• Kyiv School Welcomes Children Displaced From Ukraine's East
    On September 1, Kyiv's School No. 309 welcomed 218 children from families displaced from the country's embattled east. At a back-to-school ceremony, the school director said she admired the children's "courage and loyalty to Ukraine." The wife of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Maryna Poroshenko, who also attended the ceremony, told journalists the displaced children were "part of the Ukrainian family." (RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service)
  • Slovyansk Children Return To School Amid Ongoing Conflict
    Children in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slovyansk attended their first day of school on September 1. Students recited Ukrainian poetry and sang the national anthem at a back-to-school ceremony in the former separatist stronghold, recaptured by the Ukrainian military in early July. (Reuters)
  • Turkey Summons U.S. Diplomat Over Spying Report
    Turkey is demanding an explanation from the United States over a media report that said Washington spied on Turkish leaders.
  • Red Army Flags Stolen By Assailant At Bishkek Museum
    An unknown assailant attacked a female employee of the Mikhail Frunze Museum in Kyrgyzstan's capital and stolen three Soviet-era flags.
  • Cameron To Propose Measures Against Returning British Jihadists
    British Prime Minister David Cameron was expected on September 1 to outline tougher measures against Britons suspected of joining jihadists in Syria and Iraq.
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