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    Roger Stone denies collusion with WikiLeaks in Hillary Clinton campaign email hacks, but met with a friend of Julian Assange
    Oct13

    Roger Stone denies collusion with WikiLeaks in Hillary Clinton campaign email hacks, but met with a friend of Julian Assange

    Roger Stone (Credit: AP/Mary Altaffer) Roger Stone, an unofficial adviser to Donald Trump’s campaign, on Wednesday dismissed rumors that he had advanced warning of last Friday’s release by WikiLeaks of thousands of hacked emails from Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, John Podesta. Stone told NBC News that he has “back-channel...

    Children’s bed shaped like missile that downed MH17 plane stirs unease in Russia
    Oct13

    Children’s bed shaped like missile that downed MH17 plane stirs unease in Russia

    [ST PETERSBURG, Russia] A Russian firm has caused a stir after putting on sale a children’s bed in the shape of a Buk missile launcher of the kind that shot down a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet in eastern Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: The Business...

    Trump Calls U.S. Bombing Of Yugoslavia A ‘Big Mistake’: Report
    Oct13

    Trump Calls U.S. Bombing Of Yugoslavia A ‘Big Mistake’: Report

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump expressed regret to Serbia for the U.S.-led bombing campaign of what was then Yugoslavia in the 1990s, according to a Serbian weekly magazine.“The bombing of Serbs, who were our allies in both world wars, was a big mistake,” Trump told Nedeljnik. “Serbians are very good people. Unfortunately, the...

    Vladimir Putin ally: President Donald Trump would bring “peace on planet Earth”
    Oct13

    Vladimir Putin ally: President Donald Trump would bring “peace on planet Earth”

    (Credit: Reuters/Anatoly Maltsev) A senior Kremlin law maker and Putin ally said in an interview that it would be “a gift to humanity” if Donald Trump were to be elected president of the United States. Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the flamboyant leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR), told Reuters that Trump is “candidate for peace” and...

    Warplanes hit Aleppo ahead of new diplomatic push
    Oct13

    Warplanes hit Aleppo ahead of new diplomatic push

    Russian and Syrian warplanes pounded Aleppo again on Thursday after two days of heavy bombardment that killed more than 70 civilians, as world powers prepared for last-ditch weekend talks on a ceasefire. Syria has been plunged into some of the worst violence of its five-year war after the collapse of a hard-won truce brokered by Washington and...

    Antonio Guterres: New UN Secretary General
    Oct13

    Antonio Guterres: New UN Secretary General

    By Farhana Haque Rahman, Director General, Inter Press ServiceROME, Oct 13 2016 (IPS)The new UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who takes office on January 1, arrives with strong credentials — both as a former Prime Minister of Portugal and an ex-UN High Commissioner for Refugees.Farhana Haque RahmanAs a senior UN official, he spearheaded an...

    UK supports call for EU sanctions against Congo officials
    Oct13

    UK supports call for EU sanctions against Congo officials

    The United Kingdom said on Thursday it backs targeted European Union sanctions against officials in Democratic Republic of Congo to end government repression and encourage a peaceful transition of power. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.K. supports call for EU sanctions against Congo officials
    Oct13

    U.K. supports call for EU sanctions against Congo officials

    DAKAR (Reuters) – The United Kingdom said on Thursday it backs targeted European Union sanctions against officials in Democratic Republic of Congo to end government repression and encourage a peaceful transition of power. …read more Source: The...

    A Week With Ukraine’s Volunteer Fighters
    Oct13

    A Week With Ukraine’s Volunteer Fighters

    These images document a week in the lives of the men in a volunteer nationalist battalion fighting against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. While many volunteer battalions were absorbed into the official Ukrainian military, some are still on the frontlines, operating in unofficial relationships with government forces. These men are...

    Russia, Ukraine terminate agreement on operation of oil product pipelines
    Oct13

    Russia, Ukraine terminate agreement on operation of oil product pipelines

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has decreed to terminate an agreement between the Russian and Ukrainian governments on cooperation in the operation of the main oil product pipelines, says a report posted on the Cabinet’s website on Thursday, TASS reports …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...