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    Pope gets angry phone call from Merkel over ‘barren’ comment
    Feb09

    Pope gets angry phone call from Merkel over ‘barren’ comment

    VATICAN CITY, Holy See — Pope Francis has revealed that he received an angry phone call from German Chancellor Angela Merkel after he compared Europe to a “barren woman”, in an interview published Monday. In a speech to the European Parliament in November 2014, Pope Francis delivered a withering attack on a “haggard” Europe which […] The post...

    Finance Minister: IMF Will Delay Aid to Ukraine Until Political Fog Clears
    Feb09

    Finance Minister: IMF Will Delay Aid to Ukraine Until Political Fog Clears

    The International Monetary Fund will not give more aid to Ukraine until it becomes clear that, in the event of a government collapse, the next government would follow through on promised reforms, the country’s Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Monday. Ukraine has been waiting since October for the IMF to dispense more aid as part of...

    Ukraine to sell 25% of state banks’ assets
    Feb09

    Ukraine to sell 25% of state banks’ assets

    Ukraine is planning for a reform of the banking sector. …read more Source:...

    Could a NATO build-up in Europe reignite the Cold War?
    Feb09

    Could a NATO build-up in Europe reignite the Cold War?

    GWEN IFILL: It’s been a generation since the Cold War ended, a standoff that dominated much of the 20th century. But now echoes of that conflict are sounding again, as the U.S. and its allies encounter a resurgent Russia. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports. MARGARET WARNER: NATO is planning its biggest buildup in...

    VIDEO: The couple trapped on Ukraine’s frontline
    Feb09

    VIDEO: The couple trapped on Ukraine’s frontline

    The elderly couple who will not leave the town of Peski on Ukraine’s frontline despite shelling damaging their house. …read more Source:...

    US Labor Against the War (USLAW) – Articles Profile
    Feb09

    US Labor Against the War (USLAW) – Articles Profile

    The year 2015 was marked by violence and war. The most prevalent story in the U.S. media throughout the year was ISIS. The Paris attacks, mass shootings, police brutality, terrorism, the Charleston massacre and the refugee crisis were also among the top 10 stories of the year. The U.S., as the world’s leading military power, played an...

    Did A Spy-Turned-Congressman Just Out His Role In Cyber War With Russia?
    Feb08

    Did A Spy-Turned-Congressman Just Out His Role In Cyber War With Russia?

    WASHINGTON — A former CIA operative who now serves as a member of Congress indicated at a recent public event that the U.S. has engaged in “offensive cyber operations” against Russia, a revelation that comes while the two countries are effectively squaring off in Syria and Ukraine. The disclosure of the operations, which are...

    Putin launches surprise military drills near Ukraine border as civil war threatens to reignite in Donbass
    Feb08

    Putin launches surprise military drills near Ukraine border as civil war threatens to reignite in Donbass

    Vladimir Putin has scrambled troops across southwestern Russia for large-scale military drills intended to test the troop readiness amid continuing tensions with the West …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Russian envoy says Moscow will respond to NATO buildup
    Feb08

    Russian envoy says Moscow will respond to NATO buildup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s envoy to NATO has warned that Moscow will respond to a buildup of the alliance’s forces near Russian borders. Alexander Grushko said in televised remarks Monday that the deployment of NATO forces in eastern Europe “can’t be left without a military-technical answer.” He insisted that “Russia won’t...

    What Will Happen When the Pope Meets the Patriarch?
    Feb08

    What Will Happen When the Pope Meets the Patriarch?

    The latest diplomatic coup for Pope Francis I—whose papacy has been marked by an ever-more expansive foreign policy—is the announcement of an interesting development in relations between the Roman Catholic and the Russian Orthodox churches, relations that have been more-or-less non-existent for more than 1000 years. On Feb. 12, Pope Francis—who...