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    Ruble tumbles on sanctions fears
    Sep15

    Ruble tumbles on sanctions fears

    The Russian ruble has hit historic lows against the dollar as investors worry about Moscow’s response to a new wave of Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: USA...

    Shelling threatens Ukraine cease-fire, hits European mission convoy
    Sep15

    Shelling threatens Ukraine cease-fire, hits European mission convoy

    Six civilians and an unknown number of fighters were killed in artillery barrages in violation of a 10-day-old cease-fire in Ukraine, spokesmen for both government and pro-Russia separatist forces said Monday in accusing each other of waging the attacks. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Rouble tumbles on sanctions fears
    Sep15

    Rouble tumbles on sanctions fears

    The Russian rouble has hit historic lows against the dollar as investors worried about Moscow’s response to a new wave of Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: USA...

    NATO Starts ‘Rapid Trident’ Exercise In Ukraine As Fighting Continues in East
    Sep15

    NATO Starts ‘Rapid Trident’ Exercise In Ukraine As Fighting Continues in East

    NATO and a handful of outside states have kicked off the Rapid Trident exercise in western Ukraine along the Polish border. The annual exercise’s 2014 iteration is the first time U.S. troops have operated there since deadly conflict has erupted between eastern pro-Russian separatists and the European-backed Ukrainian government. …read...

    This Is the Worst Refugee Crisis Since WWII. It’s Time for Us to Rethink Our Response
    Sep15

    This Is the Worst Refugee Crisis Since WWII. It’s Time for Us to Rethink Our Response

    We started this year with a frightening record: More than 51 million fellow human beings were forcibly displaced from their homes by conflict and human rights abuse. It is the highest number recorded since the refugee crisis following World War II. As we are now approaching mid-September 2014, we do not know exactly how many men, women and...

    Full Pundit: There’ll always be a Ford Nation
    Sep15

    Full Pundit: There’ll always be a Ford Nation

    WEEKEND ROUNDUP There’s a new circus in townThe latest from Toronto, in case you missed it, is that Rob Ford is in hospital with an abdominal tumour, awaiting biopsy results. He is thus out of the mayoral race. Well, not thus exactly. He’s running instead for his old seat on City Council, which apparently is something he feels he can...

    NATO Chief Warns Of Threats From Russia, IS Militants
    Sep15

    NATO Chief Warns Of Threats From Russia, IS Militants

    NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says alliance members must come together to battle security threats both from Russia and Islamic State (IS) militants. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city
    Sep15

    6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, the city council said Monday — the worst reported violence since a cease-fire between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian troops took effect on Sept. 5. Nonetheless, the cease-fire deal has brought some normalcy … …read more...

    Six killed, 15 wounded in East Ukraine amid heaviest fighting since ceasefire
    Sep15

    Six killed, 15 wounded in East Ukraine amid heaviest fighting since ceasefire

    Over the weekend, Ukraine said its troops repelled an attack of 200 rebel fighters, but suffered no military casualties …read more Source: Calgary...

    World War 3? NATO Chief Says Threats from Russia, Islamic State
    Sep15

    World War 3? NATO Chief Says Threats from Russia, Islamic State

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Members of the U.S.-led alliance must stand shoulder to shoulder to confront simultaneous security threats from Russia and the so-called Islamic State extremist organization, NATO secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday. In a farewell speech as NATO’s top civilian official, Rasmussen said the alliance finds...