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    The Morning Vertical, September 22, 2016
    Sep22

    The Morning Vertical, September 22, 2016

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US Growing More Wary of Russia’s Syria Strategy
    Sep22

    US Growing More Wary of Russia’s Syria Strategy

    Russia’s ability to leverage its intervention in Syria into any sort of ongoing advantage on the world stage may be starting to wane with the current cease-fire deal still in shambles. Cracks in Moscow’s strategy, some U.S. officials suggested, began showing Wednesday during a high-level meeting of the United Nations Security Council,...

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of U.N. debate
    Sep22

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of U.N. debate

    UNITED NATIONS — World leaders from Pakistan to Ukraine unleashed their regional grievances Wednesday, taking the stage of the U.N. General Assembly to rage against their neighbors and presenting a picture of a chaotic world consumed by intractable conflicts. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    US Vice President Warns Ukraine About Commitment To Reform
    Sep22

    US Vice President Warns Ukraine About Commitment To Reform

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden delivered a blunt message to Ukraine saying the country needs to follow through with economic and political reform or risk undermining European backing for Russian sanctions. Biden said in a speech in New York September 21 that Ukraine’s progress in enacting crucial judicial and economic reforms has been mixed....

    News of the day from across the globe, Sept. 22
    Sep22

    News of the day from across the globe, Sept. 22

    Boat capsizes: A boat carrying African refugees headed to Europe capsized off the Mediterranean coast near the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Wednesday, killing at least 42 people, Egyptian authorities said. Pakistani police in eastern Punjab province arrested a 16-year-old Christian boy on blasphemy charges after he “liked” an “inappropriate”...

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate
    Sep22

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders from Pakistan to Ukraine unleashed their regional grievances Wednesday, taking the stage of the U.N. General Assembly to rage against their neighbors and presenting a picture of a chaotic world consumed by intractable conflicts…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Quotes from the gathering of world leaders at the UN
    Sep21

    Quotes from the gathering of world leaders at the UN

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Key quotes from world leaders at the U.N. meetings on Wednesday. ____ “This is not a joke.” — U.S Secretary of State John Kerry during a Security Council debate on Syria, sharply criticizing those who engage in “word games” to dodge responsibility over questions of “war and peace, life and death.” ____ “I believe this is...

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate
    Sep21

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders from Pakistan to Ukraine unleashed their regional grievances Wednesday, taking the stage of the U.N. General… …read more Source:...

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate
    Sep21

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang voiced his country’s mounting frustration with ally North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, highlighting the urgency of reaching “a comprehensive political solution on the Korean nuclear issue.” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe devoted about half of his address to North Korea, which earlier...

    Why Ukraine’s Desperate Struggle Gives Me Hope
    Sep21

    Why Ukraine’s Desperate Struggle Gives Me Hope

    Contrary to popular belief, Ukrainians are turning the tide in their fight for democracy. …read more Source: Foreign...