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    Ukrainian Rebels Order UN, Humanitarian Groups Out of Luhansk
    Sep25

    Ukrainian Rebels Order UN, Humanitarian Groups Out of Luhansk

    The United Nations’ humanitarian chief said September 24 that UN agencies have been ordered out of the Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine by the “de facto authorities” there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.N. Agencies Told to Leave East Ukraine
    Sep25

    U.N. Agencies Told to Leave East Ukraine

    It is rare that United Nations agencies are ordered to cease operations in a country or region. …read more Source: The New York...

    News Wrap: EU strikes agreement on migrant crisis aid
    Sep25

    News Wrap: EU strikes agreement on migrant crisis aid

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In other news, European leaders are promising new efforts to process thousands of refugees and migrants reaching Greece and Italy. The agreement early today also includes more than a billion dollars in aid for those still in refugee camps in the Middle East. Meanwhile, the crisis stoked new tensions along Serbia’s border with...

    UN: Agencies, major NGOs ordered out of Ukraine’s Luhansk
    Sep25

    UN: Agencies, major NGOs ordered out of Ukraine’s Luhansk

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations humanitarian chief said Thursday he is alarmed that U.N. agencies have been ordered out of eastern… …read more Source:...

    WH: Ukraine Will Top Agenda of Obama-Putin Meeting
    Sep25

    WH: Ukraine Will Top Agenda of Obama-Putin Meeting

    The White House says Ukraine will be at the top of President Barack Obama’s agenda when he meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in New York. The Kremlin says the meeting is set for Monday when the United Nations General Assembly opens. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Obama wants to reinforce to Putin the importance of abiding...

    Agencies, major NGOs ordered out of Ukraine’s separatist region of Luhansk
    Sep25

    Agencies, major NGOs ordered out of Ukraine’s separatist region of Luhansk

    The United Nations humanitarian chief says he is “alarmed” that U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    Poland Is Key to a Safe Europe, and Putin Knows It
    Sep25

    Poland Is Key to a Safe Europe, and Putin Knows It

    Good news in Eastern Europe is hard to come by these days with Russian President Vladimir Putin playing the bully in Ukraine and elsewhere, along with tens of thousands of fleeing Syrians and other Muslims seeking refuge in Europe. But I can report that an organization of young conservative Poles, committed to economic freedom and a robust civil...

    Federally funded polling data on niqabs released with issue on campaign agendas
    Sep25

    Federally funded polling data on niqabs released with issue on campaign agendas

    OTTAWA — Results of a taxpayer-funded poll that suggest there is wide support for the Conservative position on banning veils during citizenship ceremonies were publicly released Thursday ahead of a federal election debate where the niqab is expected to be an issue. It’s the latest survey to suggest strong support for such a ban. The Privy...

    Putin, Obama to meet amid tensions over Ukraine, Syria
    Sep24

    Putin, Obama to meet amid tensions over Ukraine, Syria

    The United States, as well as other Western countries, imposed sanctions on Russia over the annexation and over claims that Russia is supporting an insurgency in eastern Ukraine with troops and arms. Moscow has denied that it is building up its presence there in order to protect its longtime ally, Syrian President Bashar Assad, but said instead...

    Russian president Putin to meet U.S. president Obama in New York
    Sep24

    Russian president Putin to meet U.S. president Obama in New York

    The conflict in Ukraine will be discussed if time allows, Russians say. White House says it’s top of the agenda. …read more Source: Toronto...