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    Harper to outline priorities as Parliament returns
    Sep15

    Harper to outline priorities as Parliament returns

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper marks the return of Parliament Monday with a speech to Conservative supporters that is expected to outline his government’s main policies and priorities as political parties gear up for next year’s election. After their summer break, MPs returned to Parliament Hill Monday morning invigorated for an...

    Six Civilians Killed as Ukraine Truce Falters
    Sep15

    Six Civilians Killed as Ukraine Truce Falters

    The government and pro-Russia rebels have accused each other of breaking a shaky cease-fire in the east of country after one of the deadliest days since a truce was agreed earlier this month. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city
    Sep15

    6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city

    6 killed, 15 wounded in worst fighting since Ukraine cease-fire began; 146 combatants freed …read more Source:...

    Shelling Kills Six in East Ukraine City
    Sep15

    Shelling Kills Six in East Ukraine City

    KIEV, Ukraine—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 to parts of eastern Ukraine and...

    International Monitors in Ukraine Come Under Artillery Fire
    Sep15

    International Monitors in Ukraine Come Under Artillery Fire

    Six representatives of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe came under artillery strikes in a village south of Donetsk despite the current cease-fire. …read more Source: The New York...

    Renewed Fighting Threatens Truce In Eastern Ukraine
    Sep15

    Renewed Fighting Threatens Truce In Eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russia separatists who control the city of Donetsk appear to have launched a push to take the city’s airport, still defended by Kiev’s forces.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Boycotting Election, Crimean Tatars Make Pies Instead
    Sep15

    Boycotting Election, Crimean Tatars Make Pies Instead

    As Crimea held local and regional elections on September 14, many Crimean Tatars boycotted the vote — the first election since Russia annexed the peninsula. In the town of Bakhchysarai, some residents, like Gulzara, highlighted the boycott by making a traditional Crimean Tatar dish, chebureki, instead of going to the polls. (RFE/RL)...

    Ukraine Sees The Worst Fighting Since Ceasefire With Russia Began
    Sep15

    Ukraine Sees The Worst Fighting Since Ceasefire With Russia Began

    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 to parts of eastern Ukraine...

    Heavy fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels over the weekend
    Sep15

    Heavy fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels over the weekend

    KIEV, Ukraine — Heavy fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists was reported over the weekend, with the Ukrainians claiming hundreds of cease-fire violations, including an assault by more than 200 rebels near the Donetsk airport. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine shelling kills 6, tests cease-fire
    Sep15

    Ukraine shelling kills 6, tests cease-fire

    As fighting in key rebel-held city intensifies, team of European observers says it has “taken fire” for first time …read more Source:...