Not all Ukrainians are the good guys

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Not all Ukrainians are the good guys

In their conflict with Russia, Ukrainians are almost universally seen as the good guys. At Monday's United Nations Security Council meeting, no one backed Russia's description of its military intervention in the Crimea as an attempt to defend Russian citizens and pro-Russian Ukrainians. Russian President Vladimir Putin was openly lying when he said the Crimea was now controlled by local "self-defense forces": Eyewitness reports clearly indicate that Russian troops have seized the peninsula without a single shot but in clear...

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Russia ties compound German dilemma in Ukraine crisis

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Russia ties compound German dilemma in Ukraine crisis

Heavily dependent on Russian gas and closer to Moscow than any other leading western nation, Germany faces a major policy dilemma as the Ukraine crisis descends into a Cold War-style confrontation of tit-for-tat threats and ultimatums.

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Conflict in Ukraine would destroy regional stability - PM

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Conflict in Ukraine would destroy regional stability - PM

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk warned on Monday that a military conflict in his east European country would threaten the stability of the whole region.

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Violent clashes continue in Ukraine, death toll rises

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Violent clashes continue in Ukraine, death toll rises

Ukraine witnessed the deadliest day on Thursday in almost three months of anti-government demonstrations, as more people were killed after violent street clashes between protesters and riot police erupted anew despite a truce announced by the country's president.

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HCMC teachers strike to demand removal of rehabilitation center leader

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HCMC teachers strike to demand removal of rehabilitation center leader

A dozen teachers at a Ho Chi Minh City rehabilitation center for children with disabilities went on strike on Monday to demand that its deputy director step down, accusing her of causing “internal conflict,” applying a “rigid work style” without “humanity,” and “hurting parents.”

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Syria peace talks failure spurs U.S.-Russia recriminations

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Syria peace talks failure spurs U.S.-Russia recriminations

The United States accused Damascus on Monday of paralyzing Geneva peace talks, while Russia said nations backing Syrian rebels were leaning toward a military, not a negotiated, outcome to a civil war whose death toll exceeds 140,000.

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Instability in Bosnia-Herzegovina - a foreseen end

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

Instability in Bosnia-Herzegovina - a foreseen end

(VOV) - Bosnia-Herzegovina was separated from Yugoslavia after the 1992-1995 ethnic conflict ended. For the first time in 20 years, Bosnia-Herzegovina has again become a hot spot in Europe because of anti-government protests. However, what’s now happening there has long been foreseen.

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Thai Election Commission offers to mediate between gov’t, protesters

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

The Election Commission (EC) of Thailand on February 10 offered to act as a mediator in talks between the Government and protesters in a renewed effort to resolve the political conflict and end the election deadlock.

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Syria's warring sides brace for fresh peace talks

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Syria's warring sides headed on Monday into a new round of UN-brokered peace talks, 10 days after a debut session managed little beyond a pledge on evacuating civilians from the besieged city of Homs.

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Merkel and Erdogan urge UN response to Syrian refugees

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Merkel and Erdogan urge UN response to Syrian refugees

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish Prime Minister urge for a more united UN Security Council response to the "inconceivable" humanitarian plight of Syrian refugees.

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Thai opposition challenges poll as China pulls out of rice deal

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Thai opposition challenges poll as China pulls out of rice deal

(Reuters) - Thailand's opposition Democrat Party said it will challenge a disputed weekend ballot in court on Tuesday, while the Election Commission probed possible campaigning irregularities in a drawn-out political conflict that showed no sign of ending.

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Defiant protesters disregard Thai poll, still want PM out

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Defiant protesters disregard Thai poll, still want PM out

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters planned to forge ahead on Monday with efforts to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a day after a disrupted election that is unlikely to settle Thailand's long-running political conflict.

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Syria death toll tops 136,000, future talks uncertain

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Syria death toll tops 136,000, future talks uncertain

The death toll in Syria's civil war has topped 136,000 after January saw one of the conflict's bloodiest months, an NGO said Saturday, as violence claimed even more lives.

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Bombings hit Baghdad as Iraq death toll tops 900

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Bombings hit Baghdad as Iraq death toll tops 900

BAGHDAD, January 30, 2014 (AFP) - Bombings near a market and a restaurant in Baghdad killed six people on Thursday as the death toll for January topped 900, with no end in sight to Iraq's worst violence since 2008.

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South Sudan government, rebels sign cease-fire

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

South Sudan's government and rebels on Thursday signed a cease-fire agreement, pledging to halt fighting within 24 hours and end five weeks of bitter conflict that has left thousands dead.

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