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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks Congress for military aid
    Sep18

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks Congress for military aid

    “We are witnessing another attempt at dividing the world,” Ukraine’s President Poroshenko says in prepared remarks. …read more Source: USA...

    Why The BBC Is Deliberately Ignoring The Scottish Independence Vote
    Sep18

    Why The BBC Is Deliberately Ignoring The Scottish Independence Vote

    All around the world, eyes are on Scotland’s historic independence referendum. Catalonia watches closely, with hopes for their own vote. Pro-Russian protestors have reportedly been waving Scottish flags in Sevastopol, Crimea (having perhaps missed the point a bit). But there’s one place where you absolutely will not find any in-depth...

    Poroshenko asks Congress to support Ukraine
    Sep18

    Poroshenko asks Congress to support Ukraine

    “We are witnessing another attempt at dividing the world,” Ukraine’s President Poroshenko says in prepared remarks. …read more Source: USA...

    Political Read: Scot-Free? Scotland, America and the World
    Sep18

    Political Read: Scot-Free? Scotland, America and the World

    WASHINGTON — I have walked in parts of the Scottish Highlands that not only don’t look like England, they don’t look like they are on this Earth. There is no doubt that Scotland’s story is primarily its own. But Scotland’s story is also America’s story more than we tend to realize, and the Scots’ decision...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko To Meet With Obama, Congress
    Sep18

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko To Meet With Obama, Congress

    Petro Poroshenko arrives in the U.S. to meet with the president and Congress to lobby for increased aid to his embattled government.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Bailiffs Impound Crimean Tatar Assembly
    Sep18

    Bailiffs Impound Crimean Tatar Assembly

    Officials of Russia’s Federal Bailiffs Service took over the building of the Crimea Tatars’ self-governing body, the Mejlis, in the city of Simferopol on September 18. Some 15 bailiffs arrived at the Mejlis and requested that everyone leave in accordance with a court ruling impounding all property and bank accounts of the Qirim...

    Developing World Revives Nuclear Power Prospects, But Yet to Commit
    Sep18

    Developing World Revives Nuclear Power Prospects, But Yet to Commit

    Developing nations are leading a revival of interest in nuclear power, say atomic plant builders, but orders remain elusive as more safety features post-Fukushima have inflated investment costs. Three-and-a-half years after Japan’s reactor accident shook confidence, around 25 countries are thinking of turning nuclear to sustain strong...

    BBC Complains to Russia After News Crew Attacked Investigating Soldier Deaths
    Sep18

    BBC Complains to Russia After News Crew Attacked Investigating Soldier Deaths

    British broadcaster the BBC has lodged a formal protest with Russian authorities, saying one of its news crews was attacked while looking into reports Russian soldiers had been killed near Ukraine’s border. Unidentified men assaulted BBC Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg, a producer and a cameraman and destroyed their camera in southern...

    Bank borrowing in new ECB loans programme disappoints
    Sep18

    Bank borrowing in new ECB loans programme disappoints

    Frankfurt (AFP) – The European Central Bank pumped more liquidity into the financial system Thursday in a bid to boost the economy via private-sector loans but analysts said uptake by banks was disappointing.The Frankfurt-based central bank said it had leant 82.6 billion euros ($106.3 billion) to 255 banks under its new lending programme...

    Ukraine Reports Sporadic Violations Of Cease-fire
    Sep18

    Ukraine Reports Sporadic Violations Of Cease-fire

    DONETSK, Ukraine—The city council in Donetsk says no deaths were reported in fighting overnight, one of the quietest nights recently in eastern Ukraine. However, Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, told journalists on Thursday that one emergency worker had been killed by fighting near...