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    Putin orders military manoeuvrs amid tension with West over Ukraine
    Sep08

    Putin orders military manoeuvrs amid tension with West over Ukraine

    Russian military units have been scrambled from their bases as part of snap drills ordered by President Vladimir Putin, the latest in a series of war games amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Increased Russian Presence in Syria Could Signal Putin’s Willingness to Join Fight Against Islamic State
    Sep08

    Increased Russian Presence in Syria Could Signal Putin’s Willingness to Join Fight Against Islamic State

    MOSCOW (AP) — Signs of an ongoing Russian military buildup in Syria have drawn U.S. concerns and raised questions of whether Moscow plans to enter the conflict. President Vladimir Putin has been coy on the subject, saying Russia is weighing various options, a statement that has fueled suspicions about the Kremlin’s intentions. Observers in...

    French President Urges Four-way Talks on Ukraine Peace Deal
    Sep08

    French President Urges Four-way Talks on Ukraine Peace Deal

    French President Francois Hollande has called for a meeting with his German, Russian and Ukrainian counterparts to ensure the peace agreement for eastern Ukraine is carried out, with an eye to … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    New Ukraine truce: rays of hope and clouds of doubt (AFP)
    Sep08

    New Ukraine truce: rays of hope and clouds of doubt (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s warring sides marked a week without heavy fighting Monday in a tentatively encouraging change to a 17-month war that has debilitated Western relations with Russia and unsettled eastern Europe. …read more Source: The West...

    East Ukraine rebels arrest leader amid infighting
    Sep07

    East Ukraine rebels arrest leader amid infighting

    A leader of Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine, Andrei Purgin, has been detained by fellow-rebels in a power struggle as the breakaway region prepares to hold its own elections. …read more Source: Channel...

    East Ukraine rebels arrest leader amid infighting
    Sep07

    East Ukraine rebels arrest leader amid infighting

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A leader of Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine, Andrei Purgin, has been detained by fellow-rebels in a power struggle as the breakaway region prepares to hold its own elections. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s rebel republics adopt Russian rouble
    Sep07

    Ukraine’s rebel republics adopt Russian rouble

    Residents of Ukraine’s breakaway Donetsk and Luhansk regions went to work trading in a new currency this week — the… …read more Source: The...

    Opinion: Protecting Lives Must Come First in Law Enforcement
    Sep07

    Opinion: Protecting Lives Must Come First in Law Enforcement

    Police action in response to indigenous protests is increasingly under scrutiny in South Africa. Credit: Thapelo Lekgowa/IPSBy Dr. Anja BienertLONDON, Sep 7 2015 (IPS)Everyone has the right to life. This principle is enshrined in Article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and appears in numerous international treaties and national...

    Crimean tiger cubs adorably frolic in public park
    Sep07

    Crimean tiger cubs adorably frolic in public park

    It doesn’t get any cuter than this. Tiny tiger cubs, some barely two months old, stretching, yawning, rolling lazily in the grass and peering adorably up at the children surrounding them. On Saturday, more than a dozen rare white lion and Siberian tiger cubs were set free to frolic with young visitors at a safari park in Crimea’s...

    Putin jockeying for deal with US on Syria
    Sep07

    Putin jockeying for deal with US on Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — Signs of an ongoing Russian military buildup in Syria have drawn U.S. concerns and raised questions of whether Moscow plans to enter the conflict. President Vladimir Putin has been coy on the subject, saying Russia is weighing various options, a statement that has fueled suspicions about the Kremlin’s intentions.Observers in...