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    Ukraine rules out blanket amnesty for rebels
    Oct08

    Ukraine rules out blanket amnesty for rebels

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on Wednesday ruled out granting a total amnesty to all pro-independence insurgents. …read more Source: Global...

    Putin’s Pivot in Ukraine and the Ukrainian Battle Against Its Corrupt Elites
    Oct08

    Putin’s Pivot in Ukraine and the Ukrainian Battle Against Its Corrupt Elites

    Victor Yanukovych looted Ukraine of billions and his lavish estate outside Kyiv, as big as Monaco, is a testament to why anti-corruption efforts must be a priorityUkraine’s two-front war Putin is pivoting and wants to withdraw from the Donbas but keep Crimea, according to Iegor Soboliev, the head of the Ukrainian parliament’s...

    ‘Real truce’ has begun in Ukraine – Poroshenko
    Oct08

    ‘Real truce’ has begun in Ukraine – Poroshenko

    President Petro Poroshenko says a “real truce” had begun in Ukraine but a long-lasting peace with pro-Russian insurgents would still take some time. …read more Source:...

    Russia Complicates US Pivot to Asia
    Oct08

    Russia Complicates US Pivot to Asia

    With Monday’s signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership [TPP], the United States reached a milestone in its push for rebalancing toward the Asia Pacific region. A new hurdle may be emerging, however, and this time it is not China. In the last few months, Russia has been steadily increasing its military presence in the Western Pacific region,...

    Will Angela Merkel Win The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize?
    Oct08

    Will Angela Merkel Win The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize?

    Nelson Mandela. Malala Yousafzai. Martin Luther King Jr. Another leader will join that prestigious group when the winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize is chosen early Friday.Kristian Berg Harpviken, director of the Peace Research Institute Oslo, has been drawing up short lists of potential winners for over a decade, and several of those...

    Merkel, Hollande offer rhetoric, not reality
    Oct07

    Merkel, Hollande offer rhetoric, not reality

    The first joint appearance by the leaders of France and Germany at the European Parliament since the fall of the Berlin Wall was meant to offer the beleaguered union a new vision. Instead, Angela Merkel and François Hollande unwittingly presented a stark reminder of why the EU, in the words of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker,...

    Real truce has 

begun in Ukraine, 

says Poroshenko
    Oct07

    Real truce has begun in Ukraine, says Poroshenko

    KIEV: President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday a “real truce” had begun in Ukraine but that a long-lasting peace with pro-Russian insurgents would still take some time. “There has not been a single shot fired. This is still not peace. This is not the end of the war,” the pro-Western leader said in a televised address. “The end of war will...

    For Russians, Syria Campaign is Symbol of Competence
    Oct07

    For Russians, Syria Campaign is Symbol of Competence

    Russians have an old expression: “You can’t argue with the weather.” But some may have found it jarring to hear the daily forecast promising unusually clear skies and warm temperatures throughout October. But this was the weather in Syria, after all. A sign of the changing times. “Russian aerospace forces are continuing...

    ‘Real truce’ has begun in Ukraine, says Poroshenko
    Oct07

    ‘Real truce’ has begun in Ukraine, says Poroshenko

    President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday a “real truce” had begun in eastern Ukraine but a long-lasting peace with pro-Kremlin insurgents would st …read more Source: The New...

    Armenians ask UN to take the ‘Islam’ out of ISIS
    Oct07

    Armenians ask UN to take the ‘Islam’ out of ISIS

    Representatives of Armenian communities across Europe and the Middle East sent a letter to the UN asking for a resolution to ban the term ‘Islamic’ State, or ISIS, since the terror organization does not represent Islam, Sputnik News reports. Members of the Armenian diaspora have sent a letter to the UN requesting a resolution to ban the use...