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    Former prime minister Stephen Harper awarded one of Ukraine’s top honours
    Aug25

    Former prime minister Stephen Harper awarded one of Ukraine’s top honours

    Former prime minister Stephen Harper has been awarded one of Ukraine’s highest honours. Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko granted the Order of Liberty to Harper to mark the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence this week. Past recipients of the award, which recognizes contributions towards strengthening Ukraine’s...

    Guardiola to return to Barcelona with Manchester City
    Aug25

    Guardiola to return to Barcelona with Manchester City

    MONACO (AFP) – Pep Guardiola will return to former club Barcelona with Manchester City in the Champions League after the two sides were drawn together in Thursdays group stage draw in Monaco.Guardiola, a European Cup winner with Barca as a player in 1992 before twice guiding the Catalan giants to the Champions League title in 2009 and 2011,...

    Transcript: Hillary Clinton’s full remarks in Reno, Nevada
    Aug25

    Transcript: Hillary Clinton’s full remarks in Reno, Nevada

    Hillary Clinton Remarks as Prepared for Delivery – Reno, NevadaThank you, Reno! It’s great to be back in Nevada…My original plan for this visit was to focus on our agenda to help small businesses and entrepreneurs. This week we proposed new steps to cut red tape and taxes, and make it easier for small businesses to get the credit they need...

    Russia begins military readiness drills near Ukraine amid Crimea tensions
    Aug25

    Russia begins military readiness drills near Ukraine amid Crimea tensions

    Doug G. WareMOSCOW, Aug. 25 (UPI) — Amid ongoing and potentially rising political tension between Russia and Ukraine, Moscow is making certain its armed forces are ready to fight, if necessary. …read more Source: United Press...

    Polish Defense Minister calls a meeting after Russia orders army drills
    Aug25

    Polish Defense Minister calls a meeting after Russia orders army drills

    Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz has called a meeting of the chiefs of the Operational Command of Poland’s Armed Forces after a report that Russia is testing the combat readiness of its troops. Russian President Vladimir Putin put the country’s troops on full combat mode in regions surrounding Ukraine and the Baltic states,...

    Promised Prosperity Never Arrived in Russian-held Crimea, Locals Say
    Aug25

    Promised Prosperity Never Arrived in Russian-held Crimea, Locals Say

    More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea and promised its 2 million people a better life, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled. The sunny and mountainous Black Sea peninsula is back in the news, with Russian President Vladimir Putin accusing Kyiv of sending infiltrators across the...

    Football: Champions League groups unveiled
    Aug25

    Football: Champions League groups unveiled

    Turkish champions Besiktas will play against Portugal’s Benfica, Napoli and Dinamo Kiev in Group B …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Biden warns Europe against Russian energy reliance
    Aug25

    Biden warns Europe against Russian energy reliance

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has cautioned Europe against a new natural gas pipeline planned to stretch from Russia to Germany, saying it “looks like a fairly bad deal” for Europe because it further increases its energy dependency on Moscow. Biden said Thursday that to lock Europe “into greater reliance on Russia at this moment...

    Russia Begins Military Exercises on Land, at Sea
    Aug25

    Russia Begins Military Exercises on Land, at Sea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced snap military exercises on land, and in the Black and Caspian Seas, the defense ministry said in a statement. The drills began at 7:00 a.m. (0400 GMT) Moscow time Thursday in Russia’s southern, western and central military districts where troops have been put on combat alert, the statement...

    Biden warns Europe against Russian energy reliance
    Aug25

    Biden warns Europe against Russian energy reliance

    HELSINKI (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has cautioned Europe against a new natural gas pipeline planned to stretch from Russia to Germany, saying it “looks like a fairly bad deal” for Europe because it further increases its energy dependency on Moscow. Biden said Thursday that to lock Europe “into greater reliance on Russia at this moment …...