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    Video shows aftermath of grenade explosion outside Ukraine’s parliament; one dead, 100 hurt
    Aug31

    Video shows aftermath of grenade explosion outside Ukraine’s parliament; one dead, 100 hurt

    Warning: Graphic images KIEV, Ukraine — A grenade exploded outside Ukraine’s parliament during a nationalist protest against a vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east, killing one police officer and injuring more than 100, the interior ministry said. The clashes marked the worst outburst of violence in the capital...

    Ukraine move to cede powers to pro-Russia rebels sparks deadly melee
    Aug31

    Ukraine move to cede powers to pro-Russia rebels sparks deadly melee

    A bill granting autonomy to Ukraine’s restive eastern regions cleared its first parliamentary hurdle on Monday but sparked a violent right-wing protest that left a national guardsman dead and more than 120 people injured. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    One killed, 100 injured after grenade explodes outside Ukraine’s parliament
    Aug31

    One killed, 100 injured after grenade explodes outside Ukraine’s parliament

    A grenade exploded outside Ukraine’s parliament during a nationalist protest against a vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east, killing one police officer and injuring more than 100, the interior ministry said. …read more Source: CTV...

    Egypt Finds an Offshore “Supergiant”
    Aug31

    Egypt Finds an Offshore “Supergiant”

    “It’s an exciting moment for us and also for Egypt. This historic discovery will be able to transform the energy scenario of Egypt.” Those were the words of Claudio Descalzi, the CEO of the Italian energy major ENI, as he tried to put in context ENI’s discovery of a so-called “supergiant” gas field some 120 miles off of Egypt’s...

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown
    Aug31

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuania has charged 66 citizens of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine with war crimes and crimes against humanity over the… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Kids Go to Military Camp
    Aug31

    Ukrainian Kids Go to Military Camp

    More than 100 Ukrainian schoolchildren will have unusual tales to tell their mates when classes resume, after spending part of their summer vacations undergoing training by the National Guard.The training at a National Guard camp about 75 kilometers (45 miles) from Kiev… …read more Source:...

    Violent Clashes at Ukraine’s Parliament as Lawmakers Debate Autonomy for Eastern Ukraine
    Aug31

    Violent Clashes at Ukraine’s Parliament as Lawmakers Debate Autonomy for Eastern Ukraine

    Violence returned to Kiev on Monday as protesters lobbed firecrackers, molotov cocktails, and grenades at national guardsmen and riot police outside Ukraine’s parliament. …read more Source: Foreign...

    The Radical Menace to Ukraine
    Aug31

    The Radical Menace to Ukraine

    Bloodshed in Kiev shows President Poroshenko has limited space for compromise with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian kids go to military camp
    Aug31

    Ukrainian kids go to military camp

    STARE, Ukraine (AP) — More than 100 Ukrainian schoolchildren will have unusual tales to tell their mates when classes resume, after spending part of their summer vacations undergoing training by the National Guard.The training at a National Guard camp about 75 kilometers (45 miles) from Kiev taught children aged 11-15 rudimentary military skills...

    Why Ignoring China’s Commemoration of War Against Japan Is a Foolish Mistake
    Aug31

    Why Ignoring China’s Commemoration of War Against Japan Is a Foolish Mistake

    BEIJING — China is commemorating the 70th anniversary of the victory of its “War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression” and its “World Anti-Fascist War” with great fanfare. The climax of these celebrations will be the grand military parade on Sept. 3. This upcoming parade is unusual in that it has departed from...