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    Ceasefire in Ukraine appearing to hold
    Sep06

    Ceasefire in Ukraine appearing to hold

    A ceasefire in Ukraine’s rebellious east appeared to be holding on Saturday, but claims by a pro-Russian separatist leader that the Ukrainian side had violated the agreement showed that the fragile deal could quickly unravel. …read more Source: CTV...

    Eastern Ukraine Calm After Cease-Fire Announcement
    Sep06

    Eastern Ukraine Calm After Cease-Fire Announcement

    A cease-fire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists appears to be holding Saturday in Russian-speaking eastern Ukraine, raising prospects for at least a temporary halt to five months of warfare. However, Russia vowed Saturday to react if the European Union imposes a new round of economic sanctions against Moscow as a means of...

    Opposition calls for vote, debate over Iraq deployment
    Sep06

    Opposition calls for vote, debate over Iraq deployment

    The opposition New Democrats are raising the spectre of “mission creep” amid calls for Parliament to have a debate and vote before Canada sends any military personnel to Iraq. NDP defence critic Jack Harris says Canadians need to have a good idea of what the country is getting into and how far it is willing to go before sending troops into harms...

    Iraq, Ukraine see Canada’s military footprint expand
    Sep06

    Iraq, Ukraine see Canada’s military footprint expand

    The end of Canada’s decade-long involvement in Afghanistan was expected to bring a lull in Canadian military operations. Instead, the maple leaf is flying in even more countries thanks to developments in Ukraine and Iraq. Here is where Canadian military personnel and equipment are currently deployed on operations: Port-au-Prince, Haiti...

    AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT
    Sep06

    AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Cease-fire in Ukraine appears to hold, despite rebel claim Ukraine has violated the deal KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – A cease-fire in Ukraine’s rebellious east appeared to be holding on Saturday, but claims by a pro-Russian separatist leader that the Ukrainian side had violated the agreement showed that the … …read more Source:...

    Ceasefire in Ukraine holds as U.S., EU threaten to impose new sanctions
    Sep06

    Ceasefire in Ukraine holds as U.S., EU threaten to impose new sanctions

    The ceasefire in Ukraine’s rebellious east appears to be holding, despite some violations early on, the head of the country’s national guard said Saturday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine military accuses rebels of violating ceasefire
    Sep06

    Ukraine military accuses rebels of violating ceasefire

    Kiev (AFP) – A top Ukrainian defence official accused pro-Russian insurgents on Saturday of violating a ceasefire the two sides signed up to in a bid to halt nearly five months of bloodshed.”We have recorded a series of provocations by the rebels. They fired on our anti-terrorism units on 28 occasions (on Friday), with 10 of those...

    Ukraine national guard: cease-fire is holding
    Sep06

    Ukraine national guard: cease-fire is holding

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The cease-fire in Ukraine’s rebellious east appears to be holding, despite some violations early on, the head of the country’s national guard said Saturday. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Somalia, Libya, and China on the backburner – but for how long?
    Sep06

    Somalia, Libya, and China on the backburner – but for how long?

    Iraq, Syria, and Ukraine have dominated the headlines, but emerging issues elsewhere could create real problems for the U.S. …read more Source:...

    Uneasy Calm: Ukraine Cease-Fire Holds but Both Sides Wary
    Sep06

    Uneasy Calm: Ukraine Cease-Fire Holds but Both Sides Wary

    A cease-fire struck between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine was largely holding on Saturday. …read more Source:...