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    Ukraine says cease-fire being upheld on both sides
    Sep23

    Ukraine says cease-fire being upheld on both sides

    A cease-fire in east Ukraine is being upheld by both government troops and Russia-backed rebels, a senior Ukrainian official said Tuesday, in a first step toward enforcing a truce that has been riddled by repeated violations since it was imposed earlier this month. …read more Source: FOX...

    UN General Assembly Kicks Off in New York City
    Sep23

    UN General Assembly Kicks Off in New York City

    More than 140 heads of state and government gathered in New York City Tuesday for the 69th annual United Nations general assembly. This year’s agenda is crowded with talks and speeches on new crises, including the rise of Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq, the ongoing civil strife in Ukraine, and the deadly Ebola outbreak, as well...

    Rebels announce withdrawal of some front-line artillery in Ukraine
    Sep23

    Rebels announce withdrawal of some front-line artillery in Ukraine

    Russia-backed rebels in east Ukraine say that they are pulling back heavy artillery from front-line positions in response to similar moves by the Ukrainian army, a first step toward satisfying a truce agreement signed last week. …read more Source: CTV...

    Germany pushes for solution to Ukraine gas spat
    Sep23

    Germany pushes for solution to Ukraine gas spat

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the media during a joint news conference with Prime Minister of France Manuel Valls, as part of a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Monda… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Germany pushes for solution to Ukraine gas spat
    Sep23

    Germany pushes for solution to Ukraine gas spat

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pressing for a solution to the long-running gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine ahead of a meeting of the two countries’ energy ministers this week. Speaking to business leaders Tuesday, she said the dispute over payments for past deliveries and future gas prices is one of many...

    Germany’s Merkel presses for solution to Russia-Ukraine gas spat ahead of new round of talks
    Sep23

    Germany’s Merkel presses for solution to Russia-Ukraine gas spat ahead of new round of talks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pressing for a solution to the long-running gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine ahead of a meeting of the two countries’ energy ministers this week. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine rebels say they withdraw heavy artillery
    Sep23

    Ukraine rebels say they withdraw heavy artillery

    Street musicians perform in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. A cease-fire was called on Sept. 5 but has been violated repeatedly. Negotiators from Ukraine, Russia,… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine Rebels Start Pullback of Heavy Artillery
    Sep23

    Ukraine Rebels Start Pullback of Heavy Artillery

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine say they have started to withdraw their heavy artillery from front-line positions as required by a peace plan aimed at ending five months of conflict with Kyiv. Rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko told Russia’s Interfax news agency Tuesday that the pullback was in response to a similar move by...

    Germany pushes for solution to Ukraine gas spat
    Sep23

    Germany pushes for solution to Ukraine gas spat

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pressing for a solution to the long-running gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine ahead of a meeting of the two countries’ energy ministers this week…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine rebels say they withdraw heavy artillery
    Sep23

    Ukraine rebels say they withdraw heavy artillery

    Rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko told Interfax news agency Tuesday that his forces were withdrawing heavy artillery from certain areas on the front line, but said that “in those places where Ukraine does not withdraw its artillery, we also will not withdraw.” …read more Source: San Francisco...