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    The NDP and the Election
    Sep28

    The NDP and the Election

    Photo by Canada’s NDP At this moment, it seems that Harper’s Conservatives are losing ground, headed for possible defeat or minority status, if recent polls are to be believed. If these trends continue, it might represent a long-awaited respite from years of unrelenting and hard-edge neoliberal offensive in all walks of Canadian life....

    Russian media talk up Putin's speech
    Sep28

    Russian media talk up Putin's speech

    MOSCOW — In an hours-long marathon of commentary, Russia’s two main TV stations on Monday talked up President Vladimir Putin’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly as tough and uncompromising.Putin is in the United States for the first time since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in March 2014 and threw its support...

    Ban opens UNGA with call for action on Europe’s migrant crisis
    Sep28

    Ban opens UNGA with call for action on Europe’s migrant crisis

    UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon on Monday called on Europe to do more to confront the migration crisis, in his opening address to the General Assembly meeting of world leaders. ‘I urge Europe to do more,’ Ban told the 193-nation assembly. Europe’s worst migration crisis since Second World War looms large over this year’s...

    To Stem the Flow of Syrian Refugees, Stop the Barrel Bombs
    Sep28

    To Stem the Flow of Syrian Refugees, Stop the Barrel Bombs

    Syrian asylum-seekers are the largest component of the latest refugee surge to Europe. Germany has been extraordinarily generous in providing a refuge. But with four million refugees having fled Syria’s daily atrocities and more waiting in the wings, we must ask how to improve the conditions forcing their flight. Relatives mourn as a man...

    We’re can’t wait for another awkward meeting between Obama and Putin
    Sep28

    We’re can’t wait for another awkward meeting between Obama and Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin came to New York on Monday to give a speech at the United Nations and meet with President Barack Obama later in the afternoon for a discussion of the civil war in Syria and the Ukraine crisis In the past, the leaders haven’t exactly seen eye-to-eye on things. In fact, it’s been more of a side-eye...

    Putin Warns UN General Assembly Against Overuse of Sanctions
    Sep28

    Putin Warns UN General Assembly Against Overuse of Sanctions

    Putin disputes Western accusations that Russia is instigating violence in eastern Ukraine because of expansionist ambitions. …read more Source:...

    Obama, Putin clash over vision for resolving Syrian crisis
    Sep28

    Obama, Putin clash over vision for resolving Syrian crisis

    UNITED NATIONS — U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin clashed Monday over their competing visions for Syria, with Obama urging a political transition to replace the Syrian president but Putin warning it would be a mistake to abandon the current government. Obama and Putin’s dueling speeches at a United Nations...

    Obama uses UN speech to blast Putin on Ukraine ahead of first meeting with the Russian president in a year
    Sep28

    Obama uses UN speech to blast Putin on Ukraine ahead of first meeting with the Russian president in a year

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin clashed Monday over their competing visions for Syria …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Russia says hopes for deal on east Ukraine elections soon
    Sep28

    Russia says hopes for deal on east Ukraine elections soon

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia hopes an agreement can be reached in the coming days on holding regional elections in rebel-held east Ukraine, Moscow’s envoy to the OSCE watchdog said on Monday, according to a transcript of his speech on the foreign ministry’s website. …read more Source:...

    Obama criticizes Russia, Putin for “aggression” during statement to U.N.
    Sep28

    Obama criticizes Russia, Putin for “aggression” during statement to U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama called on the world Monday to give priority to diplomacy and international law over the use of force to resolve conflicts and disputes, and he lambasted Russia for its “aggression” against Ukraine and its help in keeping embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad in power. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...