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    Polish prime minister says accepting refugees is Poland’s duty
    Sep10

    Polish prime minister says accepting refugees is Poland’s duty

    Poland cannot afford to accept economic migrants, but it is the biggest central European economy’s duty to accept refugees fleeing wars, Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz said on Thursday. “Accepting migrants escaping to save their lives is our duty,” Kopacz, speaking ahead of an election in October, told a news briefing at a forum in the...

    Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border
    Sep10

    Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border

    By Anton Zverev Russia has started to build a huge military base housing ammunition depots and barracks for several thousand soldiers near the Ukrainian border, a project that suggests the Kremlin is digging in for a prolonged stand-off with Kiev. The base, when completed, will even have its own swimming pool, skating rink and barber shop,...

    Ukraine: Minsk cease-fire signatories to meet on Oct. 2
    Sep10

    Ukraine: Minsk cease-fire signatories to meet on Oct. 2

    Putin, Poroshenko, Merkel and Hollande spoke on the phone Wednesday night …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Russian troops join combat in Syria ahead of UN meeting in New York (Updated)
    Sep10

    Russian troops join combat in Syria ahead of UN meeting in New York (Updated)

    By Gabriela Baczynska and Lidia Kelly By refusing to clarify the scale of its military presence in Syria, Russia keeps the West fearing a considerable build-up to win a stronger bargaining position when world powers sit down to talks on the conflict, Western diplomats in Moscow said. Those discussions could take place as soon as this month, when...

    NATO’s top commanders meet in Istanbul to discuss Ukraine, Syria
    Sep10

    NATO’s top commanders meet in Istanbul to discuss Ukraine, Syria

    NATO’s highest military authority, the Military Committee, will convene in Istanbul for a three-day session starting Sept. 11 to review security challenges in Europe and the Middle East, as well as ongoing operations in Afghanistan …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    70% of European Jews afraid to expose religion in public: poll
    Sep10

    70% of European Jews afraid to expose religion in public: poll

    Significant increase in number of Jews from Europe coming to live in Israel, especially Ukraine,… …read more Source:...

    Summit on Ukraine to be held in Oct.
    Sep10

    Summit on Ukraine to be held in Oct.

    Another round of talks over situation in Donbas featuring Hollande, Merkel, Poroshenko & Putin would take place in Paris on October 2 …read more Source: World...

    Juncker: EU borders are untouchable
    Sep10

    Juncker: EU borders are untouchable

    European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker warned Moscow Wednesday that the security of EU member nations was sacrosanct, amid growing alarm in eastern states over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    ‘Ukraine ceasefire more respected now’
    Sep09

    ‘Ukraine ceasefire more respected now’

    PRAGUE: A ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is being respected more now than in the past, Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday. “So far it looks like the ceasefire is now more respected than it has been for a long time. I welcome that, at the same time, the situation in Ukraine is still very fragile,” he told reporters during a...

    ‘Unlawful’ vote in rebel-run areas would breach Ukraine peace deal: PM
    Sep09

    ‘Unlawful’ vote in rebel-run areas would breach Ukraine peace deal: PM

    Yatsenyuk meets with Polish counterpart in run-up to local elections being organized by pro-Moscow… …read more Source:...

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