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    Obama calls Merkel to discuss recent violence in Ukraine
    Aug27

    Obama calls Merkel to discuss recent violence in Ukraine

    US President Barack Obama on Wednesday spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the recent upsurge in violence in eastern Ukraine, the White House said.Obama and Merkel spoke after the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatist meeting… …read more Source:...

    Finland ‘in no position’ to defend Baltic states: president
    Aug27

    Finland ‘in no position’ to defend Baltic states: president

    HELSINKI (AFP) – Finland is in no position to help defend its Baltic neighbours and fellow EU members Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania should it become necessary, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said on Tuesday.His comments were made during talks with a group of Finnish ambassadors as regional tensions grow over the crisis in Ukraine.Every...

    More than 1,000 NATO paratroopers mount exercise in Germany
    Aug27

    More than 1,000 NATO paratroopers mount exercise in Germany

    BERLIN (AFP) – More than 1,000 NATO paratroopers jumped from aircraft above Germany Wednesday in one of the alliances largest airborne training exercise in Europe since the Cold War ended, the US army said.Amid a drive by NATO to boost its defences in light of the Ukraine crisis, 11 member countries are taking part in Exercise Swift...

    Obama, Merkel Discuss Upsurge In Ukraine Violence, Migrant Crisis
    Aug27

    Obama, Merkel Discuss Upsurge In Ukraine Violence, Migrant Crisis

    U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the recent upsurge in violence in eastern Ukraine, the White House said August 26. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian lawmaker wants Kerry sanctioned
    Aug27

    Russian lawmaker wants Kerry sanctioned

    A member of Russia’s upper house of parliament is calling for U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his deputies to be placed on Moscow’s sanctions list.Igor Morozov, a member of the Federation Council’s foreign affairs committee, told the state news agency RIA-Novosti on Wednesday that the move would be retaliation for the...

    Russia sentences Ukrainian filmmaker to 20 years in labor camp
    Aug27

    Russia sentences Ukrainian filmmaker to 20 years in labor camp

    MOSCOW, Russia – The 20-year term in a labor camp for a Ukrainian filmmaker awarded by a Russian court for alleged terror attacks in Crimea has invited sharp criticism from the United States and the E …read more Source: Big News...

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine
    Aug27

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany have discussed the recent rise in violence in eastern Ukraine from increased attacks by combined Russian-separatist forces.The White House says they… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine
    Aug27

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany have discussed the recent rise in violence in eastern Ukraine from increased attacks by combined Russian-separatist forces. …read more Source: CNS...

    News of the day from across the globe, Aug. 27
    Aug27

    News of the day from across the globe, Aug. 27

    on Wednesday raised the political stakes ahead of next month’s early national election, saying he will not enter a coalition with the main center-right and centrist opposition parties even if he needs their backing to govern. Alexis Tsipras resigned last week, barely seven months into his four-year mandate, when his bailout-dependent...

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine
    Aug27

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany have discussed the recent rise in violence in eastern Ukraine… …read more Source:...