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    Cameron Makes Unannounced Afghan Visit
    Oct03

    Cameron Makes Unannounced Afghan Visit

    British prime minister David Cameron arrived in Kabul for a surprise visit to the new Afghan national unity government on October 3. At a news conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, he said the new government must bring the country together. Ghani was sworn in four days previously after months of political wrangling following disputed...

    Red Cross Worker Killed In Ukraine Shelling
    Oct03

    Red Cross Worker Killed In Ukraine Shelling

    A Swiss Red Cross worker was killed in the separatist-held city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, late on October 2. Laurent DuPasquier, 38, died when a shell landed near the organization’s headquarters in the city. In a statement the Red Cross condemned what it called “indiscriminate shelling of residential areas.” In recent days...

    Lukashenka Ready To Send Belarusian Peacekeeping Forces To Ukraine
    Oct03

    Lukashenka Ready To Send Belarusian Peacekeeping Forces To Ukraine

    Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has said he is ready to send peacekeeping forces to neighboring Ukraine, where government forces have been battling pro-Russian separatists for six months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Latvia holds election with Ukraine on its mind
    Oct03

    Latvia holds election with Ukraine on its mind

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The Ukraine crisis looms large over Latvia’s parliamentary election on Saturday as the Baltic country worries over how best to deal with resurgent neighbor Russia. Alarmed by Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine, Latvia’s center-right coalition government has welcomed the buildup of NATO forces in the region as...

    Latvia holds parliamentary vote amid worries over Russian intervention in Ukraine
    Oct03

    Latvia holds parliamentary vote amid worries over Russian intervention in Ukraine

    The Ukraine crisis looms large over Latvia’s parliamentary election on Saturday as the Baltic country worries over how best to deal with resurgent neighbor Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Latvia holds election with Ukraine on its mind
    Oct03

    Latvia holds election with Ukraine on its mind

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The Ukraine crisis looms large over Latvia’s parliamentary election on Saturday as the Baltic country worries over how best to deal with resurgent neighbor Russia. Here’s a look at some of the key issues for the nation of 2 million:… …read more Source: Associated...

    The War on ISIS is Improvised Without a Clear Roadmap
    Oct03

    The War on ISIS is Improvised Without a Clear Roadmap

    Everything we know and everything that is being said publicly and repeatedly indicates that this war could last for years. We do not know exactly what strategy President Barack Obama has in his war on ISIS. This terrorist group has succeeded in luring the US president into a war, effectively putting itself on the map, if not seized the map at its...

    Alarm Over Russia Draws Volunteers to Defend Estonia
    Oct03

    Alarm Over Russia Draws Volunteers to Defend Estonia

    Hundreds of edgy Estonians have flocked to a volunteer army called Kaitseliit in the months since neighboring Russia annexed part of Ukraine to the south. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Red Cross office hit by shells in Ukraine, 1 dead
    Oct03

    Red Cross office hit by shells in Ukraine, 1 dead

    A pro-Russian armored personal carrier passes through the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine advanced Wednesday on the government-h… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Donetsk Governor: Truce Not Implemented
    Oct03

    Donetsk Governor: Truce Not Implemented

    VOA’s Henry Ridgwell interviews the governor of Ukraine’s embattled Donetsk region, Serhiy Taruta, who has moved his whole office to Mariupol. Q1: What is the current security situation in the Donetsk region? Unfortunately, a real truce has not been accomplished. Of course the level of casualties that we had before has declined, the...