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    EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs
    Aug28

    EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs

    EU leaders meet on Saturday to divide top jobs for the next half decade, and after years of paying lip service to increasing equality between the sexes, the problem of inequality is still plain for all to see at these meetings — where are the women? “If you look at the family picture of these European summits for the past few years, there...

    OSCE to Discuss ‘Russian Violations’ in Ukraine
    Aug28

    OSCE to Discuss ‘Russian Violations’ in Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) plans to hold a special meeting Thursday to discuss developments in Ukraine. The U.S. mission to the OSCE said on Twitter that “Russian violations” in Ukraine will top the agenda at the meeting, which will be held in Vienna. Also Thursday, French President Francois...

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control
    Aug28

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

    Local residents look at a burned car, hit by shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The Obama administration accused Russia on Wednesday of orchestrating a… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russian Court Orders Psychiatric Examination For Ukrainian Officer
    Aug28

    Russian Court Orders Psychiatric Examination For Ukrainian Officer

    A Russian court has refused to free a Ukrainian Air Force officer on bail and ordered her to be sent to Moscow for a psychiatric examination. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control
    Aug28

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict. Novoazovsk, which lies along the road connecting Russia to the Russia-annexed Crimean peninsula, had come under...

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control
    Aug28

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

    The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Miami...

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control; 11 reported killed in Donetsk shelling
    Aug28

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control; 11 reported killed in Donetsk shelling

    The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: FOX...

    Erdogan to be sworn in as Turkey’s new president
    Aug28

    Erdogan to be sworn in as Turkey’s new president

    Ankara (AFP) – Turkey’s outgoing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on Thursday set to be sworn in as president to extend his more than decade-long domination of the country.Erdogan was due to take his oath of office at 1100 GMT in Ankara and usher in a new era for Turkey, where he is expected to push for a new constitution and...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Aug28

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning! Here’s what people will be talking about Thursday: 1. The conflict in eastern Ukraine is heating up with new reports that pro-Russian rebels are moving into the southeastern Ukrainian town of Novoazovsk. Two seperate militia members told Reuters that military equipment is also being sent across the border. 2. Australian...

    Russian forces back Ukraine separatists
    Aug28

    Russian forces back Ukraine separatists

    Separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, backed by Russian tanks and armored personnel carriers, battled government forces on two fronts Thursday, a Ukrainian military official said. …read more Source:...