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    U.S. Humvees Arrive In Ukraine
    Mar26

    U.S. Humvees Arrive In Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko welcomed the first 10 Humvees provided by the U.S. as part of non-lethal military aid. The vehicles were handed over to units which are fighting Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. It’s expected that a total of 230 Humvees will be delivered within the next 45 days. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian...

    Russian parliament to rule on the opposition lawmaker
    Mar26

    Russian parliament to rule on the opposition lawmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian parliament is to consider a prosecutors’ request to proceed with legal actions against the lone lawmaker who voted against the annexation of Crimea and is suspected of embezzlement.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Russian parliament to rule on the opposition lawmaker
    Mar26

    Russian parliament to rule on the opposition lawmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian parliament is to consider a prosecutors’ request to proceed with legal actions against the lone lawmaker who voted against the annexation of Crimea and is suspected of embezzlement. State Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin said Thursday the parliament received a request from Russian prosecutors to strip Ilya Ponomarev...

    Moscow Says New U.S. National Security Strategy ‘Anti-Russian’
    Mar26

    Moscow Says New U.S. National Security Strategy ‘Anti-Russian’

    Moscow says the new U.S. new national security strategy is “anti-Russian.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Syria, Iraq Conflicts Push Asylum Claims to 22-Year High
    Mar26

    Syria, Iraq Conflicts Push Asylum Claims to 22-Year High

    Wars in Syria and Iraq have pushed the number of asylum claims in industrialized countries to a 22-year high, and the United Nations refugee agency found asylum applications in 2014 increased dramatically from the previous year. The UNHCR report Asylum Trends 2014 estimates 866,000 new asylum applications were lodged in 44 of the world’s...

    4 killed when Ukraine bus hits land mine
    Mar26

    4 killed when Ukraine bus hits land mine

    Ukrainian officials say a bus hit a land mine in eastern Ukraine, killing 4 people and wounding 11 others. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    US sees ‘path’ to long-elusive Iran deal
    Mar26

    US sees ‘path’ to long-elusive Iran deal

    Lausanne (AFP) – A nuclear deal with Iran capping over a decade of talks is in sight by a March 31 deadline, US officials said, but they remained cautious as top diplomat John Kerry prepared Thursday for down-to-the-wire negotiations.Kerry will push Iran to agree the outlines of the long-elusive deal disabling parts of its nuclear...

    Three Killed After Bus Hits Mine In Eastern Ukraine
    Mar26

    Three Killed After Bus Hits Mine In Eastern Ukraine

    Three people have been killed in eastern Ukraine after the bus they were riding in struck a land mine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chechen Official Vows To Arm Mexico If U.S. Gives Weapons To Ukraine
    Mar26

    Chechen Official Vows To Arm Mexico If U.S. Gives Weapons To Ukraine

    A senior Chechen official has said that Russia will provide arms to Mexico if Washington supplies weapons to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Spain, England look to fresh faces in Euro 2016 bids
    Mar26

    Spain, England look to fresh faces in Euro 2016 bids

    Paris (AFP) – A rejuvenated Spain recommence their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign at home to Ukraine in Seville on Friday, while the prospect of seeing Harry Kane make his debut is the main attraction as England face Lithuania.In their first outing since a 1-0 friendly loss to Germany in November, reigning European champions Spain put their...