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    Rights group: Pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine break laws of war
    Aug05

    Rights group: Pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine break laws of war

    Pro-Russia separatists fighting off a Ukrainian government offensive have commandeered ambulances to transport retreating gunmen, taken cover in hospitals and threatened medical staff treating their wounded, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    UN to meet on humanitarian situation in Ukraine
    Aug05

    UN to meet on humanitarian situation in Ukraine

    At Russia’s request, the U.N. Security Council has scheduled an emergency meeting on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Russian Tourists Stranded Abroad as Crisis Deepens
    Aug05

    Russian Tourists Stranded Abroad as Crisis Deepens

    MOSCOW—Last week, tens of thousands of Russians sunning themselves on Italian beaches and Turkish resorts received an unpleasant surprise: their tour companies had gone bust, stranding them and forcing them to pay double for a ticket to get home. The bankruptcy is the fifth among major Russian tour companies in less than two months —...

    More People Fleeing Fighting In Ukraine As Crisis Deepens
    Aug05

    More People Fleeing Fighting In Ukraine As Crisis Deepens

    The United Nations refugee agency reports more than 117,000 people are internally displaced in Ukraine and an estimated 168,000 have crossed into Russia. The UNHCR says humanitarian needs are increasing as the situation in Ukraine continues to deteriorate. The U.N. refugee agency reports 87 percent of the total number of people displaced inside...

    At Russia’s request, UN Security Council will meet Tuesday on Ukraine humanitarian situation
    Aug05

    At Russia’s request, UN Security Council will meet Tuesday on Ukraine humanitarian situation

    At Russia’s request, the U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian tourists stranded abroad as crisis deepens
    Aug05

    Russian tourists stranded abroad as crisis deepens

    As cracks appear in Russian economy, collapse of tour operators leaves thousands stranded …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Fighting Reaches Rebel-Held Donetsk
    Aug05

    Ukraine Fighting Reaches Rebel-Held Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Fighting in eastern Ukraine reached the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Tuesday as separatists and government troops exchanged rocket fire in neighborhoods on the edge of the city. In a western district of Donetsk, rockets apparently fired from a government position landed in the courtyard of a one-story house, killing...

    Ebola Isn’t the Only Illness Out There Killing Our World
    Aug05

    Ebola Isn’t the Only Illness Out There Killing Our World

    The United Nations and especially its western members are patients in serious need of medical attention. Onset of symptoms has not been sudden. This is no acute illness. Instead, it is a chronic malaise characterized by an imperceptibly slow but steady degeneration of neuropathy leading to sensory deprivation, organ failure, and risk of death. In...

    Russia Calls For Emergency UN Security Council Meeting As Troops Fortify On The Border
    Aug05

    Russia Calls For Emergency UN Security Council Meeting As Troops Fortify On The Border

    Russia has called for emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday over what it called an urgent humanitarian situation in Ukraine, according to a report from the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS. “We are convening an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the humanitarian situation in...

    Renewed fighting flares between Armenia, Azerbaijan
    Aug05

    Renewed fighting flares between Armenia, Azerbaijan

    As the conflict between Ukraine and Russia flares into a sixth month, two other former Soviet republics are now engaged in renewed fighting over the remote, mountainous enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. …read more Source: Los Angeles...