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    Pope Francis Proclaims That ‘Right of the Environment Does Exist’ in Sweeping U.N. General Assembly Speech
    Sep25

    Pope Francis Proclaims That ‘Right of the Environment Does Exist’ in Sweeping U.N. General Assembly Speech

    Pope Francis became the fifth pontiff to deliver remarks before the General Assembly of the United Nations on Friday morning, focusing on issues pertaining to the environment and poverty reduction, proclaiming that a “right of the environment does exist.” “First, it must be stated that a true ‘right of the environment’ does exist, for two...

    UN: Russia-backed Rebels in Ukraine Expel Aid Agencies
    Sep25

    UN: Russia-backed Rebels in Ukraine Expel Aid Agencies

    The UN refugee agency has blasted Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine for shutting the door on international aid.More than 8,000 people have been killed by fighting between separatist rebels and Ukrainian government troops. With the Ukrainian government shutting down… …read more Source:...

    UN: Russia-backed rebels in Ukraine expel aid agencies
    Sep25

    UN: Russia-backed rebels in Ukraine expel aid agencies

    MOSCOW (AP) — The UN refugee agency has blasted Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine for shutting the door on international aid.More than 8,000 people have been killed by fighting between separatist rebels and Ukrainian government troops. With the Ukrainian government shutting down all public services in the rebel-held areas, aid from...

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Ukraine Bans Russian Airlines Including Aeroflot
    Sep25

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Ukraine Bans Russian Airlines Including Aeroflot

    In a move contrary to friendly skies, Ukraine decided Friday to ban Russian airlines from flying into the country and prohibited any Russian transit flights above Ukraine if the planes contain Russian military members or goods, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Areseny Yatseniuk announced Friday through the government’s press service. The ban...

    UN: Russia-backed rebels in Ukraine expel aid agencies
    Sep25

    UN: Russia-backed rebels in Ukraine expel aid agencies

    MOSCOW (AP) — The UN refugee agency has blasted Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine for shutting the door on international aid. …read more Source: U.S....

    UN criticizes Russia-backed rebels for shutting the door on international aid agencies
    Sep25

    UN criticizes Russia-backed rebels for shutting the door on international aid agencies

    The UN refugee agency has blasted Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine for shutting the door on international aid. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Kazakhstan Textbook Says Crimea Part Of Russian Federation
    Sep25

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Kazakhstan Textbook Says Crimea Part Of Russian Federation

    Ukrainian authorities have demanded an explanation from officials in Kazakhstan over a new textbook that shows the annexed Crimean peninsula as part of the Russian Federation, RFE/RL reported. Ukrainian officials sent a note to their Kazakh counterparts Friday demanding that the textbooks be withdrawn immediately, in the latest confrontation...

    UN: Russia-Backed Rebels in Ukraine Expel Aid Agencies
    Sep25

    UN: Russia-Backed Rebels in Ukraine Expel Aid Agencies

    UN criticizes Russia-backed rebels for shutting the door on international aid agencies …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine bans Russian airlines in new twist to showdow with Moscow
    Sep25

    Ukraine bans Russian airlines in new twist to showdow with Moscow

    The move would create headaches for travelers and escalate tensions between Ukraine and Russia. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Poroshenko, Putin to address United Nations this weekend
    Sep25

    Poroshenko, Putin to address United Nations this weekend

    KYIV – It’s no coincidence that the warring in Donbas has calmed this month, with relatively few casualties and injuries, Kyiv experts said. The Russian government was satisfied with the decision of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s Parliament, to approve on August 31 the first reading of constitutional amendments establishing a specific...