Canada to dress Ukrainian soldiers for winter warfare

A Ukrainian serviceman stands in front of an armoured personnel carrier destroyed after recent mortar shelling in the Donetsk region on November 24, 2014Ottawa (AFP) - Canada's Defense Minister Rob Nicholson announced Wednesday the sending of winter coats, boots and gloves to dress 30,000 Ukrainian soldiers fighting pro-Moscow separatists in east Ukraine.

Hope for Nigerian schoolgirls?
Isha Sesay explains why the Nigerian girls, once seemingly so close to release, still haven't come home.

Uruguay's Vazquez set to extend leftist coalition's run in power
MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Former leader Tabare Vazquez is on track to win Uruguay's presidential election runoff on Sunday, paving the way for the roll-out of a groundbreaking law that legalizes the production and sale of marijuana.

China's private education love affair
In China it's known as gaokao -- the college entrance exams -- and for most young people it dictates the course of a life.

Stranded Kenyan workers demand evacuation after Islamist attack
MANDERA, Kenya (Reuters) - Scores of teachers and civil servants were stranded at a remote Kenyan airstrip on Thursday, demanding evacuation and protection five days after Islamist gunmen killed 28 non-Muslim bus passengers in the surrounding border region near Somalia.

Johnson, Bell help Lions feast on Bears - Fox News


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Marston's to sell another 200 pubs as it focuses more on food
(Reuters) - British pub owner and brewer Marston's Plc said it expected to dispose of another 200 pubs over the next 12 months as it focuses on establishments that feature food as a way to attract more women, families and older customers.