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    ‘Ukraine still faces Russia alone’
    Sep09

    ‘Ukraine still faces Russia alone’

    The recent NATO summit in Newport, Wales was initially meant to prepare the alliance for the post-Afghanistan era and pooling of resources at the time of defense cuts, known in NATO lingua as “smart defense.” …read more Source:...

    Malaysia Air MH17 Wreckage Still Lying in Ukraine
    Sep09

    Malaysia Air MH17 Wreckage Still Lying in Ukraine

    HRABOVE, Ukraine—A child’s skipping rope, its yellow handles blistered and charred, lay Tuesday amid wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that was still strewn across fields of Eastern Ukraine more than seven weeks after the jet was shot down. Chunks of fuselage carrying the Malaysian carrier’s logo were lined up alongside a...

    Malaysia: Dutch Report Suggests MH-17 Shot Down from Ground
    Sep09

    Malaysia: Dutch Report Suggests MH-17 Shot Down from Ground

    Less than two months after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crashed over Ukraine, investigators are closer to knowing why. The plane broke apart in mid-air after a number of “high-energy objects” penetrated its fuselage, says the Dutch Safety Board. All 298 people on board were killed in the July 17 crash, most of them from the...

    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...