Blood has once again been spilt in Ukraine. The country is on the brink of civil war.Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev • Assessing the current situation in Ukraine, which has escalated once again, as two pro-Russian separatists were wounded in an encounter with Ukranian military forces in Slaviansk. The comments come as a UN report suggests that Russia’s take on the situation in the country is a tad…exaggerated. ”Although there were some attacks against the ethnic Russian community, these were neither systematic nor widespread,” the report stated.
A United Nations panel finds the United States has fallen short of meeting its obligations under an international civil rights treatyThe United Nations raps United States civil rights over drone usage, secret programs and surveillance. source
It is unlikely at the current time that dialogue will resume between the Syrian regime and the opposition in GenevaUnited Nations envoy Brahimi stated Monday. On the ground, Syrian forces battled with rebels who captured a village and a crossing on the Turkey border. UN’s Ban ki-Moon also blamed both sides of the conflict for blocking humanitarian aid.
The world’s newest country is having some major growing pains. On Monday, South Sudan fended off an attempted coup, which was led by a former vice president. President Salva Kiir, who has led the country since its formation, has called for a curfew in the nation’s capitol, Juba.
Obama’s probably gonna get more than he bargained for when he invites Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft and Twitter to the White House.
Of the $12.9 billion in aid the UN hopes to receive for 2014, nearly half of it would go to refugees in Syria.
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We’ve been domesticating cats long before anyone knew what a GIF was.