Monthly Archives: August 2014

After 8 months of conflict, what’s next for Ukraine?

by CNN // August 26, 2014 // Updated 18:44 GMT // 0 Comments

It’s hard to imaginebut truethat the raging conflict between Ukraine and Russia, or at least Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels, all started with a humble trade agreement. As tensions run high over a Russian aid convoy described by Western leaders as a provocative incursion, reports of direct Russian military activity inside Ukraine and Ukrainian fears of […]

Should Western nations just pay ISIS ransom? (Opinion)

by CNN // August 22, 2014 // Updated 21:45 GMT // 0 Comments

Much of this revenue reportedly comes from France. French media reported that the government had paid 20 million euros (about $28 million) for the release of four employees of a French nuclear firm. They were held by an al Qaeda affiliate for three years in northern Niger and were released last year. The French government […]

Lance Armstrong: ‘Day-to-day life is positive

by CNN // August 20, 2014 // Updated 12:19 GMT // 0 Comments

The Armstrong lie, or liesthere have been countlessplus the bullying and the betrayal … he knows it has laid him bare to all manner of abuse. Call it what you will, but in his words what ensued was a “shit storm, a fall from grace, a disgrace.” And, to put it bluntly, “there is a […]