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    Lesotho Military Says It Has Disarmed Police
    Aug30

    Lesotho Military Says It Has Disarmed Police

    (JOHANNESBURG) — Lesotho’s military seized two police stations Saturday as gunfire rang out in the capital of the mountainous kingdom. The country’s prime minister said the actions amounted to a coup, though an army spokesman said the soldiers were only securing the country. MoreCut Day: What If Michael Sam Doesn’t Make the...

    Poroshenko Seeks Help from EU
    Aug30

    Poroshenko Seeks Help from EU

    Ukraine’s President arrived at the European Council in Brussels on Saturday (August 30) for meetings with President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Durao Barroso. Poroshenko is seeking help in stopping the escalation of the conflict in the east of his country where Russia is believed to be giving support to rebels fighting...

    Kiev Calls For Response To Russia As Town Falls To Rebels
    Aug30

    Kiev Calls For Response To Russia As Town Falls To Rebels

    Speaking at a meeting of European Union foreign ministers, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the West needs to make an “appropriate response” to the Kremlin’s aggression.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    EU poised to level new sanctions against Russia as fighting continues
    Aug30

    EU poised to level new sanctions against Russia as fighting continues

    European Union leaders on Saturday were poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. …read more Source:...

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Aug30

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Poroshenko said a strong response is needed because Ukraine is subject to “military aggression and terror.” …read more Source: USA...

    EU Mulls New Russia Sanctions As Ukraine Rebel Offensive Gains Ground
    Aug30

    EU Mulls New Russia Sanctions As Ukraine Rebel Offensive Gains Ground

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Saturday was poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. Petro Poroshenko said before a summit of the EU’s 28 leaders that a strong response was needed to the “military aggression...

    Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU ready to prepare sanctions
    Aug30

    Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU ready to prepare sanctions

    European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Saturday the EU will provide more aid to Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    EU says could send over $1 billion Euros more aid to Ukraine
    Aug30

    EU says could send over $1 billion Euros more aid to Ukraine

    BRUSSELS – The European Union may disburse more than one billion euros in loans to Ukraine over the coming months and could consider further aid beyond that, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Saturday.In March, the EU offered an 11 billion euro ($14.45 billion) package of loans and grants to Ukraine over the next...

    Kyiv Frees Two Russian Embassy Guards
    Aug30

    Kyiv Frees Two Russian Embassy Guards

    Moscow says two guards at Russia’s embassy in Kyiv, who were detained by Ukrainian authorities on weapons charges, have been released and returned to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Leader Fears Ukraine Crisis Is Approaching The ‘Point Of No Return’
    Aug30

    EU Leader Fears Ukraine Crisis Is Approaching The ‘Point Of No Return’

    European Union Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso gave a grim assessment of the situation in Ukraine on Saturday after talks in Belgium with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. “We are in a very serious, I would say, dramatic situation … where we can reach the point of no return,” Barroso said, according to Agence...