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    Merkel: ISIS Poses Major Risk To Europe
    Sep01

    Merkel: ISIS Poses Major Risk To Europe

    By Noah Barkin BERLIN, Sept 1 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her government’s taboo-breaking decision to send arms to Kurds fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq, telling parliament on Monday that the group posed a major security threat to Germany and Europe. A day after Berlin announced it would send...

    Euro slips to near 1-year dollar low amid ongoing economic weakness and Ukraine uncertainties
    Sep01

    Euro slips to near 1-year dollar low amid ongoing economic weakness and Ukraine uncertainties

    The euro fell to a near one-year low against the dollar in the wake of soft European economic data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Europe’s Russia Sanctions Dilemma
    Sep01

    Europe’s Russia Sanctions Dilemma

    Use common sense – that’s President Putin’s latest warning to the West over the possibility of fresh sanctions against Russia. EU leaders are preparing new measures against Moscow. But no definite ones have been agreed yet or when they will be imposed. Anxiety over Ukraine is already hurting some of their economies – even...

    Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks
    Sep01

    Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    MOSCOW — Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine’s sovereignty in exchange for autonomy — a shift that reflects Moscow’s desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.The insurgents’ platform, released at the start of Monday’s negotiations in Minsk,...

    Euro weighed down by soft economic data, Ukraine
    Sep01

    Euro weighed down by soft economic data, Ukraine

    The euro fell to a near one-year low against the dollar in the wake of soft European economic data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    ‘A Ukraine Peace Plan That Excludes Ukrainians Is Unacceptable’
    Sep01

    ‘A Ukraine Peace Plan That Excludes Ukrainians Is Unacceptable’

    Last week, The Atlantic published a 24-point plan for ending the conflict between Russia and Ukraine—the product of a meeting between Russian and American experts and former officials on the Finnish island of Boistö. Now, a group of American and European experts and former officials, coordinated by David Kramer of Freedom House, has written a...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘open aggression’ as rebels advance
    Sep01

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘open aggression’ as rebels advance

    Putin called on Sunday for immediate negotiations on the “statehood” of southern and eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Battle-hit Ukraine village picks up the pieces
    Sep01

    Battle-hit Ukraine village picks up the pieces

    HRABSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Alexander Bespalko and his son lifted parts from a burned-out Ukrainian armored personnel carrier in a village ravaged by the past week’s battles. With homes destroyed and livelihoods lost, residents in the village of Hrabske must scrape for a living and at least scrap metal is reliable – with wrecked...

    Ukrainians pull back from airport; Poroshenko slams Russia
    Sep01

    Ukrainians pull back from airport; Poroshenko slams Russia

    KIEV – Ukraine’s military said on Monday it had pulled its forces back from defending a vital airport in the east against Russian tanks, as President Petro Poroshenko accused Moscow of “direct and open aggression”. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Residents in rebel-held village in east Ukraine pick up pieces as fighting rages on
    Sep01

    Residents in rebel-held village in east Ukraine pick up pieces as fighting rages on

    Alexander Bespalko and his son lifted parts from a burned-out Ukrainian armored personnel carrier in a village ravaged by the past week’s battles. …read more Source: FOX...