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    Canada inches up to 13th place on global competitiveness ranking
    Sep30

    Canada inches up to 13th place on global competitiveness ranking

    GENEVA — Canada has moved up two notches to 13th position in the latest Global Competitiveness Report issued Wednesday by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum. The report says Canada improved its ranking mainly because of a lower budget deficit based on 2014 data and a more favourable assessment of its financial market development. It says...

    Russian lawmakers give green signal to Vladimir Putin’s decision to use troops in Syria
    Sep30

    Russian lawmakers give green signal to Vladimir Putin’s decision to use troops in Syria

    Russian lawmakers voted unanimously on Wednesday to let President Vladimir Putin send Russian troops to Syria. The Kremlin sought to play down the decision, saying it will only use its air force there, not ground troops. Putin has to request parliamentary approval for any use of Russian troops abroad, according to the constitution. The last time...

    Ukraine, rebels give initial backing to small arms withdrawal
    Sep30

    Ukraine, rebels give initial backing to small arms withdrawal

    Kiev said on Wednesday (Sep 30) it had struck an initial agreement with pro-Russian insurgents to withdraw smaller weapons from the buffer zone splitting eastern rebel lands from the rest of Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine, Russian-Backed Rebels Agree To Withdraw Weapons
    Sep30

    Ukraine, Russian-Backed Rebels Agree To Withdraw Weapons

    Representatives of Russia, Ukraine, and Europe reached a long-awaited agreement on the withdrawal of tanks and other weapons from the frontline in eastern Ukraine. “This is a document that opens a pat …read more Source: Big News...

    Putin wins parliament approval for Syria air strikes
    Sep30

    Putin wins parliament approval for Syria air strikes

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday won permission from parliament to carry out air strikes in Syria, in what would be Moscows first engagement in a distant theatre of war since the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.The announcement comes as Putin and US President Barack Obama are pushing rival plans on ways to...

    Russia Reportedly Orders U.S. Planes Out of Syria as Its Parliament Approves Sending Troops
    Sep30

    Russia Reportedly Orders U.S. Planes Out of Syria as Its Parliament Approves Sending Troops

    A military source told Fox News Wednesday that Russian officials issued a demarche, ordering U.S. planes out of Syria. But the unnamed source identified as senior defense official told Fox News that “there is nothing to indicate that we are changing operations over Syria.” In this Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 photo, plane directors, wearing yellow...

    Old foes Mourinho, Wenger both forced to defend selection
    Sep30

    Old foes Mourinho, Wenger both forced to defend selection

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger shake hands before the match. Reuters Archrivals Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger found themselves in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons after another miserable night for English clubs in the Champions League. Chelsea and Arsenal lost on Tuesday night to Porto and Olympiakos...

    OSCE welcomes Ukraine’s weapons withdrawal agreement
    Sep30

    OSCE welcomes Ukraine’s weapons withdrawal agreement

    The OSCE hails the agreement between Kiev and pro-Russia forces on the withdrawal of weapons. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, rebels give initial backing to small arms withdrawal (AFP)
    Sep30

    Ukraine, rebels give initial backing to small arms withdrawal (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Kiev said on Wednesday it had struck an initial agreement with pro-Russian insurgents to withdraw smaller weapons from the buffer zone splitting eastern rebel lands from the rest of Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Row over Syria policy | Press review main focus
    Sep30

    Row over Syria policy | Press review main focus

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