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    In Ukraine flashpoint cities, residents doubt lasting peace
    Sep06

    In Ukraine flashpoint cities, residents doubt lasting peace

    Mariupol (Ukraine) (AFP) – In flashpoint cities of eastern Ukraine, uneasy residents voiced doubt Saturday that the ceasefire deal would bring lasting peace after five months of devastating conflict that has ruined the lives of so many.”It’s only a matter of time (before the truce is broken) because our Russian...

    Donetsk Residents Wary of Ukraine Ceasefire
    Sep06

    Donetsk Residents Wary of Ukraine Ceasefire

    With a new ceasefire in place in Ukraine, peace and calm are returning to Donetsk. But residents of one of the two last rebel strongholds in the country have their doubts. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine’s Shaky Cease-Fire Holds
    Sep06

    Ukraine’s Shaky Cease-Fire Holds

    A cease-fire struck between Kiev forces and pro-Russian separatists was mostly observed by both parties in conflict-hit southeastern Ukraine but the situation remained tense, officials said. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Australian PM Arrives in Malaysia for One-Day Visit
    Sep06

    Australian PM Arrives in Malaysia for One-Day Visit

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrived in Malaysia for a state visit on Saturday (September 6). Abbott was welcomed by his counterpart, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, in Malaysia’s administration capital of Putrajaya. Both sides are expected to discuss issues related to the search of missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 and the...

    Mayor of Latvian Capital: Putin Is ‘Best Thing Possible’ for Latvia
    Sep06

    Mayor of Latvian Capital: Putin Is ‘Best Thing Possible’ for Latvia

    The mayor of the Latvian capital city Riga, Nil Ushakov, stated yesterday in Moscow that for Latvia, “the best thing possible right now is President Vladimir Putin.” Ushakov, a prominent ethnic Russian politician and the leader of Latvia’s powerful centrist Harmony Center Party, offered this surprising remark in a September 4...

    Australia’s Abbott on MH370: “We Will Not Give Up
    Sep06

    Australia’s Abbott on MH370: “We Will Not Give Up

    With the pomp and circumstance of its military marching band, Malaysia rolled out the red carpet on Saturday, welcoming Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. On his one-day state visit, Abbott met with his counterpart, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. The two discussed issues related to the search for missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 and the...

    Putin, Poroshenko agree Ukraine truce holding: Kiev
    Sep06

    Putin, Poroshenko agree Ukraine truce holding: Kiev

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday that he and Russian leader Vladimir Putin had agreed that the ceasefire between Kiev and separatist rebels was largely holding.”The two heads of state noted (in a phone call) that the ceasefire regime was generally being observed. Petro Poroshenko and Vladimir Putin...

    This British Family Hiked to Stonehenge to Take a Selfie With Obama
    Sep06

    This British Family Hiked to Stonehenge to Take a Selfie With Obama

    After spending a couple days at a NATO summit in Wales tending to international issues like the challenge of Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria and the West’s role in the Ukraine crisis, President Barack Obama finally got down business Friday with a surprise visit to Stonehenge. “How cool is this,” he said. “It’s spectacular,...

    Delicate cease-fire appears to hold in Ukraine
    Sep06

    Delicate cease-fire appears to hold in Ukraine

    After four months of bloodshed, sporadic gunfire but overall calm in eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Henry Kissinger’s Thoughts On The Islamic State, Ukraine And ‘World Order’
    Sep06

    Henry Kissinger’s Thoughts On The Islamic State, Ukraine And ‘World Order’

    A stable global system is needed more than ever, Kissinger says in his new book, World Order. He explains why he sees Iran as a “bigger problem” than the Islamic State and offers his views on Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...