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    Ukrainian Soldier Killed In Mine Blast
    Sep27

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed In Mine Blast

    The Ukrainian military says one of its soldiers has been killed in a landmine blast in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama to Lead UN Peacekeeping, Counterterrorism Summits
    Sep27

    Obama to Lead UN Peacekeeping, Counterterrorism Summits

    U.S. President Barack Obama arrives at the United Nations on Sunday for several days of meetings, speeches and summits. Among them, he will chair two high-level sessions — one on U.N. peacekeeping and the other on countering terrorism. He is also expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The peacekeeping summit will take place...

    Blast Near Ukraine State Security Office In Odesa
    Sep27

    Blast Near Ukraine State Security Office In Odesa

    A blast has occurred outside an office of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) in the port city of Odesa. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pope electrifies Philadelphia with advice on family, immigration
    Sep27

    Pope electrifies Philadelphia with advice on family, immigration

    Philadelphia (AFP) – Pope Francis addressed a festival of families attended by tens of thousands of Catholics, offering a frank assessment of the difficulties of life and a prescription for love on the penultimate day of his US tour.The 78-year-old Argentine pontiff rode through downtown Philadelphia waving to ecstatic crowds, after...

    Watch live: Pope Francis takes stage at family festival
    Sep27

    Watch live: Pope Francis takes stage at family festival

    PHILADELPHIA – Pope Francis has taken the stage at a festival hosted by the worldwide Catholic gathering that brought him to Philadelphia. The pope is attending the World Meeting of Families festival Saturday on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, where he will meet with families from the U.S., Australia, Ukraine, Jordan, Nigeria, and his homeland of...

    Russia, Ukraine reach deal on winter gas supplies
    Sep27

    Russia, Ukraine reach deal on winter gas supplies

    BRUSSELS (AP) — An EU official says Russia and Ukraine have ended months of uncertainty and finally reached agreement on supplies of natural gas to Ukraine for the coming winter. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine to Close Airports to Russian Airlines
    Sep27

    Ukraine to Close Airports to Russian Airlines

    Ukraine says it is closing its airports to Russian airlines as part of a series of sanctions aimed at punishing Moscow for its support of pro-Russian rebels battling for control of Ukrainian territory near the Russian border. Kyiv says the ban will begin October 25 and will include Russia’s largest commercial carriers, Aeroflot and...

    US criticizes China ahead of UN women’s equality session
    Sep27

    US criticizes China ahead of UN women’s equality session

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and human rights organizations sharply criticized China’s repression and imprisonment of women’s rights activists ahead of a high-level U.N. meeting Sunday to promote women’s equality. The session will be co-chaired by China’s President Xi Jinping.China hosted the last major U.N....

    Poles furious after Russia blames them for starting WWII
    Sep26

    Poles furious after Russia blames them for starting WWII

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Russian ambassador to Poland has sparked outrage for putting some of the blame for World War II on Poland, creating a new spat amid deepening tensions between the Slavic nations.Russian Ambassador Sergey Andreev on Friday described the Soviet’s 1939 invasion of Poland as an act of self-defense, not aggression. The...

    Ukraine to ban Russian airlines from flying into the country
    Sep26

    Ukraine to ban Russian airlines from flying into the country

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister says Russian airlines will be banned from flying into the country, the latest attempt to put pressure on Russia as the conflict in eastern Ukraine grinds on. …read more Source: CNS...