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    Liberals aim to settle scores in two close Ontario faceoffs
    Oct15

    Liberals aim to settle scores in two close Ontario faceoffs

    TORONTO — In hockey, retribution for a dirty hit or a perceived public slight can unfold many games later. The team rallies behind the aggrieved player and tries to settle the score. In politics, those personal rivalries can play out over years and stimulate just as much emotion and feelings of team loyalty. This election, two close Ontario...

    Syria air campaign on, Putin may already seek exit strategy
    Oct15

    Syria air campaign on, Putin may already seek exit strategy

    MOSCOW (AP) — With Russia’s air campaign in Syria now in its third week, Vladimir Putin has raised his nation’s global profile and proven its capability to project military power far from its borders. Now the Russian president could already be on the lookout for an exit strategy to prevent his gains from turning into a liability....

    Syria air campaign on, Putin may already seek exit strategy
    Oct15

    Syria air campaign on, Putin may already seek exit strategy

    Putin certainly realizes that some 30 Russian combat jets won’t be able to change the course of the war, and allow Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces to win. Another key task for Putin is bring Moscow and Washington together in a security dialogue, which he hopes would make Russia appear as an equal and eventually lead to improved...

    Joseph Conrad and the lure of solitude
    Oct15

    Joseph Conrad and the lure of solitude

    The sceptical doubt that infuses Conrad’s work – particularly his last great novel, Victory – has to do with the human world, which he believed was moved by illusions. “It was the very essence of his life to be a solitary achievement, accomplished not by hermit-like withdrawal with its silence and immobility, but by a system of restless...

    Ukraine Demands $1tn from Russia over Crimea and Donbass
    Oct15

    Ukraine Demands $1tn from Russia over Crimea and Donbass

    The Ukrainian prime minister said his country was ready to go to court if Russia does not join Kiev’s debt reconstruction plan with Western creditors. …read more Source:...

    Russian envoy refutes Dutch MH17 crash report
    Oct15

    Russian envoy refutes Dutch MH17 crash report

    Russian Ambassador to Malaysia Valery N Yermolov refuted here on Thursday the investigation report of the Dutch Safety Board (DSB), which alleged that the crash of flight MH17 was caused by the detonation of a 9N314M-type warhead launched from eastern Ukraine using a Buk missile system. …read more Source: Global...

    Trump right that Russia was not behind MH17 crash: American writer
    Oct15

    Trump right that Russia was not behind MH17 crash: American writer

    Donald Trump is right that there is no evidence that Russia was behind last year’s downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine, an American writer says. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Threatens To Sue Russia Over Debt Write-Off
    Oct15

    Ukraine Threatens To Sue Russia Over Debt Write-Off

    Ukraine is threatening to sue Russia if it does not agree to write off part of its debt. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The World in Quotation Marks
    Oct15

    The World in Quotation Marks

    Pro-Russia protesters in Luhansk, Ukraine Shamil Zhumatov / ReutersAfter visiting Argentina in the 1970s, the novelist V.S. Naipaul reflected on the “colonial mimicry” of Buenos Aires. “Within the imported metropolis there is the structure of a developed society. But men can often appear to be mimicking their functions,” he wrote. “So many words...

    Ukraine threatens ‘legal war’ with Russia over debt (AFP)
    Oct15

    Ukraine threatens ‘legal war’ with Russia over debt (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine threatened Thursday to launch a “legal war” with Russia after Moscow held out on a vital debt restructuring agreement to stop the crisis-torn nation from hurtling into default. …read more Source: The West...