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    Ebola Quarantine, Beijing Ice Bucket Challenge And Greasy Pole Climbing: Week In Photos, Aug. 17 – 24
    Aug23

    Ebola Quarantine, Beijing Ice Bucket Challenge And Greasy Pole Climbing: Week In Photos, Aug. 17 – 24

    Nothing quite compares to the power of a photograph to communicate the goings on in the world. Ranging from the serious to the silly, these photos offer peeks into what happened around the globe this week.1. On Aug. 21, 2014, Pakistan Awami Tehreek supporters protest against the government in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty...

    Bitterly Disputed Russia Aid Vehicles Have Left Ukraine
    Aug23

    Bitterly Disputed Russia Aid Vehicles Have Left Ukraine

    The 227 vehicles from Russia had crossed into Ukraine this week, setting off controversy as Ukrainian officials said it was akin to invasion. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Crisis: German Chancellor Angela Merkel Looks For Peace In First Visit Since Start Of Conflict
    Aug23

    Ukraine Crisis: German Chancellor Angela Merkel Looks For Peace In First Visit Since Start Of Conflict

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev Saturday to show support for the country in its four-month-old conflict with pro-Russian separatists and to push for peace between Ukraine and Russia, Reuters reported. Merkel said better border control and a cease-fire are necessary before peace can be...

    Russian trucks return empty from eastern Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russian trucks return empty from eastern Ukraine

    Hundreds of trucks from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine rolled back across the border Saturday into Russia but questions about alleged Russian artillery in Ukraine still remained. …read more Source: CTV...

    Aid convoy returns to Russia; Merkel calls for cease-fire
    Aug23

    Aid convoy returns to Russia; Merkel calls for cease-fire

    Merkel called for an agreement that would allow the border to be monitored by the OSCE. …read more Source: USA...

    Merkel Calls For Cease-Fire In Ukraine
    Aug23

    Merkel Calls For Cease-Fire In Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for all parties involved in the hostilities in eastern Ukraine to agree to a cease-fire during a visit to Kyiv on August 23. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    First Trucks from Aid Convoy to Ukraine Cross Back Into Russia
    Aug23

    First Trucks from Aid Convoy to Ukraine Cross Back Into Russia

    The first trucks from a Russian aid convoy started crossing back into Russia on Saturday (August 23) after igniting a storm of anger in Western capitals a day earlier by driving into Ukraine without the permission of the government in Kiev. The return of the trucks may help ease the tension to some extent in time for the arrival of...

    Aid trucks return empty from Ukraine to Russia
    Aug23

    Aid trucks return empty from Ukraine to Russia

    Alexander Roslyakov DONETSK, Russia — Hundreds of trucks from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine rolled back across the border into Russia on Saturday. An Associated Press reporter counted 225 of the white tarp-covered trucks as they drove from Ukraine into a Russian border town called Donetsk, which bears the...

    Letter: The modern face of ALS: #icebucketchallenge
    Aug23

    Letter: The modern face of ALS: #icebucketchallenge

    Re: Why dump on the Ice Bucket Challenge?, Aug. 19. On Remembrance Day, Sunday, November 11, 2012, my sister, Suzanna Chudczak, passed away from ALS in Toronto shortly after 10 a.m. She was 46 years old. Beautiful, talented, feisty and independent. 46 years old. Beautiful, talented, feisty and independentI was at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on...

    Merkel Pushes for Russia, Ukraine Talks
    Aug23

    Merkel Pushes for Russia, Ukraine Talks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a new push for talks between Russia and Ukraine on a visit to Kiev designed to demonstrate Germany’s solidarity with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: The Wall Street...