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September 11, 2014, by VOANews

The State Department is leading a U.S. delegation that will meet with Russian officials in Moscow Thursday to discuss Russia’s alleged violation of provisions in the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces […]

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Will they stop Putin?

September 5, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Ukraine was high on the agenda when the NATO summit started in Wales on September 4, with leaders of the 28-nation alliance looking for ways to bolste ...

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Turkey struggles to block flow of Jihadists

September 4, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

The second brutal murder on video of a U.S. journalist by the Islamic State group (IS) is likely to add to diplomatic pressure from the West on Turkey ...

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Plevneliev: Bulgaria will not send military and weapons to Ukraine

September 4, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

There will be no Nato bases in Bulgaria and nor will the country send military personnel and weapons to Ukraine, head of state President Rossen Plevne ...


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    China may be biggest winner from Ukraine crisis
    September 1, 2014, by VOANews

    Thousands of miles away from the Ukrainian battlefields of Donetsk and Novoazovsk sits the country that may end up being the largest beneficiary of the turmoil along Russia’s southwest border: […]

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    Erdogan’s first step: Secure more power in new role in Turkey
    August 30, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    In his victory speech after securing his new post, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan mentioned a “new Turkey” and delivered a conciliatory message promising to embrace all groups within the country. […]

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    Iceland raises volcano alert to red after eruption
    August 29, 2014, by VOANews

    Iceland’s Meteorological Institute has raised the alert warning for the country’s largest volcano. The institute raised the warning code Friday to red, the highest level, after a small eruption of […]

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    IMF chief Lagarde probed in French corruption case
    August 27, 2014, by VOANews

    International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde says she is being investigated for negligence in a corruption case dating back to her time as French finance minister. In a statement […]

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    New Galileo satellites in wrong orbit
    August 24, 2014, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    The first two Galileo Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites, launched on August 22 from the Guiana Space Centre, have not reached their intended orbits. The satellites were launched as payload […]