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    Russia plays the Polish history card
    Sep29

    Russia plays the Polish history card

    WARSAW — It’s usually not difficult for a Russian to cause outrage in Poland by taking a poke at that proud but prickly country’s history — and that seems to be what Moscow’s ambassador in Warsaw may have hoped to do by suggesting that Poland bore some of the responsibility for starting World War II. What’s more surprising...

    Ukraine premier to face ‘$3m bribery’ inquiry
    Sep28

    Ukraine premier to face ‘$3m bribery’ inquiry

    Ukraine has ordered a corruption investigation against its prime minister, according to court documents leaked by a member of parliament…. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says hopes for deal on east Ukraine elections soon
    Sep28

    Russia says hopes for deal on east Ukraine elections soon

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia hopes an agreement can be reached in the coming days on holding regional elections in rebel-held east Ukraine, Moscow’s envoy to the OSCE watchdog said on Monday, according to a transcript of his speech on the foreign ministry’s website. …read more Source:...

    Barack Obama attacks Russia involvement in Ukraine at UN – video
    Sep28

    Barack Obama attacks Russia involvement in Ukraine at UN – video

    Barack Obama says the United States cannot stand by when the territorial sovereignty of countries are “flagrantly violated”. Referring to Russia’s action in Crimea and Ukraine, the US president said the sanctions imposed against Russia are a direct consequence for not respecting other nations sovereignty and are to set an example across the...

    Bekir Nebiev shot dead two paramedics in revenge attack in Russia
    Sep28

    Bekir Nebiev shot dead two paramedics in revenge attack in Russia

    Bekir Nebiev, 55, took a hunting rifle and drove to the ambulance station in the Crimean capital of Simferopol where he opened fire on a crew. …read more Source: Daily...

    [Ticker] Putin calls for global anti-IS alliance
    Sep28

    [Ticker] Putin calls for global anti-IS alliance

    Russian leader Putin at the UN Monday called for a “broad” anti-IS coalition, modelled on the “anti-Hitler” alliance in WWII. He blamed the West for destabilising the Middle East by toppling leaders in Iraq and Libya. He also blamed it for the “coup” and “civil war” in Ukraine. …read more...

    Obama stokes tensions with Russia as he blasts Putin over Crimea and calls Assad a tyrant
    Sep28

    Obama stokes tensions with Russia as he blasts Putin over Crimea and calls Assad a tyrant

    BARACK OBAMA has today risked stoking diplomatic tensions with Russia following a speech at the United Nations in which he attacked Moscow’s stance on Syria. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] China urges respect for ‘territorial integrity’
    Sep28

    [Ticker] China urges respect for ‘territorial integrity’

    Chinese leader XI Jinping told the UN “big” countries should not “bully the small”. He said the “territorial integrity of all countries is inviolable and their internal affairs should not be subject to interference”. The remarks come amid debate on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and on international...

    [Ticker] Poland calls for protection of Christians in Middle East
    Sep28

    [Ticker] Poland calls for protection of Christians in Middle East

    Polish president Andrzej Duda told the UN in New York Monday more must be done to protect Christian and Yazidi minorities in the Middle East. He alluded to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by extolling the importance of rule of law in international relations, but didn’t mention Ukraine directly. …read more Source:...

    Obama swipes at Putin, Cheney — and Trump
    Sep28

    Obama swipes at Putin, Cheney — and Trump

    UNITED NATIONS — U.S. President Barack Obama took repeated swipes at Vladimir Putin, Dick Cheney and even Donald Trump, without mentioning them by name, in an address to the United Nations on Monday, holding them up as examples of forces playing off fears and attempting to pull the country and world backward. Putin was a particular focus for...

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