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    Mayor Raggi rejects  Rome’s 2024 Olympic bid
    Sep22

    Mayor Raggi rejects Rome’s 2024 Olympic bid

    ROME— Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi rejected the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympics Wednesday, effectively dooming the capital’s candidacy for the second time in four years.
If approved by the city assembly, Raggi’s rejection would leave only Los Angeles, Paris and Budapest, Hungary, in the running for the 2024 Games. The...

    Ukraine, rebels agree troop 

pullback in 3 areas: OSCE
    Sep21

    Ukraine, rebels agree troop pullback in 3 areas: OSCE

    MINSK: Negotiators sent by Kiev and pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday for the first time agreed to pull back troops from three areas along the battered front line in east Ukraine. The sides signed a framework agreement for the pull-back in eastern Ukraine, said Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) envoy Martin Sajdik, who is...

    Ukraine, separatists agree troop withdrawals in three hot spots
    Sep21

    Ukraine, separatists agree troop withdrawals in three hot spots

    Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists agreed on Wednesday to withdraw troops from three small towns on the front line in eastern Ukraine, a pilot de-escalation project that is part of the latest push to get a much-violated ceasefire to stick. …read more Source: The Daily...

    German economy minister to discuss EU sanctions with Putin
    Sep21

    German economy minister to discuss EU sanctions with Putin

    German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, heading to Moscow for talks about trade with President Vladimir Putin, said Wednesday he favoured a lifting of EU sanctions on Russia but that would require making progress on peace in Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    Not your typical summer camp: how children in Ukraine are playing soldiers for real
    Sep21

    Not your typical summer camp: how children in Ukraine are playing soldiers for real

    The sun has already risen. Slowly, instructor Gold – with his close-cropped red spiky hair and taut upper body – crosses the grounds, moving towards a group of tents. He blows his whistle. “Pidjom!” He shouts. “Get up!”Shuffling and buzzing sounds erupt immediately. Tents are zipped open. The sleepy faces of...

    War games: how children in Ukraine are playing soldiers for real
    Sep21

    War games: how children in Ukraine are playing soldiers for real

    The sun has already risen. Slowly, instructor Gold – with his close-cropped red spiky hair and taut upper body – crosses the grounds, moving towards a group of tents. He blows his whistle. “Pidjom!” He shouts. “Get up!”Shuffling and buzzing sounds erupt immediately. Tents are zipped open. The sleepy faces of...

    Biden meets Ukraine’s Poroshenko, urges faster reforms in energy, justice
    Sep21

    Biden meets Ukraine’s Poroshenko, urges faster reforms in energy, justice

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    African legend Toure retires from international football
    Sep21

    African legend Toure retires from international football

    MANCHESTER — Four-time African footballer of the year Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast announced his retirement from international football Tuesday. The 33-year-old Manchester City midfielder — capped 113 times — said it had been an incredibly difficult decision. “Writing this note was probably ‘the most difficult match of my life’,” wrote...

    Obama urges Israel end occupation and Palestinians accept Israel
    Sep20

    Obama urges Israel end occupation and Palestinians accept Israel

    Both sides would benefit if Israel recognised it cannot permanently occupy Palestinian land and if Palestinians rejected incitement and recognized Israel’s legitimacy, US President Barack Obama told the United Nations general assembley on Tuesday. Obama’s efforts to bring about an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement have failed over...

    Syria declares ceasefire over; US, Russia seek extension
    Sep20

    Syria declares ceasefire over; US, Russia seek extension

    BEIRUT — Syria’s military declared a week-long ceasefire over on Monday and vowed to continue fighting, even as officials from the United States and Russia met behind closed doors in Geneva to try to extend it. What is likely to be the final attempt by the US administration of President Barack Obama to find a negotiated solution to the...

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