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    Ukraine withdraws heavy weapons from front line after Paris talks
    Oct04

    Ukraine withdraws heavy weapons from front line after Paris talks

    Local militias withdraw a tank from the front line in Aleksandrovsk Town, near Luhansk, Ukraine, Oct. 3, 2015. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2015-10/04/c_134682514.htm target=_blank title="Ukraine withdraws heavy weapons from front line after Paris talks”...

    Pope’s blessing, Netanyahu’s silence: Key UN summit moments
    Oct04

    Pope’s blessing, Netanyahu’s silence: Key UN summit moments

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Pope Francis, Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Barack Obama and even celebrities like Daniel Craig and Shakira dropped by a whirlwind U.N. summit that drew more than 150 world leaders, a record, and ended Saturday afternoon. Here are some notable moments: ___ “May the Almighty bless this assembly, and may its...

    Putin promised to use influence in Donbass for progress on Minsk deal: Kremlin
    Oct04

    Putin promised to use influence in Donbass for progress on Minsk deal: Kremlin

    MOSCOW – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin had promised to use his influence in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region to ensure progress in the Ukraine conflict’s Minsk peace process, The Kremlin’s spokesman said on Saturday according to Interfax. Dmitry Peskov,… …read more Source:...

    News of the Day From Across the Globe, Oct. 4
    Oct03

    News of the Day From Across the Globe, Oct. 4

    Rebel forces have attacked government troops, killing 14 of them and wounding 42 others, said military spokesman Col. Philip Aguer. The demonstrations were part of what organizers called a global march for rhinos and elephants, whose populations have been severely reduced by criminal networks that sell rhino horn and elephant ivory for high...

    Ukraine warring sides announce start of small arms withdrawal
    Oct03

    Ukraine warring sides announce start of small arms withdrawal

    KIEV: Warring sides in Ukraine on Saturday began withdrawing tanks and smaller weapons from a buffer zone in the war-torn east a day after the leaders of France and Germany met Vladimir Putin for peace talks. The announcement of the beginning of the small-weapons withdrawal came after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko voiced cautious optimism...

    Venus Williams wins Wuhan Open as Garbine Muguruza pulls out with ankle injury
    Oct03

    Venus Williams wins Wuhan Open as Garbine Muguruza pulls out with ankle injury

    Venus Williams won her 47th WTA singles title as opponent Garbine Muguruza pulled out of the Wuhan Open final with an ankle injury when trailing 6-3 3-0. Both players came into the tournament less than fully fit, with Williams, 35, struggling with a thigh problem. The American, a seven-time Grand Slam champion, used her experience to good effect...

    Vladimir Putin is ‘a gangster and thug’, says US presidential candidate Marco Rubio | US news
    Oct03

    Vladimir Putin is ‘a gangster and thug’, says US presidential candidate Marco Rubio | US news

    Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio escalated his rhetoric against Vladimir Putin on Friday, vowing if elected to the White House to “isolate Russia diplomatically” and impose a series of new sanctions on Moscow. The Florida senator has taken an aggressive stance against Russia while campaigning to become the next US commander-in-chief....

    Putin promised to use influence in Donbass for progress on Minsk deal – Kremlin
    Oct03

    Putin promised to use influence in Donbass for progress on Minsk deal – Kremlin

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin had promised to use his influence in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region to ensure progress in the Ukraine conflict’s Minsk peace process, The Kremlin’s spokesman said on Saturday according to Interfax. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin, Obama and the Middle East
    Oct03

    Putin, Obama and the Middle East

    The latest news from what used to be Syria is that Russian pilots have undertaken combat missions on behalf of the Assad regime—but not so much against ISIS. Some Syrian rebels who have been receiving U.S. aid via the CIA since 2013 appear to be among the targets—so claimed Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, and he should know. Worse, despite...

    Putin promised to use influence in Donbass for progress on Minsk deal – Kremlin
    Oct03

    Putin promised to use influence in Donbass for progress on Minsk deal – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin had promised to use his influence in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region to ensure progress in the Ukraine conflict’s Minsk peace process, The Kremlin’s spokesman said on Saturday according to Interfax. …read more Source: The...