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    Russia’s foreign minister: Kiev’s NATO ambitions derail peace process in eastern Ukraine
    Sep04

    Russia’s foreign minister: Kiev’s NATO ambitions derail peace process in eastern Ukraine

    Russia’s foreign minister has warned that Ukraine’s NATO ambitions are threatening to derail peace talks in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia warns against Ukraine joining NATO ahead of summit
    Sep04

    Russia warns against Ukraine joining NATO ahead of summit

    Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov underlined Russia’s opposition to Ukraine joining NATO as the alliance gathered for a summit on Thursday and warned the United States not to try to impose its own will on the former Soviet republic. …read more Source:...

    NATO Opens Summit With Emphasis On Ukraine Situation
    Sep04

    NATO Opens Summit With Emphasis On Ukraine Situation

    NATO in beginning a two-day summit in Wales that is expected to focus on the problems in eastern Ukraine and approve a plan to bolster NATO’s presence along the alliance’s eastern borders. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Coalition for Peace must be as strong as coalition to stop Gaza war
    Sep04

    Coalition for Peace must be as strong as coalition to stop Gaza war

    After 51 horrible days, the people of Gaza, Israel and the world breathed a sigh of relief when a ceasefire agreement was announced by the Palestinian president on August 26. The impressive regional and international coalition that worked on putting a stop to this war went back to dealing with other pressing issues. Israelis went back to their...

    Russia, Ukraine working on cease-fire plan
    Sep04

    Russia, Ukraine working on cease-fire plan

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russia and Ukraine said Wednesday that they are working on a deal to halt months of fighting in eastern Ukraine, but Western leaders expressed skepticism — noting that it wasn’t the first attempt to end the deadly conflict. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Obama says NATO faces ‘testing’
    Sep04

    Obama says NATO faces ‘testing’

    TALLINN, Estonia — President Barack Obama on Wednesday called the conflict in Ukraine a “moment of testing” for the United States and Europe, and condemned Russia’s intervention as a “brazen assault” on the nation’s territorial integrity that warrants a unified response. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    NATO leaders build united front against Russia on Ukraine
    Sep04

    NATO leaders build united front against Russia on Ukraine

    Newport (United Kingdom) (AFP) – NATO leaders will aim Thursday to show unity against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, after France suspended delivery of a warship to Moscow despite a surprise peace plan put forward by the Kremlin.Ukraine and the new threats posed by Islamic extremists in Iraq, Syria and beyond will dominate the two-day...

    NATO Leaders Meet in ‘Changed World’
    Sep04

    NATO Leaders Meet in ‘Changed World’

    The leaders of the 28 NATO countries will gather for the first time in two years starting Thursday in Wales, in western Britain, with an agenda very different from the one they had for their last summit. At the last NATO summit two years ago in Chicago, Afghanistan was at the top of the agenda and Russia was considered a partner in addressing...

    Obama in Britain for Pivotal NATO Summit
    Sep04

    Obama in Britain for Pivotal NATO Summit

    President Barack Obama is in Britain for a two-day NATO summit expected to focus on the conflict in Ukraine and the threat of Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq. Obama arrived late Wednesday at a British military base, following talks in the Estonian capital with the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Speaking in Tallinn, the U.S....

    President Obama Pledges Baltics Support Against Russia
    Sep04

    President Obama Pledges Baltics Support Against Russia

    President Barack Obama has arrived in Britain for a NATO summit that will focus on Ukraine. The U.S. president spent Wednesday in Estonia where he offered reassurances to Baltic States against possible Russian aggression. White House correspondent Luis Ramirez is traveling with the president and has this report. …read more Source: Voice of...