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    German factory orders shrug off ‘Putin effect’
    Sep04

    German factory orders shrug off ‘Putin effect’

    Frankfurt (AFP) – German industrial orders, a key measure of demand for German-made goods both at home and abroad, jumped in July, suggesting the fallout from the Ukraine crisis remains limited for now, data showed on Thursday.Factory orders were up 4.6 percent in July compared with the level in June, the statistics office Destatis said in...

    Obama, Cameron: We Won’t ‘Be Cowed By Barbaric Killers’
    Sep04

    Obama, Cameron: We Won’t ‘Be Cowed By Barbaric Killers’

    President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron co-authored an op-ed published in The Times on Thursday (behind a paywall) outlining the worldwide threat posed by extremists, like those responsible for the deaths of two American journalists, and the importance of strengthening relationships among NATO countries. Meanwhile, the...

    Russia’s foreign minister: Kiev’s NATO ambitions derail peace process in eastern Ukraine
    Sep04

    Russia’s foreign minister: Kiev’s NATO ambitions derail peace process in eastern Ukraine

    Russia’s foreign minister has warned that Ukraine’s NATO ambitions are threatening to derail peace talks in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Coalition for Peace must be as strong as coalition to stop Gaza war
    Sep04

    Coalition for Peace must be as strong as coalition to stop Gaza war

    After 51 horrible days, the people of Gaza, Israel and the world breathed a sigh of relief when a ceasefire agreement was announced by the Palestinian president on August 26. The impressive regional and international coalition that worked on putting a stop to this war went back to dealing with other pressing issues. Israelis went back to their...

    Obama says NATO faces ‘testing’
    Sep04

    Obama says NATO faces ‘testing’

    TALLINN, Estonia — President Barack Obama on Wednesday called the conflict in Ukraine a “moment of testing” for the United States and Europe, and condemned Russia’s intervention as a “brazen assault” on the nation’s territorial integrity that warrants a unified response. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Russia, Ukraine working on cease-fire plan
    Sep04

    Russia, Ukraine working on cease-fire plan

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russia and Ukraine said Wednesday that they are working on a deal to halt months of fighting in eastern Ukraine, but Western leaders expressed skepticism — noting that it wasn’t the first attempt to end the deadly conflict. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    EU urges sharing intelligence to avert disasters for airliners
    Sep04

    EU urges sharing intelligence to avert disasters for airliners

    BRUSSELS — Responding to the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in July, Europe’s top aviation safety agency urged national governments Wednesday to share intelligence data with aviation authorities to better enable international regulators and airlines to assess the risks of flying over conflict zones. …read...

    NATO Leaders Meet in ‘Changed World’
    Sep04

    NATO Leaders Meet in ‘Changed World’

    The leaders of the 28 NATO countries will gather for the first time in two years starting Thursday in Wales, in western Britain, with an agenda very different from the one they had for their last summit. At the last NATO summit two years ago in Chicago, Afghanistan was at the top of the agenda and Russia was considered a partner in addressing...

    Obama in Britain for Pivotal NATO Summit
    Sep04

    Obama in Britain for Pivotal NATO Summit

    President Barack Obama is in Britain for a two-day NATO summit expected to focus on the conflict in Ukraine and the threat of Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq. Obama arrived late Wednesday at a British military base, following talks in the Estonian capital with the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Speaking in Tallinn, the U.S....

    President Obama Pledges Baltics Support Against Russia
    Sep04

    President Obama Pledges Baltics Support Against Russia

    President Barack Obama has arrived in Britain for a NATO summit that will focus on Ukraine. The U.S. president spent Wednesday in Estonia where he offered reassurances to Baltic States against possible Russian aggression. White House correspondent Luis Ramirez is traveling with the president and has this report. …read more Source: Voice of...