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14 min ago | Transitions Online

Donald Tusk Tapped to Head EU Leaders' Council, Confusion Over Putin's Use of the S-word

Plus, Croatia warns ex-Yugoslav neighbors to cooperate on wartime disappeared and Skopje's retro makeover rolls on, whatever the cost.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Vladimir Putin

14 min ago | EUobserver

Who is Tusk and what does he mean for the EU?

But unlike her, he has "given up" on Moscow, with Russia relations set to make or break his EU tenure.

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Related Topix: Angela Merkel, Luxembourg, Europe, World News, Poland

3 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Poland's PM: Ukraine's war must be stopped now

Prime Minister Donald Tusk, recently picked by the European Union leaders to be the new European Council President, attends ceremonies marking the 75. anniversary of the start of World War II at the Westerplatte peninsula near Gdansk, Poland, on Monday, Sept.1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Poland, World News

3 hrs ago | EKathimerini

EU's three big problems all linked

The outgoing president of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, said at the weekend that his successor, Donald Tusk, currently PolandA's prime minister, faces three big challenges: the stagnating eurozone economy; the Ukraine/Russia crisis, which he described as the gravest threat to continental security since the Cold War; and the risk that ... (more)

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

3 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Poland's PM: Ukraine's war must be stopped now

A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path... Several shootings have been reported near the route of New York City's West Indian Day Parade just hours before its start.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Iraq, World News, Middle East

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Officials responds to EU appointments

Opportunity beckons for Jerusalem to improve ties with supranational European body; Israel gets 'friend' in Tusk, 'tabula rasa' with Mogherini, sources say.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East,

Warsaw Voice

ANALYSIS: Tusk departure signa...

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Related Topix: Europe, Poland, World News

The Daily Beast

EU Threatens Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine Aggression, but Timing Vague

The European Union threatened Russia with new trade sanctions if Moscow fails to start reversing its action in Ukraine, but sharp divisions among leaders at a summit in Brussels left the timing of any measures uncertain.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The Raw Story

Ukrainian rebels prepare for renewed offensive as EU threatens Russia with sanctions

Pro-Russian separatists were preparing a fresh offensive on a key coastal location in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, as EU leaders gave Moscow one week to curb its support for the rebels or face new sanctions.

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

UK's Cameron 'delighted' with new EU chief's reform pledge

British Prime Minister David Cameron said he was "delighted" with a promise from Polish premier Donald Tusk , newly elected to a top European Union post, to address his demands for reforming the EU to keep Britain in the bloc.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Europe, World News, Poland, Luxembourg

Yahoo!

Poland's Tusk, Italy's Mogherini get EU top jobs

European leaders on Saturday named Polish premier Donald Tusk as the next EU president and Italy's Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini to head the diplomatic service as the bloc faces challenges including the crisis in Ukraine.

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Weekday Magazine

EU Chooses Tusk, Mogherini For Top Positions

The president of the European Council, Herman Von Rompuy, has said on Twitter that EU leaders have chosen Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk as their new chairman and Italian Foreign Minister Frederica Mogherini as the new EU foreign-policy chief.

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

Wall Street Journal

Finnish Leader Says Tusk, Mogherini Would Be an EU 'Dynamic Duo'

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini could well be the "dynamic duo" who get top EU positions, Finnish Prime Minister Alex Stubb said Saturday.

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Yahoo!

EU leaders to threaten extra Russia sanctions, agree new team

European Union leaders are likely to threaten Russia with new economic sanctions over its action in Ukraine on Saturday but officials and diplomats said the bloc was not yet ready to order additional penalties.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin

Sofia News Agency

Good Luck, Kristalina

EU International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva during a statement on new EU funding for Iraq, at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, 12 August 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Belgium, Europe, Bulgaria, Sergei Stanishev

The Baltimore Sun

Polish president warns Germany of Putin's 'empire' ambitions

Polish President Bronis law Komorowski said that Vladimir Putin is trying to build a new Russian empire for Moscow and that the region now had to choose whether it wanted "a Cossack Europe or a democratic one".

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

Fri Aug 29, 2014

EurActiv.com

Russia advances in Ukraine, EU summit readies new sanctions

Prompted by the news that Russian forces have entered Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the EU will discuss further sanctions against Russia at the extraordinary summit Saturday .

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Related Topix: Europe, Angela Merkel, World News, Germany, Russia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Ukraine,

EurActiv.com

Diplomats: Tusk to also become Euro Summit President

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, who is widely expected to be chosen by EU leaders at their summit tomorrow to succeed Herman Van Rompuy as Council President, will also become Euro Summit President, diplomats said.

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Newsday

Eurozone anxiety overshadows EU summit

The meeting has long been in the diary and its agenda is to decide on two of the EU's top jobs.

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

Warsaw Voice

Poland is a Normal, Secure Country

Polish government spokeswoman Ma3gorzata Kidawa-B3onska talks to Andrzej Jonas and Witold ygulski.

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