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    Russia, US to cooperate on fighting Islamic State: Moscow
    Sep29

    Russia, US to cooperate on fighting Islamic State: Moscow

    Moscow (AFP) – Moscow said on Tuesday that Russia and the United States intended to build upon a key meeting between Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama and look for ways to fight the Islamic State group.The Russian president stole the show at the UN General Assembly on Monday, calling for a broad UN-backed coalition to fight Islamic State...

    Russia bans Ukrainian flights
    Sep29

    Russia bans Ukrainian flights

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s transportation ministry is banning Ukrainian airlines from flying to Russia, a measure taken in response to Ukraine’s ban last week on Russian flights. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukrainian Railways sanctions Russian cargo operator
    Sep29

    Ukrainian Railways sanctions Russian cargo operator

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s state-run railway company Ukrzaliznytsya said on Tuesday it had suspended cooperation with a cargo branch of… …read more Source:...

    The Latest: A record 522,000 migrants reach Europe this year
    Sep29

    The Latest: A record 522,000 migrants reach Europe this year

    The International Organization for Migration says a record number of people have crossed the Mediterranean into Europe this year, now topping a half a million. IOM estimated that 2,892 people have died trying the crossing — the vast majority of those deaths coming among people seeking to reach Italy via North Africa. Poland’s prime minister...

    The Latest: Poland to host refugees from Ukraine, Kazakhstan
    Sep29

    The Latest: Poland to host refugees from Ukraine, Kazakhstan

    PARIS (AP) — The latest developments as European governments struggle to cope with the huge number of people moving across Europe. All times local:… …read more Source: Associated...

    The Latest: Poland to host refugees from Ukraine, Kazakhstan
    Sep29

    The Latest: Poland to host refugees from Ukraine, Kazakhstan

    Poland’s prime minister says her government will take steps to bring in tens of thousands of ethnic Poles now living in Kazakhstan and Ukraine. Critics of the European Union refugee program say Poland’s first obligation should be toward ethnic Poles expelled from their homes under Soviet dictator Josef Stalin and to their descendants....

    The Latest: Poland to host refugees from Ukraine, Kazakhstan
    Sep29

    The Latest: Poland to host refugees from Ukraine, Kazakhstan

    PARIS (AP) — The latest developments as European governments struggle to cope with the huge number of people moving across Europe. All times… …read more Source:...

    Alleged Russian Soldiers Go On Trial In Ukraine
    Sep29

    Alleged Russian Soldiers Go On Trial In Ukraine

    A court in Kyiv has started preliminary hearings into the case against two alleged Russian soldiers detained in Ukraine’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama and Putin: Awkward moments, few breakthroughs
    Sep29

    Obama and Putin: Awkward moments, few breakthroughs

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first formal meeting in more than two years started with an awkward handshake and ended without a breakthrough on Syria, a crisis that has strained their already tense relationship.On the biggest issue that divides them in Syria — the status of embattled...

    US-Russia Argue at UN But Syria Crisis Remains Dire
    Sep29

    US-Russia Argue at UN But Syria Crisis Remains Dire

    UNITED NATIONS – One could not have guessed that President Barack Obama was in his last years in office. He dropped gentle diplomacy and bluntly criticized Russia, China and even Iran, during his address to the United Nations General Assembly. Russia was faulted on Syria and Ukraine, China on the East China Sea and Iran for fuelling...