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    Russia may launch ‘demonstrative’ strikes in support of Assad’s regime in Syria ahead of Putin’s UN appearance
    Sep22

    Russia may launch ‘demonstrative’ strikes in support of Assad’s regime in Syria ahead of Putin’s UN appearance

    ‘All Russian policy in Syria is very clearly directed at overcoming international isolation because of Ukraine,’ one expert said of Putin’s increasing isolation …read more Source: Vancouver...

    High Achievers: Shawville-born wrestler close to pinning down spot at Olympics
    Sep22

    High Achievers: Shawville-born wrestler close to pinning down spot at Olympics

    When Gen (Hardy) Morrison started high school in Bathurst, N. B., she entered with a personal assignment attached to her academic requirements. The Shawville-born athlete, who calls neighbouring Campbell’s Bay, Que., home, was looking to adopt a new sport. Being a competitive artistic gymnast had reached its best-before date and high school...

    Ukrainian nabbed with 48 fake ATM cards
    Sep22

    Ukrainian nabbed with 48 fake ATM cards

    A Ukrainian man was arrested Tuesday on charges of using fake electronic cards to steal at least 1 million baht from Siam Commercial Bank ATMs. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Moscow sends new arms as signs grow of shift in Syria war
    Sep22

    Moscow sends new arms as signs grow of shift in Syria war

    Syrians stand on the rubble of buildings after a missile fired by Syrian government forces hit a residential area in the Maghayir district in the old quarter of the northern city of Aleppo on July 21, 2015. (AFP/Karam Al-Masri) Syria said Tuesday it had received sophisticated new arms from Russia including warplanes and deployed them against...

    Ukraine helicopter pilot slams ‘lies’ as murder trial starts in Russia
    Sep22

    Ukraine helicopter pilot slams ‘lies’ as murder trial starts in Russia

    DONETSK (AFP) – Ukrainian airforce helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko on Tuesday blasted Russian prosecution lies against her at the start of a trial over the murder of two journalists that has caused outrage in Kiev and the West.Savchenko faces up to 25 years in prison for her alleged role in the deaths of two Russian reporters killed by...

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO
    Sep22

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (center right) and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko talk after the meeting with he media in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday. (Mykola Lazarenko/Pool Photo via AP )Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday told the country’s security council that staying out of the NATO alliance was a...

    Russian court starts hearing Ukrainian pilot’s murder trial
    Sep22

    Russian court starts hearing Ukrainian pilot’s murder trial

    A Russian court on Tuesday started hearing a case against Ukrainian helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko over the murder of two Russian journalists in a trial that has caused outrage in Kiev and the West. Seen by her compatriots as a symbol of resistance against a Kremlin-backed conflict in their country, Savchenko faces up to 25 years in...

    Ukraine rebels say local elections still set for Oct, Nov
    Sep22

    Ukraine rebels say local elections still set for Oct, Nov

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine said on Tuesday they were going ahead with local elections in October and November in defiance of Kiev, and only hours after they appeared to say they were prepared to postpone the vote to avoid “stalemate” in peace efforts. …read more Source: Channel...

    NATO chief considers Minsk accord only way out of Ukraine crisis
    Sep22

    NATO chief considers Minsk accord only way out of Ukraine crisis

    There is no alternative to the Minsk deal on the peaceful settlement of the Ukraine crisis, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said here Tuesday. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-09/22/c_134649386.htm target=_blank title="NATO chief considers Minsk accord only way out of Ukraine crisis”...

    Russia still arming Ukraine rebels despite truce: NATO chief
    Sep22

    Russia still arming Ukraine rebels despite truce: NATO chief

    Russia is still sending weapons to separatist rebels battling the Ukrainian government despite a fresh truce in the war-torn east of the country, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Sept. 22 …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...