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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Syrian Family Reunites In U.S. After 2 Years Apart
    Feb04

    Syrian Family Reunites In U.S. After 2 Years Apart

    A Syrian refugee and her two children successfully made it into the U.S. this week against all odds ― namely the executive order that President Donald Trump signed last week to halt the arrival of refugees for 120 days.Fadi Kassar and his family fled Syria for Jordan several years ago. Kassar was able to move to Milford, Connecticut, at the end...

    New Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Leaves 33 Dead
    Feb04

    New Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Leaves 33 Dead

    International monitors on Friday strongly urged the warring sides in eastern Ukraine to silence their guns as heavy artillery and rocket barrages continued to pummel residential areas. At least 33 people including civilians have been killed and several dozen injured in fighting this week in eastern Ukraine between government forces and...

    World › 9 more killed in Ukraine as U.S. presses Russia
    Feb04

    World › 9 more killed in Ukraine as U.S. presses Russia

    Clashes between Ukrainian forces and Moscow-backed rebels left two more dead in a flashpoint town Friday and seven others elsewhere in bloodshed that has prompted the U.S. to condemn Russia’s “aggressive” stance. The latest reports from both sides take the death toll in fighting since Sunday in the eastern war… …read more...

    Fierce surge of violence underway in Ukraine
    Feb04

    Fierce surge of violence underway in Ukraine

    Residents evacuated from their homes amid fresh violence between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source:...

    ‘What kind of life is this?’: Visiting residents of eastern Ukrainian town in their artillery-blasted homes
    Feb04
    ‘What kind of life is this?’: Visiting residents of eastern Ukrainian town in their artillery-blasted homes
    Feb04
    Residents Take Cover as Ukraine Border Battles Reignite Conflict
    Feb04

    Residents Take Cover as Ukraine Border Battles Reignite Conflict

    Humanitarian conditions deteriorated in eastern Ukraine as fighting flared between the military and Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The New York...

    More heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    More heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine

    Government forces and Russian-backed rebels accuse each other of attacking civilians in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Weekend Roundup: When Leaders Disinhibit Acting Out Hate
    Feb03

    Weekend Roundup: When Leaders Disinhibit Acting Out Hate

    Is an executive order in a secular state like a fatwa in an Islamic theocracy? Of course it is not in the sense that a fatwa, or clerical decree on a given subject, is the last word while a directive from the top in a secular democracy is only the first word. It must stand up to the laws and the Constitution, not to speak of citizen protests. But...

    Mladenovic ousts Vinci, Halep withdraws
    Feb03

    Mladenovic ousts Vinci, Halep withdraws

    ST PETERSBURG — Top seed Simona Halep pulled out of the St Petersburg Trophy Friday because of a persistent knee injury, as the seeds continued to crash at the tournament.
 “I’m really disappointed that I had to withdraw from the quarterfinal today, but my knee is not okay,” the Romanian Halep, ranked fourth in the world, said. 
 “After my...