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    NATO Tests Its Capabilities—and Wants Russia to Take Note
    Nov04

    NATO Tests Its Capabilities—and Wants Russia to Take Note

    ZARAGOZA, Spain—NATO is putting on its most fearsome display of military might in over a decade, a choreographed large-scale movement of soldiers, ships and planes meant to hone its capabilities as well as transmit an unmistakable signal to Russia and other possible foes. The U.S.-led alliance’s aim is to train and exercise, but it is also...

    Here’s what the new Liberal cabinet looks like
    Nov04

    Here’s what the new Liberal cabinet looks like

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was sworn in today, along with members of the new Liberal cabinet. Here’s who they are: Bill Morneau Portfolio: Finance Degree of difficulty: Extreme First challenge: The Liberals have promised their first piece of legislation when Parliament resumes, likely in early December, will be a middle-class tax cut. To...

    Council Of Europe Blasts Ukraine’s Investigations Into Odesa Violence
    Nov04

    Council Of Europe Blasts Ukraine’s Investigations Into Odesa Violence

    A Council of Europe report faults Ukraine’s investigations into deadly violence in Odesa in May 2014 as failing to meet human rights standards. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine PM: Country Risks Losing Foreign Support Over Reform Delay
    Nov04

    Ukraine PM: Country Risks Losing Foreign Support Over Reform Delay

    Ukraine risks losing the support of its Western backers if squabbles between the government and parliament delay or derail its reform efforts, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said on Wednesday. Ukraine has promised to revamp its tax system under an International Monetary Fund-led bailout program. But a failure to agree the size of tax cuts has...

    Top diplomats to meet Friday on Ukraine crisis (AFP)
    Nov04

    Top diplomats to meet Friday on Ukraine crisis (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – Top diplomats from Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will meet Friday in Berlin for fresh talks on the conflict plaguing eastern Ukraine, a German foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Private Cessna plane crashes in Crimea, 4 killed
    Nov04

    Private Cessna plane crashes in Crimea, 4 killed

    A private Cessna plane has crushed in Crimea, killing four, Pravda reports. The aircraft crashed on Wednesday night in the area of Klementieva Mount, Pravda.Ru reports with reference to LifeNews, citing a source in law enforcement bodies of the peninsula. Four people were killed in the air crash; the causes of the tragedy are now being specified....

    Ibn Battuta | encyclopedia article by TheFreeDictionary
    Nov04

    Ibn Battuta | encyclopedia article by TheFreeDictionary

    ibn Battutaأبو عبد الله محمد بن عبد الله اللواتي الطنجي بن بطوطة Born February 25, 1304Tangier, Morocco Died 1369 (aged 64–65)Morocco Occupation Islamic scholar, Jurist, Judge, explorer, geographer Religion Islam Ibn Baṭūṭah (Arabic: أبو عبد الله محمد بن عبد الله اللواتي الطنجي بن بطوطة‎, ʾAbū ʿAbd al-Lāh Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Lāh l-Lawātī ṭ-Ṭanǧī...

    Odessa fire inquiry ‘not independent’
    Nov04

    Odessa fire inquiry ‘not independent’

    The Council of Europe has criticised Ukraine’s authorities for their probe into a fire in Odessa last year that left more than 40 people dead. …read more Source:...

    US Diplomat Sees ‘Some Pullback’ of Weapons from E. Ukraine
    Nov04

    US Diplomat Sees ‘Some Pullback’ of Weapons from E. Ukraine

    A top U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday that there have been signs that Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine are pulling back some of their weapons. “We are now starting to see for the first time some pullback of Russian and separatist weapons,” Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland told a hearing in the U.S. House of...

    Plane that crashed in South Sudan was in no state to fly: Antonov
    Nov04

    Plane that crashed in South Sudan was in no state to fly: Antonov

    KIEV – The Antonov plane that crashed Wednesday in South Sudan, killing at least 36 people, “was is no state to fly”, Ukraine-based Antonov said. …read more Source: Bangkok...