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    Merkel Shaping German Into EU Leader With Ukraine Diplomacy
    Aug20

    Merkel Shaping German Into EU Leader With Ukraine Diplomacy

    BERLIN—Chancellor Angela Merkel’s emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine’s crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany’s increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight. Merkel and her foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, have put Berlin at the...

    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition
    Aug20

    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine’s crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany’s increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight. …read more Source: Miami...

    Heavy toll as Ukraine fights rebels for key city
    Aug20

    Heavy toll as Ukraine fights rebels for key city

    As gov’t forces try to wrest control of Donestk from pro-Russia separatists, the number of civilian casualties is mounting fast …read more Source:...

    Donetsk fighting kills 34 people in 24 hours
    Aug20

    Donetsk fighting kills 34 people in 24 hours

    The Ukrainian troops are trying to encircle Donetsk, the largest city still in rebel hands, and also drive the rebels out of the city of Luhansk. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours
    Aug20

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 residents and govt troops in 24 hours, authorities say …read more Source:...

    9 Killed in Eastern Ukraine Violence
    Aug20

    9 Killed in Eastern Ukraine Violence

    Ukrainian forces fought street battles with separatist rebels in the eastern town of Ilovaisk overnight into Wednesday as they sought to isolate rebel strongholds near the Russian border, an Interior Ministry official said. Nine pro-Ukrainian volunteer fighters, supporting Kyiv’s forces, were killed in the fighting in Ilovaisk, which lies...

    Gold Wavers Ahead of Fed Minutes
    Aug20

    Gold Wavers Ahead of Fed Minutes

    Gold prices shuffled between losses and gains as investors weighed conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East against pending release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    A Former War Correspondent Explains Why The Ferguson Protests Are So Unprecedented
    Aug20

    A Former War Correspondent Explains Why The Ferguson Protests Are So Unprecedented

    Fox News correspondent Steve Harrigan has reported from multiple conflict zones in the Middle East, including in Iraq and Afghanistan. He reported from the site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash near the Ukrainian border earlier this summer. Something about seeing the same type of anger lead to a simmering conflict at home, though, is...

    Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Kills 43 in 24 Hours
    Aug20

    Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Kills 43 in 24 Hours

    KIEV, Ukraine— Government troops fought to gain control of the rebel-held city of Donetsk and a key highway in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday — battles that left 34 residents and nine troops dead in just 24 hours, authorities said. The Ukrainian troops are trying to encircle Donetsk, the largest city still in rebel hands, and also drive the rebels...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43
    Aug20

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43

    Government troops fought to gain control of the rebel-held city of Donetsk and a key highway in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday — battles that left 34 residents and nine troops dead in just 24 hours, authorities said. …read more Source:...