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    Leaders: US, UK will ‘not be cowed’ by militants
    Sep04

    Leaders: US, UK will ‘not be cowed’ by militants

    NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — NATO leaders grappled Thursday with whether the alliance has a role in containing a mounting militant threat in the Middle East, as heads of state converged in Wales for a high-stakes summit also focused on the crisis in Ukraine and next steps in Afghanistan…. …read more Source: Associated...

    NATO: Russia ‘attacking’ Ukraine as rift widens
    Sep04

    NATO: Russia ‘attacking’ Ukraine as rift widens

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen, secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), said Russia is “attacking” neighboring Ukraine on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    At NATO Summit, Allies Consider Lethal, Non-Lethal Aid To Ukraine
    Sep04

    At NATO Summit, Allies Consider Lethal, Non-Lethal Aid To Ukraine

    The alliance’s supreme allied commander in Europe says what Russia is doing in Ukraine is something “we thought would never happen again.” Meanwhile, Russia warned Ukraine against trying to join NATO.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Obama, Cameron vow to face down ‘barbaric killers’ | USA NOW
    Sep04

    Obama, Cameron vow to face down ‘barbaric killers’ | USA NOW

    Leaders from 28 different countries are gathered in Wales for the first NATO meeting since 2012. Among the biggest issues to be tackled include Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, and Islamic extremists, which President Obama vowed to face head on. …read more Source: USA...

    Putin Says He Has a Plan for Peace in Ukraine
    Sep04

    Putin Says He Has a Plan for Peace in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled a seven-point peace plan for Eastern Ukraine on Wednesday that he jotted down in a notebook on a flight to a state visit to Mongolia. While Putin’s proposed specifics and enforcement mechanism remain unclear, his first point called for Ukraine and the pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine to...

    As NATO leaders meet, Russia gives them a warning
    Sep04

    As NATO leaders meet, Russia gives them a warning

    Moscow says any move to make Ukraine a member of the Western alliance would derail peace talks, but NATO chief is also upping the rhetoric …read more Source:...

    NATO open to Iraq mission, says alliance’s secretary general
    Sep04

    NATO open to Iraq mission, says alliance’s secretary general

    By David Pugliese Defence Watch NEWPORT, England – NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says the military alliance is ready to help Iraq deal with Islamic terrorists, raising the possibility that ground troops could play a role. Rasmussen said that Iraq has not yet requested help but if it did come NATO would “seriously” consider it. The...

    NATO Says Russian Troops Still Active in Ukraine
    Sep04

    NATO Says Russian Troops Still Active in Ukraine

    The alliance’s civilian head said Russian forces continued to destabilize Ukraine even as Moscow pushes a cease-fire deal in the east of the country. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Investigators to issue initial report on MH17 crash
    Sep04

    Investigators to issue initial report on MH17 crash

    Dutch investigators will issue a preliminary report Tuesday on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which went down in Ukraine in July. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Jew killed in Donetsk attack
    Sep04

    Ukrainian Jew killed in Donetsk attack

    (JTA) — A Ukrainian Jewish man and his guard were killed during an armed attack in Donetsk, a local Jewish group said. George (Eliyahu) Zilberbord, 47, was shot dead on Aug. 30 by men who raided the area around his home on the outskirts of the embattled city, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting with Ukrainian government troops, the Vaad...