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    PHOTO GALLERY: Stadiums across the globe honor Paris victims
    Nov15

    PHOTO GALLERY: Stadiums across the globe honor Paris victims

    NEW YORK (AP) — Across the globe, stadiums fell silent Saturday to honor the victims of the Paris terror attacks.Before the start of Army’s college football game against Tulane, Army defensive back Caleb McNeill carried the French flag alongside a teammate carrying the American flag as the players ran onto the field.Ohio State quarterback...

    Sweden, Ukraine take first leg wins as Euro 2016 hosts France mourn
    Nov15

    Sweden, Ukraine take first leg wins as Euro 2016 hosts France mourn

    Paris (AFP) – European football paid tribute to the victims of attacks in Euro 2016 hosts France during Saturday’s qualifying play-offs which saw Sweden edge Denmark 2-1 and Ukraine beat Slovenia 2-0 in first leg ties.A minute’s silence was observed before Saturday’s games for victims of the Paris attacks on Friday, one of...

    Ukraine PM Presses for Weapons, Aid From West
    Nov15

    Ukraine PM Presses for Weapons, Aid From West

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has again called for defensive weaponry and strong economic support from the West, saying the help is needed to defend national borders against Russian aggression. Yatsenyuk’s comments to VOA’s Myroslava Gongadze came ahead of a visit early next month by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden....

    Seven Afghan Migrants Among Dead In Ukrainian Helicopter Crash
    Nov15

    Seven Afghan Migrants Among Dead In Ukrainian Helicopter Crash

    Slovak officials say eight people, including seven Afghan migrants, died earlier this week in the crash of a Ukrainian-registered helicopter in eastern Slovakia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine beats Slovenia 2-0 in Euro 2016 playoff 1st leg
    Nov15

    Ukraine beats Slovenia 2-0 in Euro 2016 playoff 1st leg

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine took a large stride toward qualifying for the European Championship next year by beating Slovenia 2-0 in a first-leg playoff …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Pro-Russia forces kill 5 Ukrainian soldiers, injure one: Kiev
    Nov15

    Pro-Russia forces kill 5 Ukrainian soldiers, injure one: Kiev

    Ukraine says at least five soldiers have been killed and another injured in eastern Ukraine by pro-Russia forces. …read more Source:...

    Paris Terror Attacks: French President Hollande Reaches Out to World Leaders
    Nov15

    Paris Terror Attacks: French President Hollande Reaches Out to World Leaders

    PARIS—The latest on shootings and explosions in Paris (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Outside the gate to the French Embassy in Washington, people left dozens of bouquets, signs of support and even a few bottles of wine. “We love France,” read one sign on Saturday. “Pray for France,” read another. Two Secret Service vehicles were parked outside as...

    The Latest: France mobilizes 1,500 soldiers
    Nov14

    The Latest: France mobilizes 1,500 soldiers

    PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly shootings and explosions in Paris. (All times local):10:10 p.m.Outside the gate to the French Embassy in Washington, people left dozens of bouquets, signs of support and even a few bottles of wine.”We love France,” read one sign on Saturday. “Pray for France,” read another. Two Secret...

    World wounded, angered by Paris terror attacks
    Nov14

    World wounded, angered by Paris terror attacks

    PARIS (AFP) – Mourners across the globe reacted to the attacks in Paris with tears and anger, but also with colourful shows of solidarity with France.Monuments across the world, from the Sydney Opera House in Australia to One World Trade Center in New York, have been adorned with Frances blue, white and red colours, while the French...

    Five soldiers killed in Ukraine
    Nov14

    Five soldiers killed in Ukraine

    KIEV: Five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the past 24 hours during fighting in the east of Ukraine, the Ukrainian military said on Saturday, its highest death toll since a fragile ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists began two months ago. The guns have been mostly silent since early September, but there has been an increase in ceasefire...