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    Donetsk Residents Wary of Ukraine Ceasefire
    Sep06

    Donetsk Residents Wary of Ukraine Ceasefire

    With a new ceasefire in place in Ukraine, peace and calm are returning to Donetsk. But residents of one of the two last rebel strongholds in the country have their doubts. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine’s Shaky Cease-Fire Holds
    Sep06

    Ukraine’s Shaky Cease-Fire Holds

    A cease-fire struck between Kiev forces and pro-Russian separatists was mostly observed by both parties in conflict-hit southeastern Ukraine but the situation remained tense, officials said. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Putin, Poroshenko agree Ukraine truce holding: Kiev
    Sep06

    Putin, Poroshenko agree Ukraine truce holding: Kiev

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday that he and Russian leader Vladimir Putin had agreed that the ceasefire between Kiev and separatist rebels was largely holding.”The two heads of state noted (in a phone call) that the ceasefire regime was generally being observed. Petro Poroshenko and Vladimir Putin...

    This British Family Hiked to Stonehenge to Take a Selfie With Obama
    Sep06

    This British Family Hiked to Stonehenge to Take a Selfie With Obama

    After spending a couple days at a NATO summit in Wales tending to international issues like the challenge of Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria and the West’s role in the Ukraine crisis, President Barack Obama finally got down business Friday with a surprise visit to Stonehenge. “How cool is this,” he said. “It’s spectacular,...

    Delicate cease-fire appears to hold in Ukraine
    Sep06

    Delicate cease-fire appears to hold in Ukraine

    After four months of bloodshed, sporadic gunfire but overall calm in eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Henry Kissinger’s Thoughts On The Islamic State, Ukraine And ‘World Order’
    Sep06

    Henry Kissinger’s Thoughts On The Islamic State, Ukraine And ‘World Order’

    A stable global system is needed more than ever, Kissinger says in his new book, World Order. He explains why he sees Iran as a “bigger problem” than the Islamic State and offers his views on Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Letter: ‘Walk softly and carry a big’ twig?
    Sep06

    Letter: ‘Walk softly and carry a big’ twig?

    Re: Canada’s tough guy act, Sept. 3. I have always found the adage “Walk softly and carry a big stick” interesting for the image it conjures in my mind. Walking softly, minding one’s own business, so to speak, not being pushy. But also carrying a big stick, ready to defend oneself. The imagery is clear as well as the message. This...

    Ukraine Cease-fire Appears to Hold
    Sep06

    Ukraine Cease-fire Appears to Hold

    KIEV, Ukraine — After more than four months of bloodshed, a cease-fire in Ukraine’s rebellious east largely held back fighting Saturday, but appeared fragile as both sides of the conflict claimed the others had violated the agreement. Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council, told reporters that rebels...

    Ukraine cease-fire appears to hold
    Sep06

    Ukraine cease-fire appears to hold

    KIEV, Ukraine — After more than four months of bloodshed, a cease-fire in Ukraine’s rebellious east largely held back fighting Saturday, but appeared fragile as both sides of the conflict claimed the others had violated the agreement. Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council, told reporters that …...

    How Genuine Is Russia’s Ceasefire?
    Sep06

    How Genuine Is Russia’s Ceasefire?

    NATO leaders gathered in Wales this week to address the crisis in Ukraine and the threat posed by the Islamic State. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to the former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...