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    Ukraine pins hopes on “Normandy” talks to cement ceasefire
    Oct02

    Ukraine pins hopes on “Normandy” talks to cement ceasefire

    Kiev hopes that an upcoming meeting of leaders of Normandy quartet will help cement a truce in Donetsk and Lugansk regions, known locally as Donbas, the Ukrainian president’s office said Thursday. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-10/02/c_134678888.htm target=_blank title="Ukraine pins hopes on...

    Assad allies, including Iranians, prepare ground attack in Syria: sources
    Oct02

    Assad allies, including Iranians, prepare ground attack in Syria: sources

    Sources said the operation would be aimed at recapturing territory lost by President Bashar al-Assad’s government to rebels.Putin: No Syrian civilians hurt as result of Russian air strikesRussia bombs Syria for second day, targets raise concernSyria and Ukraine: two fronts in Russian war for influence …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Analysts: Russia Has Ambitions Beyond Helping Assad
    Oct02

    Analysts: Russia Has Ambitions Beyond Helping Assad

    Russia’s move to deepen its involvement in the Syrian conflict may have more to do with a long-term strategy of widening its influence than its stated goal of helping the Assad regime fight militants, say analysts studying the crisis. “The Russians are interested in several things in Syria,” said Christopher Kozak of the Institute for the...

    Ukraine peace talks in Paris overshadowed by Syria conflict
    Oct02

    Ukraine peace talks in Paris overshadowed by Syria conflict

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine meet in Paris Friday to consolidate a fragile peace in Ukraine, as Moscow — now heavily engaged in the Syria conflict — eyes relief from biting sanctions. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Quartet Of Leaders To Hold Ukraine Peace Talks October 2
    Oct02

    Quartet Of Leaders To Hold Ukraine Peace Talks October 2

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine meet in Paris October 2 to try to consolidate a fragile peace in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Peace Talks in Paris Overshadowed by Syria Conflict
    Oct02

    Ukraine Peace Talks in Paris Overshadowed by Syria Conflict

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine meet in Paris today to consolidate a fragile peace in Ukraine, as Moscow now heavily engaged in the Syria conflict eyes relief from biting sanctions. …read more Source:...

    “Deconflicting” the airspace over Syria – new rules will guide RCAF and other coalition air forces
    Oct02

    “Deconflicting” the airspace over Syria – new rules will guide RCAF and other coalition air forces

    Now that Russian warplanes are flying bombing missions over Syria, Pentagon officials and their Russian counterparts have opened the lines of communication that had been shut down for the last 18 months. The U.S. and Russia are in talks about “deconfliction” – or as U.S. officials explain – putting protocols in place “to avoid any possible...

    Hollande unchained
    Oct02

    Hollande unchained

    PARIS — Before he became France’s president in 2012, François Hollande’s only foreign experience had been a drive from New York to California at age 20 while researching a report on U.S. fast food and, a few years later, an eight-month internship at the French embassy in Algiers. That’s some distance from holding France’s...

    Mutual direct investments in the CIS fall by 12% — report
    Oct02

    Mutual direct investments in the CIS fall by 12% — report

    ALMATY (TCA) — In 2014, the fall in mutual foreign direct investments (FDI) between the CIS countries was $6.3 billion, or 12% year-on-year, according to the report Monitoring of Mutual Investments in the CIS 2015 prepared by Eurasian Development Bank’s (EDB) Centre for Integration Studies. One of the main causes for this drastic decline in...

    Jean Chretien says Canada should welcome ‘clear-minded’ Putin’s help in Syria
    Oct02

    Jean Chretien says Canada should welcome ‘clear-minded’ Putin’s help in Syria

    VANCOUVER – Canada should welcome Russian President Vladimir Putin’s offers to help fight the Islamic State in Syria, says Jean Chretien.The former Liberal prime minister said Putin’s involvement in the Middle Eastern conflict may spark controversy but that the West would do well to accept the support.”If Putin wants to...