Obama Meets With Ukraine’s Future Leader

US President Barack Obama and President-elect Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine hold a meeting in Warsaw, Poland, on June 4, 2014. Obama sat down with Poroshenko in Warsaw, during a trip designed to assuage security concerns in eastern Europe following Russia's annexation of Crimea and what Washington says is an effort to destabilise Ukraine. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) | SAUL LOEB via Getty Images

  WARSAW, Poland (AP) — President Barack Obama held up 25 years of Polish democracy as a beacon for neighboring Ukraine in a public celebration Wednesday, warning Russia that the free world is united against its “dark tactics” to violate Ukraine’s sovereignty. “We stand together because we believe that people and nations have the right […]

Obama Plans to End U.S. Troop Presence in Afghanistan by 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers an announcement on the number of U.S. troops that will remain in Afghanistan after the formal troop drawdown at the end of this year, in the White House Rose Garden in Washington, May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

  WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday outlined a plan to withdraw all but 9,800 American troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year and pull out the rest by the end of 2016, ending more than a decade of military engagement triggered by the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States. […]

Russia Ready for Talks With New Ukraine President (VIDEO)

Russia Ready for Talks With New Ukraine President

  Russia said Monday that it is ready to engage in dialogue with Petro Poroshenko, the pro-European presumptive winner of Ukraine’s presidential election, signalling it will accept the outcome. WSJ’s Paul Sonne reports from Kiev. Source:  WSJDigitalNetwork Related posts: One-Minute Review: Are You Ready for Jelly? (VIDEO) Are You Ready for a Micro Car? (VIDEO) […]

Silvio Berlusconi Begins Community Service Sentence (VIDEO)

Silvio Berlusconi Begins Community Service Sentence

  Italy’s former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi completed his first shift of community service this week. Judges ruled that Berlusconi serve a one-year sentence for his tax fraud conviction. Photo: AP Source:  WSJDigitalNetwork Related posts: Corpse Elevator Prank: Programa Silvio Santos Continues To Punk Innocent Brazilians (VIDEO) Brazil Upholds US Pilots’ Convictions Salisbury Airport Announces […]

Obama on Boehner: ‘Orange Is the New Black’ (VIDEO)

Obama on Boehner: 'Orange Is the New Black'

  President Obama, speaking at the White House Correspondents Dinner, had some choice zingers for Republican Congressional leaders Eric Cantor and John Boehner. Source:  WSJDigitalNetwork Related posts: Obama: John Boehner ‘Doesn’t Want To Look Like He’s Giving In To Me’ Obama, Congressional Leaders Meet to Avoid Cliff (VIDEO) Obama, John Boehner Meet At White House […]

Obama Speaks to Audience of Women About Equal Pay (VIDEO)

Obama Speaks to Audience of Women About Equal Pay

  President Obama spoke to a group of women in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, discussing his plans to act on equal pay for women. Source:  WSJDigitalNetwork Related posts: Obama and Romney Are Deadlocked (VIDEO) Obama Presidential Debate Strategy Avoids ‘Zingers,’ Speaks ‘Directly To The American People’ (VIDEO) Jetblue Mystery Passenger Who Abused Steven Slater Speaks Out […]

CRIMEA DECLARES INDEPENDENCE

CRIMEA DECLARES INDEPENDENCE

  Crimea Parliament Declares Independence From Ukraine After Referendum SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Crimea’s parliament on Monday declared the region an independent state, after its residents voted overwhelmingly to break off from Ukraine and seek to join Russia. In the same resolution, it said that all Ukrainian state property on the territory of the Black […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Turns 90

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe attends the swearing-in ceremony of his Mozambican counterpart Armando Guebuza for a second term in office in the capital Maputo, January 14, 2010. CREDIT: REUTERS/GRANT LEE NEUENBURG

  HARARE  (Reuters) – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe turned 90 on Friday, far from home on a medical trip that has intensified concerns about his health and stoked a simmering succession battle in a country under his thumb for more than three decades. When Mugabe left for Singapore this week, spokesman George Charamba maintained the […]



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