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    Russia’s Lavrov says Moscow to continue military support of Syria -reports
    Sep13

    Russia’s Lavrov says Moscow to continue military support of Syria -reports

    Russia will continue with military supplies to Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies on Sunday. Moscow has come under increased international pressure in recent days over what Washington and Gulf states say is a Russian military build-up in Syria, where the Kremlin has been supporting President Bashar...

    An Estonian recipe for asylum reform
    Sep13

    An Estonian recipe for asylum reform

    TALINN — Europe is facing the biggest asylum crises since World War II, and it is here to stay. Finding a way out is not so much about fair burden-sharing, but about a political willingness to adjust the existing asylum system. It also demands a much more active and creative pursuit of a common foreign and security policy. None of the conflicts...

    Ukraine Peace Talks Make Significant Progress
    Sep13

    Ukraine Peace Talks Make Significant Progress

    A truce agreed between Kiev and rebel forces has hold for over 10 days. …read more Source:...

    Tortured in Donetsk
    Sep13

    Tortured in Donetsk

    A Jewish refugee recalls his journey from war-torn Ukraine to the Galilee. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Peace breaks out in east Ukraine, for now
    Sep13

    Peace breaks out in east Ukraine, for now

    Diplomats believe Moscow has abandoned thoughts of grabbing more territory …read more Source: Financial...

    ‘Progress made’ towards resolving Ukraine conflict
    Sep13

    ‘Progress made’ towards resolving Ukraine conflict

    German foreign minister says Russia, Ukraine and France agree that September 1 truce needs to be further consolidated. …read more Source: AL...

    Elton John: I want to meet Putin over gay rights
    Sep13

    Elton John: I want to meet Putin over gay rights

    Sir Elton John says he wants to meet Vladimir Putin to discuss what he called the Russian president’s “ridiculous” attitude to gay rights. A report by Human Rights Watch last year said Russia was failing to prevent and prosecute homophobic violence amid a rise in attacks against minorities. Speaking to the BBC, Sir Elton said he would...

    Ukraine ceasefire talks ‘make significant progress’
    Sep13

    Ukraine ceasefire talks ‘make significant progress’

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says significant progress has been made in talks about the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Mr Steinmeier was speaking after a meeting with his Russian, Ukrainian and French counterparts in Berlin. Earlier, the head of the OSCE monitoring group said a renewed ceasefire had opened up a window for...

    Ukraine has ‘long way to go’ on gay rights: Elton John
    Sep13

    Ukraine has ‘long way to go’ on gay rights: Elton John

    Veteran British rockstar Elton John on Sept. 12 said Ukraine still had “a long way to go” in its treatment of the gay, bisexual and transgender community at a conference in Kyiv …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Putin Grants Russian Citizenship to US Boxer Jones
    Sep13

    Putin Grants Russian Citizenship to US Boxer Jones

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted Russian citizenship to Roy Jones Junior, a prominent US professional boxer who had asked for it last month when he met Putin in the disputed region of Crimea, the Kremlin said. …read more Source: Tasnim News...