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    The fall of the would-be emperor
    Nov21

    The fall of the would-be emperor

    By Alon Ben-Meir President Erdogan has recently come under intense criticism for his unwillingness to come to the aid of the beleaguered Syrian Kurds in the city of Kobani just across the Turkish border. Sadly, Erdogan’s behavior is not surprising as he has always pursued policies consistent with the image of himself as a great leader and...

    Biden to Reiterate US Support During Visit to Ukraine
    Nov21

    Biden to Reiterate US Support During Visit to Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden meets Ukraine’s leaders Friday in an effort to underscore Washington’s support for Kyiv, which … …read more Source:...

    NATO Scrambles Jets 400 Times in 2014 Over Russian Activity
    Nov20

    NATO Scrambles Jets 400 Times in 2014 Over Russian Activity

    AMARI, ESTONIA/LONDON—NATO warplanes have had to scramble 400 times this year in response to an increase in Russian air activity around Europe not seen since the Cold War, the alliance’s chief said on Thursday. North Atlantic Treaty Organization members have sought to fill gaps in the alliance’s land, air and sea defenses since Russia...

    Nearly 1,000 killed during Ukraine ceasefire: UN
    Nov20

    Nearly 1,000 killed during Ukraine ceasefire: UN

    KIEV: Almost 1,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since a ceasefire came into effect in September, an average of 13 people a day, the United Nations said on Thursday, as the conflict in the east drags on. As the report was published, international monitors from the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) mission in the...

    UN: Deaths keep rising in Ukraine, now over 4,300
    Nov20

    UN: Deaths keep rising in Ukraine, now over 4,300

    Firefighters tackle a blaze after shelling destroyed several houses in Donetsk on November 20, 2014. (AFP Photo/Menahem Kahana) Geneva, AP—The fighting in eastern Ukraine has killed nearly 300 people in the last month despite a ceasefire and has violated people’s rights so much it could amount to war crimes, UN rights investigators said...

    UN: Rights Abuses on Rise in War-torn E. Ukraine
    Nov20

    UN: Rights Abuses on Rise in War-torn E. Ukraine

    GENEVA—A new United Nations report found the presence of large numbers of sophisticated weapons as well as foreign fighters, including Russian soldiers, have led to a worsening of the human rights situation in eastern Ukraine. The report issued by the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said serious human rights violations...

    UN: Nearly 1,000 deaths since Ukraine truce
    Nov20

    UN: Nearly 1,000 deaths since Ukraine truce

    Report says deaths continue at rate of nearly 13 per day, despite supposed ceasefire being in effect since September. …read more Source: AL...

    Russia: US Arms Supplies to Ukraine Would Destabilize Situation
    Nov20

    Russia: US Arms Supplies to Ukraine Would Destabilize Situation

    Russia said on Thursday that the United States providing weapons to Ukraine’s government to … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine death toll rises to more than 4,300 despite ceasefire
    Nov20

    Ukraine death toll rises to more than 4,300 despite ceasefire

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine has killed an average of 13 people each day in the eight weeks since the ceasefire agreement, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine peace outlook is bleak – OSCE official
    Nov20

    Ukraine peace outlook is bleak – OSCE official

    By Michael Shields Prospects for peace in eastern Ukraine are “bleak”, underscoring the need to uphold a shaky ceasefire between government forces and pro-Russian separatist rebels, a senior official from the OSCE security watchdog said on Thursday Swiss diplomat Heidi Tagliavini, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s...

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