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    Ukraine president visits contested region
    Sep09

    Ukraine president visits contested region

    MOSCOW — With a fragile truce barely holding in eastern Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko on Monday visited the port city of Mariupol, not far from where Ukrainian forces suffered severe losses in recent days, and declared that his government would never relinquish territory that some separatists claim historically belongs to Russia....

    Ukraine MH17 initial crash report due
    Sep09

    Ukraine MH17 initial crash report due

    The Hague (AFP) – A highly anticipated preliminary report into what brought down Malaysia flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine will be released on Tuesday, hoping to shed light on the air disaster that claimed the lives of 298 passengers. The air crash team led by investigators from the Netherlands will release its report at 0800 GMT on the...

    Russian warplane makes ‘provocative’ pass over Canadian frigate
    Sep09

    Russian warplane makes ‘provocative’ pass over Canadian frigate

    Russian military jets made “provocative” flyovers on a Canadian frigate taking part in a multinational naval exercise in the Black Sea this week, ratcheting up the war of words a notch. HMCS Toronto has been serving in the Mediterranean in recent months as part of the Standing NATO Maritime Forces. Last week, though, the frigate sailed into the...

    Clooney to wed in Venice in ‘couple of weeks’
    Sep09

    Clooney to wed in Venice in ‘couple of weeks’

    Los Angeles (AFP) – Heartthrob actor George Clooney is to marry his British lawyer fiancee Amal Alamuddin in Venice in a “couple of weeks”, according to news reports confirmed in part by his spokesman. The US actor’s spokesman confirmed the wedding venue but not the date after Clooney let slip his plans to marry the human...

    EU Tightens Sanctions Against Russia
    Sep09

    EU Tightens Sanctions Against Russia

    The European Union is expanding sanctions against Russia as reports of new fighting in Ukraine threaten a fragile cease-fire agreement. The new measures are expected to go into effect in the coming days if the cease-fire fails to hold. EU officials say the latest sanctions are reversible, depending on Moscow’s next moves on Ukraine –...

    Canadian navy ship bussed by 3 Russian jets
    Sep09

    Canadian navy ship bussed by 3 Russian jets

    A Canadian navy frigate taking part in a NATO exercise in the Black Sea was buzzed by three Russian military jets off the southern coast of Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Canadian navy ship buzzed by 3 Russian jets during NATO Black Sea exercise
    Sep09

    Canadian navy ship buzzed by 3 Russian jets during NATO Black Sea exercise

    A Canadian navy frigate taking part in a NATO exercise in the Black Sea was buzzed by three Russian military jets off the southern coast of Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s Presidential Palace Is Not Yet an Emblem of Change
    Sep09

    Ukraine’s Presidential Palace Is Not Yet an Emblem of Change

    More than six months after protesters drove Viktor F. Yanukovych from power, his lavish estate displays how difficult it is to bring about a real break with Ukraine’s past. …read more Source: The New York...

    EU adopts new Russia sanctions but delays action
    Sep09

    EU adopts new Russia sanctions but delays action

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Monday shied away from slapping new economic sanctions on Russia right away over its actions in eastern Ukraine. Instead, the 28-nation bloc said the puni… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine’s leader rallies for unity in key city
    Sep09

    Ukraine’s leader rallies for unity in key city

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, greets workers during his visit to the Ilich Iron and Steel Works in the southern coastal town of Mariupol, Ukraine, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Poroshen… …read more Source: The Bismarck...