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    In symbolic visit, NATO offers Ukraine support but no arms
    Sep22

    In symbolic visit, NATO offers Ukraine support but no arms

    By Robin Emmott KIEV (Reuters) – The head of NATO pledged to help Ukraine defend itself against pro-Russian separatists on Tuesday but… …read more Source:...

    High-profile trial of Ukrainian officer begins in Russia
    Sep22

    High-profile trial of Ukrainian officer begins in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court has begun hearing the high-profile case against Ukrainian officer Nadezhda Savchenko, who is charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    OECD to Europe: Develop Short-, Long-term Migrant Policies
    Sep22

    OECD to Europe: Develop Short-, Long-term Migrant Policies

    Europe must urgently produce a coordinated response to the mass exodus of refugees from Syria and Iraq, and whatever measures are agreed will need to be extended and beefed up as part of a wider adjustment in long-term migration policy, the OECD said. In an appeal made as EU countries try again to bridge deep differences on the matter at...

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO
    Sep22

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday told the country’s security council that staying out of the NATO alliance was a “criminal” policy that his government is ready to reverse.More than 8,000 people have died in Ukraine’s fight against separatist rebels in the east since April 2014. Russia...

    High-profile trial of Ukrainian officer Nadezhda Savchenko begins in Russia
    Sep22

    High-profile trial of Ukrainian officer Nadezhda Savchenko begins in Russia

    A Russian court has begun hearing the high-profile case against Ukrainian officer Nadezhda Savchenko, who is charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO
    Sep22

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday told the country’s security council that staying out of the NATO alliance was a “criminal” policy that his government is ready to reverse. …read more Source: U.S....

    Poroshenko Says Staying Out of NATO Was ‘Criminal’
    Sep22

    Poroshenko Says Staying Out of NATO Was ‘Criminal’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that staying out of the NATO military alliance was a “criminal” policy that his government is ready to reverse. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Richest Man Plays Both sides of War’s Frontline
    Sep22

    Ukraine’s Richest Man Plays Both sides of War’s Frontline

    In this town deep in eastern Ukraine’s rebel heartland, about a quarter of the population works in the coal mines owned by billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man. Here and elsewhere in territory controlled by the separatist insurgency, the tycoon keeps the lights… …read more Source:...

    Pope Francis Heads to Washington, D.C.
    Sep22

    Pope Francis Heads to Washington, D.C.

    Washington will open its arms to His Holiness Pope Francis on Tuesday when the Catholic leader’s historic multi-city tour of the U.S. begins. Over the past five decades, the U.S. has welcomed three Popes to its shores and during each visit, the Holy Father has spread messages of peace and love to the gathered masses in cities such as New...

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO
    Sep22

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has told the country’s security council that staying out of the NATO alliance was a “criminal” policy that his government is ready to reverse. …read more Source: CNS...