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    Most Americans Couldn’t Answer These Basic News Questions — Can You?
    Oct03

    Most Americans Couldn’t Answer These Basic News Questions — Can You?

    The Pew Research Center conducted a national current events survey of about 1,000 adults who are representative of the US population. The results are discouraging. (If you want to take the multiple-choice quiz yourself before seeing how other Americans answered, click over to Pew.) Most adult Americans who took the quiz couldn’t name the...

    World Briefing: Swiss Employee of Red Cross Killed in Ukraine
    Oct03

    World Briefing: Swiss Employee of Red Cross Killed in Ukraine

    The man was killed when several artillery shells hit the offices of the Red Cross in Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Muižnieks: Biggest Concern in Ukraine is Plight of Crimean Tatars
    Oct03

    Muižnieks: Biggest Concern in Ukraine is Plight of Crimean Tatars

    The Council of Europe’s commissioner for human rights has expressed deep concern over the conflict in Ukraine, in particular for the situation of Tatars in Crimea, which Russia annexed in March. Speaking Wednesday to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, Nils Muižnieks said a “reign of...

    Red Cross worker killed in Ukraine
    Oct02

    Red Cross worker killed in Ukraine

    An International Committee of the Red Cross worker was killed during shelling close to its office in Donetsk, Ukraine, the group said Thursday on Twitter. …read more Source:...

    Pieces Of Toppled Lenin For Sale In Ukraine
    Oct02

    Pieces Of Toppled Lenin For Sale In Ukraine

    Just days after a crowd in Kharkiv pulled down a massive statue of Lenin, body parts from the statue are for sale in Ukraine. Who is selling them, and why? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At Paris Auto Show, Political Crises Darken Mood
    Oct02

    At Paris Auto Show, Political Crises Darken Mood

    As Industry executives gathered for the biennial Paris auto show, the shadow of political crises from Ukraine to Hong Kong and the gyrations of emerging market economies is darkening the mood. European car sales are still expected to post their first year of growth after six years of steady decline, but the recovery that started out so strong at...

    Red Cross office hit by shells in Ukraine, 1 dead
    Oct02

    Red Cross office hit by shells in Ukraine, 1 dead

    AP footage from Donetsk showed the victim’s bloodied body lying on the pavement and what the rebels said were his passport and his ICRC identification. The rebels, who have exchanged fire with the Ukrainian government forces holed up in the Donetsk airport just north of the city, said the shelling came from the Ukrainian side. …read...

    Swiss Red Cross worker killed by shell in Ukraine’s Donetsk
    Oct02

    Swiss Red Cross worker killed by shell in Ukraine’s Donetsk

    Incident will bring fresh strain to bear on a fragile ceasefire called by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Red Cross office hit by shelling in eastern Ukraine, 1 employee killed
    Oct02

    Red Cross office hit by shelling in eastern Ukraine, 1 employee killed

    Red Cross says that one of its employees in the rebel-held city of Donetsk has been killed by shelling. …read more Source: FOX...

    Bomb Hits Red Cross Building In Ukraine’s Donetsk, 1 Killed
    Oct02

    Bomb Hits Red Cross Building In Ukraine’s Donetsk, 1 Killed

    MOSCOW, Oct 2 (Reuters) – A mortar bomb hit a building used by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Ukraine’s separatist-held city of Donetsk on Thursday, killing a Swiss citizen, Russian news agency Interfax quoted the rebels’ defense ministry as saying. A Reuters witness at the scene saw the body of a middle-aged...