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    Ukraine: Peace Disrupted By Barrage; Russia Sends New Aid Convoy
    Sep13

    Ukraine: Peace Disrupted By Barrage; Russia Sends New Aid Convoy

    Rocket fire tested — but didn’t break — a week-old cease-fire between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists Friday night. And the EU made concessions to Russia on a trade pact.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Pope Urges World to Shed Apathy Toward New Threats
    Sep13

    Pope Urges World to Shed Apathy Toward New Threats

    REDIPUGLIA, Italy — Pope Francis urged the world Saturday to shed its apathy in the face of what he characterizes as a third world war, intoning “war is madness” at the foot of a grandiose monument to soldiers killed in World War I. MoreWhat You Don’t Know About George Clooney’s Wife-to-Be NBC NewsNigerian President Hijacks...

    Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east Ukraine
    Sep13

    Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east Ukraine

    Ukraine’s prime minister accused Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday of planning to destroy his country as renewed fighting near the airport of a major eastern city underscored the fragility of an eight-day ceasefire in the region. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukraine government repels rebel attack on airport
    Sep13

    Ukraine government repels rebel attack on airport

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Despite the cease-fire agreement, renewed fighting flared up Saturday in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and government forces, while Moscow sent a second convoy of trucks into Ukraine without Kiev’s consent. Ukraine’s military operation said in a statement that it had successfully repelled a...

    Ukraine Government Repels Rebel Attack on Airport
    Sep13

    Ukraine Government Repels Rebel Attack on Airport

    KIEV, Ukraine— Despite the cease-fire agreement, renewed fighting flared up Saturday in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and government forces, while Moscow sent a second convoy of trucks into Ukraine without Kiev’s consent. Ukraine’s military operation said in a statement that it had successfully repelled a rebel attack on...

    Pope Francis Warns Against Third World War: ‘War Is Madness’
    Sep13

    Pope Francis Warns Against Third World War: ‘War Is Madness’

    REDIPUGLIA, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis urged the world Saturday to shed its apathy in the face of what he characterizes as a third world war, intoning “war is madness” at the foot of a grandiose monument to soldiers killed in World War I. Francis’ aim in recalling those who died in the Great War that broke out 100 years ago was...

    Yatseniuk slams Putin; ceasefire again under strain in Ukraine
    Sep13

    Yatseniuk slams Putin; ceasefire again under strain in Ukraine

    Ukraine PM says he wants Ukraine in NATO, though knows this not on cards now …read more Source: The Globe and...

    ‘War is madness,’ Pope Says on Visit to Military Memorial
    Sep13

    ‘War is madness,’ Pope Says on Visit to Military Memorial

    Pope Francis said on Saturday the spate of conflicts around the globe today were effectively a “piecemeal” Third World War, condemning the arms trade and “plotters of terrorism” sowing death and destruction. “Humanity needs to weep and this is the time to weep,” Francis said in the homily of a Mass during a visit to Italy’s largest war...

    Russia Wants To Take ‘All Of Ukraine’, Recreate Soviet Union: Ukraine PM
    Sep13

    Russia Wants To Take ‘All Of Ukraine’, Recreate Soviet Union: Ukraine PM

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Saturday that Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to destroy Ukraine as an independent country and re-establish the Soviet Union. Yatsenyuk made these comments at a news conference in Kiev, being attended by European and Ukrainian lawmakers. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine still in ‘state of war’ with Russia, PM says
    Sep13

    Ukraine still in ‘state of war’ with Russia, PM says

    Ukraine is “still in a state of war” with neighbouring Russia despite a cease-fire between Kiev’s forces and Moscow-backed rebels in the east, the country’s prime minister said Saturday shortly after a second convoy of Russian trucks rolled into Ukraine. …read more Source:...