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    UN warns of chlorine gas disaster in Ukraine
    Nov08

    UN warns of chlorine gas disaster in Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations on Wednesday raised alarm that an escalation of fighting in east Ukraine could lead to a deadly chlorine gas disaster. Fighting between pro-Russian separatist fighters and Ukrainian troops has intensified near water, electricity and gas stations, threatening supplies in the Donetsk region as winter approaches....

    Europe’s hard-core problem
    Nov07

    Europe’s hard-core problem

    President Emmanuel Macron’s election in France and the likely continuation of Angela Merkel’s chancellorship in Germany are dramatically at odds with developments in the rest of Europe, which has become increasingly unstable and unpredictable. One wonders if the European Union’s hard Franco-German core is becoming too hard for...

    Think most asylum seekers in Israel are African? Try Ukrainian
    Nov07

    Think most asylum seekers in Israel are African? Try Ukrainian

    In three years, the number of asylum seekers from Ukraine and Georgia rose from almost 0 to 21,691, spurred by economic troubles and shady companies advertising fake work permits The post Think most asylum seekers in Israel are African? Try Ukrainian appeared first on The Times of Israel. …read more Source: The Times of...

    US defence chief backs Geneva process on Syrian conflict
    Nov07

    US defence chief backs Geneva process on Syrian conflict

    HELSINKI — US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday he backed diplomatic efforts to bring an end to the Syrian civil war, which has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives over more than six years of conflict, as the Daeh extremist group militants near defeat. Mattis was travelling to Finland to meet with leaders from the Northern Group, a...

    Russia mercenaries operate in Syria alongside army
    Nov06

    Russia mercenaries operate in Syria alongside army

    Two men who appeared in a video posted by Daesh last month are believed to have been members of a shadowy mercenary force known as “Wagner” which the Russian army has been using to assist in its operations in Syria. The men named Roman Vasilievich Zabolotny and Grigory Mikhailovich Surkanov were captured near the eastern city of Deir Ez-Zor....

    Report: Foreign Ministry asked Ukraine to bring Rabbi Nachman’s remains to Israel
    Nov06

    Report: Foreign Ministry asked Ukraine to bring Rabbi Nachman’s remains to Israel

    The gravesite is a considerable financial resource for Ukraine, and sources told the ‘Post’ that it’s highly unlikely that Kiev would agree to the request. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Rebbe Nachman coming to Israel?
    Nov06

    Rebbe Nachman coming to Israel?

    Israeli government reportedly discussing with Ukraine possibility of bringing Hassidic leader’s remains to Israel. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Syria deal may be on agenda for Putin-Trump Asia meeting
    Nov04

    Syria deal may be on agenda for Putin-Trump Asia meeting

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump may discuss a Syria settlement at an Asian economic summit in Vietnam next week, the RIA news agency reported today. Relations between Moscow and Washington have soured further since Putin and Trump first met at a G20 summit in Hamburg in July when they discussed allegations of...

    In Ukraine, Jewish travelers mark a spiritual legacy… and horrific persecution
    Nov04

    In Ukraine, Jewish travelers mark a spiritual legacy… and horrific persecution

    The country’s bustling cities and quaint hamlets are the birthplace of the Hassidic movement, and the site of devastating slaughters of Jews The post In Ukraine, Jewish travelers mark a spiritual legacy… and horrific persecution appeared first on The Times of Israel. …read more Source: The Times of...

    In Ukraine, Jewish travelers mark a spiritual legacy… and horrific persecution
    Nov04

    In Ukraine, Jewish travelers mark a spiritual legacy… and horrific persecution

    The country’s bustling cities and quaint hamlets are the birthplace of the Hassidic movement, and the site of devastating slaughters of Jews The post In Ukraine, Jewish travelers mark a spiritual legacy… and horrific persecution appeared first on The Times of Israel. …read more Source: The Times of...

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