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    OSCE: Let Journalists in Crimea Do Their Jobs
    Sep09

    OSCE: Let Journalists in Crimea Do Their Jobs

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has called for the de-facto authorities in Crimea to allow media members to do their job without hindrance. Speaking in Vienna on Tuesday, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatović, expressed concern about the intimidation of free voices in Crimea, following the detention...

    EU delays economic sanctions against Russia
    Sep09

    EU delays economic sanctions against Russia

    The 28-nation bloc said the punitive measures will come into force ‘in the next few days’ depending on how well the ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine is upheld. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    New EU chief known as harsh critic of Putin’s incursion in Ukraine
    Sep09

    New EU chief known as harsh critic of Putin’s incursion in Ukraine

    Special to WorldTribune.com By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com The European Council has elected Donald Tusk, Poland’s prime minister, as its new president. Tusk, 57, who traces his political roots to the anti-communist Solidarity labor movement in the Soviet era, is the longest serving […] The post New EU chief known as harsh critic of...

    ‘Shaky’ Ukraine truce holds despite overnight shelling
    Sep09

    ‘Shaky’ Ukraine truce holds despite overnight shelling

    Ukraine says five servicemen have died since the cease-fire took effect last week. …read more Source: USA...

    Lavrov Calls For Eastern Ukraine Status Talks To Start Soon
    Sep09

    Lavrov Calls For Eastern Ukraine Status Talks To Start Soon

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says he hopes that talks would start soon on the status of eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists have been waging an armed rebellion. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nazis In Ukraine? German TV Shows Ukrainian Soldiers Displaying Nazi Symbols
    Sep09

    Nazis In Ukraine? German TV Shows Ukrainian Soldiers Displaying Nazi Symbols

    A German television station showed video of Ukrainian volunteer soldiers with Nazi symbols on their helmets Monday night. One soldier was seen with a Nazi swastika on his helmet and another had the distinct lightning bolt-like runic symbol of Nazi Germany’s SS division, by many accounts the most brutal organization in Hitler’s...

    Death Toll in India, Pakistan Floods Reaches 400
    Sep09

    Death Toll in India, Pakistan Floods Reaches 400

    JHANG, Pakistan (AP) — The death toll from floods in Pakistan and India reached 400 on Tuesday as armies in both countries scrambled to help the victims and authorities in Islamabad warned hundreds of thousands to be prepared to flee more flooding in the days ahead. MoreOpen Wide: These Sinkholes Swallowed Vehicles WholeGas Explosions Kill 25 in...

    Iraq Approves New Unity Government, Sets the Stage for Combatting ISIS
    Sep09

    Iraq Approves New Unity Government, Sets the Stage for Combatting ISIS

    MoreIraq’s Battleground Dams Are Key to Saving the Country from ISISU.S. Strikes in Iraq Against Jihadists, Moving West Toward SyriaIraqi Refugee: ISIS Wouldn’t Exist Under SaddamIraq’s parliament has approved a new government, setting the stage for expanded U.S. military support to battle the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater...

    The Majority Of Americans Already Consider Obama’s Presidency A ‘Failure’
    Sep09

    The Majority Of Americans Already Consider Obama’s Presidency A ‘Failure’

    President Barack Obama’s legacy isn’t looking so hot — at least according to what respondents told a Washington Post-ABC News poll released Tuesday morning. The poll found a 52% majority of Americans believe Obama’s presidency is, on a balance, a “failure,” compared to 42% who believe it to be a success. Those on the...

    East Ukraine City Hit By Shells During Ceasefire
    Sep09

    East Ukraine City Hit By Shells During Ceasefire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Shelling continued overnight in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire, injuring one woman, the city council of Donetsk said Tuesday. The council for the rebel-held stronghold said a school and several residential buildings were hit by shelling, imperiling the already shaky cease-fire between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian...