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    Five worth the drive to campus
    Sep04

    Five worth the drive to campus

    Join the thousands heading back to campus this week – but forget early morning lectures, all-night essays, nerve-wracking exams or costly tuition. Peter Johansen found these credit-worthy campus outings, and reached them the way students do. By public transit. Horticultural Garden, Algonquin College An oasis at Algonquin. Just metres from busy...

    Cluster munitions used in Ukraine, Libya, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, according to new report
    Sep04

    Cluster munitions used in Ukraine, Libya, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, according to new report

    Cluster munitions have been used in Libya, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, and Yemen in 2015—countries that are not part of the treaty banning the weapon, according to the annual monitoring report released Thursday by the Cluster Munition Coalition. However, more than 140 countries have condemned new use of cluster munitions in Syria, while use in Libya,...

    You’re in the Army Now: How Drafted Ukrainian Journalists Cover the War in Their Online Diaries
    Sep04

    You’re in the Army Now: How Drafted Ukrainian Journalists Cover the War in Their Online Diaries

    Conscripted journalists have turned their social media accounts into personal military diaries. Images mixed by Anna Poludenko-Young Ukrainian journalists drafted into the military to serve in eastern Ukraine have turned their Facebook and Twitter accounts into personal field diaries. In their posts they discuss the state of the armed forces,...

    Friday September 4
    Sep04

    Friday September 4

    The latest news from The City at 8am, plus a US business update landing at 4pm Apple and Google agree $415m ‘no poaching’ settlement Apple and Google are among a group of Silicon Valley giants who have agreed to pay a combined $415m to settle a lawsuit over ‘no poaching’ deals in place up to a decade ago. The Daily...

    Senior right-wing party members charged with Monday clashes
    Sep04

    Senior right-wing party members charged with Monday clashes

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two senior members of a Ukrainian nationalist party were charged Friday with rioting while their leader walked free after being questioned in Kiev in connection with Monday’s clashes outside the parliament. …read more Source: CNS...

    Poland to aid refugees, not economic migrants
    Sep04

    Poland to aid refugees, not economic migrants

    WARSAW — Poland is ready to help alleviate the migration crisis, but opposes quotas set by Brussels and insists that Europe do a better job of separating true asylum seekers from those moving for economic reasons, the country’s deputy foreign minister told POLITICO. “We do not think that any kind of automatic system is part of the...

    BASF, Gazprom go ahead with asset swap after all
    Sep04

    BASF, Gazprom go ahead with asset swap after all

    FRANKFURT (AFP) – German chemicals giant BASF said Friday it has agreed with Russian gas behemoth Gazprom to go ahead with an asset swap the two had abandoned due to tensions between Russia and the West.Due to the difficult political environment, BASF and Gazprom had decided not to complete the asset swap planned for the end of the 2014,...

    Polish president’s foreign affairs advisor in Kiev for talks
    Sep04

    Polish president’s foreign affairs advisor in Kiev for talks

    Polish President Andrzej Duda’s foreign affairs advisor, Krzysztof Szczerski, is in Kiev to discuss with Ukrainian authorities the timing and form of contacts between the presidents of Ukraine and Poland. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Pres. Duda’s foreign affairs advisor in Kiev for talks
    Sep04

    Pres. Duda’s foreign affairs advisor in Kiev for talks

    President Andrzej Duda’s foreign affairs advisor, Krzysztof Szczerski, is in Kiev to discuss with Ukrainian authorities the timing and form of contacts between the presidents of Ukraine and Poland. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Ukraine’s government bears more responsibility for ongoing conflict than the far-right
    Sep04

    Ukraine’s government bears more responsibility for ongoing conflict than the far-right

    The question of autonomy in the Donbass has fractured the fragile coalition, but the government must start thinking of solutions – not point fingers at paramilitariesViolence erupted outside the parliament building in Kiev this week during protests against constitutional changes which could grant more autonomy to pro-Russian separatists in...