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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    East Ukraine: on the frontline of Europe’s forgotten war
    Aug28

    East Ukraine: on the frontline of Europe’s forgotten war

    After two years of fighting, every day continues to bring new casualties and many fear a new Russian-backed offensiveFrom the top of the nine-storey building in Avdiyivka, Sergei Veremeyenko and his men can see the separatist capital of Donetsk just a few miles away. Avdiyivka has been on the frontline between Russian-backed separatists and...

    New Session, Same Crises and Challenges for European Union
    Aug28

    New Session, Same Crises and Challenges for European Union

    The European Union grinds back into action this week after its August break, still dazed by Britain’s midsummer vote to quit the EU and facing much the same “polycrisis” as a year ago: a mass of refugees, a fragile economy, hostile Russians and, yes, those Brits, now more awkward than ever. When President Jean-Claude Juncker...

    Russia redeploys troops in Crimea amid ongoing snap drill
    Aug28

    Russia redeploys troops in Crimea amid ongoing snap drill

    Russia has redeployed airborne troops and marines to the Crimea peninsula amid an ongoing large-scale snap drill, the Russian Defense Ministry said Sunday. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-08/28/c_135640308.htm target=_blank title="Russia redeploys troops in Crimea amid ongoing snap drill”...

    New tans, same old ‘polycrisis’ as Europe’s summer ends
    Aug28

    New tans, same old ‘polycrisis’ as Europe’s summer ends

    The European Union grinds back into action this week after its August break, still dazed by Britain’s midsummer vote to quit the EU and facing much the same “polycrisis” as a year ago: a mass of refugees, a fragile economy, hostile Russians and, yes, those Brits, now more awkward than ever. When President Jean-Claude Juncker makes his...

    Two soldiers killed as fresh clashes erupt in eastern Ukraine
    Aug28

    Two soldiers killed as fresh clashes erupt in eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine says two soldiers are killed in a fresh round of clashes in the east of the country. …read more Source:...

    Half of Germans against Merkel serving fourth term: poll
    Aug28

    Half of Germans against Merkel serving fourth term: poll

    42 percent want her to remainGermany, France, Italy say Europe must move forward after Brexit voteMerkel sees no end to EU sanctions against RussiaMerkel says refugees didn’t bring Islamist terrorism to GermanyDefiant Merkel defends refugee stance after attacks …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    New UN S-G Must Realize That Climate Change Threatens Our World
    Aug28

    New UN S-G Must Realize That Climate Change Threatens Our World

    The task facing the next United Nations Secretary-General will not be an easy one. The world seems to be teetering on the edge of multiple, interconnected crises including conflict in Syria, tensions around Ukraine, and disputes over water and land resource issues. All of this at a time when we are seeing the biggest movement of people since...

    New tans, same old ‘polycrisis’ as Europe’s summer ends
    Aug28

    New tans, same old ‘polycrisis’ as Europe’s summer ends

    The European Union grinds back into action this week after its August break, still dazed by Britain’s midsummer vote to quit the EU and facing much the same “polycrisis” as a year ago: a mass of refugees, a fragile economy, hostile Russians and, yes, those Brits, now more awkward than ever.When President Jean-Claude Juncker...

    Police Suspect Suicide In Death Of Kyiv-Based Russian Journalist
    Aug28

    Police Suspect Suicide In Death Of Kyiv-Based Russian Journalist

    Reports from Ukraine say Aleksandr Shchetinin, a Kyiv-based Russian journalist who founded the Novy Region news agency, has been found dead at his apartment. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Another partner another title! Sania wins Connecticut Open with Monica Niculescu
    Aug28

    Another partner another title! Sania wins Connecticut Open with Monica Niculescu

    Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza received a confidence booster ahead of the US Open Grand Slam tournament beginning tomorrow with a doubles title victory at the Connecticut Open with Monica Niculescu of Romania. Sania and Niculescu capped off their newly rekindled doubles partnership with their first title together with a straight set victory over...