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    Pope’s Messages To UN And Congress Diverge Sharply In Tone
    Sep25

    Pope’s Messages To UN And Congress Diverge Sharply In Tone

    Pope Francis’ speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Friday may have addressed similar themes as his address to Congress on Thursday, but the tone could not have been more different, with the pontiff issuing a scathing indictment of the U.N.’s failure to fulfill its mission. The speech was also notable for the pope’s...

    Here’s how many hours you’ll have to work to afford that new iPhone (AAPL)
    Sep25

    Here’s how many hours you’ll have to work to afford that new iPhone (AAPL)

    The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus go on sale today. The cheapest version, the 6S with 16GB of storage, costs about $650 unsubsidized. This chart from Statista takes that price and compares it against the average hourly wage in cities around the world as measured by UBS. If you make an average wage in New York, you’ll only have to work about 24...

    Ukraine to Ban Russian Airlines From Flying Into the Country
    Sep25

    Ukraine to Ban Russian Airlines From Flying Into the Country

    Ukraine orders Russian airlines be banned from flying into the country beginning Oct. 25 …read more Source: ABC...

    Netherlands to repatriate more MH17 bodies (AFP)
    Sep25

    Netherlands to repatriate more MH17 bodies (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – The Dutch government said Friday it would repatriate more remains of victims from last year’s Malaysia Airlines MH17 air crash over Ukraine, as it prepared to publish a report into the cause. …read more Source: The West...

    U.S. Ambassador Upbraids Ukrainian Prosecutors Over Anticorruption Efforts
    Sep25

    U.S. Ambassador Upbraids Ukrainian Prosecutors Over Anticorruption Efforts

    The U.S. ambassador to Ukraine has accused the country’s Prosecutor-General’s Office of obstructing efforts to combat corruption and shielding its own employees from graft investigations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine crisis: Vladimir Putin ‘told Kiev he may accept peacekeeping force in eastern region’
    Sep25

    Ukraine crisis: Vladimir Putin ‘told Kiev he may accept peacekeeping force in eastern region’

    Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin, has said he may agree to the deployment of international peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine, the Foreign Minister in Kiev, Pavlo Klimkin, has told The Independent. …read more Source: The...

    Netherlands to repatriate more MH17 bodies
    Sep25

    Netherlands to repatriate more MH17 bodies

    The Dutch government said it would repatriate more remains of victims from last year’s MH17 air crash over Ukraine, as it prepared to publish a report into the cause. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kiev bars Russian flights carrying military cargo, troops
    Sep25

    Kiev bars Russian flights carrying military cargo, troops

    Ukraine has banned all transit flights of the Russian airlines carrying military equipment, soldiers or so-called dual-purpose cargo over its territory. …read more Source: Iran...

    Black sheep in the European Parliament
    Sep25

    Black sheep in the European Parliament

    The European Parliament’s biggest political group is divided over how to deal with the hard-line positions taken by its affiliates in Eastern Europe on the migration crisis. Members of the center-right European People’s Party are split over whether Hungary’s ruling party Fidesz should be evicted for what some consider the...

    Obama-Putin Meeting: Kremlin, White House Spar Over Who Invited Whom
    Sep25

    Obama-Putin Meeting: Kremlin, White House Spar Over Who Invited Whom

    By all accounts, the conversation that U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin will have in New York is likely to be serious and substantive over issues like Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...