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    Ukraine to Ban Russian Airlines From Flying Into the Country
    Sep25

    Ukraine to Ban Russian Airlines From Flying Into the Country

    Ukraine orders Russian airlines be banned from flying into the country beginning Oct. 25 …read more Source: ABC...

    U.S. Ambassador Upbraids Ukrainian Prosecutors Over Anticorruption Efforts
    Sep25

    U.S. Ambassador Upbraids Ukrainian Prosecutors Over Anticorruption Efforts

    The U.S. ambassador to Ukraine has accused the country’s Prosecutor-General’s Office of obstructing efforts to combat corruption and shielding its own employees from graft investigations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama-Putin Meeting: Kremlin, White House Spar Over Who Invited Whom
    Sep25

    Obama-Putin Meeting: Kremlin, White House Spar Over Who Invited Whom

    By all accounts, the conversation that U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin will have in New York is likely to be serious and substantive over issues like Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Silicon Valley real estate mogul wants to create an entirely new country for refugees
    Sep25

    A Silicon Valley real estate mogul wants to create an entirely new country for refugees

    A media-savvy real estate mogul hides thousands of dollars in cash around San Francisco. The stunt goes viral. Realizing the power of news media, the mogul announces a year later a plan to create an entirely new country just for struggling refugees, calling it Refugee Nation. Meet Jason Buzi, the entrepreneur behind the Hidden Cash sensation of...

    Putin Heads to UN With Serious Syrian Agenda
    Sep25

    Putin Heads to UN With Serious Syrian Agenda

    Russian President Vladimir Putin travels to New York on Monday for a highly touted speech at the United Nations General Assembly — his first appearance at the international body in nearly a decade. But Putin’s trip to New York is also part of a wider effort to show the world he will not be sidelined on the international stage....

    Pope Francis’ Address To The United Nations General Assembly (Full Transcript)
    Sep25

    Pope Francis’ Address To The United Nations General Assembly (Full Transcript)

    As released by the Vatican.Mr President,Ladies and Gentlemen,Thank you for your kind words. Once again, following a tradition by which I feel honored, the Secretary General of the United Nations has invited the Pope to address this distinguished assembly of nations. In my own name, and that of the entire Catholic community, I wish to express to...

    Unfriendly skies: Ukraine closes airspace to Russian airlines
    Sep25

    Unfriendly skies: Ukraine closes airspace to Russian airlines

    The skies over Eastern Europe just became a little less friendly. Ukraine announced it will close its airspace to Russian airlines starting Oct. 25 — the latest move in its conflict with Russia over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and support for separatists in the east of Ukraine. The ban will have a significant impact on major Russian...

    What To Look For When Putin Speaks At The UN
    Sep25

    What To Look For When Putin Speaks At The UN

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech before the UN General Assembly will be watched closely for clues to his intentions, and what he wants the rules of the new world order to be. RFE/RL’s Mick Eckel gives us five things to watch for in his speech. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At UN, Francis Pleads for Protecting Environment and Poor
    Sep25

    At UN, Francis Pleads for Protecting Environment and Poor

    In an address to the U.N. General Assembly, Pope Francis exhorted presidents and prime ministers to show leadership in combating climate change and poverty and in protecting refugees fleeing conflicts. The 78-year-old pontiff, speaking Friday morning at the United Nations headquarters in New York, tied “misuse and destruction of the...

    Pope Francis Challenges World Leaders To Set Aside Partisan Interests And Work Together For Peace
    Sep25

    Pope Francis Challenges World Leaders To Set Aside Partisan Interests And Work Together For Peace

    UNITED NATIONS — Pope Francis urged world leaders to “set aside partisan and ideological interests” and work together to protect the environment and care for all of humanity on Friday morning during his address to the United Nations General Assembly.UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon accompanies Pope Francis into United Nations...