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    3 Ukrainian Troops Killed in Fighting in Eastern Ukraine
    Jan31

    3 Ukrainian Troops Killed in Fighting in Eastern Ukraine

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine has escalated, killing at least three people overnight, injuring many more and trapping 200 coalminers underground …read more Source: ABC...

    3 Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Jan31

    3 Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Fighting in eastern Ukraine has escalated, killing at least three people overnight, injuring many more and trapping 200 coalminers… …read more Source:...

    Watchdog Cites Global ‘Dual Threat’ From Authoritarian Powers, Populist Movements
    Jan31

    Watchdog Cites Global ‘Dual Threat’ From Authoritarian Powers, Populist Movements

    U.S.-based liberty-and-democracy watchdog Freedom House says threats to political rights and civil liberties are increasing as authoritarian governments gain strength and populist and nationalist forces rise in the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Donetsk Soccer Team To Play Future Home Games In Kharkiv
    Jan31

    Ukraine’s Donetsk Soccer Team To Play Future Home Games In Kharkiv

    The Ukrainian soccer club Shakhtar Donetsk will play their future home games in the city of Kharkiv throughout the year, the club announced on January 30. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Reports Surge in Deadly Fighting with Russian Separatists
    Jan31

    Ukraine Reports Surge in Deadly Fighting with Russian Separatists

    Ukraine says at least seven people have been killed in a two-day outbreak of fighting between pro-Russian separatists and government troops in war weary eastern Ukraine. Both sides blame the other for the latest violence, which the government said erupted Sunday on several fronts in the Russian-speaking east, including the rebel controlled...

    Trump’s nominee for State clears procedural hurdle in Senate
    Jan31

    Trump’s nominee for State clears procedural hurdle in Senate

    FILE – In this Friday, March 27, 2015 file photo, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the release of a report by the National Petroleum Council on oil drilling in the Arctic, in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump selected Tillerson to lead the State Department on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)...

    News of the Day From Around the World, Jan. 31
    Jan31

    News of the Day From Around the World, Jan. 31

    Malaysian authorities expanded the search for four Chinese tourists and a crew member still missing at sea Monday two days after their boat sank off Borneo island. Police detained the boat’s owner and the surviving captain and crew member to assist the investigation. Historians in Poland have put online what they say is the most complete...

    ‘This Is Barbarism’: Ukrainian Troops on High Alert as War Intensifies
    Jan31

    ‘This Is Barbarism’: Ukrainian Troops on High Alert as War Intensifies

    KYIV, Ukraine—Using artillery, tanks, and rockets, combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian forces along the front lines in eastern Ukraine on Sunday and early Monday morning, highlighting, once again, that the February 2015 cease-fire has failed. “This is barbarism,” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Monday in response to...

    Trump-Putin Phone Call: ‘A Toe in the Water’
    Jan31

    Trump-Putin Phone Call: ‘A Toe in the Water’

    Saturday’s phone conversation between presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin has raised the hopes of many Russian politicians for a U.S.-Russian rapprochement. But other observers in Moscow remain more cautious about the prospects for bilateral relations in the Trump era. According to the White House, the two leaders discussed topics...

    Senate Should Reject NATO Membership for Montenegro
    Jan30

    Senate Should Reject NATO Membership for Montenegro

    The U.S. once created military alliances to advance its own security. Today Washington treats them like social organizations, which every nation should be invited to join, irrespective of qualification. So it is with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s vote to admit Montenegro, a quaint but geopolitically irrelevant Balkan state, into...