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33 min ago | The Star Online

After hard bargaining, EU set for deal on new leadership

European Union leaders are set to end weeks of wrangling over top jobs in Brussels and agree on Saturday on who will fill key posts in EU institutions that face major challenges from a combative Russia and a stuttering economy.


Related Topix: Canada, Francois Hollande

4 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Ukraine says fighter jet shot down

Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

Fri Aug 29, 2014


U.S. coal stocks could gain on Russia tension

Beaten-down U.S. coal company stocks may receive a lift in coming weeks if deteriorating relations between Russia and the West push President Vladimir Putin to shut off Europe's natural gas supply.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Export, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA

Globe and Mail

How Vladimir Putin reinvigorated NATO

For decades, as the world perched on the brink of nuclear Armageddon, NATO had more than a million troops pressed against the Iron Curtain, ready and capable of waging war against the Soviet Union.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Ukraine, Asia, Afghanistan,

Daily Herald

JPMorgan hack said to start months ago

Hackers burrowed into the databanks of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and deftly dodged one of the world's largest arrays of sophisticated detection systems for months.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Wiltshire Times

Russian honour for Wiltshire's Arctic Convoy heroes

Veterans from Wiltshire who braved sub-zero temperatures during the Second World War were honoured by Russia at a special presentation ceremony in Trowbridge to recognise their bravery during the conflict.


Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News

The Age

Abbott blasts Moscow, faces new pressure to ban Putin from G20

Pressure is mounting on Tony Abbott to push for a ban on President Vladimir Putin attending the Brisbane G20 meeting after Moscow moved troops and tanks into neighbouring Ukraine.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

Daily Mail

Lucy Mecklenburgh turns heads in stunning patterned dress and nude...

Hours after shocking world with desert execution of 300 Syrian soldiers, ISIS parade captured Kurds dressed in Guantanamo-style boiler suits and promise to kill them all unless USA pull out of war Second American confirmed killed fighting for ISIS in Syria: Father-of-nine dies in same battle as militant rapper jihadi James Foley, Steven Sotloff and ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, World News, Ukraine, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, State Prisons

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Putin urges rebels to allow Ukrainian retreat

Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine should open a humanitarian corridor for surrounded Ukrainian troops to retreat from the battlefield, the Russian president's office said Friday.


Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Belgium, Ukraine,

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

German economic fears growing but Merkel strong

Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. Businesses are starting to see black clouds on the horizon.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel,

Nanaimo Daily News

German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel's support strong

Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. Businesses are starting to see black clouds on the horizon.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel,


Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions

As President Barack Obama warns of stepped-up economic punishments against Russia for its military incursions inside Ukraine, U.S. sanctions have so far avoided one prominent financial institution: the $10 billion Russian Direct Investment Fund, which has partnered with brand-name American companies and whose advisers include top U.S. and European ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Blackstone Group, Advertising


Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

WTOC-TV Savannah

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Pumping an extra $3.4 billion into Texas public schools didn't convince a judge that the state is adequately funding classrooms.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, South Africa, Africa,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

Putin's Popularity Masks an Uncomfortable Reality

It has become increasingly common to hear people - even opposition politicians - say that it is in Russia's best interests for President Vladimir Putin to remain in power as long as possible.



Un Ambassador Samantha Power Warns Russia: 'the Mask is Coming Off'

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power lashed out at Russia on Thursday, a day that saw Ukraine's president accused Russia of sending troops across the Ukrainian border to fight with pro-Russian separatist rebels.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Brandon Sun

Canada's jets, part of NATO mission, edge closer to Russian airspace

Canadian fighter jets will be patrolling the edge of Russian airspace next week as part of NATO's response to the unravelling situation in Ukraine.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), North America, Canada, Lithuania, Stephen Harper

KRVN-AM Lexington

Ukraine Fearful of 'Russian Invasion' as Rebel Forces Open New Front

Ukraine's president called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council and canceled a foreign trip Thursday because of what he described as a "Russian invasion," with rebel forces opening up a new front in the conflict.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Turkey, Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Terrorism, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

24 Hours

Esposito says Soviets used steroids

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin greets former professional hockey player Phil Esposito in Moscow on February 24, 2012.



Putin's Good Cop Claim Hollow in Kiev as Rebels Widen War

Hours after Vladimir Putin hailed "positive" talks over the war in Ukraine, new accusations of Russian aggression were already being voiced in Kiev.