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    Leaders see Islamic State fight as long slog
    Sep30

    Leaders see Islamic State fight as long slog

    JUDY WOODRUFF: And with that, let’s turn back to our correspondent, chief foreign affairs correspondent, Margaret Warner, at the United Nations. Margaret, apologies. We lost you a few minutes ago. We were talking about that session this morning, the anti-ISIS session that was held at the U.N. How did you read that meeting? MARGARET WARNER:...

    Ukraine Leader Mocks Russia’s Call for Anti-Terrorism Coalition
    Sep30

    Ukraine Leader Mocks Russia’s Call for Anti-Terrorism Coalition

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday derided Russia’s call for the creation of an international antiterrorism coalition, saying the Russians inspire terrorism on their own doorstep and back… …read more Source:...

    Amid Putin’s Moves in Syria, Poroshenko Tries to Divert U.N. Attention Back to Ukraine
    Sep30

    Amid Putin’s Moves in Syria, Poroshenko Tries to Divert U.N. Attention Back to Ukraine

    Addressing the U.N. on Tuesday, Poroshenko pulled no punches on Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Broader probe could affect east of Ukraine
    Sep30

    Broader probe could affect east of Ukraine

    Court to probe suspected war crimes committed in bitter fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Moscow rebels that claimed thousands of lives …read more Source: Business...

    On the new, misguided, international approach to Syria
    Sep30

    On the new, misguided, international approach to Syria

    Comment: The international community is betraying the Syrian people by accepting the Russian-led bid to rehabilitate Bashar al-Assad in the name of fighting terrorism, argues former SNC head Burhan Ghalioun With Russian forces deploying heavily to the Syrian coast, the Syrian war has entered a new phase.The discussion is no longer about how Assad...

    Obama & Putin Spar at U.N.: Will Regime Change in Syria Further Destabilize War-Torn Nation?
    Sep30

    Obama & Putin Spar at U.N.: Will Regime Change in Syria Further Destabilize War-Torn Nation?

    This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first formal meeting in two years on Monday in New York to discuss Syria and Ukraine. In recent weeks, Russia has built up forces inside Syria to support President Bashar al-Assad and has reached a new...

    Negotiators Reach Deal on Weapons Withdrawal in East Ukraine
    Sep30

    Negotiators Reach Deal on Weapons Withdrawal in East Ukraine

    Representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe reached a long-awaited agreement late Tuesday on the withdrawal of tanks and other weapons from the frontline in eastern Ukraine.”This is a document that opens a path to peace, a… …read more Source:...

    Trilateral Contact Group Agrees on Withdrawal of Weapons in Eastern Ukraine
    Sep30

    Trilateral Contact Group Agrees on Withdrawal of Weapons in Eastern Ukraine

    The Working Group on Security of the Trilateral Contact Group, which involves representatives of Ukraine, Russia and the OSCE, reached an agreement on Tuesday on the withdrawal of tanks and other weapons from the frontline in eastern Ukraine. The latest agreement supplements the Minsk ceasefire accords, which were signed in February. Martin...

    Obama ends up dealing with Russia and living with Assad, for now
    Sep30

    Obama ends up dealing with Russia and living with Assad, for now

    US president Barack Obama . — AP photo Russia’s military buildup in Syria appears to have forced US president Barack Obama to two unpalatable conclusions: He cannot ignore Moscow, and Syrian president Bashar al-Assad may survive for some time. Russian president Vladimir Putin, isolated after his annexation of Crimea and support for...

    Ukraine opens trial of Russian troops
    Sep29

    Ukraine opens trial of Russian troops

    KIEV: Ukraine on Tuesday began hearing a case against two Russian soldiers it claims will prove Moscow’s direct involvement the conflict in the war-torn former Soviet state. Troops captured the two men, both of whom were wounded, in May and interrogated them, broadcasting their alleged confessions in which they said they were active members...