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    Ukraine creates de facto border around separatist zone
    Nov06

    Ukraine creates de facto border around separatist zone

    Ukraine on Thursday (Nov 6) announced passport controls around areas held by pro-Russian separatists in the latest step toward what resembles the breakup of the ex-Soviet republic. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine imposes passport controls around rebel area
    Nov06

    Ukraine imposes passport controls around rebel area

    KIEV – Ukraine announced Thursday that anyone crossing in or out of areas controlled by pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country will have to show a passport. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    MH17: PDRM to be in probe team at crash site
    Nov06

    MH17: PDRM to be in probe team at crash site

    KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) will be part of the Malaysian team to carry out investigations at the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Despite election defeat, foreign policy is not ‘game over’ for Obama
    Nov06

    Despite election defeat, foreign policy is not ‘game over’ for Obama

    From marauding jihadists in Iraq to pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine and beheadings of Americans in Syria, a world in crisis has fanned perceptions of an overwhelmed U.S. president and contributed to a Republican sweep of U.S. midterm elections. But the slide of public confidence in President Barack Obama and the takeover of U.S. Congress by...

    Putin cannot avoid me, says Tony Abbott
    Nov06

    Putin cannot avoid me, says Tony Abbott

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday warned Vladimir Putin he will not be able to avoid a “conversation” over the loss of Australian lives in the downing of Flight MH17 over Ukraine. Last month Abbott vowed to “shirtfront” the Russian president at the G20 summit in Brisbane next week, although Moscow has yet...

    Putin ally target of US money-laundering probe: WSJ
    Nov06

    Putin ally target of US money-laundering probe: WSJ

    WASHINGTON: US authorities are investigating a member of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle for money-laundering, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. In a politically thorny tightening of screws on Putin’s billionaire allies, the Justice Department and New York state prosecutors are looking into whether Gennady...

    Orbital blames rocket engine failure for launchpad blast
    Nov06

    Orbital blames rocket engine failure for launchpad blast

    Orbital Sciences Corp. said Wednesday a preliminary probe into last month’s unmanned rocket blast shows an engine failure was to blame for the explosion shortly after liftoff from Wallops Island, Virginia. The type of engines used to power the Antares rocket were a pair of decades-old Ukrainian-designed AJ-26s that were refurbished by...

    Second-hand clothes the austerity fashion in Eastern Europe
    Nov06

    Second-hand clothes the austerity fashion in Eastern Europe

    The global financial crisis hit hard in central and eastern Europe, but one industry has thrived: second-hand clothing stores.While in western Europe the squeeze on household finances prompted many consumers to turn to discount retailers like Primark, their peers further east – where wages are significantly lower – have shifted to the...

    Australian leader determined to meet Russia leader
    Nov06

    Australian leader determined to meet Russia leader

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he is determined to secure a one-on-one meeting soon with Russian President Vladimir Putin to demand full cooperation in the investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.In a joint news conference with Abbott on Thursday, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte revealed that...

    Despite election defeat, foreign policy is not ‘game over’ for Obama
    Nov06

    Despite election defeat, foreign policy is not ‘game over’ for Obama

    WASHINGTON – From marauding jihadists in Iraq to pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine and beheadings of Americans in Syria, a world in crisis has fanned perceptions of an overwhelmed US president and contributed to a Republican sweep of US midterm elections.But the slide of public confidence in President Barack Obama and the takeover of US...

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