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    A Cease-Fire in Doubt in Ukraine
    Oct05

    A Cease-Fire in Doubt in Ukraine

    Civilian casualties mounted as the Ukrainian Army and separatist rebels continued to exchange fire in their battle for control of the Donetsk airport. …read more Source: The New York...

    Latvian coalition parties headed for victory
    Oct05

    Latvian coalition parties headed for victory

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Latvia’s center-right coalition government appeared headed for victory Saturday in a parliamentary election overshadowed by the Ukraine crisis and worries over how to deal … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Rebels in Eastern Ukraine Dream of Reviving Soviet Heyday
    Oct05

    Rebels in Eastern Ukraine Dream of Reviving Soviet Heyday

    In the relative lull of a cease-fire, separatist leaders have set about building neo-Soviet states like those created in other pro-Russian enclaves. …read more Source: The New York...

    Donetsk airport clashes threaten Ukraine ceasefire
    Oct05

    Donetsk airport clashes threaten Ukraine ceasefire

    A ceasefire declared in Ukraine on Sept. 5 appears to be in jeopardy as shelling over Donetsk’s airport has intensified. …read more Source: Toronto...

    12 pro-Russian rebels killed in fight for Ukrainian airport
    Oct04

    12 pro-Russian rebels killed in fight for Ukrainian airport

    Pro-Russian separatists have suffered their worst casualties since a ceasefire officially began on Sept. 5, losing 12 men in attacks on buildings at Donetsk airport, Ukrainian military officials said on Saturday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Crisis: 12 Pro-Russian Separatists Killed At Donetsk Airport
    Oct04

    Ukraine Crisis: 12 Pro-Russian Separatists Killed At Donetsk Airport

    Ukrainian forces killed 12 pro-Russian separatists in clashes around the government-controlled airport in Donetsk Friday, as the cease-fire agreement signed by the two sides Sept. 5 continues to falter, Reuters reported. …read more Source: International Business...

    16 men named ‘Darth Vader’ are running for parliamentary elections in Ukraine
    Oct04

    16 men named ‘Darth Vader’ are running for parliamentary elections in Ukraine

    Darth Vader could come to power for real, in the Ukraine. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Ukraine’s Truce Is In Trouble As Fighting Rages On
    Oct04

    Ukraine’s Truce Is In Trouble As Fighting Rages On

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A month-long cease-fire in Donetsk looks like this: nine civilians killed on Wednesday, a Red Cross staffer killed Thursday, scores killed and wounded since the fighting was supposed to stop. Day after day, artillery shells and rockets fly overhead. Many explode in densely populated residential areas as the rebels have...

    Muslims celebrate Islam’s biggest holiday as million near end of pilgrimage
    Oct04

    Muslims celebrate Islam’s biggest holiday as million near end of pilgrimage

    By Mokhtar Shehata and Aya Batrawy, The Associated Press MINA, Saudi Arabia — Muslims around the world celebrated the start of Islam’s biggest holiday on Saturday as more than 2 million pilgrims took part in one of the final rites of the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates what Muslims...

    Letters: Canadian combat mission
    Oct04

    Letters: Canadian combat mission

    An unwinnable war Re: Tories can’t assume public will support Iraq mission, Oct. 3. The Conservative government has denied the military new equipment and abused the veterans. Now, that same government plans to commit the military with outdated equipment for combat in an unwinnable war of unknown duration. The only sure result will be more...