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    Putin to Visit Istanbul in Sign of Warming Ties, but Syria Tensions Grow
    Oct07

    Putin to Visit Istanbul in Sign of Warming Ties, but Syria Tensions Grow

    Diplomatic efforts between Ankara and Moscow are likely to get a boost Monday when President Vladimir Putin visits Turkey, where he is scheduled to meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Growing differences over Syria, however, as well as Turkey’s moves to align itself closer to Saudi Arabia, threaten to overshadow Putin’s...

    Italy fight back to hold Spain, Wales denied in Austria
    Oct07

    Italy fight back to hold Spain, Wales denied in Austria

    Daniele De Rossi’s late penalty rescued a point for Italy against Spain in a heavyweight World Cup qualifier on Thursday, as Wales played out an entertaining draw in Austria. Spain dominated possession against the Italians in Turin and looked set to come away with a precious victory when Vitolo pounced on an uncharacteristic error by...

    Russia set to veto UN resolution to stop Aleppo bombing
    Oct07

    Russia set to veto UN resolution to stop Aleppo bombing

    UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) – Russia is expected to use its veto Saturday to block a United Nations draft resolution calling for an end to the bombing of Aleppo and a halt to all military flights over the Syrian city.The UN Security Council will vote on the French-drafted measure after a week of negotiations failed to yield...

    Ukraine Is Going to Be a Big Problem for the Next U.S. President
    Oct07

    Ukraine Is Going to Be a Big Problem for the Next U.S. President

    Between the country’s corrupt and foundering government, and an aggressive Russia immune to U.S. attempts to rein in its encroaching behavior, the next administration needs to take Ukraine off the back policy burner. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Rabbi in critical condition following assault in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Rabbi in critical condition following assault in Ukraine

    (JTA) — A Chabad rabbi in Ukraine was severely beaten in the western city of Zhitomir, a spokesperson for the Hasidic group said, adding it is too early to tell whether the assault was a hate crime. Rabbi Mendel Deitsch, a longtime Chabad-Lubavitch emissary in France and more recently in Israel, was assaulted at the city’s central train...

    Russia claims Ukraine plotting provocations against Russian officers
    Oct07

    Russia claims Ukraine plotting provocations against Russian officers

    The Defense Ministry through several reliable channels has received information about “provocations” prepared by Ukrainian security services …read more Source: World...

    Russia wants to establish new military bases in Vietnam and Cuba
    Oct07

    Russia wants to establish new military bases in Vietnam and Cuba

    Thomson ReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is considering plans to restore military bases in Vietnam and Cuba that had served as pivots of Soviet global military power during the Cold War, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Deputy Defence Minister Nikolai Pankov as saying on Friday. “We are dealing with this issue,” the agencies...

    Rabbi in critical condition after assault in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Rabbi in critical condition after assault in Ukraine

    (JTA) — A Chabad rabbi in Ukraine was severely beaten in the western city of Zhitomir, a spokesperson for the Hasidic group said, adding it is too early to tell whether the assault was a hate crime. Rabbi Mendel Deitsch, a longtime Chabad-Lubavitch emissary in France and more recently in Israel, was assaulted at Zhitomir’s central train...

    UN Security Council’s “Perilous Interventions” in War Zones
    Oct07

    UN Security Council’s “Perilous Interventions” in War Zones

    Credit: IPSBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Oct 7 2016 (IPS)When the UN Security Council last week discussed the “deliberate” attacks on medical facilities in war-ravaged Syria and Yemen, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon implicitly criticized some of the warring nations lamenting that “even a slaughterhouse is more humane” than the ongoing...

    Dutch city celebrates as stolen masterpieces return home
    Oct07

    Dutch city celebrates as stolen masterpieces return home

    October 08, 2016 2:43 AMHOORN, Netherlands (AFP) – The Dutch city of Hoorn erupted with joy on Friday (Oct 7) as it welcomed back five masterpieces recovered from a “criminal group” in Ukraine after being snatched from the town’s museum in 2005. …read more Source: The Straits...