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    Heavy Shelling in Donetsk Threatens Fragile Ceasefire
    Nov10

    Heavy Shelling in Donetsk Threatens Fragile Ceasefire

    Heavy shelling on the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk threatens a delicate two-month-old ceasefire between Ukraine’s government and pro-Russian separatists. It’s the heaviest shelling to hit the region in a month, and residents say they’re afraid. …read more Source: The Boston...

    EU, U.S. Voice Concern Over Ukraine Convoy Reports
    Nov10

    EU, U.S. Voice Concern Over Ukraine Convoy Reports

    The United States and European Union have voiced concern over reports of large convoys of troops and weapons moving through territory controlled by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News of the Day From Across the Globe, Nov. 10
    Nov10

    News of the Day From Across the Globe, Nov. 10

    Israeli police went on heightened alert Sunday following protests across the country over the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old Arab Israeli who appeared in video footage to be retreating from police. Video footage later emerged, apparently taken from a security camera, showing a man banging on the window of a police vehicle with an object in his...

    Ukraine News: Japan Urges Putin To Respect Ceasefire As Shelling, Unidentified Convoy Hit Rebel-Held Donetsk
    Nov10

    Ukraine News: Japan Urges Putin To Respect Ceasefire As Shelling, Unidentified Convoy Hit Rebel-Held Donetsk

    Violence ramped in Eastern Ukraine Sunday as the rebel-stronghold of Donetsk got hit by some of the heaviest shelling and fighting it has seen in more than a month. It is still unclear who carried out the attack but the presence of an unidentified knot of troops and artillery prompted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to urge Russian leader...

    East Ukraine gets worst shelling in a month
    Nov10

    East Ukraine gets worst shelling in a month

    East Ukraine’s rebel stronghold Donetsk was pummeled on Sunday by the heaviest shelling in a month. …read more Source:...

    Gorbachev: Ukraine crisis stokes new cold war
    Nov10

    Gorbachev: Ukraine crisis stokes new cold war

    Mikhail Gorbachev warned that the Ukraine crisis had brought the world to “the brink of a new Cold War”, the FT reports. …read more Source:...

    New Cold War: Gorbachev Warns World of Potential Russia-US Conflict
    Nov10

    New Cold War: Gorbachev Warns World of Potential Russia-US Conflict

    BERLIN (AP) — Tensions between the major powers have pushed the world closer to a new Cold War, former Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev said Saturday. The 83-year-old accused the West, particularly the United States, of giving in to “triumphalism” after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the dissolution of the communist bloc a quarter century...

    Rising China, geopolitical tensions take stage at APEC
    Nov09

    Rising China, geopolitical tensions take stage at APEC

    Beijing (AFP) – World leaders including Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin converge Monday in Beijing for an Asia-Pacific summit against the backdrop of a US-Russian chill and the inexorable rise of the meeting’s increasingly assertive host.The gathering is the biggest event yet hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who took over last...

    Google Doodle marks 25 years since fall of Berlin Wall with touching video
    Nov09

    Google Doodle marks 25 years since fall of Berlin Wall with touching video

    Google commemorated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Sunday with a Google Doodle video that shows where pieces of the landmark are now displayed around the world. It includes footage from Nov. 9, 1989, the day that the 10-mile-long wall, which separated communist East Berlin from democratic West Berlin during the Cold War,...

    Heaviest Shelling In A Month Hits Eastern Ukraine
    Nov09

    Heaviest Shelling In A Month Hits Eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine, Nov 9 (Reuters) – East Ukraine’s rebel stronghold Donetsk was pummel on Sunday by the heaviest shelling in a month, and the OSCE said it spotted an armored column of troops without insignia in rebel territory that Kiev said proved Moscow had sent reinforcements. A two-month-old ceasefire to end a war that has killed...