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    Analysis: Xi big-money pledges underpin Chinese diplomacy
    Sep29

    Analysis: Xi big-money pledges underpin Chinese diplomacy

    China’s President Xi Jinping speaks at a leaders’ summit on peacekeeping at United Nations headquarters Monday. (AP/Kevin Hagen)Call it checkbook diplomacy, Chinese style.On visits to Washington and the United Nations, President Xi Jinping has pledged billions of dollars for peacekeeping, economic development and climate change,...

    Ukrainian officer on trial in Russia says she was kidnapped
    Sep29

    Ukrainian officer on trial in Russia says she was kidnapped

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian officer charged with the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine said Tuesday she was kidnapped by Russians after she was captured by separatist rebels. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukrainian officer on trial in Russia says she was kidnapped
    Sep29

    Ukrainian officer on trial in Russia says she was kidnapped

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian officer charged with the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine said Tuesday she was kidnapped by Russians after …read more Source: Taiwan...

    NOS loses out on International Emmy for MH17 ceremony
    Sep29

    NOS loses out on International Emmy for MH17 ceremony

    The Emmy award ceremony, for both American and international newscasters celebrating the best international news stories, took place on Monday night in New York. The Dutch broadcaster NOS, who was nominated for the airing of the National Day of Mourning after the downing of Maylasian Flight MH17, was competing with three other non-American...

    Ukraine Sanctions Russian Cargo Operator
    Sep29

    Ukraine Sanctions Russian Cargo Operator

    Ukraine’s state-run railway company has suspended cooperation with a cargo branch of Russian Railways as part of a wave of sanctions against Russia over its support for separatists in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kiev opens politically-charged trial of Russian troops
    Sep29

    Kiev opens politically-charged trial of Russian troops

    Moscow claims the two – Captain Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Sergeant Aleksander Aleksandrov – are “volunteers”: retired servicemen who joined pro-Russian militias fighting in Ukraine’s separatist east since early last year. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia establishes seaborne lifeline for Syrian allies
    Sep29

    Russia establishes seaborne lifeline for Syrian allies

    LONDON – The Alexandr Tkachenko, an ageing ferry with a canary-yellow hull, usually carries people across the Kerch Strait, a bustling sea route and the only connection between Russia and Crimea, the peninsula Moscow annexed from Ukraine last year. But the… …read more Source:...

    Turkey to build Crimea’s largest mosque
    Sep29

    Turkey to build Crimea’s largest mosque

    Turkey is set to fully finance the construction of Crimea’s largest mosque, Crimea’s grand mufti said Sept. 28 …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Situation Report: Obama and Putin grip and grin; Taliban surges; Iranian mixed messages; Ukraine protest at U.N.; foreign fighters hail from 100 countries; and lots more
    Sep29

    Situation Report: Obama and Putin grip and grin; Taliban surges; Iranian mixed messages; Ukraine protest at U.N.; foreign fighters hail from 100 countries; and lots more

    By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Grip and grin. Flashing a pair of tight, frozen grins, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama met Monday evening on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in a private conference to air their grievances. Earlier, the two made pitches for their divergent worldviews to the …...

    Ten CEC chairpersons from CIS, Baltics and Georgia to monitor Belarus president election
    Sep29

    Ten CEC chairpersons from CIS, Baltics and Georgia to monitor Belarus president election

    Belarus will host the CEC chairpersons of Turkmenistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Georgia, Moldova, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Latvia, and Armenia, and also members of Armenia and Ukraine central election commissions and Deputy Chairman of Kyrgyzstan CEC. …read more Source:...