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    Ukraine shelling claims more civilian lives
    Jan20

    Ukraine shelling claims more civilian lives

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least three civilians were killed in shelling Tuesday in eastern Ukraine as fighting continued between government and rebel forces in the separatist-held city of Donetsk. AP reporters saw the bodies of two people killed while waiting for a bus. Separatist authorities said another person died from an attack elsewhere in...

    Ukraine shelling claims more civilian lives
    Jan20

    Ukraine shelling claims more civilian lives

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least three civilians were killed in shelling Tuesday in eastern Ukraine as fighting continued between government and rebel forces in the separatist-held city of Donetsk. AP reporters saw the bodies of two people killed while waiting for a bus. Separatist authorities said another person died from an attack elsewhere in...

    FP’s Situation Report: U.S. shifts policy on Syrian President Assad; Paris attacks prompt European rethink on terrorism; EU stands firm on Russia sanctions; and much more from around the world.
    Jan20

    FP’s Situation Report: U.S. shifts policy on Syrian President Assad; Paris attacks prompt European rethink on terrorism; EU stands firm on Russia sanctions; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The United States shifts policy on Syrian President Assad. The White House has long maintained no peace in Syria is possible while President Bashar al-Assad remains in office. However, as the civil war drags on and the fight against the Islamic State continues, the United States now supports two initiatives —...

    Another Georgian Man Killed Fighting In Ukraine
    Jan20

    Another Georgian Man Killed Fighting In Ukraine

    A Georgian man fighting on the Ukrainian side in the conflict in Ukraine has been killed in combat near the Donetsk airport, according to relatives. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ICRC Concerned Over ‘Escalation’ In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan20

    ICRC Concerned Over ‘Escalation’ In Eastern Ukraine

    Russia says a European Union decision to keep sanctions against Russia in place shows the EU is not ready to change an “unfriendly course” towards Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Says EU Sticking To ‘Unfriendly Course’
    Jan20

    Russia Says EU Sticking To ‘Unfriendly Course’

    Russia says a European Union decision to keep sanctions against Russia in place shows the EU is not ready to change an “unfriendly course” toward Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Survey: Trust down at 2009 levels after unpredictable year
    Jan20

    Survey: Trust down at 2009 levels after unpredictable year

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Trust in institutions has fallen to levels not seen since the financial crisis, after a year that produced the twin Malaysia Airlines disasters and the conflict in Ukraine, a global survey found Tuesday…. …read more Source: Associated...

    The 10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today
    Jan20

    The 10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today

    Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know in the world of advertising today. 1. Twitter has acquired India-based mobile marketing startup ZipDial for an estimated $30 million to $40 million. The deal will bolster Twitter’s efforts to grow users and revenue in emerging markets, but ZipDial’s insights on how to turn the...

    Ukraine’s President: ‘Sanctions Are Working’
    Jan20

    Ukraine’s President: ‘Sanctions Are Working’

    Petro Poroshenko said he’s hopeful talks with Russia will bring an end to fighting with separatists. In an interview with a small group of reporters, he said sanctions are succeeding at keeping Russia at the negotiating table. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    IMF cuts forecasts for growth, says slowdowns outweigh cheap oil
    Jan20

    IMF cuts forecasts for growth, says slowdowns outweigh cheap oil

    TOKYO – The International Monetary Fund lowered its forecasts for global growth over the next two years, warning Tuesday that weakness in most major economies will trump gains from lower oil prices. The IMF’s report was released as China reported its slowest growth in 24 years. The IMF downgraded projections it issued in October by 0.3...