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    Armenians ask UN to take the ‘Islam’ out of ISIS
    Oct07

    Armenians ask UN to take the ‘Islam’ out of ISIS

    Representatives of Armenian communities across Europe and the Middle East sent a letter to the UN asking for a resolution to ban the term ‘Islamic’ State, or ISIS, since the terror organization does not represent Islam, Sputnik News reports. Members of the Armenian diaspora have sent a letter to the UN requesting a resolution to ban the use...

    Ukraine says four soldiers wounded in rebel attack despite truce
    Oct07

    Ukraine says four soldiers wounded in rebel attack despite truce

    The ceasefire has been holding in recent weeks and an agreement to extend a pullback of weapons from the frontline has spurred hopes for the fragile peace process. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine says four soldiers wounded in rebel attack despite truce
    Oct07

    Ukraine says four soldiers wounded in rebel attack despite truce

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian military said on Wednesday pro-Russian separatists had violated a ceasefire in the east of the country by firing an anti-tank missile and wounding four soldiers, even as President Petro Poroshenko hailed a “real truce”. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says four soldiers wounded in rebel attack despite truce
    Oct07

    Ukraine says four soldiers wounded in rebel attack despite truce

    The Ukrainian military said on Wednesday pro-Russian separatists had violated a ceasefire in the east of the country by firing an anti-tank missile and wounding four soldiers, even as President Petro Poroshenko hailed a “real truce”. …read more Source: Channel...

    Poroshenko says ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Poroshenko says ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine

    President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday a “real truce” had begun in Ukraine but that a long-lasting peace with pro-Russian insurgents would still take some time. “There has not been a single shot fired. This is still not peace. This is not the end of the war,” the pro-Western leader said in a televised address....

    Managing Europe’s perfect storm
    Oct07

    Managing Europe’s perfect storm

    The Chinese often point out that in their language, the character for crisis and opportunity are one and the same. But, while it is indeed true that crisis and opportunity often go hand in hand, it is difficult to see much opportunity in Europe’s current circumstances. One reason the current situation facing Europe is so difficult is that...

    Germany and France try to turn tide of European skepticism
    Oct07

    Germany and France try to turn tide of European skepticism

    President of European parliament Martin Schulz (left) German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Spain’s King Felipe VI (second right) and French President Francois Hollande (right) pose for photographers as they meet at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Wednesday. (AP/Michael Probst)German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French...

    ‘Back in the game’ Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria
    Oct07

    ‘Back in the game’ Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria

    MOSCOW – Vladimir Putin marked his 63rd birthday Wednesday with a focus on Syria, as supporters sang his praises – comparing him to a range of heroic figures from Buddha to Batman.The Russian president has been back in the international limelight since launching a bombing campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria last week,...

    ‘Back in the game’ Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria
    Oct07

    ‘Back in the game’ Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Vladimir Putin marked his 63rd birthday Wednesday with a focus on Syria, as supporters sang his praises — comparing him to a range of heroic figures from Buddha to Batman.The Russian president has been back in the international limelight since launching a bombing campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria last...

    Poroshenko says ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Poroshenko says ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine

    Poroshenko’s comments to a group of military training students in Kiev came one day after the separatists delayed until next year local elections they planned for the coming weeks. …read more Source: Channel...

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