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    NATO chief says prepared to send troops to defend Turkey
    Oct08

    NATO chief says prepared to send troops to defend Turkey

    By Robin Emmott NATO said it was prepared to send troops to Turkey to defend its ally after violations of Turkish airspace by Russian jets bombing Syria and Britain scolded Moscow for escalating a war that has already killed 250,000 people. Officials at the U.S.-led alliance are still smarting from Russia’s weekend incursions into...

    Russia backs Syrian forces in major assault on insurgents
    Oct08

    Russia backs Syrian forces in major assault on insurgents

    In this photo made from the footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official web site on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, a Russian navy ship launches a cruise missile in the Caspian Sea. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)Beirut, Reuters—Syrian troops and militia backed by Russian warplanes mounted what appeared to be their first...

    Russia sentences man to jail for spying for Ukraine
    Oct08

    Russia sentences man to jail for spying for Ukraine

    A Russian court said Thursday it has sentenced a man to 12 years in prison for allegedly spying for Ukraine, the latest in a spate of treason cases …read more Source: The Daily...

    Iceland: Fish fight spawned over Ukraine sanctions
    Oct08

    Iceland: Fish fight spawned over Ukraine sanctions

    Joining the West, Reykjavik imposed sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, but now its fishermen are paying the price. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine rebels encouraged to fight in Syria next
    Oct08

    Ukraine rebels encouraged to fight in Syria next

    Since Russia intervened to Syria some of separatists in Ukraine say they are considering making for frontline in Syria …read more Source: World...

    Kiev puts forward conditions for elections in east Ukraine
    Oct08

    Kiev puts forward conditions for elections in east Ukraine

    As parties in eastern Ukraine continue withdrawing their light weapons from frontlines, Kiev is busy outlining a plan to integrate those conflict areas back into the country. …read more Source:...

    Real truce has 

begun in Ukraine, 

says Poroshenko
    Oct07

    Real truce has begun in Ukraine, says Poroshenko

    KIEV: President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday a “real truce” had begun in Ukraine but that a long-lasting peace with pro-Russian insurgents would still take some time. “There has not been a single shot fired. This is still not peace. This is not the end of the war,” the pro-Western leader said in a televised address. “The end of war will...

    Ukraine president says ‘real truce’ has begun
    Oct07

    Ukraine president says ‘real truce’ has begun

    President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday a “real truce” had begun in Ukraine but that a long-lasting peace with pro-Russians would still take some time. …read more Source: Iran...

    Russia backs Syrian forces in major assault on insurgents (Updated)
    Oct07

    Russia backs Syrian forces in major assault on insurgents (Updated)

    By Sylvia Westall and Dominic Evans Russia and Syria carried out what appeared to be the first major coordinated assaults on Syrian insurgents on Wednesday and Moscow said its warships fired 26 missiles at them from the Caspian Sea, a sign of its new military reach. The combined assault hit towns close to the main north-south highway that runs...

    Opinion: Confronting Russia with Safe Zones
    Oct07

    Opinion: Confronting Russia with Safe Zones

    As a result of its military intervention, Russia has now complicated the situation in Syria in an unprecedented manner. Moreover, Moscow’s entry into the conflict is being conducted in full view of the entire world, and lacks any kind of convincing rationale whatsoever. Throughout the last four and half years of the Syrian conflict, Moscow...

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