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    EU to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine
    Aug30

    EU to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Saturday were poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. MoreU.S. Warns Against Ukraine TravelMcDonald’s Objects to Russia Restaurant ClosuresCut Day: What If Michael Sam...

    EU says could send over $1 billion Euros more aid to Ukraine
    Aug30

    EU says could send over $1 billion Euros more aid to Ukraine

    BRUSSELS – The European Union may disburse more than one billion euros in loans to Ukraine over the coming months and could consider further aid beyond that, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Saturday.In March, the EU offered an 11 billion euro ($14.45 billion) package of loans and grants to Ukraine over the next...

    EU Mulls New Russia Sanctions As Ukraine Rebel Offensive Gains Ground
    Aug30

    EU Mulls New Russia Sanctions As Ukraine Rebel Offensive Gains Ground

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Saturday was poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. Petro Poroshenko said before a summit of the EU’s 28 leaders that a strong response was needed to the “military aggression...

    Syrian Rebels Attack UN Peacekeepers in Golan Heights
    Aug30

    Syrian Rebels Attack UN Peacekeepers in Golan Heights

    BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict. MoreU.N. Says Syria Refugees Top 3 Million MarkFive Best Ideas of...

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Aug30

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS — The European Union on Saturday was poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole.Petro Poroshenko said before a summit of the EU’s 28 leaders that a strong response was needed to the “military aggression and...

    EU prepared to level new round of sanctions against Russia: top official
    Aug30

    EU prepared to level new round of sanctions against Russia: top official

    A top European Union official said Saturday that the 28-nation bloc is set to decide new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. …read more Source:...

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Aug30

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Comrades and Crimea’s self-defense fighters carry the coffin of former paratrooper Alexander Gusev, 46, covered by Russian paratroopers flag, who was killed during clashes with Ukrainian troop… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria
    Aug30

    Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A Ukrainian civilian cargo plane crashed in the mountains near the far southern desert city of Tamanrasset in the early hours of the morning Saturday, reported the stat… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine Says Fighter Jet Shot Down
    Aug30

    Ukraine Says Fighter Jet Shot Down

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. A brief statement posted Saturday on the Facebook page for the so-called operation against separatists said the Su-25 was hit on Friday, and that the pilot ejected and was uninjured....

    Ukrainian civilian cargo plane goes down in Algeria
    Aug30

    Ukrainian civilian cargo plane goes down in Algeria

    A Ukrainian civilian cargo plane crashed in the mountains near the far southern desert city of Tamanrasset in the early hours of the morning Saturday, reported the state news agency. …read more Source: CTV...