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    Opinion: The Ayatollah dreamed it, Obama delivers it
    Oct24

    Opinion: The Ayatollah dreamed it, Obama delivers it

    The late Ayatollah Khomeini dreamed it; President Barack Obama is trying to deliver it: the end of Pax Americana. The topic was at the center of a daylong seminar in Tehran last week attended by ambassadors from Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Venezuela, plus a number of Islamic Iranian officials and scholars. The five Latin American...

    Iraq war a vexing problem for Justin Trudeau
    Oct24

    Iraq war a vexing problem for Justin Trudeau

    Of all the foreign problems facing prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau, the war in Syria and Iraq remains the most nettlesome. It is tied to almost everything. The Syrian refugee crisis that dominates headlines in Europe — and that made its way into the Canadian election campaign — is a direct result of that war. Canada’s fraught...

    Ukraine’s Donetsk region bans MSF, UN agencies
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s Donetsk region bans MSF, UN agencies

    Donetsk bans MSF and some UN agencies from continuing their activities in the eastern Ukranian region. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine still hoping for Russian participation in debt swap: Minister
    Oct24

    Ukraine still hoping for Russian participation in debt swap: Minister

    Ukraine agreed a debt exchange on October 15 with creditors to plug a $15 billion funding gap under a $40 billion bailout program. …read more Source:...

    Ban due on direct flights between Russia and Ukraine
    Oct24

    Ban due on direct flights between Russia and Ukraine

    Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will stop on Sunday (25/10), as new sanctions initiated by Kiev come into effect. …read more Source:...

    Ban due on direct flights between Russia and Ukraine
    Oct24

    Ban due on direct flights between Russia and Ukraine

    Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will stop on Sunday, as new sanctions initiated by Kiev come into effect, BBC reported. Moscow first called Kiev’s ban on Russian airlines … …read more Source:...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 24 Oct 2015
    Oct24

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 24 Oct 2015

    Mexico still under threat from hurricane Mexico remains under threat from floods and landslides due to Hurricane Patricia, warns president Enrique Pena Nieto. The US National Hurricane Centre said the hurricane hit as a Category Five storm – the highest classification. The storm arrived in western Mexico, bringing destructive winds and...

    Ukraine’s Donetsk rebels ban MSF, UN agencies
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s Donetsk rebels ban MSF, UN agencies

    KIEV – Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern separatist Donetsk region said they had banned Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and UN agencies, in a move the medical charity described as worrying. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russian military mission in Syria brings history full circle
    Oct24

    Russian military mission in Syria brings history full circle

    Russian ground staff members work on a Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet at the Hmeymim air base near Latakia, Syria, in this handout photograph released by Russia’s Defence Ministry October 22, 2015. REUTERS MOSCOW/BISHKEK: Valery Anisimov and his fellow Russian servicemen were smuggled out of the Black Sea hiding below the decks of their ship,...

    Communism-purging Ukrainians transform famed Lenin statue into Darth Vader
    Oct24

    Communism-purging Ukrainians transform famed Lenin statue into Darth Vader

    Just in time for the release of the latest “Star Wars” blockbuster, Ukrainians have transformed a statue of Lenin into one of Darth Vader, an oddly prominent figure in local politics. Soviet founder Lenin — long despised by most in nonseparatist parts of Ukraine — fell victim to a law adopted in April that ordered […] The post Communism-purging...