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    Obama: We’ll impose more sanctions on Russia
    Sep05

    Obama: We’ll impose more sanctions on Russia

    President Obama said Friday the U.S. and its European allies will move ahead with more economic sanctions against Russia, regardless of whether this week’s cease-fire agreement between Russia and Ukraine brings an immediate end to violence. Speaking at a press conference that marked the conclusion of this week’s NATO summit …...

    News Analysis: NATO Upgrades By Going Back To Basics
    Sep05

    News Analysis: NATO Upgrades By Going Back To Basics

    At its summit in Wales, NATO rediscovered and reaffirmed its original reason for existence — protecting its member states. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama Says NATO Will Provide Security Assistance To Ukraine
    Sep05

    Obama Says NATO Will Provide Security Assistance To Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama says NATO is united in support of Ukraine’s sovereignty, and Russia’s military actions in Ukraine will “have consequences.” At a post-NATO summit news conference in Newport, Wales, Obama said the United States and Europe will impose a range of sanctions against Russia and will provide nonlethal...

    Americans Are Not Totally Sure Which Countries We’re Bombing
    Sep05

    Americans Are Not Totally Sure Which Countries We’re Bombing

    Recent turmoil in the Middle East has left Americans confused as to where exactly the U.S. is conducting airstrikes and drone strikes. A YouGov poll released Thursday finds that just about a third of Americans knew for sure that the U.S. hasn’t conducted any recent strikes in Syria — a possibility that has been weighed, but remains a...

    Obama Vows to ‘Degrade and Destroy’ ISIS
    Sep05

    Obama Vows to ‘Degrade and Destroy’ ISIS

    MoreU.S. Forms Anti-ISIS Coalition at NATO SummitISIS Is Not Just Un-Islamic, It Is Anti-IslamicChairman Mike Rogers: We Will Have to Risk American Lives to Defeat ISISPresident Barack Obama said Friday that the United States and its allies are preparing to “take the fight,” to the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), saying the world...

    Violence continues in Donetsk as ceasefore looms
    Sep05

    Violence continues in Donetsk as ceasefore looms

    Residents of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine are sceptical that the looming ceasefire between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists will put an end to deadly fighting, as shelling continued through the night as talks opened in Minsk. …read more Source: USA...

    Obama Says US Ready To Pass More Sanctions On Russia’s Energy and Defense Sectors For Involvement In Ukraine
    Sep05

    Obama Says US Ready To Pass More Sanctions On Russia’s Energy and Defense Sectors For Involvement In Ukraine

    President Obama said on Friday that NATO members had agreed on a range of strategies to not only monitor the situation in Ukraine but to deal with the escalating threat posed by the Islamic State. Obama said he and the other heads of government at the NATO summit in Wales agreed that ISIS posed a threat to not only the governments of Iraq and...

    Obama Vows to ‘Degrade and Ultimately Destroy’ ISIS
    Sep05

    Obama Vows to ‘Degrade and Ultimately Destroy’ ISIS

    The summit has focused on tensions between Russia and Ukraine and on the threat of ISIS. …read more Source:...

    Fighting between Ukrainian army, rebels subsides as ceasefire begins
                            
                            
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    Sep05

    Fighting between Ukrainian army, rebels subsides as ceasefire begins [Video]

    Heavy fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels appeared to subside after envoys meeting in Minsk approved a peace deal that included a ceasefire taking effect from 1500 GMT on Friday. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Obama skeptical as Ukraine cease-fire takes hold
    Sep05

    Obama skeptical as Ukraine cease-fire takes hold

    The president says newly announced sanctions for Russia can be lifted if a peace deal works. …read more Source: USA...