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    US continues to blame ‘Pakistan’s behaviour’ for Afghan war failure
    Sep27

    US continues to blame ‘Pakistan’s behaviour’ for Afghan war failure

    WASHINGTON: A top US military officer on Tuesday said US would not be able to “attain our objectives” in Afghanistan, where American forces have been deployed since 2001, without a change of behaviour by neighbouring Pakistan. “It is unacceptable that Pakistan provides sanctuary, and we ought to bring the full weight of the US government and our...

    PM Tudose: Education Minister has meetings with his Ukrainian counterpart; we try to defuse the situation
    Sep27

    PM Tudose: Education Minister has meetings with his Ukrainian counterpart; we try to defuse the situation

    Prime Minister Mihai Tudose announced on Wednesday that Minister of National Education Liviu Pop is currently having meetings with his Ukrainian counterpart, trying to defuse the situation regarding the promulgation of Ukraine’s Education Law. …read more Source:...

    Sabotage Cited As Ammunition Depot Explosions Rock Central Ukraine
    Sep27

    Sabotage Cited As Ammunition Depot Explosions Rock Central Ukraine

    A fire caused a series of explosions at an ammunition depot in central Ukraine, leading to evacuations of the surrounding area. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service and Current Time TV). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    For European Christian Unity
    Sep27

    For European Christian Unity

    Hello everyone, from the Northwest Arkansas Airport. I’m about to start a long journey that won’t end until I’m in Paris tomorrow morning. I’ll be there promoting the French-language version of The Benedict Option. Details of my planned appearances in the city are below. If you are a Parisian reader of this blog, I hope to...

    Ukraine’s ex-PM to sue Russia in European rights court

    Kiev: Former Ukrainian prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Monday he would sue Russia in the European Court of Human Rights over allegations that he fought Kremlin forces in Chechnya. His spokeswoman Olga Lappo wrote on Facebook that Yatsenyuk intended to prove “the entire absurdity of Russia’s justice system”. Yatsenyuk headed the Kiev...

    No Written Proposals Sent to Russia on UN Donbass Mission – Lavrov
    Sep24

    No Written Proposals Sent to Russia on UN Donbass Mission – Lavrov

    VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) — Russia has not received any concrete written proposals from any country regarding deployment of UN peacekeeping mission in Donbass, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday. “We have made a proposal [on deployment of UN peacekeepers in Donbas] and provided reasoning for it in all ways possible, including through...

    Guardiola: Manager urges City to maintain goal blitz

    Pep Guardiola challenged his Manchester City stars to keep firing on all cylinders as they look to maintain their position on top of the Premier League. Pep Guardiola challenged his Manchester City stars to keep firing on all cylinders as they look to maintain their position on top of the Premier League.Guardiola’s side moved ahead of...

    [Ticker] EU to hail ‘aspirations’ of former Soviet states
    Sep24

    [Ticker] EU to hail ‘aspirations’ of former Soviet states

    EU states are preparing to say they “acknowledge the European aspirations and European choice” of Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine in a statement at the so called Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels in November, according to a draft seen by RFE/RFL. They will “reaffirm the sovereign right” of former Soviet states to align...

    Ukrainian Language Bill Facing Barrage Of Criticism From Minorities, Foreign Capitals
    Sep24

    Ukrainian Language Bill Facing Barrage Of Criticism From Minorities, Foreign Capitals

    A bill that would make Ukrainian the mandatory language in schoolrooms is facing a wave of protest from minorities at home and capitals abroad. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prince Harry praises athletes for service as he helps kick off Invictus Games
    Sep24

    Prince Harry praises athletes for service as he helps kick off Invictus Games

    TORONTO — The Invictus Games got off to a rollicking start Saturday as scores of war-wounded athletes marched, limped or wheeled their way to thumping martial music, dazzling lights and supportive cheers into a downtown Toronto arena, where they heard Prince Harry praise them for the courage that had brought them to the event he co-founded. The...