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    Hundreds Attend Protest Against Russian Air Base In Belarus
    Oct04

    Hundreds Attend Protest Against Russian Air Base In Belarus

    Hundreds of people gathered in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, on October 4 at an unsanctioned protest against the establishment of a Russian air base in Belarus. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    About 1,000 Belarusian protesters decry planned Russian air base
    Oct04

    About 1,000 Belarusian protesters decry planned Russian air base

    About 1,000 opposition activists have protested Russia’s plans to establish a military air base in Belarus, saying it would turn the former Soviet republic into a Kremlin “vassal.” They claim the base would add to regional tensions already heightened by the conflict in Ukraine, and make it impossible for Belarus to maintain...

    On the Campaign Trail with Harperman
    Oct04

    On the Campaign Trail with Harperman

    Photo by Alex Guibord Even the person most Canadian leftists dislike—the ex-con, ex-mega-businessman and scholar Conrad Black—wrote recently that “nine years of joyless and sometimes nasty competence under Stephen Harper is an era of ill-feeling.” Harperman has sucked the oxygen out of the air and left most of us gasping for breath. This guy is...

    Diplomatica: Colombia deals with a refugee crisis of its own
    Oct04

    Diplomatica: Colombia deals with a refugee crisis of its own

    While the Syrian refugee crisis continues to pre-occupy Europe and persists as an election issue in Canada, a refugee crisis of a different kind is dogging the government of Colombia. So far, 20,000 Colombians who were living in Venezuela for reasons of work and school have left everything behind after being forced by the closure of the border...

    Russian Jets ‘Intensifying’ Airstrikes in Syria
    Oct04

    Russian Jets ‘Intensifying’ Airstrikes in Syria

    Russia said Sunday its forces continued “intensifying” airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria, and that the bombings have disrupted the group’s infrastructure and logistical support. A Ministry of Defense statement said Russian warplanes struck 10 Islamic State targets in the previous 24 hours, including training...

    Assad, Putin, and the smart move that Obama must make
    Oct04

    Assad, Putin, and the smart move that Obama must make

    The words used to describe Obama in countries in the Middle East plus Ukraine include “unreliable”, “skittish”, “weak in negotiations” and “feeble in foreign policy.” Best evidence that these words have real meaning can be seen in the “words not action” policy of the Obama Administration when it comes to Syria. …read more Source: Canada...

    US Tax Dollars and Ukraines Finance Minister
    Oct04

    US Tax Dollars and Ukraines Finance Minister

    DMCA The U.S. government is missing — or withholding — audit documents about the finances and possible accounting irregularities at a $150 million U.S.-taxpayer-financed investment fund when it was … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Ukraine withdraws heavy weapons from front line after Paris talks
    Oct04

    Ukraine withdraws heavy weapons from front line after Paris talks

    Ukraine withdraws heavy weapons from front line after Paris talks …read more Source: Global...

    Russia says will increase air strikes in Syria
    Oct04

    Russia says will increase air strikes in Syria

    Deadly Russian rocket system spotted in Ukraine for first timeObama warns Russia’s Putin of ‘quagmire’ in SyriaPutin: No Syrian civilians hurt as result of Russian air strikesRussia bombs Syria for second day, targets raise concernRussian warplanes target insurgents in Syria but not Islamic StatePowers struggle to agree on...

    Jordanian MP says son joined IS, carried out suicide attack
    Oct04

    Jordanian MP says son joined IS, carried out suicide attack

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian parliament member says his son carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq just three months after the family failed to prevent him from joining the Islamic State extremist group.Jordan is part of an international military coalition against IS, but the group has some grassroots support in the country.Parliamentarian...