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    Is Ukraine ‘Ceasefire’ for Real?
    Sep03

    Is Ukraine ‘Ceasefire’ for Real?

    There’s barely a building unscathed. This is Spartak near Donetsk – recovering from heavy shelling overnight. But the end of the crisis could be in sight. Ukraine defence spokesman Andriy Lysenko. …read more Source: The Boston...

    France suspends warship delivery to Russia over Ukraine concerns
    Sep03

    France suspends warship delivery to Russia over Ukraine concerns

    PARIS — President Francois Hollande’s office says France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow’s actions in neighboring Ukraine. The announcement, after Hollande convened a special defense panel, comes a day before the start of a NATO summit and after months of …...

    EU Wants to Deepen Russia Sanctions
    Sep03

    EU Wants to Deepen Russia Sanctions

    BRUSSELS—European Union nations will be looking to give existing penalties against Russia more bite by the weekend rather than expanding sanctions to include sport events to punish Moscow for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis. Several member states came out on Wednesday against the idea of taking action against Russia’s high-profile...

    Putin Hails Soviet Victory Over Japan, Courts Mongolia
    Sep03

    Putin Hails Soviet Victory Over Japan, Courts Mongolia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin cited a 1939 Soviet victory over the Japanese army as a foundation of relations with Mongolia during a visit to Ulan Bator on Wednesday, despite a risk of upsetting Tokyo. Putin’s reference to the battles of Khalkhin Gol could be seen in Tokyo as a jibe following Japan’s sanctions on Russia over the...

    France Suspends Delivery Of Warships To Russia
    Sep03

    France Suspends Delivery Of Warships To Russia

    France has suspended its delivery of warships to Russia amid continued escalation in Ukraine, The Associated Press and others are reporting, citing a statement from the office of French President Francois Hollande. In the statement, Hollande said conditions were “not met” for the delivery to continue as planned. “Russian actions...

    President Hollande: France suspends plans to deliver warship to Russia amid Ukraine tensions
    Sep03

    President Hollande: France suspends plans to deliver warship to Russia amid Ukraine tensions

    President Francois Hollande’s office says France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow’s actions in neighboring Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Christie’s Mexico trip touches on trade, politics
    Sep03

    Christie’s Mexico trip touches on trade, politics

    With his state exporting $2 billion worth of goods to Mexico, and tens of thousands of New Jersey jobs relying on the relationship, Christie becomes the latest potential presidential contender to cross the border on official business — and in pursuit of international expertise and credibility. “If you’re a national leader of the party...

    Obama Says NATO Should Help Strengthen Ukraine’s Army
    Sep03

    Obama Says NATO Should Help Strengthen Ukraine’s Army

    U.S. President Barack Obama has urged NATO to make “concrete commitments” to help Ukraine modernize and strengthen its security forces in the face of Russian “aggression.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia
    Sep03

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

    President Francois Hollande’s office says France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow’s actions in neighboring Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Photos Sept 3: Top images from around the world
    Sep03

    Photos Sept 3: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. The brother of Lebanese Sgt. Ali Sayid who was beheaded by Islamic militants, mourns over his coffin during his funeral procession at his home town in Fnaydek, Akkar north Lebanon, Wednesday, Sept. 3,...