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    Only Gender Quotas Can Stop the E.U. from Being a Boys Club
    Aug29

    Only Gender Quotas Can Stop the E.U. from Being a Boys Club

    Gender anxiety is enveloping the top levels of the European Union. By the end of this month, each of the bloc’s 28 countries is expected to put forward their candidate to sit on the European Commission, the powerful body that drives policy-making and enforces E.U. law. MoreThis 75-Year-Old Map Shows Europe ‘Ready for War’Civil War...

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers
    Aug29

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers

    MOSCOW (AP) — The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the Ukrainian border…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Residents Join Soldiers In Shoring Up Defenses Of Key Ukrainian Port
    Aug29

    Residents Join Soldiers In Shoring Up Defenses Of Key Ukrainian Port

    In Ukraine, civilian volunteers are digging trenches outside the port city of Mariupol in an effort to defend their city from assault by separatist forces.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Analysts: France, Germany at Forefront of EU Foreign Diplomacy
    Aug29

    Analysts: France, Germany at Forefront of EU Foreign Diplomacy

    As European leaders return from summer holiday to hold their first summit amid multiple international crises — in Africa, the Middle East and Ukraine — the bloc’s two economic heavyweights, France and Germany, are also emerging as the EU’s foreign policy leaders. Instead of competing for primacy, experts say Paris and Berlin are...

    Families of Russian troops captured, killed or missing in Ukraine want answers on their fate
    Aug29

    Families of Russian troops captured, killed or missing in Ukraine want answers on their fate

    The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the Ukrainian border. …read more Source: FOX...

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers
    Aug29

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers

    MOSCOW (AP) — The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the Ukrainian border. “He was vague in a way that was very unusual, and it was hard for all of them to say goodbye,” Sokolova told The...

    Russia Facing “Additional Economic Costs” Over Ukraine – White House
    Aug29

    Russia Facing “Additional Economic Costs” Over Ukraine – White House

    The United States said on Friday Russia’s denials of interference in Ukraine and its escalation of the crisis are not credible, putting Russia at risk for additional economic costs. “Those denials are completely without any credibility,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters in a briefing. “It does put Russia...

    Disappearing Eurozone Inflation Set to Heighten European Central Bank Concerns
    Aug29

    Disappearing Eurozone Inflation Set to Heighten European Central Bank Concerns

    Eurozone inflation dropped as expected to a fresh five-year low in August, data showed on Friday, something likely to concern the European Central Bank but not force it into immediate policy intervention. Consumer prices in the 18 countries using the euro rose by just 0.3 percent year-on-year in August, the smallest increase since October 2009,...

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast
    Aug29

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on the new front in the Ukraine conflict and announced their intention to keep pushing west toward a major port city.None of the half-dozen tanks seen by Associated Press reporters in the town of about...

    Russo-Ukrainian War Now a Reality
    Aug29

    Russo-Ukrainian War Now a Reality

    Now that Russia has openly attacked Ukraine, what’s next? The wait is finally over. After invading Crimea in late February, Russia has launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. According to NATO, over a 1,000 Russian soldiers have been deployed in Ukraine. The Russian Committee of Soldiers’ Mothers puts the number at 15,000. A...