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    Amid fighting in Syria, Holocaust survivor’s grandson plans aliyah
    Aug31

    Amid fighting in Syria, Holocaust survivor’s grandson plans aliyah

    (JTA) — A British man whose grandfather survived the Holocaust said he would move to Israel when he is done fighting Islamists in Syria. Timothy Paul Jacobs-Woodworth, 37, revealed his plan to immigrate in an interview published Sunday by the news site Ynet. One of Jacobs-Woodworth’s grandfathers survived the Nazi concentration camp of...

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin Back Truce Plan For East Ukraine
    Aug31

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin Back Truce Plan For East Ukraine

    The French presidency says France, Germany, and Russia back plans for a complete cease-fire in eastern Ukraine from next week. Fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists has kill …read more Source: Big News...

    France: Hollande, Merkel, Putin Back Truce Plan For Eastern Ukraine
    Aug31

    France: Hollande, Merkel, Putin Back Truce Plan For Eastern Ukraine

    The French Presidency says France, Germany, and Russia back plans for a complete cease-fire in eastern Ukraine from next week. Fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists h …read more Source: Big News...

    The Ides of September
    Aug31

    The Ides of September

    It was the calm before the storm. Brussels slipped into its usual summer slumber in August, but as a parade of commission officials, lawmakers, regulators and diplomats return to their desks this week, they face an unusually daunting post-vacation agenda — from fixing Greece to the migrant crisis to convincing Britain to remain in the EU to...

    Ukraine Cancels Upcoming Local Polls Near Combat Zone
    Aug30

    Ukraine Cancels Upcoming Local Polls Near Combat Zone

    Election officials in Ukraine have canceled upcoming local polls in parts of two rebel-controlled regions near the Russian border, after determining that authorities can not guarantee voter or polling place safety. The Central Election Commission, in a statement Sunday, said the cancellations of October 25 voting will affect 91 local councils in...

    Jailed filmmaker inspires Ukraine with bestselling book (AFP)
    Aug30

    Jailed filmmaker inspires Ukraine with bestselling book (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainians are snapping up the autobiography of film director Oleg Sentsov, who was last week sentenced by Russia to 20 years in prison in a shock ruling that sparked global condemnation. …read more Source: The West...

    The Guardian view on the latest Ukraine ceasefire call: why this could be the one that works | Editorial
    Aug30

    The Guardian view on the latest Ukraine ceasefire call: why this could be the one that works | Editorial

    It is too soon to be confident but this time the economic and political pressures may be mounting on Vladimir Putin to make agreements that will stickThe prospects are not good that the new international call for a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine will be heeded any more rigorously than its predecessors were. Yet in the continuing 16-month war on...

    IAAF World Championships: Asbel Kiprop’s hat-trick puts Kenya on top in Beijing
    Aug30

    IAAF World Championships: Asbel Kiprop’s hat-trick puts Kenya on top in Beijing

    Asbel Kiprop produced a trademark sprint finish to win a third straight 1,500 metres gold and ensure Kenya topped the medals table at successive world championships after the final night of action on Sunday. The United States men won a sixth straight gold in 4x400m relay but Jamaica’s Novlene Williams-Mills ran down tiring American Francena...

    Russian propagandist misuses Gaza war photo for Ukraine conflict
    Aug30

    Russian propagandist misuses Gaza war photo for Ukraine conflict

    A columnist and blogger for pro-Kremlin paper used a picture of Israeli shielding a baby during Operation Protective Edge, claiming it was a Ukrainian civilian separatist. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Jamaican ‘ruff necks’ go out with a bang in China
    Aug30

    Jamaican ‘ruff necks’ go out with a bang in China

    Beijing (AFP) – Even without Usain Bolt, Jamaica finished the world championships with a bang on Sunday, storming to the women’s 4x400m relay title to match Kenya’s gold tally at the top of the medals table.Anchor leg Novlene Williams-Mills pulled out an eye-popping last 50m to catch Francena McCorory as the Jamaicans clocked...