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    Bulgaria’s Georgieva unsettles race to be UN chief
    Oct01

    Bulgaria’s Georgieva unsettles race to be UN chief

    UNITED NATIONS, United States: The newest candidate to be UN secretary-general, Kristalina Georgieva (pix), says she may be a “latecomer” to the race, but still has strong credentials to become the first woman to lead the United Nations. The 63-year-old Bulgarian economist who served as European budget commissioner has shaken up the...

    Ukraine: 38 killed after consuming spurious alcohol
    Oct01

    Ukraine: 38 killed after consuming spurious alcohol

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Russia Takes Over UN Security Council Presidency
    Oct01

    Russia Takes Over UN Security Council Presidency

    As of October 1, Russia will take over the UN Security Council Presidency. This is the month when the process of selection of a new Secretary General of the UN may end. “The Council will continue but it may also finish the process of preparing a proposal for the General Assembly regarding the nomination of a new UN Secretary General,” announced...

    Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte compares himself to Adolf Hitler
    Oct01

    Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte compares himself to Adolf Hitler

    Manila, October 1: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has compared himself to Adolf Hitler, saying he wants to kill millions of drug addicts, just as the Nazi leader killed Jews during the Holocaust. ”Hitler massacred three million Jews. Now there is 3 million, what is it, 3 million drug addicts (in the Philippines), there are,” CNN quoted the...

    Additional sanctions on Russia ‘valid option’ if Syria diplomacy fails
    Oct01

    Additional sanctions on Russia ‘valid option’ if Syria diplomacy fails

    The US government can put additional sanctions on Russia if the Syrian diplomatic process fails, US Department of State deputy spokesperson Mark Toner said in a press briefing on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Inside Trump’s ‘cyborg’ Twitter army
    Oct01

    Inside Trump’s ‘cyborg’ Twitter army

    When Donald Trump confronted revelations that he used money from his charitable foundation to settle private legal disputes and purchase portraits of himself, a tireless army of tweeters went to work to keep the focus on Hillary Clinton’s foundation instead. Then Trump stumbled on a debate question about why he refuses to release his taxes,...

    Leaked emails reveal extent of Russia’s Ukraine separatist propaganda machine
    Oct01

    Leaked emails reveal extent of Russia’s Ukraine separatist propaganda machine

    Emails provide hard evidence of how closely involved Russia is in the separatist movement at the heart of Ukraine’s so-called civil war. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    The Atlantic Daily: Eyes Wide Open
    Oct01

    The Atlantic Daily: Eyes Wide Open

    What We’re FollowingJust In: Police in El Cajon, California, have released a bystander’s video of the fatal shooting of a man who pointed a vaping device at officers last week. Over in Louisiana, a court released body-camera footage of a car chase in which a 6-year-old boy was killed after two officers, unaware that the child was...

    EU postpones release of 600-mln-euro aid for Ukraine
    Oct01

    EU postpones release of 600-mln-euro aid for Ukraine

    The European Union (EU) has postponed the release of a loan worth 600 million euros (671 million U.S. dollars) to Kiev, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-10/01/c_135726508.htm target=_blank title="EU postpones release of 600-mln-euro aid for...

    Boxing: Fury fights for future after cocaine test claim
    Oct01

    Boxing: Fury fights for future after cocaine test claim

    LONDON (AFP) – Tyson Fury was fighting for his boxing future on Friday after a media report said he had tested positive for cocaine and faced being stripped of his heavyweight title belts.The 28-year-old Briton had been due to defend the WBA and WBO world titles against former champion Wladimir Klitschko in Manchester on October 29, but the...