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    Trump aide’s name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe: NYT
    Aug15

    Trump aide’s name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe: NYT

    Corruption investigators in Ukraine have linked Donald Trump’s presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort to an illegal, off-the-books payment network in Ukraine, a connection that Manafort has vehemently denied © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / Chip SomodevillaWashington, United States, Aug 15 – Corruption investigators in Ukraine say...

    Lavrov urges calm after Ukraine flare-up over Crimea
    Aug15

    Lavrov urges calm after Ukraine flare-up over Crimea

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov calls for “restraint and concentration” after with Ukraine tensions escalated over annexed Crimea © AFP/File / Natalia KolesnikovaMoscow, Russian Federation, Aug 15 – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday appealed for calm after a flare-up with Ukraine over the annexed Crimea peninsula but warned...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of plotting as tensions rise
    Aug13

    Ukraine accuses Russia of plotting as tensions rise

    A Ukrainian soldier fires a heavy machine gun during a battle with pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine’s Donetsk region in June 2016 © AFP/File / Anatolii StepanovKiev, Ukraine, Aug 12 – Ukraine on Friday accused Russia of plotting further unrest as the international community sought to ease tensions after the two sides ramped up security...

    Pope in surprise visit to ex-prostitutes
    Aug13

    Pope in surprise visit to ex-prostitutes

    Pope Francis, pictured speaking on August 4, 2016, sat down with a group of 20 former prostitutes in Rome, who are being sheltered by a Catholic association in an apartment in the Italian capital © AFP/File / Giuseppe CacaceVatican City, Vatican City State, Aug 12 – Pope Francis surprised 20 former prostitutes on Friday by knocking on their door...

    Putin dismisses powerful chief of staff Ivanov
    Aug12

    Putin dismisses powerful chief of staff Ivanov

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) pictured with chief of staff Sergei Ivanov (L) at a Day of Russia reception in June 2016 © Pool/AFP/File / Mikhail KlimentyevMoscow, Russian Federation, Aug 12 – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday unexpectedly dismissed his close ally and powerful chief of staff Sergei Ivanov, in the highest-level...

    US calls for Ukraine-Russia restraint over Crimea
    Aug12

    US calls for Ukraine-Russia restraint over Crimea

    Russian forces seized control of Crimea from Ukraine in March 2014/AFPWASHINGTON , United States, Aug 11 – The United States on Thursday called on Ukraine and Russia to show restraint after Moscow accused Kiev of plotting attacks in disputed Crimea, and urged a resumption of talks. Ukraine has put its forces on high alert after Russia’s FSB...

    Republican national security officials reject Trump
    Aug09

    Republican national security officials reject Trump

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a purple heart medal given to him by Lt. Col. Louis Dorfman during a campaign event in Ashburn, Virginia, on August 2, 2016 © AFP/File / Molly RileyWashington, United States, Aug 9 – Fifty senior Republican national security officials have issued a stinging rejection of their party’s White...

    Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift
    Aug09

    Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) jets into Russia on August 9, 2016, for a meeting with his counterpart Vladimir Putin © AFP/File / Eric FeferbergSaint Petersburg, Russian Federation, Aug 9 – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan jets into Russia on Tuesday for his first meeting with counterpart Vladimir Putin since the two strongmen...

    Putin and Erdogan: kissed and made up?
    Aug08

    Putin and Erdogan: kissed and made up?

    Vladimir Putin welcomes Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the start of the G20 summit in Saint Petersburg in 2013 © AFP / ALEXANDER NEMENOVIstanbul, Turkey, Aug 8 – Sometimes even good friends can have a bad falling out. Ankara’s downing of a Russian war plane over the Syrian border last November prompted rapid retaliation from Moscow and a bitter...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in fresh clashes
    Aug07

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in fresh clashes

    More than 9,500 people have been killed since a Moscow-backed insurgency erupted in eastern Ukraine in April 2014 © AFP/File / Anatolii StepanovKiev, Ukraine, Aug 7 – Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and four others injured in fresh clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in Ukraine’s war-scarred east, the military...

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