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    Donetsk residents seek shelter
    Sep08

    Donetsk residents seek shelter

    Amid a shaky ceasefire in Ukraine, civilians seek safety in a bunker and Amnesty International says it has proof Russia is helping separatists. Katie Sargent reports Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Cease-fire Holds, Ukraine Leader to Visit East
    Sep08

    Cease-fire Holds, Ukraine Leader to Visit East

    KIEV, Ukraine — A cease-fire between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government troops appeared to be largely holding Monday in eastern Ukraine, a day after shelling and clashes rattled nerves and imperiled the peace deal. In a surprise announcement, Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko was traveling Monday to the embattled coastal city of...

    New UN Rights Chief Calls Syria, Iraq Top Concerns
    Sep08

    New UN Rights Chief Calls Syria, Iraq Top Concerns

    The new UN rights chief, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, says Syria and Iraq are the world’s top humanitarian crises. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Here’s A 5-Second Guide To What Traders Are Talking About Today
    Sep08

    Here’s A 5-Second Guide To What Traders Are Talking About Today

    Dave Lutz of JonesTrading has the top topics about which traders are talking today: US futures are ticking slightly lower as the Growth trade is under pressure – not just fresh EU sanctions, but a Scotland Poll this weekend has Pound getting whacked, UK and EU equities under pressure – and a bid under Bunds and Treasuries. The Ukrainian...

    Ukraine’s Coast Guard Admiral: Mariupol’s Port Won’t Be Taken
    Sep08

    Ukraine’s Coast Guard Admiral: Mariupol’s Port Won’t Be Taken

    A cease-fire between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels appears to be falling apart, as the separatists have been advancing on the strategic port city of Mariupol (mare-ee-OH-puhl). Ukraine’s Coast Guard says it is confident it can defend the port, despite a deadly attack by rebels last week. VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from...

    Ceasefire holding in Ukraine; Poroshenko to visit Mariupol
    Sep08

    Ceasefire holding in Ukraine; Poroshenko to visit Mariupol

    A ceasefire between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government troops appeared to be largely holding Monday in eastern Ukraine, a day after shelling and clashes rattled nerves and imperiled the peace deal. …read more Source: CTV...

    New U.N. Human Rights Chief Urges Action to End Conflicts in Syria and Iraq
    Sep08

    New U.N. Human Rights Chief Urges Action to End Conflicts in Syria and Iraq

    Pledging to be “firm, yet always fair,” Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein also called for the protection of civilians in Ukraine and praised inquiries into abuses in North Korea and Sri Lanka. …read more Source: The New York...

    New UN rights chief: Syria, Iraq is first priority
    Sep08

    New UN rights chief: Syria, Iraq is first priority

    GENEVA (AP) — The Jordanian prince taking the helm of the U.N.’s human rights office urged the world Monday to set as its first priority bringing a halt to the gruesome and conjoined conflicts in Iraq and Syria. The veteran diplomat and campaigner for international justice also told the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday that at least...

    Investor Sentiment In Europe Crashes
    Sep08

    Investor Sentiment In Europe Crashes

    That’s a really bad European investor sentiment reading from Sentix. The weak economy, combined with the crisis in Ukraine, is taking a clear toll on the outlook of the region. The consensus reading was 1.4 in August, down from 2.7 last month. Instead, sentiment plunged all the way to -9.8. Here’s a chart from Pantheon Economics: Join...

    ‘Shaky’ Ukraine Ceasefire Holds as President Prepares to Visit Frontline City
    Sep08

    ‘Shaky’ Ukraine Ceasefire Holds as President Prepares to Visit Frontline City

    A ceasefire struck between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists was largely holding on Monday in eastern Ukraine, although Kiev accused the rebels of sporadic violations overnight, especially near the port of Mariupol. The ceasefire, which took effect on Friday evening, is part of a peace plan intended to end a five-month...