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    Ex-rebel chief in eastern Ukraine: ouster due to ‘intrigue’
    Sep09

    Ex-rebel chief in eastern Ukraine: ouster due to ‘intrigue’

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A former rebel chief in eastern Ukraine who has lost his job in a sudden reshuffling has attributed his downfall to… …read more Source:...

    Western Double Standards on Deadly Cluster Bombs
    Sep09

    Western Double Standards on Deadly Cluster Bombs

    Ta Doangchom, a Laotian cluster bomb victim, beside homemade prosthetic limbs in the Cooperative Orthotic and Prosthetic Enterprise (COPE) National Rehabilitation Centre in Vientiane. Credit: Irwin Loy/IPSBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Sep 9 2015 (IPS)The 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) banned the use of these deadly weapons for two...

    NATO concerned by Russian presence in Syria, Ukraine calmer
    Sep09

    NATO concerned by Russian presence in Syria, Ukraine calmer

    Reports of growing Russian military activity in Syria are a cause for concern while the situation in eastern Ukraine seems calmer, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU to Russia: Security of member states ‘untouchable’
    Sep09

    EU to Russia: Security of member states ‘untouchable’

    The European Union has cautioned Russia about the security of the bloc’s members, amid growing concerns in eastern EU countries over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    Juncker still has some explaining to do
    Sep09

    Juncker still has some explaining to do

    History will judge Jean-Claude Juncker’s State of the Union speech more kindly than I can. Partly, that is because what will go down in history will be the text that he was supposed to deliver, rather than the messy reality of what he actually said. The importance of the content will soon transcend the detail of its delivery — the...

    Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border
    Sep09

    Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border

    According to documents on the Russian government’s website, nine barracks for 3,500 soldiers are being built near the village of SolotiRussia has started building a huge military base housing ammunition depots and barracks for several thousand soldiers near the Ukrainian border, a project that suggests the Kremlin is digging in for a...

    NATO concerned by Russian presence in Syria, Ukraine calmer
    Sep09

    NATO concerned by Russian presence in Syria, Ukraine calmer

    PRAGUE (Reuters) – Reports of growing Russian military activity in Syria are a cause for concern while the situation in eastern Ukraine seems calmer, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Clinton Calls For Tougher Response To Russia On Ukraine, Syria
    Sep09

    Clinton Calls For Tougher Response To Russia On Ukraine, Syria

    Hillary Clinton, the former U.S. secretary of state who is now a leading contender to be the next president, has called for a stronger response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine and Syria, saying Moscow’s objectives were “to stymie, to confront, and to undermine American power whenever and wherever.” …read more Source:...

    Russia Building Huge Base Near Ukrainian Border: Report
    Sep09

    Russia Building Huge Base Near Ukrainian Border: Report

    Russia has started to build a huge military base housing ammunition depots and barracks for several thousand soldiers near the Ukrainian border. …read more Source:...

    Exclusive: Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border
    Sep09

    Exclusive: Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border

    SOLOTI, Russia (Reuters) – Russia has started to build a huge military base housing ammunition depots and barracks for several thousand soldiers near the Ukrainian border, a project that suggests the Kremlin is digging in for a prolonged stand-off with Kiev. …read more Source:...