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    Ukraine accepts ICC jurisdiction dating back to early 2014
    Sep08

    Ukraine accepts ICC jurisdiction dating back to early 2014

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a move that could clear the way to investigations of possible war crimes in Ukraine’s bitter conflict with… …read more Source:...

    Sea Breeze Military Drills Bring U.S., NATO To Ukrainian Shores
    Sep08

    Sea Breeze Military Drills Bring U.S., NATO To Ukrainian Shores

    Some 2,500 U.S., Ukrainian, and NATO troops are taking part in Sea Breeze 2015, a two-week military exercise in the Black Sea and Ukraine’s coastal regions. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has said the training is meant to boost trust and security in the region, which has been shaken by instability since Russia’s 2014 annexation of...

    “Sea Breeze” Military Drills Bring U.S. And NATO To Ukrainian Shores
    Sep08

    “Sea Breeze” Military Drills Bring U.S. And NATO To Ukrainian Shores

    Some 2,500 U.S., Ukrainian, and NATO troops are taking part in Sea Breeze 2015, a two-week military exercise in the Black Sea and Ukraine’s coastal regions. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has said the training is meant to boost trust and security in the region, which has been shaken by instability since Russia’s 2014 annexation of...

    UN: Civilian deaths, injuries double in eastern Ukraine
    Sep08

    UN: Civilian deaths, injuries double in eastern Ukraine

    GENEVA (AP) — Civilian deaths and injuries in war-hit eastern Ukraine more than doubled in the three months to mid-August, mostly due to shelling… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine New Prime Minister Petition: Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili Gets 26,000 Online Signatures
    Sep08

    Ukraine New Prime Minister Petition: Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili Gets 26,000 Online Signatures

    An online petition asking for former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili to be appointed prime minister of Ukraine has attracted more than 26,000 signatures and will be considered by President Petro Poroshenko. The petition, which first appeared in English on Monday on Poroshenko’s website, asks for Saakashvili to replace current...

    ‘Have You Been To Church Today?’ Or How To Avoid A Traffic Ticket In Ukraine
    Sep08

    ‘Have You Been To Church Today?’ Or How To Avoid A Traffic Ticket In Ukraine

    Ukrainian Metropolitan Pavlo was filmed telling off Kyiv police officers who stopped him for a traffic violation. The clergyman retaliated by saying that it was the police who are violating laws — divine laws. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At least 105 civilian deaths in Ukraine over past three months, UN says
    Sep08

    At least 105 civilian deaths in Ukraine over past three months, UN says

    The UN human rights office says at least 105 civilians were killed in violence-marred Ukraine between mid-May and mid-August, more than double the number of the previous three months in part because of shelling of residential areas. …read more Source: CTV...

    Israel Sells Drones To Russia To Spy On Ukraine Border
    Sep08

    Israel Sells Drones To Russia To Spy On Ukraine Border

    Russia has purchased 10 intelligence-gathering drones from Israel to monitor the Ukraine border, the Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday. The Russian Ministry of Defense allegedly purchased the drones from Israel Aerospace Industries earlier this year. …read more Source: International Business...

    World Health Organization: Polio detected in Mali
    Sep08

    World Health Organization: Polio detected in Mali

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says a child has been paralyzed by polio which was detected in Mali.It is the first case of polio in Mali since 2011 and WHO says the 19-month-old child was stricken in Guinea before arriving in Bamako. In a statement issued this week, WHO said the polio strain responsible for the new outbreak is...

    BREMMER: Putin is serious about entering Syria — and not to go after ISIS
    Sep08

    BREMMER: Putin is serious about entering Syria — and not to go after ISIS

    The regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad is weakening, and one of Assad’s primary backers — Russian President Vladimir Putin — is upping the ante. “Assad has lost significant territory over the past months; Putin is not about to tolerate his ouster,” geopolitical expert Ian Bremmer, the president of Eurasia Group, told...