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    Five things to watch for in tonight’s federal leaders’ debate on foreign affairs
    Sep29

    Five things to watch for in tonight’s federal leaders’ debate on foreign affairs

    OTTAWA — The leaders of the three main political parties will be on the same stage tonight to debate foreign affairs. The debate lands as the conflict in Syria, the fight against the so-called Islamic State and a multinational free trade agreement have focused campaign attention on international affairs. Here are five things to watch for in...

    Netherlands Faces Surprise Ukraine Pact Referendum After Petition
    Sep28

    Netherlands Faces Surprise Ukraine Pact Referendum After Petition

    Anti-EU campaigners are using a pact with Ukraine to question the Netherlands position in Europe. …read more Source:...

    Here’s an intense toast between Obama and Putin in New York
    Sep28

    Here’s an intense toast between Obama and Putin in New York

    US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin were both in New York City on Monday to address the annual United Nations General Assembly. And the two world leaders shared a Monday lunch together at UN headquarters — including a seemingly intense toast. The luncheon followed both presidents’ competing speeches before the...

    UN General Assembly 2015: Syria Refugee Crisis Dominates Speeches By Putin, Obama, Hollande, But Will Syrians See Real Change?
    Sep28

    UN General Assembly 2015: Syria Refugee Crisis Dominates Speeches By Putin, Obama, Hollande, But Will Syrians See Real Change?

    Out of all the issues raging in the world, including conflict in Ukraine, problems of climate change mounting, and a Chinese economic slowdown still affecting international markets, one topic of discussion at the 70th United Nations that kept recurring was the war in Syria and the resulting refugee crisis in Europe. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine premier to face ‘$3m bribery’ inquiry
    Sep28

    Ukraine premier to face ‘$3m bribery’ inquiry

    Ukraine has ordered a corruption investigation against its prime minister, according to court documents leaked by a member of parliament…. …read more Source: The...

    Russian protesters decry war in Ukraine, several detained
    Sep28

    Russian protesters decry war in Ukraine, several detained

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — About 200 people have held an anti-war demonstration in St. Petersburg, while about 30 people joined a similar march in Moscow to call for Russia to withdraw its troops from Ukraine and stay out of the fighting in Syria. …read more Source: CNS...

    Putin Issues Scathing Rebuke of Obama’s Foreign Policy
    Sep28

    Putin Issues Scathing Rebuke of Obama’s Foreign Policy

    The Russian leader blamed the U.S. for destabilizing the Middle East and for the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin’s Syria Gambit
    Sep28

    Putin’s Syria Gambit

    The last time Vladimir Putin addressed the U.N. General Assembly, there was no Islamic State, the Syrian civil war was years away, and Crimea was Ukrainian. Back then, in 2005, the Russian president spoke for five minutes. On Monday, he went on for about 20, starting with a defense of Russia’s role on the U.N.’s Security Council...

    Russian Food Sanctions 2015: Hundreds Of Tons Of Food Destroyed Since Restrictions Placed On Imports
    Sep28

    Russian Food Sanctions 2015: Hundreds Of Tons Of Food Destroyed Since Restrictions Placed On Imports

    A total of 738 tons of imported food has been destroyed in Russia since the Russian government imposed a ban on Western imports more than a year ago, says Russia’s agricultural watchdog, Rosselkhoznadzor, the Moscow Times reported Monday. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the edict banning foreign imports in response to trade...

    Putin throws shade at Obama as Ukrainians storm out during UN speech
    Sep28

    Putin throws shade at Obama as Ukrainians storm out during UN speech

    Just after Vladimir Putin took the stage at the UN General Assembly for the first time in a decade, the delegation from Ukraine, where a Russian invasion has left the country dismembered and in turmoil, stormed out of the hall. “The Ukrainian delegation left the Assembly because there is no sense to listen to someone who doesn’t have...