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    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities
    Sep02

    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

    Ukraine says Russian forces sighted in major eastern cities …read more Source:...

    A British Labor Activist’s Trial in Thailand Puts Free Speech in the Spotlight
    Sep02

    A British Labor Activist’s Trial in Thailand Puts Free Speech in the Spotlight

    A British labor activist began his fight against defamation charges in a Bangkok court Tuesday, after a report he co-authored made serious allegations regarding abuses in Thailand’s food production industry. MoreThousands of Refugee Children Are Suffering in Thai DetentionIs the Thai Junta Really Going to Jail Sommeliers for Recommending...

    Leaked Putin remark on Ukraine enrages Russia
    Sep02

    Leaked Putin remark on Ukraine enrages Russia

    Kremlin blasts EU leader over Russian president’s controversial remark as Ukraine says Russian troops seen in 2 rebel-held cities …read more Source:...

    Russian army now the target, says Ukraine military
    Sep02

    Russian army now the target, says Ukraine military

    Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout
    Sep02

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout

    BRUSSELS (AP) — While Ukraine’s leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country’s battered economy…. …read more Source: Associated...

    German Minister Urges Europeans to Eat More Fruit
    Sep02

    German Minister Urges Europeans to Eat More Fruit

    Europeans should eat more fruit and vegetables to remedy the impact of Russian restrictions on food imports from the West, Germany’s agriculture minister said on Tuesday. “Eat! You should eat, I should eat, we should eat,” the minister, Christian Schmidt, told German radio. Europe faces disruption to food markets from import restrictions...

    The Russian Mothers Waiting for News of Their Missing Soldier Sons
    Sep02

    The Russian Mothers Waiting for News of Their Missing Soldier Sons

    Lyubov Maksimova’s soldier son called his father from an unknown number last week. He told him he was involved in “training exercises” in the Rostov region – a Russian territory bordering Ukraine – and then swiftly hung up. The telephone call came a day after Maksimova held a press conference, during which she demanded to know where her son...

    No Matter What Beijing Says, Hong Kong Is Ready for Full Democracy
    Sep02

    No Matter What Beijing Says, Hong Kong Is Ready for Full Democracy

    In the crowd that gathered on July 1, 2014, to celebrate the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese sovereignty, Nicholas stood out. The group at government headquarters that day was heavy on umbrella-wielding old-timers; they moved in packs and wore matching T-shirts, like visitors from out of town. Nicholas, meanwhile, was 24 years...

    Ukraine Schools Resume Classes, Donate to Government Forces
    Sep02

    Ukraine Schools Resume Classes, Donate to Government Forces

    A new school year has started in Ukraine but thousands of children in the war-torn east are unable to attend because of ongoing clashes with pro-Russia rebels. In Ukraine’s capital, patriotic education has become the norm along with donations to support injured security forces fighting to take back rebel-held areas. Schoolchildren across...

    IMF says Ukraine could need billions in additional aid if fighting persists
    Sep02

    IMF says Ukraine could need billions in additional aid if fighting persists

    The International Monetary Fund says Ukraine will need billions of dollars in additional support if the fighting between the military and Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east persists. …read more Source: FOX...