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    Roma attacked in Ukraine: Human rights activists call for dialogue
    Sep01

    Roma attacked in Ukraine: Human rights activists call for dialogue

    The murder of a Ukrainian girl blamed on a Roma led locals from a village near Odessa to carry out pogroms. An entire Roma community was evicted, causing concern among human rights groups. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Congo fever outbreak feared as Spaniard dies from tick bite
    Sep01

    Congo fever outbreak feared as Spaniard dies from tick bite

    Health authorities in Spain have begun screening around 200 people after a rare, deadly virus known as Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever killed a man and infected a nurse who treated him, officials said on Thursday. …read more Source: The Local...

    Poland’s Campaign To Recruit New Defense Force
    Sep01

    Poland’s Campaign To Recruit New Defense Force

    Poland’s military is set to launch an ambitious campaign to recruit volunteers for a militia to counter potential Russian aggression. The new Territorial Defense Force is expected to have 35,000 members. Poland hopes to enlist a growing number for patriotic citizens who’ve already joined paramilitary groups. (Camera: Marek Hajduk....

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels say new cease-fire holding
    Sep01

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels say new cease-fire holding

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on Thursday said their forces were respecting a cease-fire aimed at halting a recent spike in fighting in time for the start of the new school year. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Merkel, Hollande Worried About Ukraine Conflict Ahead of Meeting With Putin
    Sep01

    Merkel, Hollande Worried About Ukraine Conflict Ahead of Meeting With Putin

    Germany and France are “extremely concerned” about the situation in eastern Ukraine, especially along the line of contact between pro-Russian separatists and government forces, the two countries’ leaders said on Thursday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande spoke ahead of an expected meeting...

    Hollande and Merkel support Ukraine ceasefire deal
    Sep01

    Hollande and Merkel support Ukraine ceasefire deal

    French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have come out in support of a deal struck by the trilateral contact group for a general ceasefire in Ukraine. They now meet Putin in China next week. …read more Source:...

    Hollande, Merkel say back Ukraine ceasefire deal
    Sep01

    Hollande, Merkel say back Ukraine ceasefire deal

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Merkel, Hollande worried about Ukraine conflict ahead of meeting with Putin
    Sep01

    Merkel, Hollande worried about Ukraine conflict ahead of meeting with Putin

    Germany and France are “extremely concerned” about the situation in eastern Ukraine, especially along the line of contact between pro-Russian separatists and government forces, the two countries’ leaders said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Lithuania Builds Fake Town To Simulate Russian Attack
    Sep01

    Lithuania Builds Fake Town To Simulate Russian Attack

    Lithuania has constructed a fake town the size of 20 football pitches to allow it to practice its military readiness for a potential city attack and it is inviting its Baltic neighbors to visit and do the same, Euronews reports. The town will be used for training purposes by Lithuania’s armed forces in order to simulate a Russian attack on...

    Ukraine, China to make giant plane ‘Mriya’
    Sep01

    Ukraine, China to make giant plane ‘Mriya’

    Ukraine and China have signed a deal over the production of the world’s largest and heaviest plane – the Antonov AN-225 Mriya. …read more Source:...