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    Russia to ban food imports from Ukraine from January 1: TASS
    Nov18

    Russia to ban food imports from Ukraine from January 1: TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian government has decided to introduce a ban on food imports from Ukraine starting from January 1 because Kiev joined Western sanctions over Moscow, TASS news agency quoted Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko: Ukrainian Military Ready to Stop Aggressor
    Nov18

    Poroshenko: Ukrainian Military Ready to Stop Aggressor

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko claims Ukraine will stop the aggressor in case of a further offensive. …read more Source:...

    Janice Gross Stein: The order that held dysfunctional Middle East states together is over
    Nov18

    Janice Gross Stein: The order that held dysfunctional Middle East states together is over

    We live in disruptive times. Russia annexes Crimea and invades Ukraine. The Islamic State conquers a large swath of territory that crosses the old border between Iraq and Syria, and the rump government of Bashir Al-Assad bombs its own people. Millions of refugees are on the move, desperate to escape the barrel bombs falling from the skies. It...

    Narrowing rift, US and Russia entertain cooperation in Syria
    Nov18

    Narrowing rift, US and Russia entertain cooperation in Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — In a striking shift, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin are embarking on a tentative path toward closer ties and possible military cooperation, as the bitter rift over Ukraine gives way to common cause against the Islamic State group.After weeks of accusing Moscow of trying to prop up Syrian President Bashar...

    Russia Assets Surmount Sanctions as Putin Comes in From the Cold
    Nov18

    Russia Assets Surmount Sanctions as Putin Comes in From the Cold

    An easing of tensions between Vladimir Putin, Europe and the U.S. is prompting investors to take a fresh look at Russian assets. Swedbank Robur in Stockholm bought shares in state-owned Russian companies and NN Investment Partners in The Hague said it was reconsidering its underweight stance on stocks after the Group of 20 summit brought Russia...

    Narrowing rift, US and Russia entertain cooperation in Syria
    Nov18

    Narrowing rift, US and Russia entertain cooperation in Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) ” In a striking shift, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin are embarking on a tentative path toward closer ties and possible military cooperation, as the bitter rift over Ukraine gives way to common… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama: US president calls on Russia to focus on war against IS in Syria
    Nov18

    Obama: US president calls on Russia to focus on war against IS in Syria

    "That's not how they've been operating over the last several weeks. It may be that now having seen ISIL take down one of their airliners in a horrific accident, that reorientation continues." U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that Russia had to shift its focus from propping up Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and...

    Narrowing rift, US and Russia entertain cooperation in Syria
    Nov18

    Narrowing rift, US and Russia entertain cooperation in Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — In a striking shift, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin are embarking on a tentative path toward closer ties and possible military cooperation, as the bitter rift over Ukraine gives way to common cause against the Islamic State group. …read more Source: U.S....

    John Gray: World hunger is the result of politics, not production
    Nov18

    John Gray: World hunger is the result of politics, not production

    We can’t know when the next famine will occur, but it will be a by-product of war and politics. “If you had asked most mainstream development experts in the year 2000 to name those factors they thought would most imperil their efforts to reduce poverty globally in the new millennium, it is highly unlikely they would have mentioned a sudden...

    Narrowing rift, US and Russia entertain cooperation in Syria
    Nov18

    Narrowing rift, US and Russia entertain cooperation in Syria

    In a striking shift, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin are embarking on a tentative path toward closer ties and possible military cooperation, as the bitter rift over Ukraine gives way to common cause against the Islamic State group. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...