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    Arsenal signs Lucas Perez, Hart set for Man City exit
    Aug30

    Arsenal signs Lucas Perez, Hart set for Man City exit

    Arsenal bolstered its striker options by signing Lucas Perez from Deportivo La Coruna on the next-to-last day of Europe’s transfer window, and England goalkeeper Joe Hart’s departure from Manchester City grew closer on Tuesday. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been trying to buy a striker since the end of last season, only to see...

    Mob in Ukraine Drives Dozens of Roma From Their Homes
    Aug30

    Mob in Ukraine Drives Dozens of Roma From Their Homes

    Residents blamed them for the rape and death of a 9-year-old, but a rights group noted that the suspect who was arrested was not of that ethnic group. …read more Source: The New York...

    Kiev and Moscow Call For End in Fighting for First Day of School
    Aug30

    Kiev and Moscow Call For End in Fighting for First Day of School

    Ukraine and Russia’s representatives in trilateral peace talks are calling for an end to all hostilities in the region by midnight, Wednesday, ahead of the start of the new school year. Following talks in Belarus between Ukraine, Russia and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ( OSCE ), all three parties are calling for a...

    [Ticker] France warns of ‘escalation’ in Ukraine
    Aug30

    [Ticker] France warns of ‘escalation’ in Ukraine

    French president Francois Hollande said in a speech in Paris Tuesday that “this summer, the situation [in Ukraine] has become much worse. The risks of escalation are high”. He repeated that EU sanctions on Russia could be removed if it complied with the ceasefire deal agreed last year in Minsk. Hollande is to meet Russian leader Putin...

    Kazakhstan Hunts Man Suspected Of Fighting Alongside Ukrainian Separatists
    Aug30

    Kazakhstan Hunts Man Suspected Of Fighting Alongside Ukrainian Separatists

    A court in Kazakhstan’s northwestern city of Aqtobe has added to the country’s wanted list a local resident suspected of fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mob in Ukraine drives gypsies out of village and torches their homes
    Aug30

    Mob in Ukraine drives gypsies out of village and torches their homes

    …read more Source: The...

    Russian Man Jailed For Joining Ukrainian Forces
    Aug30

    Russian Man Jailed For Joining Ukrainian Forces

    A court in Russia has jailed a Russian man for fighting against Kremlin-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donetsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    WATCH: Ukrainian forces drill hostage situation at Israeli Embassy
    Aug30

    WATCH: Ukrainian forces drill hostage situation at Israeli Embassy

    Ukrainian Special Forces simulate hijacking of embassy building in Kiev by ‘terrorists’ who posed as visitors; when the ‘negotiations’ with the kidnappers ‘failed,’ the forces stormed into the building, regaining control over it. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    UN aid contracts ‘going to Assad-linked companies’
    Aug30

    UN aid contracts ‘going to Assad-linked companies’

    A UN aid convoy delivers food, health and emergency items to the rebel-held town of Douma, east of the Syrian capital Damascus/AFP-FileLONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 30 – United Nations aid contracts worth tens of millions of dollars have gone to people closely associated with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad despite US and EU sanctions, the...

    UN aid contracts ‘going to Assad-linked companies’ (AFP)
    Aug30

    UN aid contracts ‘going to Assad-linked companies’ (AFP)

    London (AFP) – United Nations aid contracts worth tens of millions of dollars have gone to people closely associated with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad despite US and EU sanctions, the Guardian reported on Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...