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    EU: Russia and Ukraine close to ‘point of no return’
    Aug30

    EU: Russia and Ukraine close to ‘point of no return’

    The presidents of the European Commission and Ukraine warn Russia against escalating the conflict in eastern Ukraine, saying it is close to reaching the point of no return. Vanessa Johnston reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine-Russia conflict: What you need to know
    Aug30

    Ukraine-Russia conflict: What you need to know

    NATO estimates 1,000 Russians soldiers are in Ukraine, aiding separatists in the country’s east. …read more Source: USA...

    Ferguson Funeral, California Quake and A Tomato Fight: Week In Photos, Aug. 24 – 31
    Aug30

    Ferguson Funeral, California Quake and A Tomato Fight: Week In Photos, Aug. 24 – 31

    Nothing quite compares to the power of a photograph to communicate the goings on in the world. Ranging from the serious to the silly, these photos offer peeks into what happened around the globe this week.1. Nicholas George looks under a buckled highway just outside of Napa, CA after an earthquake struck the area in the early hours of Aug. 24,...

    Live Updates: EU Threatens More Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine Escalation
    Aug30

    Live Updates: EU Threatens More Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine Escalation

    The European Union has threatened to launch a fresh round of sanctions against Russia in response to ongoing aggressive military action in eastern Ukraine. The group of nations is prepared to ramp up sanctions against Russia, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso told Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko at a summit in Brussels...

    Interview: Would A Tusk Presidency Help EU Look East?
    Aug30

    Interview: Would A Tusk Presidency Help EU Look East?

    RFE/RL speaks to Joanna Wajda, the Brussels correspondent for Polish public broadcaster TVP, about what to expect if Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk is chosen as the president of the European Council. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian troops in Ukraine spur new sanctions warning from EU
    Aug30

    Russian troops in Ukraine spur new sanctions warning from EU

    The European Union on Saturday warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return, with new economic sanctions being drawn up to make Moscow reconsider its position. …read more Source: CTV...

    EU to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine
    Aug30

    EU to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — 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. MoreU.S. Warns Against Ukraine TravelMcDonald’s Objects to Russia Restaurant ClosuresCut Day: What If Michael Sam...

    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...

    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:...

    Syrian Rebels Attack UN Peacekeepers in Golan Heights
    Aug30

    Syrian Rebels Attack UN Peacekeepers in Golan Heights

    BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict. MoreU.N. Says Syria Refugees Top 3 Million MarkFive Best Ideas of...