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    CNN: ‘The shoes are marching for us’
    Nov30

    CNN: ‘The shoes are marching for us’

    Editor’s note: CNN columnist John D. Sutter is reporting on a tiny number — 2 degrees — that may have a huge effect on the future. He’d like your help. Subscribe to the “2 degrees” newsletter or follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. He’s jdsutter on Snapchat. You can shape this coverage. A...

    Declaring ‘new beginning’, EU and Turkey seal migrant deal
    Nov30

    Declaring ‘new beginning’, EU and Turkey seal migrant deal

    Turkey promised to help stem the flow of migrants to Europe in return for cash, visas and renewed talks on joining the EU in a deal struck on Sunday that the Turkish prime minister called a “new beginning” for the uneasy neighbours. Leaders of the European Union met Turkish premier Ahmet Davutoglu in Brussels on Sunday to finalise an...

    Fury stuns Klitschko to be crowned heavyweight champion
    Nov29

    Fury stuns Klitschko to be crowned heavyweight champion

    British fighter Tyson Fury awarded title by unanimous decision, in first defeat for Ukrainian Klitschko in 11 years. …read more Source: AL...

    Qatar and Ukraine come to deliver Pechora-2D to ISIS, by Andrey Fomin
    Nov29

    Qatar and Ukraine come to deliver Pechora-2D to ISIS, by Andrey Fomin

    Emir Tamim ben Hamad Al Thani from Qatar and his friend president François Hollande said they are fighting against Daesh. The fact that the ISIS infrastructure in Syria and Iraq is absolutely vulnerable to the airstrikes of the international coalition is undoubtful. During the last week only the Russian Air Force and Navy hit around 826 ISIS...

    Turkey expected to drive hard bargain in Brussels
    Nov29

    Turkey expected to drive hard bargain in Brussels

    By Alastair Macdonald Leaders of the European Union aim to sign an agreement with Turkey in Brussels on Sunday that offers Ankara cash and closer ties with the EU in return for Turkish help in stemming the flow of migrants to Europe. Aware of a sense of desperation in Europe for a solution to a crisis that is tearing the bloc apart following the...

    Russia-Turkey war of words escalates
    Nov28

    Russia-Turkey war of words escalates

    Moscow — Moscow slapped sanctions on Ankara on Friday as the war of words over a downed Russian warplane escalated, with Turkish strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan warning Russia not to “play with fire.” Russia announced it was halting a visa-free regime for Turkish visitors, after threatening a raft of retaliatory economic measures to punish the...

    Iran-Russia Alliance: Tactical or strategic?
    Nov28

    Iran-Russia Alliance: Tactical or strategic?

    Russia’s strategic foreign policy goal is to prevent the consolidation of the United States’ global dominance. This strategy became even more apparent in 2014 from the Russian strong response to the ouster of the pro-Russian government in Ukraine and the emergence of a pro-West leadership. Russia was extremely worried about the close...

    Russia-Ukraine row over Crimea escalates as Moscow cuts coal to Kiev
    Nov27

    Russia-Ukraine row over Crimea escalates as Moscow cuts coal to Kiev

    Russia has begun to restrict coal supplies to Ukraine, Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn told parliament on Friday, days after the Kremlin threatened to punish Kiev for a power blackout of Russian-annexed Crimea. Demchyshyn said pro-Russian separatists who control coal mines in eastern Ukraine had also halted coal supplies. He said Kiev had...

    France’s Hollande wins cooperation not coalition against IS
    Nov27

    France’s Hollande wins cooperation not coalition against IS

    By Elizabeth Pineau and Paul Taylor The leaders of Russia and France avoided each other’s gaze as they made short, stiff statements in the Kremlin on Thursday before talks on countering Islamic State in Syria. Francois Hollande wants to unite major powers in a single ‘grand coalition’ to fight the militants behind the Paris attacks...

    Ten EU nations say Nord Stream gas extension not in EU interests
    Nov27

    Ten EU nations say Nord Stream gas extension not in EU interests

    Russia’s plans to extend its gas link to Germany run counter to EU interests and risk further destabilizing Ukraine, 10 European governments said in a letter to the European Commission that called for a summit-level debate on the issue …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

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