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    Is War About to Break Out in the Balkans?
    Oct28

    Is War About to Break Out in the Balkans?

    Lost in the cacophony of international news about Russian airstrikes against U.S.-backed anti-Assad rebels in Syria and refugees flooding through the Balkans on their way to Western Europe, a crisis is brewing in Bosnia-Herzegovina on the European Union’s southeast flank. And here, too, Moscow has a hand in the mischief-making. Nov. 21...

    No clear winner in Ukrainian poll as preliminary results are out
    Oct28

    No clear winner in Ukrainian poll as preliminary results are out

    In Ukraine, the preliminary results from local elections have been published. …read more Source:...

    Commodity Traders Helped Spark the War in Syria, Complex Systems Theorists Say
    Oct28

    Commodity Traders Helped Spark the War in Syria, Complex Systems Theorists Say

    Complex systems theorists say that a combination of deregulated markets, commodity speculation, and food-to-fuel ethanol policies are the direct cause of the spike in food prices that led to the Arab Spring and the civil war in Syria. A new paper, published in the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences, concludes that the “two sharp peaks...

    Ukraine says soldier killed near Donetsk
    Oct27

    Ukraine says soldier killed near Donetsk

    Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed by mortar fire near Donetsk. …read more Source:...

    German exporters upbeat despite market volatility
    Oct27

    German exporters upbeat despite market volatility

    German exporters are expecting another boom in their shipments abroad this year despite a number of global market uncertainties. And they don’t think WV’s pollution scandal will be much of a party pooper. Sluggish growth prospects in many parts of the world aren’t discouraging German exporters, who on Tuesday said they were...

    Ukraine loses soldier in sudden upsurge in violence
    Oct27

    Ukraine loses soldier in sudden upsurge in violence

    Ukraine said Tuesday one of its soldiers had died in a mortar fire exchange with pro-Russian insurgents near the shelled-out remains of an airport in the rebels’ de facto capital Donetsk …read more Source: The Daily...

    Family confirms first Russian military fatality in Syria, disputes ‘suicide’
    Oct27

    Family confirms first Russian military fatality in Syria, disputes ‘suicide’

    By Maria Tsvetkova The parents of the first Russian serviceman confirmed dead in four weeks of air strikes in Syria said on Tuesday they did not believe the military’s account that their 19-year-old son had hanged himself. In an interview with Reuters at their home in southern Russia, Alexander and Svetlana Kostenko said their son, Vadim,...

    Riyadh, Ankara in Collaboration to Supply Terrorists in Syria with Ukraine’s SAM Missiles
    Oct27

    Riyadh, Ankara in Collaboration to Supply Terrorists in Syria with Ukraine’s SAM Missiles

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Turkey and Saudi Arabia have developed a plan to supply sophisticated air defense missile systems to the terrorist groups in Syria from the Ukrainian army. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Airline industry seeks better information on conflict zones
    Oct27

    Airline industry seeks better information on conflict zones

    The aviation industry is still struggling to gain better access to information on conflict zones, more than a year after the downing of a passenger plane over eastern Ukraine last year …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Airline Safety Alerting System Created After MH17 Tragedy Seen as Lagging
    Oct27

    Airline Safety Alerting System Created After MH17 Tragedy Seen as Lagging

    By ROBERT WALL: Officials say government concerns about information are still trumping security considerations The reconstructed wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is seen after the presentation of the final report into the crash on Oct. 13. MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board...

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