ukraine Solution

    Latvia, the holder of the EU presidency, says it sees an opportunity for Russia to agree to a negotiated settlement of the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World Briefs: Germany’s official sites are hacked
    Jan08

    World Briefs: Germany’s official sites are hacked

    BERLIN — German government websites, including Chancellor Angela Merkel’s page, were hacked Wednesday in an attack claimed by a group demanding Berlin end support for the Ukrainian government, shortly before their leaders were to meet. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Kerry’s year of diplomatic dangers
    Jan08

    Kerry’s year of diplomatic dangers

    Washington (AFP) – The trouble with setting ambitious deadlines, especially in the unpredictable world of high-stakes foreign diplomacy, is that you run the risk of very public failure.Last year, top US diplomat John Kerry gave himself and the Obama administration several lofty goals, any of which would have been a ground-breaking...