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    Hollande in Iraq as world ramps up efforts to defeat jihadists
    Sep12

    Hollande in Iraq as world ramps up efforts to defeat jihadists

    Baghdad (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande flew into Baghdad Friday in a show of support to the Iraqi government as global efforts to defeat jihadist fighters intensified.His was the highest-profile visit to Iraq since extremist Sunni militants overran large parts of the country in June and sparked international concern over an...

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal

    Ukrainian soldiers perform exercises at a military training centre outside Zhytomyr , some 150 km (94 miles) west of Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov) …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    EU imposes new sanctions on Russia
    Sep12

    EU imposes new sanctions on Russia

    In the new round of sanctions unveiled in its official publication on Friday the EU closed long-term lending for a number of Russian companies including the country’s largest oil producer, Rosneft, and pipeline operator Transneft. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    New EU sanctions against Russia enter into force
    Sep12

    New EU sanctions against Russia enter into force

    Brussels (AFP) – New European Union sanctions targeting Russian oil firms, defence companies and banks over the crisis in Ukraine entered into force on Friday, official documents showed.The sanctions published in the EU’s official journal also add 24 individuals to a blacklist of people facing a travel ban and asset freeze.Join the...

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal

    Government and rebel forces have exchanged dozens of prisoners captured during fighting in Ukraine as part of a cease-fire agreement sealed earlier this month. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine ceasefire: Dozens of prisoners exchanged between Ukraine, rebels
    Sep12

    Ukraine ceasefire: Dozens of prisoners exchanged between Ukraine, rebels

    Government and rebel forces have exchanged dozens of prisoners captured during fighting in Ukraine as part of a cease-fire agreement sealed earlier this month. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Government and rebel forces have exchanged dozens of prisoners captured during fighting in Ukraine as part of a cease-fire agreement sealed earlier this month. Shortly after the prisoner exchange, a volley of rocket fire was heard from central Donetsk. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine government, separatist rebels exchange prisoners as part of cease-fire deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine government, separatist rebels exchange prisoners as part of cease-fire deal

    Government and rebel forces have exchanged dozens of prisoners captured during fighting in Ukraine as part of a cease-fire agreement sealed earlier this month. …read more Source: FOX...

    Many questions for family of Flight 17 victim
    Sep12

    Many questions for family of Flight 17 victim

    The brother of Malaysian oil worker Karamjit Singh, who died when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine on July 17, is urging authorities to speed up their probe into the accident. He wants the answer to one question: “Who actually pulled the trigger?” …read more Source: Miami...

    Many questions for  brother of Malaysian who died on Flight 17, but return of remains helps
    Sep12

    Many questions for brother of Malaysian who died on Flight 17, but return of remains helps

    The brother of Malaysian oil worker Karamjit Singh, who died when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine on July 17, is urging authorities to speed up their probe into the accident. …read more Source: FOX...