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    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 14 Sep 2015
    Sep14

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 14 Sep 2015

    Corbyn gives top job to defeated rival Burnham Jeremy Corbyn, elected Labour leader at the weekend, has named his front bench, with the plum jobs all going to men. Rival candidate Andy Burnham is to be shadow home secretary and Corbyn’s campaign manager John McDonnell is to be shadow chancellor. The other leadership candidates, both women,...

    Russia’s Foreign Minister Says Moscow Will Continue Sending Military Supplies to Syria
    Sep14

    Russia’s Foreign Minister Says Moscow Will Continue Sending Military Supplies to Syria

    Moscow will continue providing military aid to Damascus, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reportedly said Sunday. “There were military supplies, they are ongoing and they will continue,” Lavrov told Russian news agencies, according to Reuters. “They are inevitably accompanied by Russian specialists, who help to adjust the equipment, to...

    Ukraine Is Moving Towards Peace With Russia: Poroshenko
    Sep14

    Ukraine Is Moving Towards Peace With Russia: Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said his country was moving towards peace with Russia. According to Poroshenko, he had been working “day and night” in the last 15 months since Ukraine clashed with Russia. While he does not want to dream about peace yet, he said there was “a change in tactics.” …read more Source: International Business...

    Astana Celebrates 550th Anniversary of Kazakh Khanate, Holds CCTS Summit
    Sep14

    Astana Celebrates 550th Anniversary of Kazakh Khanate, Holds CCTS Summit

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakhstan celebrated the 550th anniversary of the formation of the Kazakh Khanate Sept. 11 with a number of events throughout the capital. President Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated all the country’s citizens on the day during a solemn meeting...

    Russia’s Nemtsov, Saudi’s Badawi, listed for EU rights prize
    Sep14

    Russia’s Nemtsov, Saudi’s Badawi, listed for EU rights prize

    Assassinated Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a Ukraine military pilot held on murder charges by Moscow and jailed Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi were shortlisted Thursday for the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize. The prize is awarded every year to honour individuals who combat intolerance,...

    In Moldova, Tens of Thousands of Protesters Are Demanding the President’s Resignation
    Sep14

    In Moldova, Tens of Thousands of Protesters Are Demanding the President’s Resignation

    Huge anti-corruption demonstrations in the Moldovan capital Chisinau have entered their eighth day, with protesters calling for the government’s resignation and early elections. About 20,000 people took to the streets Sunday to demand an investigation into why an estimated $1.5 billion vanished from three Moldovan banks, reports the BBC....

    Five-star Ronaldo takes aim against homeless Shakhtar
    Sep14

    Five-star Ronaldo takes aim against homeless Shakhtar

    Madrid (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo has more goalscoring records in his sights when Real Madrid get their Champions League campaign underway at home to Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday.Ronaldo became Los Blancos’ all-time top goalscorer in La Liga on Saturday with five goals in a 6-0 rout of Espanyol to move ahead of club legends Raul and...

    Top officials hail progress on Ukraine deal
    Sep14

    Top officials hail progress on Ukraine deal

    BERLIN: Progress has been made on some contentious issues in the peace process, the foreign ministers of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France said afte …read more Source: The News...

    Climate Apocalypse and/or Democracy
    Sep14

    Climate Apocalypse and/or Democracy

    In the last week, a group of scientists and a prominent historian each predicted a climate apocalypse. The scientists, led by Ricarda Winkelmann of Germany’s Potsdam University, issued a paper finding that, if humans burn the rest of the world’s estimated fossil fuel reserves — which might take only another 140 years at current...

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko: We’re inching towards peace with Russia
    Sep14

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko: We’re inching towards peace with Russia

    Fifteen months into Ukraine’s bitter conflict, some have begun to hope that the region’s first effective ceasefire just might turn into a longer peace. …read more Source: The...