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    Ukraine says no ‘critical’ need for new IMF aid
    Aug09

    Ukraine says no ‘critical’ need for new IMF aid

    KIEV – Ukraine’s finance minister has said the conflict-hit nation had no “critical” need for IMF funding as the global lender continues delaying the payout of billions of dollars in aid. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    This Is What Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy Would Mean For Germany
    Aug09

    This Is What Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy Would Mean For Germany

    Donald Trump is branding his foreign policy with the slogan: “America First.” He has decided that he wants the U.S. to focus on its own problems. During the fourth Republican GOP debate in November 2015, he said: “We have to get smart. We can’t continue to be the policemen of the world. We owe $19 trillion, we have a...

    Moscow Prefers Republicans
    Aug09

    Moscow Prefers Republicans

    It’s not just The Donald. Since World War II the Kremlin generally has seen most Republican presidents more benignly than their Democratic counterparts. Russian leaders generally believe Republicans are less wedded to unfriendly ideologies, such as human rights, and are more pragmatic. And when a Republican cuts a deal, they believe, it is...

    Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan Try To Reignite Their ‘Bromance’
    Aug09

    Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan Try To Reignite Their ‘Bromance’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ended their nearly year-long spat with a two-hour chat in St Petersburg on Tuesday, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti reported. While their countries are far from allies, Putin and Erdogan’s relationship has often been described as a political “bromance.” But...

    New commander in place for Canada’s Joint Task Force-Ukraine
    Aug09

    New commander in place for Canada’s Joint Task Force-Ukraine

    The Canadian Forces announced today that the new commander of Joint Task Force-Ukraine, Lieutenant-Colonel Wayne Niven, assumed command from Lieutenant-Colonel Tim Arsenault during a ceremony at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi, Ukraine, as part of Operation Unifier. Op Unifier is Canada’s military training...

    Putin says Russia will end sanctions on Turkey gradually
    Aug09

    Putin says Russia will end sanctions on Turkey gradually

    ST PETERSBURG: Russia will phase out sanctions against Turkey step-by-step but the priority is to bring bilateral ties between the two countries to their pre-crisis level, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. Putin, after meeting with President Tayyip Erdogan, said the talks will have an important bearing on the future of...

    Nepali archer Muktan loses to India’s Das in Rio Olympics
    Aug09

    Nepali archer Muktan loses to India’s Das in Rio Olympics

    Jit Bahadur Muktan of Nepal competes during 2016 Rio Olympics of Archery Preliminary Men’s Individual 1/32 eliminations at Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Photo: Reuters KATHMANDU: Nepali archer Jit Bahadur Muktan lost the round of 32 match of the men’s Individual Recurve 70m event in the Rio Olympics...

    If Trump Loses the Election, the First Week of August Will Be Blamed
    Aug09

    If Trump Loses the Election, the First Week of August Will Be Blamed

    He got away with racism and xenophobia, but insulting a gold star family may be Trump’s last straw. It turns out there’s a line that even Donald Trump can’t cross with impunity.In the course of the most bizarre 14 months in modern American political history, Trump has mocked a disabled reporter, insinuated that Mexican...

    Larry Wilmore Rips Trump’s Surrogates for Their Desperate Attempts to Make Him Seem Sane
    Aug09

    Larry Wilmore Rips Trump’s Surrogates for Their Desperate Attempts to Make Him Seem Sane

    “It’s like having to defend Jeffrey Dahmer…” Larry Wilmore, host of “The Nightly Show,” doesn’t know how much longer Trump’s surrogates can continue to defend their candidate’s inexcusable behavior. Following his feud with the Khan family, reluctance to endorse top GOP officials, and an interview...

    Guns Of August: Fears Of Full-Scale War Return As Casualties Mount In Ukraine
    Aug09

    Guns Of August: Fears Of Full-Scale War Return As Casualties Mount In Ukraine

    Fighting is flaring this summer in eastern Ukraine, where government forces and Russia-backed separatists are locked in a deadly standoff that is escalating two years after it began. Amid mounting casualties, there are fears an unraveling cease-fire could give way again to full-scale war. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...