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    News of the day from across the globe, Sept. 22
    Sep22

    News of the day from across the globe, Sept. 22

    Boat capsizes: A boat carrying African refugees headed to Europe capsized off the Mediterranean coast near the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Wednesday, killing at least 42 people, Egyptian authorities said. Pakistani police in eastern Punjab province arrested a 16-year-old Christian boy on blasphemy charges after he “liked” an “inappropriate”...

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate
    Sep22

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders from Pakistan to Ukraine unleashed their regional grievances Wednesday, taking the stage of the U.N. General Assembly to rage against their neighbors and presenting a picture of a chaotic world consumed by intractable conflicts…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Quotes from the gathering of world leaders at the UN
    Sep21

    Quotes from the gathering of world leaders at the UN

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Key quotes from world leaders at the U.N. meetings on Wednesday. ____ “This is not a joke.” — U.S Secretary of State John Kerry during a Security Council debate on Syria, sharply criticizing those who engage in “word games” to dodge responsibility over questions of “war and peace, life and death.” ____ “I believe this is...

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate
    Sep21

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders from Pakistan to Ukraine unleashed their regional grievances Wednesday, taking the stage of the U.N. General… …read more Source:...

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate
    Sep21

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang voiced his country’s mounting frustration with ally North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, highlighting the urgency of reaching “a comprehensive political solution on the Korean nuclear issue.” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe devoted about half of his address to North Korea, which earlier...

    Why Ukraine’s Desperate Struggle Gives Me Hope
    Sep21

    Why Ukraine’s Desperate Struggle Gives Me Hope

    Contrary to popular belief, Ukrainians are turning the tide in their fight for democracy. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Poroshenko Lambasts Russia Over Conflict In Eastern Ukraine
    Sep21

    Poroshenko Lambasts Russia Over Conflict In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has criticized Russia for being “the instigator and major participant” in the ongoing deadly conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A War on Their Doorstep, Ukrainian Millennials Enjoy a Night Out in a Front-Line City
    Sep21

    A War on Their Doorstep, Ukrainian Millennials Enjoy a Night Out in a Front-Line City

    KYIV, Ukraine—In Mariupol, a Ukrainian port city on the Sea of Azov only about 10 miles from the front lines, you can frequently hear artillery exploding from inside the city. Sometimes it sounds like tree branches knocking in the wind. Sometimes it’s loud enough to rattle windows. I was at dinner with a group of young people from the city....

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia
    Sep21

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia

    The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is lambasting Russia for being “the instigator and major participant” in the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia
    Sep21

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia

    Addressing the 71st session of the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, Poroshenko accused Russia of “financing, sponsorship, and coordination of terrorist groups which have committed countless crimes against my compatriots.” The conflict in eastern Ukraine between Russian-backed separatist rebels and Ukrainian government troops has...