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I can take Kiev in two weeks, Vladimir Putin warns European leaders - Telegraph

Posted by Daphna Baram on September 2, 2014 at 5:15 AM

GRN correspondents are in Eastern Ukraine, Mariupol, Donetsk and Kiev. 

Telegraph - Vladimir Putin has boasted to European leaders that his forces could sweep into Kiev in two weeks if he wanted. The Russian president reportedly made the threat to the European Commission president during talks on the Ukraine crisis. ...

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Huge new Israeli settlement in West Bank condemned by US and UK - Guardian

Posted by Daphna Baram on September 2, 2014 at 5:10 AM

GRN correspondents are in Jerusalem. 

Guardian - The UK and US governments have criticised, in unusually strong language, Israel's decision to approve one of the largest appropriations of Palestinian land for settlement in recent decades. The UK foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, said he deplored the move as "particularly ill-judged". However, Israel's economics m...

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Syria rebels clash with government forces in Golan Heights - Fox/AP

Posted by Daphna Baram on September 2, 2014 at 5:10 AM

GRN correspondents are available in Beirut. 

Fox/AP - Syrian rebels clashed with government troops on Monday in the Golan Heights, where Al Qaeda-linked insurgents abducted U.N. peacekeepers last week, activists said. The fighting was focused around the town of Hamidiyeh in Quneitra province near the disputed frontier with Israel, according to the Britai...

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U.N. to investigate alleged human rights abuses by ISIS- CNN

Posted by Daphna Baram on September 2, 2014 at 5:05 AM

GRN correspondents are in Erbil. 

CNN - The U.N. Human Rights Council said Monday that it will send a special mission to Iraq to investigate human rights abuses and war crimes allegedly committed by ISIS. Iraqis have faced violence and unrest for more than a decade, but the situation has gotten worse in recent months as fighters for ISIS, which calls itself the Islamic State, seized sections of...

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Detained Americans in North Korea call for US help - Irish Times

Posted by Daphna Baram on September 2, 2014 at 5:05 AM

GRNlive correspondent is in Seoul.

Irish Times - Three American citizens detained in North Korea have appealed to the US government for help returning home, speaking in rare interviews with US media that were set up by the North Korean government and may signal an attempt by Pyongyang to reopen a long-stalled dialogue. The three men, one serving a ...

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Pakistan parliament meets over political crisis - Mail Online

Posted by Daphna Baram on September 2, 2014 at 5:00 AM

GRN correspondents are in Islamabad. 

Mail Online - Pakistan's lawmakers held an emergency session Tuesday over the political crisis roiling the country as thousands of anti-government protesters remained camped out in front of the parliament building, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign. The session of both houses — the Nati...

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U.S. Troops Take Action On Militants In Somalia - New York Times

Posted by Daphna Baram on September 2, 2014 at 5:00 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Mogadishu. 

New York Times - American military forces launched an operation in Somalia on Monday against the Qaeda-linked militant network the Shabab, defense officials said. Rear Adm. John F. Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said that officials were still “assessing the results of the operation, an...

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Lesotho PM 'going home' after coup - Daily News

Posted by Daphna Baram on September 2, 2014 at 4:55 AM

GRN correspondents are available across South Africa. 

Daily News - South Africa and other regional governments will facilitate the return of Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane to his country on Tuesday, restoring him to power after he was deposed in a coup on Saturday. Although Thabane had earlier said he would not return to Maseru without a South African milit...

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Modi promises red carpet for Japan firms in India - WP/AP

Posted by Daphna Baram on September 2, 2014 at 4:55 AM

GRN correspondents are in Tokyo.

Washington Post/Associated Press - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is wooing Japanese businesses with a promise of “red carpet” treatment rather than the bureaucratic red tape India is notorious for. Modi told Japanese business leaders Tuesday that India is the be...

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Clashes between Islamists, rivals in Libya kill 31 - WP

Posted by Daphna Baram on September 2, 2014 at 4:50 AM

GRN correspondents are in Tripoli

Washington Post - Fierce clashes in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi between Islamist militiamen and rival forces loyal to a renegade general have killed 31 fighters on both sides, a security official said Tuesday. The fighting erupted late on Monday, with forces ...

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