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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Are Russia’s military priorities in Syria cause for concern?
    Oct01

    Are Russia’s military priorities in Syria cause for concern?

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Late this evening, Secretary Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov came out together and agreed to military talks. We get a closer Russian — look at Russia’s military moves in Syria with Andrew Weiss. He was the director of Russian, Ukrainian, and Eurasian affairs at the White House National Security Council during the...

    Ukrainian LGBT Leader Seeks U.S. Asylum
    Oct01

    Ukrainian LGBT Leader Seeks U.S. Asylum

    After suffering years of violent attacks and intimidation, the principal leader of the Ukrainian LGBT community is too frightened to return home. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Manchester clubs victorious as Ronaldo hits record
    Oct01

    Manchester clubs victorious as Ronaldo hits record

    Paris (AFP) – The two Manchester clubs enjoyed victories in a happier night for England in the Champions League on Wednesday, while the individual performance of the evening came, not for the first time, from Cristiano Ronaldo.Manchester United and City were made to work hard for 2-1 wins against German clubs Wolfsburg and Borussia...

    Analysts: Russian Strikes Aimed More at Bolstering Assad
    Oct01

    Analysts: Russian Strikes Aimed More at Bolstering Assad

    Russia dramatically escalated its role in the Syrian conflict with airstrikes Wednesday. President Vladimir Putin described the campaign as the right way to fight international terrorists, by attacking them in territories they occupy. But some Russian analysts suggest the Russian military maneuvers were as much about bolstering Syrian President...

    Removing niqab ‘enhances integrity’ of citizenship, government tells top court
    Oct01

    Removing niqab ‘enhances integrity’ of citizenship, government tells top court

    The politically charged federal policy that forbids the wearing of Islamic veils during public citizenship ceremonies “enhances the integrity” of becoming a Canadian, the government says. In the latest move in the hot-button case, Department of Justice lawyers have filed an application with the Supreme Court asking it to grant an appeal in the...

    Democracy, Islamic State and terrorist threats in Bangladesh
    Oct01

    Democracy, Islamic State and terrorist threats in Bangladesh

    The U.S. and U.K. embassies in Bangladesh have restricted their diplomats’ movements and warned visitors to stay on high alert after receiving information that militants may be targeting Westerners. These advisories came after Italian aid worker Cesare Tavella was shot by gunmen on Monday evening in the capital Dhaka. An online statement...

    Kiev Mayor Suggests Renaming Street Hosting Russian Embassy After Boris Nemtsov
    Oct01

    Kiev Mayor Suggests Renaming Street Hosting Russian Embassy After Boris Nemtsov

    The mayor of Kiev spoke with Nemtsov’s daughter about the idea. …read more Source:...

    Former Greek ministers attacked by members of far-right organisation in Ukraine
    Oct01

    Former Greek ministers attacked by members of far-right organisation in Ukraine

    A delegation of Greek left-wing politicians, including former ministers under the previous cabinet Nadia Valavani and Kostas Isichos, were attacked… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Rebels Talking About “End of War”
    Sep30

    Ukraine Rebels Talking About “End of War”

    Russian-backed separatists are indicating that they might be willing to make the current ceasefire permanent, according to Reuters: A separatist representative to east Ukraine peace talks said on Wednesday an agreement signed with Kiev this week to withdraw more weapons could mean an end to the war with the Ukrainian government, separatist...

    Rebels give initial backing to small arms withdrawal
    Sep30

    Rebels give initial backing to small arms withdrawal

    KIEV: Ukraine said on Wednesday it had struck an initial agreement with pro-Russian insurgents to withdraw smaller weapons from the buffer zone splitting eastern rebel lands from the rest of Ukraine. International monitors said the two sides’ February committment to pull back heavy weapons from the 500km line separating the forces was only...