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    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal

    Government and rebel forces early Friday exchanged dozens of prisoners captured during fighting in Ukraine, as part of a cease-fire agreement sealed earlier this month. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU imposes new sanctions on Russia for its actions in Ukraine
    Sep12

    EU imposes new sanctions on Russia for its actions in Ukraine

    The European Union has imposed fresh sanctions on Russia, targeting some of its largest companies, in a response to Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU imposes new sanctions on Russia
    Sep12

    EU imposes new sanctions on Russia

    In the new round of sanctions unveiled in its official publication on Friday the EU closed long-term lending for a number of Russian companies including the country’s largest oil producer, Rosneft, and pipeline operator Transneft. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    EU imposes new sanctions on Russia
    Sep12

    EU imposes new sanctions on Russia

    The European Union has imposed fresh sanctions on Russia, targeting some of its largest companies, in a response to Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal

    Ukrainian soldiers perform exercises at a military training centre outside Zhytomyr , some 150 km (94 miles) west of Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov) …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Sep12

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning! Here’s what people will be chatting about on Friday: 1. The United States and the European Union have agreed to broaden sanctions against Russian over the Ukraine crisis. President Barack Obama said he would offer more details on Friday. Sources told Reuters that the U.S. “plans to sanction Sberbank, Russia’s...

    Hollande in Iraq as world ramps up efforts to defeat jihadists
    Sep12

    Hollande in Iraq as world ramps up efforts to defeat jihadists

    Baghdad (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande flew into Baghdad Friday in a show of support to the Iraqi government as global efforts to defeat jihadist fighters intensified.His was the highest-profile visit to Iraq since extremist Sunni militants overran large parts of the country in June and sparked international concern over an...

    New EU sanctions against Russia enter into force
    Sep12

    New EU sanctions against Russia enter into force

    Brussels (AFP) – New European Union sanctions targeting Russian oil firms, defence companies and banks over the crisis in Ukraine entered into force on Friday, official documents showed.The sanctions published in the EU’s official journal also add 24 individuals to a blacklist of people facing a travel ban and asset freeze.Join the...

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Government and rebel forces have exchanged dozens of prisoners captured during fighting in Ukraine as part of a cease-fire agreement sealed earlier this month. Shortly after the prisoner exchange, a volley of rocket fire was heard from central Donetsk. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal

    Government and rebel forces have exchanged dozens of prisoners captured during fighting in Ukraine as part of a cease-fire agreement sealed earlier this month. …read more Source: Miami...