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    Ukraine claims breakthrough in rebel stronghold
    Aug18

    Ukraine claims breakthrough in rebel stronghold

    Ukrainian forces have raised their national flag over a police station, in what could be a breakthrough in Ukraine’s efforts. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine hits at Russians: Here’s what may be next
    Aug18

    Ukraine hits at Russians: Here’s what may be next

    After fighting Friday, experts disagree about what investors should expect next between Russia and Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Photos August 17: Top images from around the world
    Aug18

    Photos August 17: Top images from around the world

    Festivalgoers, carrying portable shrine, are splashed with water during a summer festival of Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine in downtown Tokyo, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) Participants struggle to reach the prizes during a greased-pole climbing competition held as a part of the Independence Day celebrations in Jakarta,...

    Obama’s vacation overwhelmed by crises at home and abroad
    Aug18

    Obama’s vacation overwhelmed by crises at home and abroad

    Two-week respite on Martha’s Vineyard draws criticism after high-profile headaches in Iraq, Ukraine and Ferguson demand attention. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine gains ground in city held by rebels
    Aug18

    Ukraine gains ground in city held by rebels

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian forces have raised their national flag over a police station in the city of Luhansk, which was for months under rebel control, Kiev said Sunday, in what could be a breakthrough in Ukraine’s efforts to crush pro-Moscow separatists. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France Hold ‘Difficult’ Crisis Talks
    Aug18

    Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France Hold ‘Difficult’ Crisis Talks

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said Ukraine crisis talks in Berlin were “difficult” but made “some progress.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Commander: We Need to Be Ready for ‘Little Green Men’
    Aug18

    NATO Commander: We Need to Be Ready for ‘Little Green Men’

    NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander in Europe says the alliance would respond militarily if any of its member countries faced an incursion similar to the one sustained by Ukraine’s Crimea prior to its annexation by Russia earlier this year. “If NATO were to observe the infiltration of its sovereign territory by [anonymous] foreign forces,...

    Asian Shares Mixed
    Aug18

    Asian Shares Mixed

    Asian stocks were mixed Monday, with investors digesting news on the earnings front while keeping an eye on geopolitical tensions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    In Another Rebel Setback, Ukraine Says Army Controls Center of Luhansk
    Aug18

    In Another Rebel Setback, Ukraine Says Army Controls Center of Luhansk

    Separatists were said to still hold other parts of the key eastern city, which, along with Donetsk, has been a center of pro-Russian activity. …read more Source: The New York...

    Interview: Justin Trudeau says he won’t be knocked off course
    Aug18

    Interview: Justin Trudeau says he won’t be knocked off course

    Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he’s not worried about the negative perceptions of him spread by his opponents and believes he has always been under-estimated as a politician. Trudeau made the comments in an interview with the Citizen, during which he spoke about the economically squeezed middle class, why marijuana should be legalized,...