: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Entente Cordiale: The US and Iran in the Middle East
    Aug26

    Entente Cordiale: The US and Iran in the Middle East

    A year after the election of reformist Hassan Rouahni, Tehran and Washington have entered a de facto entente. While the ongoing nuclear negotiations are yet to produce a permanent deal, both sides have stepped up their assistance to the Shia-dominated government in Baghdad and the Kurdish regional government in Iraq. Just like how Washington and...

    AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT
    Aug26

    AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Weapons convoys seen rolling in eastern Ukraine from the direction of Russia KRASNODON, Ukraine (AP) – For several evenings this month, convoys of military weaponry passed with clockwork-like regularity through Krasnodon, a rebel-held town in eastern Ukraine near the porous border with Russia. The convoys were seen … …read more...

    Woman Recounts Story Of Alleged Sexual Assault By Malaysian Airlines Flight Attendant
    Aug26

    Woman Recounts Story Of Alleged Sexual Assault By Malaysian Airlines Flight Attendant

    A passenger has come forward to tell her story of what she says was sexual abuse at the hands of a Malaysian Airlines flight attendant. Australian Laura Bushney, 26, tells Channel 7’s Sunday Night that on a half-full August 4th flight from Kuala Lumpur to Paris, chief steward Mohd Rosli Bin Ab Karim sexually assaulted her under the guise of...

    The News Summer From Hell and the End of Optimism
    Aug26

    The News Summer From Hell and the End of Optimism

    By this point in the summer, a sane person could reasonably conclude that the world is going nuts. Spiraling out of control, descending into darkness, making optimism a delusional last recourse — that kind of feeling. “What fresh hell is this?” — the question Dorothy Parker asked when her doorbell rang — now applies...

    Ukraine Attacks Russian Armed Vehicles It Accuses of Invasion
    Aug26

    Ukraine Attacks Russian Armed Vehicles It Accuses of Invasion

    The Ukrainian government has accused Russia of sending an armored column into its territory in an “incursion” on Monday, sparking renewed clashes between Ukrainian border guards and Russian troops. Unconfirmed reports from the Kiev government’s military information service said that “several dozen” Russian tanks and military vehicles...

    Ukraine’s president dissolves Parliament
    Aug26

    Ukraine’s president dissolves Parliament

    He calls for October voting after Kiev alleges Russian military convoy crossed border. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine president dissolves parliament, sets Oct. 26 election
    Aug26

    Ukraine president dissolves parliament, sets Oct. 26 election

    Ukraine’s newly inaugurated president dissolved the contentious parliament Monday and set early elections for Oct. 26 in a move that will probably put further pressure on the country’s east-west divide. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    World’s tallet? 8-foot-4 Ukrainian man dies at 44
    Aug26

    World’s tallet? 8-foot-4 Ukrainian man dies at 44

    A man believed to be the tallest in the world has died at age 44. Ukrainian farmer Leonid Stadnyk, who purportedly stood at 8-foot-4, died Sunday due to health problems. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Is Russia Invading Ukraine? Moscow Sending Trucks With Weapons To Rebels, Report Claims
    Aug26

    Is Russia Invading Ukraine? Moscow Sending Trucks With Weapons To Rebels, Report Claims

    Russia has been sending weapons to rebels in areas of Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian separatists, according to Associated Press reporters who have viewed the convoys. …read more Source: International Business...

    Weapons convoys seen rolling in eastern Ukraine from the direction of Russia
    Aug26

    Weapons convoys seen rolling in eastern Ukraine from the direction of Russia

    For several evenings this month, convoys of military weaponry passed with clockwork-like regularity through Krasnodon, a rebel-held town in eastern Ukraine near the porous border with Russia. …read more Source: FOX...