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    Fox: Nuclear Deal ‘The Fulfillment of An Iranian Wish List’
    Sep03

    Fox: Nuclear Deal ‘The Fulfillment of An Iranian Wish List’

    The recently completed nuclear deal with Iran will only strengthen the Islamic regime in the coming years and make it more difficult to punish Tehran for violations of the accord, a former British defense minister told the Washington Free Beacon on Wednesday. Liam Fox, currently a Conservative member of Parliament, said in an interview that the...

    Ukraine: sufficient vaccine coming to block polio outbreak
    Sep03

    Ukraine: sufficient vaccine coming to block polio outbreak

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One day after the World Health Organization confirmed two cases of polio in Ukrainian children, the country’s health minister says efforts are underway to import enough vaccine to prevent an outbreak.Health officials have warned for years that Ukraine was at risk of a polio epidemic because of low vaccination rates. The...

    Five Countries Used Banned Cluster Munitions This Year
    Sep03

    Five Countries Used Banned Cluster Munitions This Year

    Five countries — Libya, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, and Yemen — have used cluster munitions this year, causing unacceptable harm to civilians, according to Human Rights Watch. The rights group wants an end to the use of the weapons, which are banned under the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions. Officials commented during the release of an annual...

    The New Middle Passage
    Sep03

    The New Middle Passage

    Peter, a Sierra Leone migrant living in Hungary, is one of the lucky ones. He has a job. He has a supportive community of friends. After seven years in the country, the Hungarian government approved his application for asylum. He started a very successful NGO devoted to helping other migrants make a new life in Hungary. I interviewed Peter in...

    Ukraine: sufficient vaccine coming to block polio outbreak
    Sep03

    Ukraine: sufficient vaccine coming to block polio outbreak

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One day after the World Health Organization confirmed two cases of polio in Ukrainian children, the country’s health minister… …read more Source:...

    Funeral In Kyiv For Soldiers Killed During Protest
    Sep03

    Funeral In Kyiv For Soldiers Killed During Protest

    Members of Ukraine’s parliament and National Guard attended a funeral service on September 3 for two guardsmen killed by a grenade thrown during violent protests. A member of the nationalist Svoboda political alliance has been arrested for the grenade attack. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis
    Sep03

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO on Thursday inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing concerns in the Baltic countries over Russia’s military presence…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Amid Russian Hostility In The Black Sea, US Navy To Sustain Military Presence In Region
    Sep03

    Amid Russian Hostility In The Black Sea, US Navy To Sustain Military Presence In Region

    The U.S. Navy will keep a regular military presence in the Black Sea, according to a press release from the U.S. Naval forces Europe-Africa. The announcement, which was made during a large NATO drill that includes Ukrainian forces, will likely anger Russia, which also has a number of bases and ships in the strategic Black Sea region. …read...

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis
    Sep03

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — With fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO on Thursday inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing concerns in the Baltic countries over Russia’s military presence, sparked by the fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    Nordic, Baltic States Call on Russia to Release Estonian Policeman
    Sep03

    Nordic, Baltic States Call on Russia to Release Estonian Policeman

    Nordic and Baltic foreign ministers, meeting in Copenhagen on Thursday, called on Russia to immediately release an Estonian policeman who they say was “abducted” from his country and jailed for 15 years in a case that violated international law. Eston Kohver was sentenced last month for espionage, in a case that undermined relations...