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      Ukraine bars dozens of journalists from entering country
      Sep17

      Ukraine bars dozens of journalists from entering country

      Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (Source: Reuters photo) Ukraine barred a few dozen reporters, including three BBC journalists, from entering the country as an unspecified security threat. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko late on Wednesday signed a sanctions list barring nearly 400 individuals from entering Ukraine, including BBC...

      US voices concern to Russia over major military build-up in Syria
      Sep06

      US voices concern to Russia over major military build-up in Syria

      The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Moscow’s exact intentions remained unclear but that Kerry called Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to leave no doubt of the US position. (Source: AP) Secretary of State John Kerry told his Russian counterpart on Saturday the United States was deeply concerned about reports that...

      Ukraine clashes: Parliamentary coalition shows cracks after a right-wing party threatens exit
      Sep01

      Ukraine clashes: Parliamentary coalition shows cracks after a right-wing party threatens exit

      Ukraine clash: Protesters, one using police riot equipment, clash with police after a vote to give greater powers to the east, outside the Parliament, Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. The Ukrainian parliament has given preliminary approval to a controversial constitutional amendment that would provide greater powers to separatist regions in...

      Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed
      Sep01

      Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed

      Police officers carry their injured colleague after grenade exploded during a clash between protesters and police after vote to give greater powers to the east, outside the Parliament, Kiev, Ukraine. (Source: AP) As lawmakers took up a measure to give greater powers to separatists in eastern Ukraine, nationalist protesters clashed with police...

      Pope Francis asks bullied teenager to ‘sing for him’
      Sep01

      Pope Francis asks bullied teenager to ‘sing for him’

      Pope Francis (Source: AP) Pope Francis, speaking Monday from Rome via satellite to people in three American cities, asked a teenage girl to sing for him as he sought prayers for his upcoming trip to the United States. The pope spoke with people in Los Angeles, Chicago and McAllen, Texas, in an event arranged by ABC News. The 17-year-old girl in...

      Barack Obama: World must reach climate deal in Paris ‘while we still can’
      Sep01

      Barack Obama: World must reach climate deal in Paris ‘while we still can’

      President Barack Obama speaks at the Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER) Conference at Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska. (Source: AP) President Barack Obama said on Monday that world leaders must agree to cut carbon emissions at a U.N. summit in December...

      US asks Pakistan to show ‘restraint’ in expanding nuclear power
      Aug28

      US asks Pakistan to show ‘restraint’ in expanding nuclear power

      A Pakistani Shaheen II missile is displayed during the Pakistan National Day parade in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, March 23, 2015. (Source: AP Photo) The US has asked Pakistan and all other nuclear-armed countries to exercise “restraint” in expanding their nuclear capabilities after two American think-tanks said Pakistan could have the third...

      Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court over terror charges
      Aug25

      Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court over terror charges

      FILE – In this Tuesday, July 21, 2015 file photo Oleg Sentsov sits behind glass in a cage at a court room in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (AP Photo) A Russian court convicted a prominent Ukrainian filmmaker on Tuesday of conspiring to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison in what critics called a politically motivated show...

      7 die, 31 survive as planes crash midair over Slovakia
      Aug20

      7 die, 31 survive as planes crash midair over Slovakia

      The burning debries of a light aircraft photographed near the village of Cerveny Kamen, Slovakia Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. (Source: AP) Two planes carrying dozens of parachutists collided in midair Thursday over western Slovakia, killing seven people, officials said. Thirty-one others on board survived by jumping out with their parachutes. The...

      Ukraine violence: 9 dead as shelling increases in eastern Ukraine
      Aug18

      Ukraine violence: 9 dead as shelling increases in eastern Ukraine

      Ukraine fighting: A woman visit her apartment damaged after shelling in Mariupol, Ukraine, Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. At least seven civilians and two Ukrainian troops were killed overnight today in eastern Ukraine as shelling from the warring sides intensified. The fighting between Russia-backed separatist rebels and Ukrainian government troops in...