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    Cameron and Merkel break bread over Brexit
    Oct09

    Cameron and Merkel break bread over Brexit

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel dined with British Prime Minister David Cameron at his Chequers retreat Friday to discuss the status of reforms the U.K. will seek before an in-or-out vote on its EU membership. The two leaders also discussed other issues, including Europe’s response to the crisis in Syria and the situation in Ukraine. “The...

    An type aircraft service center to open in Kazakhstan
    Oct09

    An type aircraft service center to open in Kazakhstan

    Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) — Ukrainian arms trading company Ukrspetsexport will collaborate with Kazakhstan Aviation Industry to create a service center for An aircraft in Astana. …read more Source: United Press...

    Obama Gets ‘Feisty’ as Reporter Grills Him on Putin: ‘He’s Challenging Your Leadership, Mr. President’
    Oct09

    Obama Gets ‘Feisty’ as Reporter Grills Him on Putin: ‘He’s Challenging Your Leadership, Mr. President’

    President Barack Obama got “feisty” during an interview about Russian President Vladimir Putin, as one CBS News anchor put it. In the interview, set to air Sunday on “60 Minutes,” Obama immediately pushing back from reporter Steve Kroft’s line of questioning about America’s leadership around the world, particularly in the Middle East....

    U.S. Keeps Tough Line On Russia Despite Ukraine Truce
    Oct09

    U.S. Keeps Tough Line On Russia Despite Ukraine Truce

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland, has said the United States will maintain sanctions imposed on Russia over its actions in Ukraine until the terms o …read more Source: Big News...

    Amid Russian Hostility, Latvia Military Draft? Conscription Mulled As Defense Budget Is Hiked
    Oct09

    Amid Russian Hostility, Latvia Military Draft? Conscription Mulled As Defense Budget Is Hiked

    Latvia is contemplating over plans to reintroduce conscription as a result of the geopolitical tensions relating to Russia and the conflict in Ukraine, according to a Defense News report Friday. Earlier this year, neighboring Lithuania said it would also reinstate conscription because of fears about M …read more Source: International...

    Health groups slam Ukraine for slow polio response (AFP)
    Oct09

    Health groups slam Ukraine for slow polio response (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Global health groups accused Ukraine on Friday of being critically late and ineffective in responding to Europe’s first polio outbreak since 2010. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian maker of missile that took down MH17 to offer alternative explanation of disaster
    Oct09

    Russian maker of missile that took down MH17 to offer alternative explanation of disaster

    The Russian manufacturer of the missile system blamed for taking down commercial flight MH17 in Ukraine said Friday it would unveil the “real reasons” for the disaster on Tuesday. Almaz-Antey, the maker of the BUK surface-to-air missile system that western powers and Kiev believe downed the flight, said it would … …read...

    Defense Budget 2016 Obama Veto? Military Pay, Support Of Foreign Fighters In Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Ukraine Would Be Hit
    Oct09

    Defense Budget 2016 Obama Veto? Military Pay, Support Of Foreign Fighters In Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Ukraine Would Be Hit

    President Barack Obama is on a collision course with Congress over a multibillion-dollar contingency fund almost hidden in the 2016 defense budget that was approved late Wednesday night. If the president stays true to his word and vetoes the military budget – something that has happened only five times since 1961 — the armed forces could be...

    Russian maker of missile that destroyed MH17 to explain disaster
    Oct09

    Russian maker of missile that destroyed MH17 to explain disaster

    © AFP/File | A picture taken on October 15, 2014 shows the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 near the village of Rassipnoe MOSCOW: The Russian manufacturer of the missile system blamed for shooting down flight MH17 said Friday it would unveil the “real reasons” for the disaster on the same day Dutch investigators present their final...

    UN: Nearly 2M Ukraine Children at Risk of Polio
    Oct09

    UN: Nearly 2M Ukraine Children at Risk of Polio

    The World Health Organization and United Nations Children’s Fund are urging the government in Ukraine to give the immediate go-ahead for a life-saving nationwide polio immunization campaign. The U.N. agencies warn the government’s failure to back the campaign is putting the lives of nearly 2 million children at risk. Six weeks after a...