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    Pakistani Cleric Says Talks With Government Failed
    Aug28

    Pakistani Cleric Says Talks With Government Failed

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — A fiery Pakistani cleric who has been leading a mass rally outside parliament demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation said on Thursday that he has “shut the door” on further talks with the government. MorePictures of the Week: Aug. 15 – Aug. 22Protesters Demand the Resignation of Pakistan’s Prime...

    Obama and Congress Play Hot Potato With War Powers in Syria
    Aug28

    Obama and Congress Play Hot Potato With War Powers in Syria

    MoreMother of American Held by ISIS Pleads for His ReleaseObama Warns of Extended Campaign Against ISISU.S. Investigating Reports of Second American Jihadist Killed in SyriaWhite House photographer Pete Souza tweeted a photo of President Barack Obama and Chief of Staff Denis McDonough taking a meditative walk on the White House grounds Monday. It...

    Russian troops enter Ukraine, says Ukrainian president
    Aug28

    Russian troops enter Ukraine, says Ukrainian president

    The strategic southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appeared firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists Thursday and Ukraine’s president called an emergency meeting of the nation’s security council as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of launching invasion, seizing control of border towns
    Aug28

    Ukraine accuses Russia of launching invasion, seizing control of border towns

    Novoazovsk, which lies along the road connecting Russia to the Russia-annexed Crimean peninsula, had come under shelling for three days …read more Source: The Globe and...

    There’s A Bunch Of Bad News This Morning
    Aug28

    There’s A Bunch Of Bad News This Morning

    Good morning, there’s a bunch of bad news! Here’s a really quick skim: Ukraine’s Prime Minister says that Russian troops have about that here.Join the conversation about this story » …read more Source: Business...

    UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT: RUSSIAN TROOPS ARE ADVANCING IN UKRAINE
    Aug28

    UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT: RUSSIAN TROOPS ARE ADVANCING IN UKRAINE

    Russian troops fighting on the side of separatists in Ukraine are advancing in the southeast region of the country, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday. “I have made a decision to cancel my working visit to the Republic of Turkey due to sharp aggravation of the situation in Donetsk region, particularly in Amvrosiivka and...

    There’s Just No End To The Bad Economic Data Out Of Europe
    Aug28

    There’s Just No End To The Bad Economic Data Out Of Europe

    The bad news out of Europe just doesn’t seem to end. Earlier today, we learned that the number people unemployed in Germany unexpectedly climbed by 2,000 in August. Economists were expecting this number to decline by 5,000. The unemployment rate in Europe’s largest economy held at 6.7%. The eurozone’s consumer confidence index...

    West Pressures Russia To Explain Military ‘Intervention’ In Ukraine
    Aug28

    West Pressures Russia To Explain Military ‘Intervention’ In Ukraine

    The West is increasing its pressure on Moscow to explain what U.S. officials have described as a direct intervention by the Russian military in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France rules out cooperation with Assad against Islamic State
    Aug28

    France rules out cooperation with Assad against Islamic State

    Paris (AFP) – France’s president on Thursday rejected any cooperation with Bashar al-Assad whom he accused of being a “de-facto ally” of jihadists wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq, and urged a “humanitarian and military” response to the threat.Speaking at an annual Paris gathering of ambassadors from around the...

    Strategic Ukrainian town now firmly under rebel control
    Aug28

    Strategic Ukrainian town now firmly under rebel control

    The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source:...