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    Sabotage Cited As Ammunition Depot Explosions Rock Central Ukraine
    Sep27

    Sabotage Cited As Ammunition Depot Explosions Rock Central Ukraine

    A fire caused a series of explosions at an ammunition depot in central Ukraine, leading to evacuations of the surrounding area. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service and Current Time TV). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    For European Christian Unity
    Sep27

    For European Christian Unity

    Hello everyone, from the Northwest Arkansas Airport. I’m about to start a long journey that won’t end until I’m in Paris tomorrow morning. I’ll be there promoting the French-language version of The Benedict Option. Details of my planned appearances in the city are below. If you are a Parisian reader of this blog, I hope to...

    Russian court sends Crimean Tatar leader to prison
    Sep27

    Russian court sends Crimean Tatar leader to prison

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a prominent Crimean Tatar leader to two years in prison for his criticism of the Crimean Peninsula’s annexation from Ukraine by Russia. After Crimea was seized in 2014, Russia passed a law making it illegal to question or dispute the annexation. A court in the Russia-occupied Crimea on...

    Fire at Ukraine ammunition depot prompts mass evacuation
    Sep27

    Fire at Ukraine ammunition depot prompts mass evacuation

    KALYNIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — A huge fire at an ammunition depot in central Ukraine has set off a series of explosions and prompted an evacuation of thousands of people, officials said Wednesday. The prime minister hinted it was possible sabotage by Ukraine’s enemies. Authorities evacuated 30,000 people from the town of Kalynivka, 190...

    Ukraine ammunition depot explodes into massive ball of flame, thousands evacuated
    Sep27

    Ukraine ammunition depot explodes into massive ball of flame, thousands evacuated

    The powerful explosions late Tuesday created massive fireballs that lit up the night sky. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukrainian Language Bill Facing Barrage Of Criticism From Minorities, Foreign Capitals
    Sep24

    Ukrainian Language Bill Facing Barrage Of Criticism From Minorities, Foreign Capitals

    A bill that would make Ukrainian the mandatory language in schoolrooms is facing a wave of protest from minorities at home and capitals abroad. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prince Harry praises athletes for service as he helps kick off Invictus Games
    Sep24

    Prince Harry praises athletes for service as he helps kick off Invictus Games

    TORONTO — The Invictus Games got off to a rollicking start Saturday as scores of war-wounded athletes marched, limped or wheeled their way to thumping martial music, dazzling lights and supportive cheers into a downtown Toronto arena, where they heard Prince Harry praise them for the courage that had brought them to the event he co-founded. The...

    Can Trump Achieve His Energy Goals?
    Sep24

    Can Trump Achieve His Energy Goals?

    Tim Boersma, Henry Bartelet Global Governance, Americas An energy dominant America and an EU yearning for an Energy Union can find each other, but that will require less ideology and more pragmatism. President Donald Trump announced his energy strategy for the United States on June 30, breaking from previous administrations’ calls for...

    View from the Left: Trump, awash in Russia, pledges his undying commitment to U.S. sovereignty
    Sep23

    View from the Left: Trump, awash in Russia, pledges his undying commitment to U.S. sovereignty

    Who could have guessed it? Amid a week of daily revelations detailing the tangled web of connections between Donald Trump’s associates and Russian operatives, Trump used the world stage at the United Nations to profess his undying dedication to U.S. sovereignty. “I will always put America first,” he told attendees during his speech....

    Free speech, free trade and failure: how federal politics touched us this week
    Sep23

    Free speech, free trade and failure: how federal politics touched us this week

    OTTAWA — The winner of the first week back from summer on Parliament Hill? A banner-dragging aircraft-for-rent. On Monday, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation hired one to welcome MPs back to Ottawa for the fall session, pulling a giant banner that denounced Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s tax proposals as too anti-business. Not to be...