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    2 US Predator drones deployed to Latvia
    Sep01

    2 US Predator drones deployed to Latvia

    WASHINGTON – The US military has deployed two MQ-1 Predator surveillance drones and 70 airmen to Latvia for a two-week training mission aimed at reassuring European allies wary of Russia.The mission, which began Friday and is due to end on September 15, comes as the United States increases military exercises and training in Eastern Europe...

    Ukraine increases grain exports to China by nearly 8 times
    Sep01

    Ukraine increases grain exports to China by nearly 8 times

    In January-June 2015, Ukraine exported 2.7 million tons of grains to China, 7.8 times higher than for the same period last year. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    Fierce clashes as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels
    Sep01

    Fierce clashes as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels

    At least 90 people, mainly police, were wounded in fierce clashes outside the Ukrainian parliament on Monday as lawmakers gave initial backing to controversial reforms granting more autonomy to pro-Russian separatists. A loud blast was heard outside the parliament building in Kiev and vast clouds of black smoke billowed into the air as…...

    1 dead, over 100 injured in clashes in central Kiev
    Sep01

    1 dead, over 100 injured in clashes in central Kiev

    At least one person was killed and more than 100 were injured on Monday as clashes erupted near Ukrainian parliament building in central Kiev between police and protesters, who opposed constitutional amendments on decentralization. …read more Source: Global...

    Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed
    Sep01

    Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed

    Police officers carry their injured colleague after grenade exploded during a clash between protesters and police after vote to give greater powers to the east, outside the Parliament, Kiev, Ukraine. (Source: AP) As lawmakers took up a measure to give greater powers to separatists in eastern Ukraine, nationalist protesters clashed with police...

    Pope Francis asks bullied teenager to ‘sing for him’
    Sep01

    Pope Francis asks bullied teenager to ‘sing for him’

    Pope Francis (Source: AP) Pope Francis, speaking Monday from Rome via satellite to people in three American cities, asked a teenage girl to sing for him as he sought prayers for his upcoming trip to the United States. The pope spoke with people in Los Angeles, Chicago and McAllen, Texas, in an event arranged by ABC News. The 17-year-old girl in...

    Over 100 members of security forces injured
    Sep01

    Over 100 members of security forces injured

    KIEV: One policeman was killed and dozens injured on Monday in street battles with protesters in Kiev as Ukrainian lawmakers gave their initial backin …read more Source: The News...

    Barack Obama: World must reach climate deal in Paris ‘while we still can’
    Sep01

    Barack Obama: World must reach climate deal in Paris ‘while we still can’

    President Barack Obama speaks at the Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER) Conference at Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska. (Source: AP) President Barack Obama said on Monday that world leaders must agree to cut carbon emissions at a U.N. summit in December...

    Int’l military drills kick off in Ukraine
    Sep01

    Int’l military drills kick off in Ukraine

    The “Sea Breeze-2015” international military exercises, which are co-hosted by Ukraine, the United States and Moldova, started Monday in southern Ukraine, the country’s Defense Ministry said. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    1 dead, over 100 injured in clashes in central Kiev
    Sep01

    1 dead, over 100 injured in clashes in central Kiev

    At least one person was killed and more than 100 were injured on Monday as clashes erupted near Ukrainian parliament building in central Kiev between police and protesters, who opposed constitutional amendments on decentralization. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

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