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    Canada signs U.S. declaration on rules for armed drones but is it a wasted effort?
    Oct06

    Canada signs U.S. declaration on rules for armed drones but is it a wasted effort?

    Canada has signed on to a U.S. declaration that is aimed at creating international rules for the use of armed drones. But some critics have dismissed the proposal as a way for the U.S. to move focus away from its aggressive campaign to use the unmanned aerial vehicles to kill its enemies, causing the death of scores of innocent civilians in the...

    Kerry Confers With Lavrov About Syria, Ukraine, North Korea
    Oct06

    Kerry Confers With Lavrov About Syria, Ukraine, North Korea

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart resumed discussions on Syria on October 5 despite a U.S. decision earlier this week to suspend direct talks with Moscow on trying to end the conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    This Is Why NATO Is Stumbling Towards a Crisis
    Oct06

    This Is Why NATO Is Stumbling Towards a Crisis

    Michael Cecire Security, Europe NATO’s current posture of retrenchment is a withdrawal from the Alliance’s founding raison d’etre. NATO is slouching towards crisis. Beneath a facade of solidarity in the face of Russian revanchism, the Atlantic alliance is facing potentially its stiffest existential test since the end of the Cold...

    The controversial force joining the fight against ISIS
    Oct06

    The controversial force joining the fight against ISIS

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Now to the second of our three reports this week on the fight for Iraq. Militia groups, made up mostly of Shia fighters, and many backed by Iran, have become instrumental in the battle to drive ISIS from Iraq. But their presence on the battlefield makes them a controversial force, one with which the United States has deadly...

    Murray, Edmund set up all-British quarterfinal
    Oct06

    Murray, Edmund set up all-British quarterfinal

    BEIJING — Andy Murray will meet Kyle Edmund in an all-British quarterfinal at the China Open after the No. 1 seed beat Andrey Kuznetsov in straight sets. 
The world No. 2, 29, served five double faults but overcame the Russian 6-2, 6-1 in one hour and 16 minutes. 
Edmund, 21, broke Spanish world No. 18 Roberto Bautista Agut in the seventh game of...

    Russia’s Information Warfare Continues
    Oct06

    Russia’s Information Warfare Continues

    Speculation about Russian interference in the up-coming U.S. presidential election is flowing fast in the U.S. media. Russia was widely believed to be responsible for embarrassing email hacks at the Democratic National Convention. Speculation abounds in the media that the Russian government might try to throw the U.S. election this way or that...

    Kerry calls Lavrov despite freeze on Syria talks
    Oct06

    Kerry calls Lavrov despite freeze on Syria talks

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Secretary of State John Kerry called his Russian counterpart to talk about the fighting in Syria on Wednesday, two days after Washington suspended contacts on reviving a ceasefire there.US officials insisted the call to Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, which Kerry requested, did not represent a rapid U-turn and that...

    Russia suspends US joint nuclear energy research
    Oct06

    Russia suspends US joint nuclear energy research

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia said Wednesday it was suspending joint research on nuclear energy projects with the United States, as Moscows standoff with the West shows no sign of abating.The Russian foreign ministry said Moscow could no longer trust Washington in such a sensitive sphere.The move came after Russian President Vladimir Putin on...

    Ukraine Crisis: Water SupplyFor 600,000 PeopleUnder Threat
    Oct06

    Ukraine Crisis: Water SupplyFor 600,000 PeopleUnder Threat

    Geneva/Kyiv (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has announced it will step in to pay electricity bills, on an emergency basis, to avoid water being cut off to 600,000 people in eastern Ukraine. This exceptional move will help people living on both sides of the contact line in the Lugansk region. ldquo;We rsquo;ve...

    Memorial Ceremony for Nazi Massacre Warns of History Repeating
    Oct06

    Memorial Ceremony for Nazi Massacre Warns of History Repeating

    KYIV, Ukraine—Last week, Ukraine commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Nazi massacre at the Babyn Yar ravine outside of Kyiv. From September 29, 1941, until September 1943, the Nazis murdered 100,000 people at Babyn Yar, also known as Babi Yar in Russian. Of the dead, more than 50,000 were Jews. The other victims comprised gypsies, Soviet...