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    Lavrov Calls For Eastern Ukraine Status Talks To Start Soon
    Sep09

    Lavrov Calls For Eastern Ukraine Status Talks To Start Soon

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says he hopes that talks would start soon on the status of eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists have been waging an armed rebellion. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nazis In Ukraine? German TV Shows Ukrainian Soldiers Displaying Nazi Symbols
    Sep09

    Nazis In Ukraine? German TV Shows Ukrainian Soldiers Displaying Nazi Symbols

    A German television station showed video of Ukrainian volunteer soldiers with Nazi symbols on their helmets Monday night. One soldier was seen with a Nazi swastika on his helmet and another had the distinct lightning bolt-like runic symbol of Nazi Germany’s SS division, by many accounts the most brutal organization in Hitler’s...

    Death Toll in India, Pakistan Floods Reaches 400
    Sep09

    Death Toll in India, Pakistan Floods Reaches 400

    JHANG, Pakistan (AP) — The death toll from floods in Pakistan and India reached 400 on Tuesday as armies in both countries scrambled to help the victims and authorities in Islamabad warned hundreds of thousands to be prepared to flee more flooding in the days ahead. MoreOpen Wide: These Sinkholes Swallowed Vehicles WholeGas Explosions Kill 25 in...

    Iraq Approves New Unity Government, Sets the Stage for Combatting ISIS
    Sep09

    Iraq Approves New Unity Government, Sets the Stage for Combatting ISIS

    MoreIraq’s Battleground Dams Are Key to Saving the Country from ISISU.S. Strikes in Iraq Against Jihadists, Moving West Toward SyriaIraqi Refugee: ISIS Wouldn’t Exist Under SaddamIraq’s parliament has approved a new government, setting the stage for expanded U.S. military support to battle the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater...

    The Majority Of Americans Already Consider Obama’s Presidency A ‘Failure’
    Sep09

    The Majority Of Americans Already Consider Obama’s Presidency A ‘Failure’

    President Barack Obama’s legacy isn’t looking so hot — at least according to what respondents told a Washington Post-ABC News poll released Tuesday morning. The poll found a 52% majority of Americans believe Obama’s presidency is, on a balance, a “failure,” compared to 42% who believe it to be a success. Those on the...

    East Ukraine City Hit By Shells During Ceasefire
    Sep09

    East Ukraine City Hit By Shells During Ceasefire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Shelling continued overnight in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire, injuring one woman, the city council of Donetsk said Tuesday. The council for the rebel-held stronghold said a school and several residential buildings were hit by shelling, imperiling the already shaky cease-fire between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian...

    Dutch report suggests Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down from ground
    Sep09

    Dutch report suggests Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down from ground

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 broke apart over Ukraine due to impact from a large number of fragments, the Dutch Safety Board said on Tuesday, in a report that Malaysia’s prime minister and several experts said suggested it was shot down from the ground. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Dark Echoes: German TV Airs Nazi Symbols From Ukraine
    Sep09

    Dark Echoes: German TV Airs Nazi Symbols From Ukraine

    In a ZDF report on the fragile cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, images were shown of soldiers wearing combat helmets with SS insignia and swastikas. …read more Source:...

    HERE IT IS: SocGen’s Famous Chart With The Black Swans
    Sep09

    HERE IT IS: SocGen’s Famous Chart With The Black Swans

    Societe Generale is out with its latest quarterly chart of “swan” risks. “Black swans” characterize unforeseen and unlikely events that have the potential to rock the economy and financial markets. While the sharp slowdown in Europe has dominated the economic headlines lately, SocGen believes that we should be most worried...

    Dutch report suggests Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down from ground
    Sep09

    Dutch report suggests Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down from ground

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 broke apart over Ukraine due to impact from a large number of fragments, the Dutch Safety Board said on Tuesday, in a report that Malaysia’s prime minister and several experts said suggested it was shot down from the ground. …read more Source: The Peace River Record...