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    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Sep08

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Welcome back from the weekend! Here’s what people will chatting about on Monday. 1. Iraq forces say they have prevented Islamic State militants from seizing control of the Haditha Dam on the Euphrates after the U.S. launched new airstrikes in the region on Sunday. 2. A ceasefire agreement between Ukraine and Russia broke down on Sunday as...

    Medvedev Says Russia Would Respond ‘Asymmetrically’ To Any New EU Sanctions
    Sep08

    Medvedev Says Russia Would Respond ‘Asymmetrically’ To Any New EU Sanctions

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says Moscow will respond “asymmetrically” — possibly targeting flights over Russia — if the West imposes further sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Cease-fire in Ukraine threatened
    Sep08

    Cease-fire in Ukraine threatened

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine struggled to maintain a tenuous cease-fire with pro-Russian rebels after a series of repeated breaches Sunday, even as the government here faced the equally daunting task of selling the peace plan to the nation. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Cease-fire in Ukraine immediately jeopardized by clashes
    Sep08

    Cease-fire in Ukraine immediately jeopardized by clashes

    Clashes broke out Sunday outside Donetsk, the main rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, throwing the freshly forged cease-fire agreement between government troops and Russian-backed separatists into deepening peril. Cease-fire negotiators had agreed on the withdrawal of all heavy weaponry, the release of all prisoners and the delivery of...

    Ceasefire in peril after clashes in Ukraine
    Sep08

    Ceasefire in peril after clashes in Ukraine

    .Shelling and other clashes between government forces and Russian-backed separatists threw the ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine into deepening peril Sunday, two days after it took hold. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Free Scotland, Free New England!
    Sep08

    Free Scotland, Free New England!

    Until recently, few people took seriously the possibility that Scotland might actually secede from the United Kingdom. However, with a referendum scheduled for September 18, the latest polls show secession in the lead for the first time, and gaining dramatic momentum. The British government is frantically scrambling to offer the Scots a much more...

    Ukraine and Russia Face Gaps in a Truce and a Chasm on the Issues
    Sep08

    Ukraine and Russia Face Gaps in a Truce and a Chasm on the Issues

    Both sides agreed to a “decentralization of power” in Ukraine in the terms of a truce agreement, but just what form that may take remains one issue of contention. …read more Source: The New York...

    EU Sanctions to Hit Russian Oil Giants
    Sep08

    EU Sanctions to Hit Russian Oil Giants

    New EU sanctions on Russia to be implemented this week will expand the number of companies unable to raise new money in the bloc’s capital markets to include three major state-owned oil companies, according to documents seen by The Wall Street Journal. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    EU Due To Adopt Fresh Russia Sanctions
    Sep08

    EU Due To Adopt Fresh Russia Sanctions

    The European Union is expected to formally adopt tougher sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine on September 8. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Renewed shelling threatens Ukraine cease-fire
    Sep08

    Renewed shelling threatens Ukraine cease-fire

    Shelling erupted in eastern Ukraine’s strategic port Mariupol and Donetsk overnight, threatening a cease-fire. …read more Source:...