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    Poroshenko Lambasts Russia Over Conflict In Eastern Ukraine
    Sep22

    Poroshenko Lambasts Russia Over Conflict In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has criticized Russia for being “the instigator and major participant” in the ongoing deadly conflict in eastern Ukraine. Poroshenko told the UN General Assembly …read more Source: Big News...

    Mayor Raggi rejects  Rome’s 2024 Olympic bid
    Sep22

    Mayor Raggi rejects Rome’s 2024 Olympic bid

    ROME— Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi rejected the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympics Wednesday, effectively dooming the capital’s candidacy for the second time in four years.
If approved by the city assembly, Raggi’s rejection would leave only Los Angeles, Paris and Budapest, Hungary, in the running for the 2024 Games. The...

    Russian 'lies' worse than Soviet era, Ukraine's Poroshenko tells U.N.
    Sep22

    Russian 'lies' worse than Soviet era, Ukraine's Poroshenko tells U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko made a scathing attack on neighbouring Russia on Wednesday, accusing it of “lies and manipulations” that even Soviet leaders at the height of the Cold War had not dared. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels agree to pullback of troops
    Sep22

    Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels agree to pullback of troops

    The latest troop withdrawal is less elaborate than last year’s cease fire, which broke down before it began. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warns there is no guarantee of success this time, either. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, rebels agree troop 

pullback in 3 areas: OSCE
    Sep21

    Ukraine, rebels agree troop pullback in 3 areas: OSCE

    MINSK: Negotiators sent by Kiev and pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday for the first time agreed to pull back troops from three areas along the battered front line in east Ukraine. The sides signed a framework agreement for the pull-back in eastern Ukraine, said Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) envoy Martin Sajdik, who is...

    Quotes from the gathering of world leaders at the UN
    Sep21

    Quotes from the gathering of world leaders at the UN

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Key quotes from world leaders at the U.N. meetings on Wednesday. ____ “This is not a joke.” — U.S Secretary of State John Kerry during a Security Council debate on Syria, sharply criticizing those who engage in “word games” to dodge responsibility over questions of “war and peace, life and death.” ____ “I believe this is...

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate
    Sep21

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders from Pakistan to Ukraine unleashed their regional grievances Wednesday, taking the stage of the U.N. General… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine leader rails against Russia at UN (AFP)
    Sep21

    Ukraine leader rails against Russia at UN (AFP)

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko railed against Russia at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, urging Moscow to give peace a chance in a more than two-year conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Balotelli sends Nice on top of French League with two goals
    Sep21

    Balotelli sends Nice on top of French League with two goals

    PARIS (AFP) – Controversial star Mario Balotelli continued his fine start to life on the French Riviera by helping fire Nice to the top of Ligue 1 on Wednesday.The Italy international scored his second brace in as many league appearances for Nice in a 4-0 thumping of local rivals Monaco to leap-frog champions Paris Saint-Germain at the top...

    Ukraine leader rails against Russia at UN
    Sep21

    Ukraine leader rails against Russia at UN

    UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko railed against Russia at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, urging Moscow to give peace a chance in a more than two-year conflict in eastern Ukraine.Never since the end of the Cold War have international norms and principles been unilaterally defied on such a...