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    European Team Championships: Armenia beats Norway
    Nov16

    European Team Championships: Armenia beats Norway

    Armenian Men’s Chess Team had a second victory at the European Team Championships in Iceland. ON Sunday, November 15, the team took a 2,5:1,5 victory over the Norwegian team led by World Champion Magnus Carlsen. Playing with white pieces, Hrant Melkumyan beat International Master Frode Urkedal and Levon Aronian won Magnus Carlsen with black...

    Ukrainian president condemns re-escalation of clashes in east
    Nov16

    Ukrainian president condemns re-escalation of clashes in east

    Ukraine’s president has condemned the recent re-escalation of clashes with pro-Russians despite a September ceasefire agreement. Petro Poroshenko’s comment follows the death of 6 Ukrainian soldiers in clashes with the pro-Russia forces since Friday. More than 8,000 people have been killed in Ukraine crisis since April 2014....

    Sweden, Ukraine take first leg wins as hosts France mourn
    Nov16

    Sweden, Ukraine take first leg wins as hosts France mourn

    Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic (top) celebrates after scoring a goal against Denmark during their Euro 2016 play-off match at the Friends Arena in Solna on Saturday. Photo: AFP Paris, November 15 European football paid tribute to the victims of attacks in Euro 2016 hosts France during Saturday’s qualifying play-offs which saw Sweden edge...

    Obama, Putin hold impromptu meeting at G20, discuss Syria
    Nov16

    Obama, Putin hold impromptu meeting at G20, discuss Syria

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin traded views on Syria’s civil war and broached the tense topic of Ukraine during an impromptu sit-down Sunday in Turkey, American and Russian officials said. …read more Source: CTV...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Nov. 16, 2015
    Nov16

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Nov. 16, 2015

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasThe coordinated attacks across Paris late Friday were...

    A Grand Bargain With Putin Against ISIS?
    Nov16

    A Grand Bargain With Putin Against ISIS?

    What follows is not very pretty. But it may be the best option available in a crisis without good options. Russian President Vladimir Putin has made no secret of the fact that he would like some kind of political settlement with the West. The German magazine Der Spiegel has just published a leaked official Russian memo outlining a proposed grand...

    Obama, Putin meet on sidelines of G20 summit
    Nov16

    Obama, Putin meet on sidelines of G20 summit

    US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin, amid wrangling over conflicts in eastern Ukraine and Syria, had a more-than-30-minute meeting here on Sunday on the sidelines of G20 leaders’ summit. …read more Source: Global...

    Paris Massacres: Terror, Grief and Political Analysis
    Nov16

    Paris Massacres: Terror, Grief and Political Analysis

    Frank Bruni published an excellent article in the New York Times only a few hours after the terror attacks in Paris in which he denounced “The Exploitation of Paris”. His targets were mostly the pro-gun lobby and the reactionaries such as Ann Coulter or Newt Gingrich who tried to hijack the emotions caused by the attacks to promote...

    Attacks in France put NATO on the spot
    Nov16

    Attacks in France put NATO on the spot

    Calls grew Sunday for the NATO military alliance to defend France in the wake of the Paris terror attacks, raising the prospect of a more robust military campaign — possibly including the use of ground troops — to take on the Islamic State in Iraq, Syria and other countries where the militant group has extended its reach. Signs of a stronger...

    Ukraine president condemns escalation as soldier killed (AFP)
    Nov16

    Ukraine president condemns escalation as soldier killed (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday decried a sudden re-escalation in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists after a Ukrainian soldier was killed in clashes in the country’s east. …read more Source: The West...