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    Kiev: Russian Forces Seized Coastal Town
    Aug28

    Kiev: Russian Forces Seized Coastal Town

    Kiev said that Russian forces have seized a key coastal town near the border with Russia, part of a wider assault that is raising fears Moscow is undertaking an outright invasion. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko set an emergency meeting to respond. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine: ‘Invasion of Russian Forces Has Taken Place’
    Aug28

    Ukraine: ‘Invasion of Russian Forces Has Taken Place’

    A pro-Moscow separatist leader earlier claimed Russian soldiers were fighting alongside rebels inside Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Israelis Skeptical of PM’s Gaza Victory Claim
    Aug28

    Israelis Skeptical of PM’s Gaza Victory Claim

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that Israel achieved a “great military and political” victory over Hamas in the latest round of fighting in the Gaza Strip has met with skepticism from many Israelis, according to a poll published Thursday. MoreIsraelis and Palestinians Ask if the Latest Fight Was Worth ItIsraeli...

    Pakistani Cleric Says Talks With Government Failed
    Aug28

    Pakistani Cleric Says Talks With Government Failed

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — A fiery Pakistani cleric who has been leading a mass rally outside parliament demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation said on Thursday that he has “shut the door” on further talks with the government. MorePictures of the Week: Aug. 15 – Aug. 22Protesters Demand the Resignation of Pakistan’s Prime...

    There’s Just No End To The Bad Economic Data Out Of Europe
    Aug28

    There’s Just No End To The Bad Economic Data Out Of Europe

    The bad news out of Europe just doesn’t seem to end. Earlier today, we learned that the number people unemployed in Germany unexpectedly climbed by 2,000 in August. Economists were expecting this number to decline by 5,000. The unemployment rate in Europe’s largest economy held at 6.7%. The eurozone’s consumer confidence index...

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control
    Aug28

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

    The town is on a road connecting Crimea and Russia. …read more Source: USA...

    France rules out cooperation with Assad against Islamic State
    Aug28

    France rules out cooperation with Assad against Islamic State

    Paris (AFP) – France’s president on Thursday rejected any cooperation with Bashar al-Assad whom he accused of being a “de-facto ally” of jihadists wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq, and urged a “humanitarian and military” response to the threat.Speaking at an annual Paris gathering of ambassadors from around the...

    Strategic Ukrainian town now firmly under rebel control
    Aug28

    Strategic Ukrainian town now firmly under rebel control

    The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source:...

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control
    Aug28

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

    The strategic southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appeared firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists Thursday and Ukraine’s president called an emergency meeting of the nation’s security council as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian-Backed Separatists Enter Southeast Ukraine Town
    Aug28

    Russian-Backed Separatists Enter Southeast Ukraine Town

    Separatists backed by Russian soldiers have entered the town of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine, a pro-government militia fighter said on Thursday. A military source said the separatist forces had also taken Savur-Mohyla, a hill east of Donetsk which gives strategic command over large areas of the territory. The sudden reverses for the...