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    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...

    Obama and Congress Play Hot Potato With War Powers in Syria
    Aug28

    Obama and Congress Play Hot Potato With War Powers in Syria

    MoreMother of American Held by ISIS Pleads for His ReleaseObama Warns of Extended Campaign Against ISISU.S. Investigating Reports of Second American Jihadist Killed in SyriaWhite House photographer Pete Souza tweeted a photo of President Barack Obama and Chief of Staff Denis McDonough taking a meditative walk on the White House grounds Monday. It...

    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...

    West Pressures Russia To Explain Military ‘Intervention’ In Ukraine
    Aug28

    West Pressures Russia To Explain Military ‘Intervention’ In Ukraine

    The West is increasing its pressure on Moscow to explain what U.S. officials have described as a direct intervention by the Russian military in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

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

    There’s A Bunch Of Bad News This Morning
    Aug28

    There’s A Bunch Of Bad News This Morning

    Good morning, there’s a bunch of bad news! Here’s a really quick skim: Ukraine’s Prime Minister says that Russian troops have about that here.Join the conversation about this story » …read more Source: Business...

    UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT: RUSSIAN TROOPS ARE ADVANCING IN UKRAINE
    Aug28

    UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT: RUSSIAN TROOPS ARE ADVANCING IN UKRAINE

    Russian troops fighting on the side of separatists in Ukraine are advancing in the southeast region of the country, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday. “I have made a decision to cancel my working visit to the Republic of Turkey due to sharp aggravation of the situation in Donetsk region, particularly in Amvrosiivka and...