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    Kiev urged to press on with reforms
    Oct24

    Kiev urged to press on with reforms

    BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday urged Ukraine to press on with painful reforms, as Kiev battles to haul the economy out of recession …read more Source: The News...

    Russia hold Syria talks with US, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
    Oct24

    Russia hold Syria talks with US, Saudi Arabia, Turkey

    VIENNA (AFP) – Top diplomats from Russia, the US, Saudi Arabia and Turkey held talks in a frosty atmosphere Friday on how to end the Syrian conflict, with the sides sharply at odds on the future of Bashar al-Assad.The Vienna meeting took place three weeks after Moscow thrust itself into the heart of the crisis by launching a bombing...

    Ukraine Rejects Bid By Moscow To Stop Mutual Air Flight Bans
    Oct24

    Ukraine Rejects Bid By Moscow To Stop Mutual Air Flight Bans

    Flights between Ukraine and Russia will be banned starting this weekend despite a last-ditch effort by senior Russian officials to prevent the ban, Ukraine’s infrastructure minister said October 24. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tennis: Pavlyuchenkova to face Kuznetsova in Moscow’s WTA final
    Oct24

    Tennis: Pavlyuchenkova to face Kuznetsova in Moscow’s WTA final

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Defending Kremlin Cup champion Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova battled back from a set down to beat compatriot Daria Kasatkina on Friday to set up an all-Russian final with Svetlana Kuznetsova.At the ATP and WTA combined event Pavlyuchenkova, who is seeking her seasons second and career ninth title won 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 in her first...

    West Sees Threat of Chaos in Russian Adventurism
    Oct24

    West Sees Threat of Chaos in Russian Adventurism

    Western officials are increasingly worried that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggressive actions around the world will spread global instability and perhaps spark a backlash at home. These officials believe Putin’s real goal in joining the fight against Islamic extremists is to put Russia back at the center of the world stage....

    Merkel: EU sanctions against Russia tied to implementation of Minsk agreement
    Oct24

    Merkel: EU sanctions against Russia tied to implementation of Minsk agreement

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says EU sanctions against Russia will remain in place if the implementation of the Minsk agreement is delayed. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s International Strategy
    Oct24

    Russia’s International Strategy

    Is Russia waging a lukewarm war on the West? An article in the Huffington Post of October 6, entitled “Nuclear Smugglers Shopped Radioactive Materials To ISIS And Other Terrorists” got me thinking. This ‘little’ incident is arguably part of a much bigger picture, which is extremely disturbing and potentially very...

    How Ukraine Is Forgetting Its Most Desperate Citizens
    Oct24

    How Ukraine Is Forgetting Its Most Desperate Citizens

    Life was already hard enough for those Ukrainians fleeing war in the East. But now they’re even being deprived of the right to vote. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Cabinet-making: Who’s on Trudeau’s shortlist
    Oct24

    Cabinet-making: Who’s on Trudeau’s shortlist

    Building a cabinet may be relatively easy for a skilled carpenter, but it’s a significant undertaking for any prime minister. The task will be even harder for Justin Trudeau. Trudeau has promised an equal number of men and women around his cabinet table. This is in addition to the usual considerations: a range of expertise, a balance...

    Lost Chances for Peace in Syria
    Oct24

    Lost Chances for Peace in Syria

    Seeking to disrupt the lethal cycle of foreign intervention and military escalation in Syria, a group of 55 House Democrats recently sent a letter to President Barack Obama, calling for a change in U.S. policy. “[I]t is time to devote ourselves to a negotiated peace, and work with allies, including surrounding Arab states that have a vested...