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    Russia, Ukraine improving, Air Arabia chief says
    Sep28

    Russia, Ukraine improving, Air Arabia chief says

    Monday, Sep 28, 2015 Dubai: Air Arabia is seeing an improvement in Russia and Ukraine, two markets the low-cost airline has significantly scaled back from in recent years due to their economic and political fragility. Demand for air travel between the UAE… …read more Source:...

    Putin: Assad, Syrian Military ‘Valiantly Fighting Terrorism’
    Sep28

    Putin: Assad, Syrian Military ‘Valiantly Fighting Terrorism’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told the United Nations General Assembly Monday that the armed forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are “valiantly fighting terrorism face to face” and that refusing to cooperate with them is “a huge mistake.” He also called for the creation of a “broad international...

    The Political and Security Evolution of the Conflict in Ukraine
    Sep28

    The Political and Security Evolution of the Conflict in Ukraine

    Caught in a “no war, no peace” situation, Eastern Ukraine is slowly but relentlessly diving into a low-intensity conflict. From the onset of the crisis, barely two years ago, Ukraine has been at war with Russia over the territorial integrity of Crimea and separatist Donbas — two fronts Kiev has to deal with simultaneously....

    Debating foreign policy: Tories under the gun, but NDP, Liberals must say what they’d do differently
    Sep28

    Debating foreign policy: Tories under the gun, but NDP, Liberals must say what they’d do differently

    Stephen Harper will be accused of squandering Canada’s reputation as a force for good in the world when the Conservative leader crosses swords with his NDP and Liberal counterparts in Canada’s first-ever foreign policy election debate. Yet even as they attempt to portray Harper as a warmonger who has undermined Canada’s global...

    Leadership, security key messages for Harper in foreign policy debate
    Sep28

    Leadership, security key messages for Harper in foreign policy debate

    TORONTO — Here’s a secret about political photo ops: when a party leader waves farewell before boarding a plane, he’s usually waving to no one but the cameras. But Monday morning, Conservative supporters lined the path to Stephen Harper’s campaign plane to wish the leader well ahead of his trip to Toronto and the Munk debate on...

    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...