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    Thousands protest Russia’s Ukraine policy
    Sep24

    Thousands protest Russia’s Ukraine policy

    While Moscow denies any involvement in Ukraine’s crisis, thousands of protesters voiced their mistrust of the Kremlin. …read more Source:...

    Crisis challenges business in Ukraine
    Sep24

    Crisis challenges business in Ukraine

    Richard Spinks, CEO of Active Energy Group talks to CNN about the challenges the crisis in Ukraine poses to business. …read more Source:...

    Obama’s UN speech expected to touch on ISIS, Ebola, Ukraine
    Sep24

    Obama’s UN speech expected to touch on ISIS, Ebola, Ukraine

    President Barack Obama is addressing the United Nations as a commander in chief overseeing a war against militants in two Middle Eastern nations, a striking shift in the trajectory of a presidency that had been focused on ending conflicts in the region. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s uphill battle against graft as election looms
    Sep24

    Ukraine’s uphill battle against graft as election looms

    Kiev (AFP) – Golden loaves became a symbol of Ukraine’s fight against graft after bread-shaped gold bars were discovered at Viktor Yanukovych’s lavish estate outside Kiev, one of the many symbols of the greed and tasteless excess of his regime.Seven months on, the new leaders who took office after the toppling of the...

    World leaders meet with multiple crises on agenda
    Sep24

    World leaders meet with multiple crises on agenda

    Many diplomats hope that crisis won’t drown out the plight of millions of civilians caught in conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Ukraine and Gaza; the misery of the largest number of refugees since World War II; and global support for new U.N. goals to fight poverty and address climate change. In addition to...

    Photos Show ‘Unprecedented’ Shift of Refugees Into Turkey
    Sep24

    Photos Show ‘Unprecedented’ Shift of Refugees Into Turkey

    MoreTurkey Grapples With an Unprecedented Flood of Refugees Fleeing ISISU.S. Launches Air-Strike Campaign Against ISIS in SyriaThousands Are Fleeing From Syria to Turkey to Escape the Latest ISIS OnslaughtAmong the top accusations against Turkey during Syria’s ongoing civil war has been that its government has not done enough to stem the...

    Watchdog: Kremlin Internet Plans Could Endanger Free Speech
    Sep24

    Watchdog: Kremlin Internet Plans Could Endanger Free Speech

    Russian proposals on protecting Internet users against threats from the West could be a Kremlin ploy to crack down on critical voices inside Russia, a representative of Europe’s main rights and democracy watchdog said. Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the Internet as a “CIA special project,” and Russia media last week quoted...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Secures Less US Aid Than Hoped
    Sep24

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Secures Less US Aid Than Hoped

    Addressing a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress last week, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asked for military aid and a special security status for his country. Poroshenko said his army needed more military equipment – both non-lethal and lethal. “Blankets and night vision goggles are important,” he said, “but one cannot win a war with...

    Ukrainian Conflict Death Toll Reaches More Than 3,500
    Sep23

    Ukrainian Conflict Death Toll Reaches More Than 3,500

    BERLIN—The U.N. human rights office says the death toll from the conflict in eastern Ukraine has reached at least 3,543 if the 298 victims of the downing of Malaysian airlines flight 17 are included. U.N. Assistant Secretary-General for Human Right Ivan Simonovic says the actual figure “is likely to be significantly higher.” The death toll had...

    Russian MPs Back Initial Proposal to Curb Foreign Media Ownership
    Sep23

    Russian MPs Back Initial Proposal to Curb Foreign Media Ownership

    Russian lawmakers gave initial backing on Tuesday to a draft law limiting foreign ownership of Russian media to 20 percent from the existing ceiling of 50 percent, a move critics say will reinforce the dominance of outlets loyal to the Kremlin. With only one vote against the proposal, the draft law passed the first of three readings in the Duma,...