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    Germany, France See Progress in Ukraine Peace Talks
    Nov07

    Germany, France See Progress in Ukraine Peace Talks

    Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists have agreed to complete a withdrawal of heavy weaponry from their frontlines in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Friday after a round of peace talks in Berlin. More than 8,000 people have been killed in fighting between Kyiv’s forces and the separatists in...

    Mourinho rant triggered stadium ban
    Nov07

    Mourinho rant triggered stadium ban

    London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho is serving his one-match stadium ban at Stoke this weekend after a foul-mouthed rant at referee Jonathan Moss, the Football Association revealed on Friday.The FA have released the written reasons for the case, which Mourinho opted not to contest and say Mourinho refused to leave the officials’ dressing...

    New Faces Walking the Beat in Ukraine
    Nov07

    New Faces Walking the Beat in Ukraine

    The country is hoping that a patrol force is the first step toward more wide-ranging overhauls, but critics say the effort is a superficial fix. …read more Source: The New York...

    White House Responds to Law Enforcement Concerns About Prisoner Releases
    Nov06

    White House Responds to Law Enforcement Concerns About Prisoner Releases

    Amid law enforcement concerns about the large-scale release of federal inmates, the White House is pointing out that the Obama administration has pushed to promote drug rehabilitation and re-entry programs to prevent a spike in crime. Last week, the first wave of 6,000 prisoners were released as a result of a U.S. Sentencing Commission policy...

    US Military Is Now Less Ready to Defend Our National Interests Than It Has Been for Decades
    Nov06

    US Military Is Now Less Ready to Defend Our National Interests Than It Has Been for Decades

    The world’s an even scarier place than it was last year. From the Middle East to the South China Sea, the bad guys have grown stronger and bolder. Meanwhile, our allies and friends—suffering from economies much weaker than ours—are spending less and less on defense. This means less help available to us, if things go from bad to worse. And...

    Germany, France see progress in Ukraine peace talks
    Nov06

    Germany, France see progress in Ukraine peace talks

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists have agreed to complete a withdrawal of heavy weaponry from their frontlines… …read more Source:...

    Separatists Accuse Ukrainian Govt of Using Heavy Weapons
    Nov06

    Separatists Accuse Ukrainian Govt of Using Heavy Weapons

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine on Friday accused government forces of shelling residential areas under their control with heavy artillery, while Ukrainian forces said the rebels were violating the cease-fire.The rebel mouthpiece Donetsk News Agency said Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    Separatists Accuse Ukrainian Govt of Using Heavy Weapons
    Nov06

    Separatists Accuse Ukrainian Govt of Using Heavy Weapons

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine accuse govt of using heavy weapons; govt says rebels violate pact …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine’s Ex-Justice Minister Lukash Arrested On Corruption Charges
    Nov06

    Ukraine’s Ex-Justice Minister Lukash Arrested On Corruption Charges

    A Ukrainian court on November 6 ordered the arrest of former Justice Minister Olena Lukash on corruption charges, a day after she was detained in connection with an investigation into deadly Maidan shootings of February 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Parliamentarian Accused Of Striking Female Lawmaker With Bottle
    Nov06

    Ukrainian Parliamentarian Accused Of Striking Female Lawmaker With Bottle

    Never bring a bottle to a Ukrainian parliament fight. Yulia Tymoshenko’s Fatherland party and a group of women lawmakers are calling for a male deputy to give up his seat amid accusations he struck a female parliamentarian with a bottle during an argument. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...