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    U.S., Britain urge NATO to confront ISIS challenge
    Sep04

    U.S., Britain urge NATO to confront ISIS challenge

    A meeting of NATO leaders convened in Britain today facing no shortage of crises and a challenge from two of its dominant partners to confront a virulent new form of Islamic extremism in the Middle East. …read more Source:...

    NATO summit: ‘At a critical time’
    Sep04

    NATO summit: ‘At a critical time’

    The spread of brutal Islamist terror across Iraq and Syria and hundreds of deaths in a bloody struggle over Ukraine’s future make this a pivotal moment for the NATO alliance, its leaders said Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president, rebels voice hope for cease-fire deal
    Sep04

    Ukraine president, rebels voice hope for cease-fire deal

    Obama, Cameron say the world faces ‘dangerous and evolving challenges.’ …read more Source: USA...

    John McCain Thinks Obama Should Look Up ‘Invasion’ In The Dictionary
    Sep04

    John McCain Thinks Obama Should Look Up ‘Invasion’ In The Dictionary

    The White House has been hesitant to describe the situation in Ukraine as a Russian invasion, but Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) thinks there’s no other way to describe what’s happening. McCain even said he looked up the definition of the word in the dictionary. He held a press conference in Ukraine on Thursday to make that very point....

    Ukraine president, separatists predict cease-fire but with big ‘ifs’
    Sep04

    Ukraine president, separatists predict cease-fire but with big ‘ifs’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and leaders of the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine on Thursday professed readiness for a cease-fire on condition that the other side effectively surrender what it has been fighting for at the cost of thousands of lives. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine, Separatists Back Peace Plan For Country’s East
    Sep04

    Ukraine, Separatists Back Peace Plan For Country’s East

    By Adrian Croft and Gabriela Baczynska NEWPORT, Wales/DONETSK, Ukraine, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the main pro-Russian rebel leader said they would both order ceasefires on Friday, provided that an agreement is signed on a new peace plan to end the five-month war in Ukraine’s east. The breakthrough...

    Is French Warship Start of New Cold War?
    Sep04

    Is French Warship Start of New Cold War?

    They were seen as a lifeline for the French economy. Two helicopter carriers bound for Russia in a deal worth 1.2 billion euros. But now France may have to pay that money back – after halting delivery at the 11th hour in light of Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. A significant moment, says Carsten Bzreski from ING. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Leader Says He Seeks Cease-Fire to Begin on Friday
    Sep04

    Ukraine Leader Says He Seeks Cease-Fire to Begin on Friday

    At NATO’s summit meeting, President Petro O. Poroshenko said he would seek to establish “a bilateral cease-fire” on Friday between Ukraine’s armed forces and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The New York...

    At NATO summit, leaders vow to ‘not be cowed’ by Islamic militants
    Sep04

    At NATO summit, leaders vow to ‘not be cowed’ by Islamic militants

    NATO leaders grappled Thursday with whether the alliance has a role in containing a mounting militant threat in the Middle East, as heads of state converged in Wales for a high-stakes summit also focused on the crisis in Ukraine and next steps in Afghanistan. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian armoured vehicles moving to key Ukrainian port: Ukraine’s UN ambassador
    Sep04

    Russian armoured vehicles moving to key Ukrainian port: Ukraine’s UN ambassador

    Ukraine’s UN ambassador says a convoy of Russian tanks and armoured vehicles has moved from the resort town of Novoazovsk toward the key port of Mariupol and was stopped by Ukrainian forces and civilians. …read more Source: CTV...