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    Global Problems Call for Global Solutions
    Aug26

    Global Problems Call for Global Solutions

    Sometimes, amid the heated political debate about what should done by the U.S. government in world affairs, a proposal cuts through the TV babble of the supposed experts with a clear, useful suggestion. That proposal came on August 17, when Pope Francis told journalists how he thought the world should cope with the challenge posed by ISIS, the...

    Ukraine Says Video Shows Russian Soldiers Detained in East Ukraine
    Aug26

    Ukraine Says Video Shows Russian Soldiers Detained in East Ukraine

    Ukrainian security services on Monday (August 26) released video footage purporting to show Russian servicemen who were captured by Ukrainian government forces while fighting alongside pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine. The footage, which is likely to fuel allegations from Kiev and its Western allies of Russian involvement in the war, appeared on the...

    Italy Faces Dire Situation if Russian Gas Supplies Cut
    Aug26

    Italy Faces Dire Situation if Russian Gas Supplies Cut

    Italy will struggle to stay warm this winter if Russia’s conflict with Ukraine disrupts gas supplies and Libya veers toward collapse. Either or both of those scenarios will put at risk an already shaky economic recovery following years of recession and sluggish growth. Caught between dwindling gas imports from North Africa and a rising...

    Malaysia Airlines Burning More Than $2 Million In Cash Reserves Every Single Day: Report
    Aug26

    Malaysia Airlines Burning More Than $2 Million In Cash Reserves Every Single Day: Report

    After back-to-back tragedies, Malaysia Airlines is reportedly burning more than $2 million every single day as it struggles to find its feet again. In March, the airline made international headlines when one of its planes, carrying 239 passengers and crew, disappeared without a trace. Four months later, the airline met with yet another...

    Tears painted onto Peterson sculpture in Ottawa
    Aug26

    Tears painted onto Peterson sculpture in Ottawa

    The sculpture of Canadian jazz icon Oscar Peterson in downtown Ottawa has been vandalized – or perhaps painted over as a protest – and the National Arts Centre has surveillance footage that it’s handing over to police. Meanwhile, the artist who made the sculpture is thrilled by the suggestion that the act may be one of racial protest....

    Poroshenko Calls For Peaceful Solution, Strong Border Controls
    Aug26

    Poroshenko Calls For Peaceful Solution, Strong Border Controls

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said he is ready to discuss various options to reach a peaceful settlement in Ukraine, but wants effective border controls and an end to army supplies to separatists. Poroshenko spoke at a talks in Minsk, Belarus, that included Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Russian Soldiers Are In Ukraine
    Aug26

    Russian Soldiers Are In Ukraine

    It’s a claim authorities in Kyiv have made for months, but in recent days the evidence has become undeniable. Russian soldiers are now being captured — and perhaps dying — in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kiev and Moscow Spar Over Captured Russian Soldiers
    Aug26

    Kiev and Moscow Spar Over Captured Russian Soldiers

    (SOUNDBITE) (Russian) RUSSIAN SERVICEMAN CAPTURED IN UKRAINE, ALEXEI GENERALOV, SAYING: “I am Generalov Alexei, a sergeant of the Russian Federation.” Ukraine releases video footage of what it says …read more Source: The Boston...

    Putin talks with Ukraine's leader; fighting widens
    Aug26

    Putin talks with Ukraine's leader; fighting widens

    MINSK, Belarus — The presidents of Russia and Ukraine met face-to-face Tuesday for the first time since June to talk about the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine’s separatist east. From their opening remarks, it appeared unlikely that Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko would find common ground. …read more Source: Boston...

    Photos August 26: Top images from around the world
    Aug26

    Photos August 26: Top images from around the world

    The child of a Sich special volonteer battalion member holds her father on August 26, 2014 during an oath-taking and farewell ceremony in Kiev. The battalion is leaving the Ukrainian capital to take part in anti-terrorists operation (ATO) in the east of the country. Kiev’s security services on August 26 released a video purporting to show...