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    Nato, Cameron and Obama: newspapers demand action on two fronts
    Sep04

    Nato, Cameron and Obama: newspapers demand action on two fronts

    Several newspapers are calling today for action by Nato on two fronts – against Russia’s incursion into Ukraine and against Islamic State in the Middle East. “Nato must rediscover its sense of purpose”, says the Daily Telegraph. It calls on the organisation to do something about “the very real threat to western...

    Ukraine peace hopes push shares towards record
    Sep04

    Ukraine peace hopes push shares towards record

    Strength of economy puts MPC in rate rise quandaryBritain’s strengthening economy and reports of a truce in Ukraine helped London’s stock market jump to a 14-year high and put it within striking distance of an all-time record peak.European stock markets also benefited from a Ukraine-induced increase in share prices that have been...

    Far from keeping the peace, Nato is a threat to it | Seumas Milne
    Sep03

    Far from keeping the peace, Nato is a threat to it | Seumas Milne

    It was the prospect of Ukraine being drawn into the western military alliance that triggered conflict in the first placeFor the west’s masters of war, it’s a good time to be in Wales. A military alliance that has struggled for years to explain why it still exists has got a packed agenda for its Newport summit. Nato may not be at the...

    The Guardian view on Nato’s choices in Ukraine and the Middle East | Editorial
    Sep03

    The Guardian view on Nato’s choices in Ukraine and the Middle East | Editorial

    Nato countries have been blindsided by the new challenges in a world that gets more difficult by the dayPity poor Nato, faced with challenges which the great military and political apparatus it created during the cold war is so ill suited to counter. In the Middle East, the rise of a new jihadist movement burst upon the western nations who had...

    Russian soldier: ‘You’re better clueless because the truth is horrible’
    Sep03

    Russian soldier: ‘You’re better clueless because the truth is horrible’

    Despite Moscow denials, Ukrainian volunteers give accounts of fighting Russian army in Ilovaysk outside DonetskBloodied, dirty and stinking, the Ukrainian soldiers who passed through the town of Komsomolske on Saturday morning made for a sorry sight. But they were the lucky ones, who had managed to escape alive from an assault they say involved...

    EU sanctions to hit Russian energy and defence sectors
    Sep03

    EU sanctions to hit Russian energy and defence sectors

    Proposed sanctions strike at heart of Russian economy and come amid anger over Kremlin’s support for Ukrainian rebelsEurope is expected to widen and tighten economic sanctions against Russia on Friday in response to Vladimir Putin’s intervention in Ukraine, but the proposed package of measures will not result in a major escalation of...

    Obama calls on Nato to strengthen Ukrainian military against Russia
    Sep03

    Obama calls on Nato to strengthen Ukrainian military against Russia

    Speech on eve of alliances summit signals toughening response to Moscow amid calls for US to arm Ukraine directlyBarack Obama used a crucial speech on the eve of a Nato summit to to call on the alliance to strengthen Ukraines military, a move that signalled a toughening of Washingtons response to Russias aggression.Delivering the speech on...

    Ukraine-Russia ceasefire takes Britain’s leading shares close to all-time high
    Sep03

    Ukraine-Russia ceasefire takes Britain’s leading shares close to all-time high

    FTSE 100 index reached its highest in more than 14 years and not far short of 1999 peakThe index of Britain’s leading shares came close to its all-time high after Ukraine announced a ceasefire with Russia and a survey showed business booming in the UK’s dominant services sector.The FTSE 100 rose to 6,898.62, its highest for more than...

    Malaysia Airlines renames ‘bucket list’ offer after MH370 and MH17 disasters
    Sep03

    Malaysia Airlines renames ‘bucket list’ offer after MH370 and MH17 disasters

    Struggling airline says it did not intend to cause offence with name of ticket promotion after it is accused of poor tasteDisaster-tainted Malaysia Airlines has changed the name of a ticket-sale promotion that invoked an “inappropriate” death reference by asking travellers which places were on their “bucket list”.The...

    David Cameron and the cynicism of comparing Putin to Hitler | Owen Jones
    Sep03

    David Cameron and the cynicism of comparing Putin to Hitler | Owen Jones

    Putin is responsible for some awful human rights abuses in Ukraine, but Cameron drawing parallels to Hitler is a cheap, politically motivated shotOh, here we go. The wests escalating showdown with Vladimir Putin has led to Adolf Hitler being invoked. According to David Cameron, the west risks repeating the mistakes made in Munich in 38, making it...

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