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    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...

    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:...

    Ukraine, Separatists Again Agree to Cease-Fire
    Aug27

    Ukraine, Separatists Again Agree to Cease-Fire

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists have agreed to a cease-fire starting September 1, the day that the new school year is to begin. The Trilateral Contact Group, which is seeking an end to the conflict that has killed more than 6,400 people, includes representatives from Ukraine, Russia and Russia-backed eastern Ukraine separatists. It has been...

    Rumor: Ukraine Debt Deal To Be Signed Tomorrow?
    Aug27

    Rumor: Ukraine Debt Deal To Be Signed Tomorrow?

    The rumor mill is churning away as the September deadline approaches for Kiev to cough up the dough for a massive sovereign debt repayment to a team of international creditors led by Franklin Templeton. The latest news, Bloomberg reports, has Ukrainian bond valuations soaring on the rumor that a deal to restructure the debt under terms reasonably...

    Ukraine Negotiators Call for School-start Truce
    Aug27

    Ukraine Negotiators Call for School-start Truce

    The warring sides in the eastern Ukraine conflict have called for a cease-fire on Sept. 1, the day that the new school year is to begin.Speaking after a meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group in the Belarusian capital Minsk, OSCE representative Martin Sajdik said Wednesday… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine negotiators call for cease-fire when school year starts
    Aug27

    Ukraine negotiators call for cease-fire when school year starts

    The warring sides in the eastern Ukraine conflict have called for a cease-fire on Sept. 1, the day that the new school year is to begin. …read more Source: FOX...

    Canada pays $1.6 million to ship $5 million worth of surplus gear to Ukraine
    Aug26

    Canada pays $1.6 million to ship $5 million worth of surplus gear to Ukraine

    The Canadian government spent $1.6 million to ship $5 million worth of surplus tents, sleeping bags and other military goods last August to Ukraine, according to figures obtained by the Ottawa Citizen. The equipment, sent by Canadian Forces aircraft, included sleeping bags the military estimates are worth $437 each and four-man tents worth $420....

    Canada pays $1.6 million to ship $5 million worth of surplus gear to Ukraine
    Aug26

    Canada pays $1.6 million to ship $5 million worth of surplus gear to Ukraine

    The Canadian government spent $1.6 million to ship $5 million worth of surplus tents, sleeping bags and other military goods last August to Ukraine, according to figures obtained by the Ottawa Citizen. The equipment, sent by Canadian Forces aircraft, included sleeping bags the military estimates are worth $437 each and four-man tents worth $420....