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    Normandy four agreed to meet as Minsk deadlock persists
    Oct19

    Normandy four agreed to meet as Minsk deadlock persists

    Clashes continue between pro-Russia militias and government forces in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Businessman Sought Meeting With Bill Clinton Last Year
    Oct19

    Ukrainian Businessman Sought Meeting With Bill Clinton Last Year

    Ukrainian businessman and major Clinton Foundation donor Victor Pinchuk sought a meeting with Bill Clinton last year over the situation in Ukraine, newly released emails show. Pinchuk, whose foundation has contributed millions to the Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, “relentlessly” pushed for a meeting with the former president and...

    Google Celebrates Jamaican Mary Seacole with Doodle
    Oct19

    Google Celebrates Jamaican Mary Seacole with Doodle

    Internet search site Google honored Jamaican Mary Seacole with a commemorative doodle on October 14. 2016. Mary Seacole was a nurse known as “Mother Seacole” to the British Army. She learned herbal medicine from her mother, who knew the traditional remedies used in the Caribbean and Africa. In spite of the challenges Seacole faced as a mixed-race...

    Why Uganda is one of the world’s most hospitable refugee destinations
    Oct19

    Why Uganda is one of the world’s most hospitable refugee destinations

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Next: In a world struggling to accommodate a record number of refugees, one country has been notably welcoming. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro has a report from Uganda. It’s part of his Agents for Change series. FRED DE SAM LAZARO: Nakivale in Southern Uganda looks like any other dusty rural African town....

    Merkel to host Putin, Poroshenko for Ukrainian peace summit (+video)
    Oct19

    Merkel to host Putin, Poroshenko for Ukrainian peace summit (+video)

    Amid increasingly murky relations between Russia and the West, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting a summit in Berlin to try to bring peace to the conflict between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russia separatists. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Obama: Trump’s ‘unpredecented’ flattery of Putin ‘out-of-step’
    Oct19

    Obama: Trump’s ‘unpredecented’ flattery of Putin ‘out-of-step’

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday slammed Donald Trump’s “flattery” of Russia’s Vladimir Putin as “unprecedented” and “out of step” with both Democrats and rank-and-file Republicans. The Republican presidential nominee has repeatedly voiced admiration for the Russian president — notably calling him a better leader than...

    Merkel to host Putin for summit on Ukraine, Syria
    Oct19

    Merkel to host Putin for summit on Ukraine, Syria

    BERLIN (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Berlin on Wednesday for a summit focussing on escalating tensions between Moscow and the West over the Kremlins strategy in Ukraine and Syria.The meeting — the first in a year between the Russian, German, French and Ukrainian leaders — will evaluate the implementation of...

    Amid Diplomatic Tensions, Paris to Inaugurate Russian Orthodox Center
    Oct19

    Amid Diplomatic Tensions, Paris to Inaugurate Russian Orthodox Center

    Pedestrians pause to take in the towering gold spires of Russia’s latest export, sitting in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. Tape still fences off the gleaming white complex that houses an Orthodox cathedral, cultural center and school. Yet even before its inauguration Wednesday, the new $187 million Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Center...

    Clinton plots mop-up of Trump’s global mess
    Oct19

    Clinton plots mop-up of Trump’s global mess

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is already looking past Nov. 8 and is plotting out what she will do on the international front to reassure allies, deter enemies and otherwise repair the damage to America’s reputation caused by Donald Trump.The biggest challenge? Deciding where on earth the new president should start. “Everybody wants to be...

    Merkel expects ‘no wonders’ from four-way Ukraine talks
    Oct19

    Merkel expects ‘no wonders’ from four-way Ukraine talks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that “no wonders” should be expected at talks on a stalled peace plan for eastern Ukraine which she will host today with the leaders of Russia, France and Ukraine. Other top officials, including Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, also dampened expectations of any breakthrough at the talks in Berlin on...