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    Russia bans Ukrainian airlines in reprisal for similar measure by Kiev
    Oct01

    Russia bans Ukrainian airlines in reprisal for similar measure by Kiev

    Moscow has banned all Ukrainian airlines with flights to Russia in retaliation for similar sanctions imposed by Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Time for Joint Action to Solve World Conflicts, Bulgaria’s President Says
    Oct01

    Time for Joint Action to Solve World Conflicts, Bulgaria’s President Says

    Present-day challenges trascend national borders and require action with “with resolve on a global scale”, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev said on Wednesday. Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, he described “poverty, inequalities and environmental degradation” as “issues that require are...

    Ukraine, rebels agree on arms withdrawal
    Oct01

    Ukraine, rebels agree on arms withdrawal

    KIEV: Kiev and pro-Russian insurgents struck a vital agreement on Wednesday to withdraw their entire arsenal of smaller weapons from the buffer zone s …read more Source: The News...

    Russia launches airstrikes in Syria, says targeting IS
    Oct01

    Russia launches airstrikes in Syria, says targeting IS

    Russia confirms the start of airstrikes against IS extremists in the Syrian provinces of Hama, Homs and Latakia, but doubts are being cast on Moscow’s claims of hitting IS targets. Russian military jets carried out airstrikes in Syria for the first time on Wednesday, targeting what Moscow said were Islamic State positions. But a US official...

    On questions of war and peace, we’re a nation divided
    Oct01

    On questions of war and peace, we’re a nation divided

    The gulf is huge between Stephen Harper’s followers and everyone else over the sort of ideological pose Canada should strike on the world stage. These stark solitudes were on display Monday night as Harper, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau faced off in the Munk Debate on foreign policy, the last English language...

    News Analysis: Prospects for lasting peace in E. Ukraine remain uncertain despite halt of hostilities
    Oct01

    News Analysis: Prospects for lasting peace in E. Ukraine remain uncertain despite halt of hostilities

    Guns fell almost silent across the entire frontline in eastern Ukraine in September for the first time since the start of the conflict in April 2014 after government forces and independence-seeking insurgents declared a complete ceasefire. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-10/01/c_134676571.htm...

    Russia and US call urgent talks after Syria strikes
    Oct01

    Russia and US call urgent talks after Syria strikes

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Russia and United States agreed Wednesday to call urgent military talks to head off the risk of clashes between their forces, after Moscow’s dramatic entrance into the Syrian war.Senior US officials expressed alarm after Russian warplanes began their first military engagement outside the former...

    Are Russia’s military priorities in Syria cause for concern?
    Oct01

    Are Russia’s military priorities in Syria cause for concern?

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Late this evening, Secretary Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov came out together and agreed to military talks. We get a closer Russian — look at Russia’s military moves in Syria with Andrew Weiss. He was the director of Russian, Ukrainian, and Eurasian affairs at the White House National Security Council during the...

    Ukrainian LGBT Leader Seeks U.S. Asylum
    Oct01

    Ukrainian LGBT Leader Seeks U.S. Asylum

    After suffering years of violent attacks and intimidation, the principal leader of the Ukrainian LGBT community is too frightened to return home. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Manchester clubs victorious as Ronaldo hits record
    Oct01

    Manchester clubs victorious as Ronaldo hits record

    Paris (AFP) – The two Manchester clubs enjoyed victories in a happier night for England in the Champions League on Wednesday, while the individual performance of the evening came, not for the first time, from Cristiano Ronaldo.Manchester United and City were made to work hard for 2-1 wins against German clubs Wolfsburg and Borussia...