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    Obama in Britain for Pivotal NATO Summit
    Sep04

    Obama in Britain for Pivotal NATO Summit

    President Barack Obama is in Britain for a two-day NATO summit expected to focus on the conflict in Ukraine and the threat of Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq. Obama arrived late Wednesday at a British military base, following talks in the Estonian capital with the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Speaking in Tallinn, the U.S....

    President Obama Pledges Baltics Support Against Russia
    Sep04

    President Obama Pledges Baltics Support Against Russia

    President Barack Obama has arrived in Britain for a NATO summit that will focus on Ukraine. The U.S. president spent Wednesday in Estonia where he offered reassurances to Baltic States against possible Russian aggression. White House correspondent Luis Ramirez is traveling with the president and has this report. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Open Source: Missing Russian Photographer Was Killed in Ukraine
    Sep04

    Open Source: Missing Russian Photographer Was Killed in Ukraine

    Andrei Stenin was killed in an attack on a convoy in Ukraine last month, Russia’s state news agency reported on Wednesday. …read more Source: The New York...

    EU urges sharing intelligence to avert disasters for airliners
    Sep04

    EU urges sharing intelligence to avert disasters for airliners

    BRUSSELS — Responding to the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in July, Europe’s top aviation safety agency urged national governments Wednesday to share intelligence data with aviation authorities to better enable international regulators and airlines to assess the risks of flying over conflict zones. …read...

    NATO leaders build united front against Russia on Ukraine
    Sep04

    NATO leaders build united front against Russia on Ukraine

    Newport (United Kingdom) (AFP) – NATO leaders will aim Thursday to show unity against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, after France suspended delivery of a warship to Moscow despite a surprise peace plan put forward by the Kremlin.Ukraine and the new threats posed by Islamic extremists in Iraq, Syria and beyond will dominate the two-day...

    Putin Sets Out Peace Terms
    Sep04

    Putin Sets Out Peace Terms

    The Russian president pushed a cease-fire deal with Ukraine that would freeze in place gains made by Russian-backed separatists, setting the stage for the kind of partitioning Moscow has used to tame other neighbors. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine Russia Crisis: What Can NATO Do To Stop Ongoing Turf War
    Sep04

    Ukraine Russia Crisis: What Can NATO Do To Stop Ongoing Turf War

    NATO will meet for two days at its 26th summit in Wales this week, and much of those 48 hours will be spent discussing the crisis in Ukraine and what NATO’s plan is moving forward. The alliance has been talking tough over Russia’s alleged incursion into eastern Ukraine, but the summit offers a chance to weigh options. The question is...

    Ukraine, Russia looking for way to end fighting
    Sep04

    Ukraine, Russia looking for way to end fighting

    Kremlin leader lays out a seven-point peace plan that he hopes will be adopted by all sides this week. …read more Source: USA...

    As NATO talks near, Merkel appears to be losing patience with Putin
    Sep04

    As NATO talks near, Merkel appears to be losing patience with Putin

    As Russia has expanded its military footprint in neighboring Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has held repeated consultations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, so numerous that the German magazine Der Spiegel recently tried to count the phone calls between Berlin and Moscow since… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Questions remain in Kiev square in Ukraine
                            
                            
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    Sep04

    Questions remain in Kiev square in Ukraine [Video]

    The faces of the dead stare out at you in such a way you feel sick to your stomach to think this is the spot where they needlessly were massacred. …read more Source: The Toronto...