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    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 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...

    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...

    Russia blasts UN official who condemned Donald Trump
    Oct07

    Russia blasts UN official who condemned Donald Trump

    GENEVA (AP) — Russia’s government lodged a formal complaint last month with the United Nations over a top U.N. official’s condemnations of Donald Trump and some European politicians, diplomats told The Associated Press, an intervention that underscores the unusual links between the Republican presidential nominee and the Kremlin....

    Dutch city celebrates as stolen masterpieces return home
    Oct07

    Dutch city celebrates as stolen masterpieces return home

    The Dutch city of Hoorn erupted with joy Friday as it welcomed back five masterpieces recovered from a criminal gang in Ukraine after being snatched from the town’s museum in 2005. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU sets import duties on cheap Chinese steel
    Oct07

    EU sets import duties on cheap Chinese steel

    The European Union has set provisional import duties on two types of steel coming into the bloc from China to counter what it says are unfairly low prices, in a move likely to anger Beijing. The duties are the latest in a line of trade defences set up against Chinese steel imports over the past two years to counter what EU steel producers say is...

    Gen. Jon Vance flips and flops on Africa
    Oct07

    Gen. Jon Vance flips and flops on Africa

    Michael Staples at The Daily Gleaner newspaper in Fredericton recently had an interview with Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Jon Vance, in which some of the general’s interesting views emerged. During the interview Vance claimed that all the discussion over the last several months about a Canadian military mission to Africa was just an...