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    Human rights groups team up to oppose Canada selling arms to Ukraine
    Nov02

    Human rights groups team up to oppose Canada selling arms to Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Two human-rights groups have teamed up to oppose a plan by the outgoing Conservative government to allow the sale of so-called prohibited weapons to Ukraine, including automatic assault rifles and armoured vehicles.Amnesty International Canada and Project Ploughshares have written to the Department of Foreign Affairs expressing...

    Human rights groups oppose Canada selling arms to Ukraine
    Nov02

    Human rights groups oppose Canada selling arms to Ukraine

    Two human-rights groups have teamed up to oppose a plan by the outgoing Conservative government to allow the sale of so-called prohibited weapons to Ukraine, including automatic assault rifles and armoured vehicles. …read more Source: Global...

    Russian police raid Crimea Tatar TV channel, journalist homes (AFP)
    Nov02

    Russian police raid Crimea Tatar TV channel, journalist homes (AFP)

    Simferopol (AFP) – Russian police searched the offices of a Tatar TV channel in Crimea early Monday as well as homes of its employees as part of a new probe, the latest actions against the once popular network which was forced to go off air in April. …read more Source: The West...

    Information Transparency and No-Fly Zones in Conflict Areas
    Nov02

    Information Transparency and No-Fly Zones in Conflict Areas

    The crash of Metrojet flight 7K9268 from Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg over the weekend has again raised question about the safety of flying anywhere near a war zone. However, the Sinai Desert is not technically a war zone, and early indications are that the plane was probably brought down by a bomb rather than a missile. The video released...

    A Triage Guide to Thinking About the Russian Airliner Crash Over Egypt
    Nov02

    A Triage Guide to Thinking About the Russian Airliner Crash Over Egypt

    Marina Lystseva / ReutersThe Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt this weekend (Reuters) The Atlantic’s Krishnadev Calamur has a wrap-up of the latest news, rumors, statements, and so on about the Russian airliners crash over the Sinai Peninsula two days ago. In response to incoming queries, here is a triage guide to thinking about causes...

    Kiev’s call for EU mission falling on deaf ears
    Nov02

    Kiev’s call for EU mission falling on deaf ears

    Kiev has, again, urged the EU to send peacekeepers to east Ukraine. But there is little appetite in Brussels for the move, diplomats say. …read more Source:...

    Bodies of crash victims arrive in Russia
    Nov02

    Bodies of crash victims arrive in Russia

    Head of air transport agency says the aircraft disintegrated in the air while flying at a high altitude Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations employees prepare to load the bodies of the victims from the ministry’s plane at the airport in St Petersburg. — AFP photo A woman reacts in central Saint Petersburg as people gather to light...

    Amid Russian Tensions, US And Canada Military Flights For Observation To Be Conducted Over Russia
    Nov02

    Amid Russian Tensions, US And Canada Military Flights For Observation To Be Conducted Over Russia

    A joint group of U.S. and Canadian military surveillance teams is expected to conduct a series of observation flights over Russian territory this week as part of a treaty designed to create transparency and trust between Russia and the West, according to a report Monday from Russian news site Tass. While similar flights have been commonplace...

    Egypt suspends tourism promotional campaign due to Russian plane incident
    Nov02

    Egypt suspends tourism promotional campaign due to Russian plane incident

    The Ministry of Tourism has suspended Egypt’s promotional campaign indefinitely in six major countries that export tourists to the country, until investigations into the Russian plane crash incident are completed. Sources at the ministry said Russia, Germany, Italy, Poland, Ukraine, and France, are the countries that export the most...

    Cause of Russian Aircaft Tragedy Remains a Mystery
    Nov02

    Cause of Russian Aircaft Tragedy Remains a Mystery

    Two days after a Russian airliner crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula killing all 224 people on board, the cause of the disaster remains a mystery. Earlier, a top official at the Russian airline Metrojet said at a news conference in Moscow on Monday that a technical failure was out of the question. The official, Alexander Smirnov, said...