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2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Review: 'Monsieur Chopin' fascinating look at famed composer at Berkeley Rep

When Frederic Chopin played the piano, the ladies swooned. So did much of Europe.

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6 hrs ago | West Australian

Bitcoin catches on in tech-savvy Romania

In a well-lit office with red window frames in downtown Bucharest, Romania's first bitcoin ATM attracts many who until it opened in May had to buy or sell the digital currency face-to-face or through wire transfers.

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11 hrs ago | The Age

'I'd love to shoot you down': My capture by Ukrainian gunmen shows how amateurs succumb to hatred

Ivanovskoe, Russia: In eastern Ukraine, one text message can turn you into an enemy.

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15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Obama, European leaders hold joint call on Ukraine

The White House says Obama held a joint call Monday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande , British Prime Minister David Cameron and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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18 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Culprits Can Be Brought to Justice: MH17 'may amount to a war crime - Un

The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 "may amount to a war crime", the UN said Monday, adding that fighting in east Ukraine has claimed over 1,100 lives with both government and rebel forces using heavy weaponry in built-up areas.

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22 hrs ago | Reuters

In Ukraine's east, Soviet-style economy withers under onslaught

After pro-Russian rebels took 720 kg of explosives, 360 detonators and almost 1 km of wiring, the Skochinskiy coal mine, an ageing stalwart of the economy in Ukraine's Donbass region, was put out of action.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Berlin Prepares for Russia Sanctions

German leaders sought to prepare the public for the consequences of sanctions against Russia ahead of a week in which the European Union is expected to significantly escalate its economic response to the crisis in Ukraine.

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The Baltimore Sun

Bulgaria's Socialists pick new leader as election looms

Bulgaria's scandal-tainted Socialist Party picked a new leader on Sunday with the task of winning back disaffected voters before an early parliamentary election set for October 5 in the European Union 's poorest member state.

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Channelnewsasia.com

MH17 armed mission 'unrealistic' as Ukraine fighting kills 13: Dutch PM

Dutch authorities probing the downing of Malaysian flight MH17 said on Sunday it was "unrealistic" to send armed troops to secure the crash site, after 13 people including two children were killed in fierce fighting in insurgent-held east Ukraine.

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The Independent

Israel-Gaza conflict: Burst of anti-Semitic attacks in UK as crisis rages in the Middle East

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Twitter, Riot, United Kingdom

Reuters

Far behind Merkel, German left leader plots party revival

The German political landscape is strewn with men who tried to take on Angela Merkel and failed.

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Salisbury Journal

Commemorations for the start of WW1

A national day of commemoration in the UK and Belgium will mark 100 years since Britain's entry into the First World War, part of an epic four-year project to mark the centenary of the Great War.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

British extremist backs rebels who shot down Flight MH17 and wants Russia to take over Europe

Thomas Scott-Chambers, 28, is head of dangerous new pro-Russia group Za Rossiu, meaning For Russia, which backs Vladimir Putin's incursions on Ukraine This is the bespectacled young British extremist plotting to inspire a Russian takeover of Europe - from a flat above a second-hand car salesroom in Doncaster.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Vladimir Putin, South Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, Nottinghamshire County, England, Lincolnshire County, England, Israel, Middle East

Journalgazette.net

Minister: Flights between Aruba, Venezuela resume

ORANJESTAD, Aruba Flights between Venezuela and Aruba resumed Saturday, ending a brief suspension by the South American country to protest the arrest of its designated counsel to the island territory, the highest-ranking Venezuelan official ever detained on a U.S. warrant.

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Related Topix: Aruba, Central America, World News, Netherlands, Drugs

Montrose Today

Mary Duff in concert at Whitehall

Mary Duff makes a welcome return to the Whitehall Theatre, Dundee on Saturday, September 6 with her own show of country, Irish and popular music.

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Donetsk residents flee Ukraine fighting

Long lines of cars jammed the roads leading south out of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine Saturday as residents attempted to flee the city center after a night of heavy shelling on the city's northern outskirts.

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The Baltimore Sun

Mayor of central Ukrainian city shot dead

The mayor of the central Ukrainian town of Kremenchuk was shot dead on Saturday and the house of another mayor in Lviv to the West was hit by fire from a grenade launcher, the Interior Ministry said.

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The Independent

John Brown sex abuse case: Brother of Irish politician Dana Scallon cleared of charges

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Pioneering pier is 200 years old

Ryde pier during the Fleet Review of 1977 with Britannia, as the 200th anniversary of the opening of Britain's first seaside pier, Ryde pier on the Isle of Wight, is being today.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Russia delivers combat aircraft to Iraq; experts wonder whether it will help or hurt

Mi-35 helicopter gunships and Su-25 fighter-bombers were hastily added in June to a multibillion-dollar arms deal that had been signed before militants from the Islamic State stormed through northern and central Iraq, eventually driving the crumbling Iraqi army to the gates of Baghdad.

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