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    Pro-Russian rebels capture vital town in Ukraine
    Aug28

    Pro-Russian rebels capture vital town in Ukraine

    The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Ukraine Tensions Hit European Stocks
    Aug28

    Ukraine Tensions Hit European Stocks

    European shares dropped Thursday pressured by a poisonous cocktail of downbeat economic data and a resurgence in tensions between Ukraine and Russia. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    ‘Russian forces have entered Ukraine,’ declares Poroshenko
    Aug28

    ‘Russian forces have entered Ukraine,’ declares Poroshenko

    The strategic southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk now appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Israelis Skeptical of PM’s Gaza Victory Claim
    Aug28

    Israelis Skeptical of PM’s Gaza Victory Claim

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that Israel achieved a “great military and political” victory over Hamas in the latest round of fighting in the Gaza Strip has met with skepticism from many Israelis, according to a poll published Thursday. MoreIsraelis and Palestinians Ask if the Latest Fight Was Worth ItIsraeli...

    Pakistani Cleric Says Talks With Government Failed
    Aug28

    Pakistani Cleric Says Talks With Government Failed

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — A fiery Pakistani cleric who has been leading a mass rally outside parliament demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation said on Thursday that he has “shut the door” on further talks with the government. MorePictures of the Week: Aug. 15 – Aug. 22Protesters Demand the Resignation of Pakistan’s Prime...

    Obama and Congress Play Hot Potato With War Powers in Syria
    Aug28

    Obama and Congress Play Hot Potato With War Powers in Syria

    MoreMother of American Held by ISIS Pleads for His ReleaseObama Warns of Extended Campaign Against ISISU.S. Investigating Reports of Second American Jihadist Killed in SyriaWhite House photographer Pete Souza tweeted a photo of President Barack Obama and Chief of Staff Denis McDonough taking a meditative walk on the White House grounds Monday. It...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of launching invasion, seizing control of border towns
    Aug28

    Ukraine accuses Russia of launching invasion, seizing control of border towns

    Novoazovsk, which lies along the road connecting Russia to the Russia-annexed Crimean peninsula, had come under shelling for three days …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russian troops enter Ukraine, says Ukrainian president
    Aug28

    Russian troops enter Ukraine, says Ukrainian president

    The strategic southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appeared firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists Thursday and Ukraine’s president called an emergency meeting of the nation’s security council as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: ‘Invasion of Russian Forces Has Taken Place’
    Aug28

    Ukraine: ‘Invasion of Russian Forces Has Taken Place’

    A pro-Moscow separatist leader earlier claimed Russian soldiers were fighting alongside rebels inside Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Kiev: Russian Forces Seized Coastal Town
    Aug28

    Kiev: Russian Forces Seized Coastal Town

    Kiev said that Russian forces have seized a key coastal town near the border with Russia, part of a wider assault that is raising fears Moscow is undertaking an outright invasion. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko set an emergency meeting to respond. …read more Source: The Wall Street...