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    Sorry Israel, Canada is climbing back on the fence. And other reasons to fear for humanity
    Jan26

    Sorry Israel, Canada is climbing back on the fence. And other reasons to fear for humanity

    1. Liberals climb back on the fence in Israel Sebastian Scheiner / APThe family of Israeli Dafna Meir attend her funeral at a cemetery in Jerusalem Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. A Palestinian attacker stabbed and wounded a pregnant Israeli woman in the West Bank before being shot, Israeli officials said. Just what Canada needed is Ottawa climbing back...

    Russian FM: West must persuade Ukraine to honor peace deal
    Jan26

    Russian FM: West must persuade Ukraine to honor peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister says the extension of Western sanctions against Russia has been interpreted by Ukraine as a permission to… …read more Source:...

    Romania Offers $65M Loan To Moldova To Prevent Economy’s Collapse; Sets Reforms As Condition
    Jan26

    Romania Offers $65M Loan To Moldova To Prevent Economy’s Collapse; Sets Reforms As Condition

    Romania offered a loan of 60 million euros ($65 million) to the government of Moldova Tuesday to prevent the latter’s economy from collapsing. The former Soviet republic lies between European Union members Ukraine and Romania, and is the poorest country in Europe. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine To Get Up To $10 Billion In Foreign Aid In 2016
    Jan26

    Ukraine To Get Up To $10 Billion In Foreign Aid In 2016

    Ukraine’s finance minister says the cash-strapped country expects to receive up to $10 billion from foreign sources this year, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    No special status for east Ukraine without ceasefire: president
    Jan26

    No special status for east Ukraine without ceasefire: president

    Ukraine will not give its eastern regions greater autonomy until a lasting ceasefire with pro-Russian separatist rebels is in place, President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday, in comments that could antagonize the rebels and the Kremlin. Ukraine’s parliament had been due to vote this week on legislation to devolve more power to its regions,...

    The Fearful World of Network News in 2015
    Jan26

    The Fearful World of Network News in 2015

    Andrew TyndallBy Jim LobeWASHINGTON, Jan 26 2016 (IPS)If your view of world events outside the U.S. was shaped in substantial part by watching the evening news shows on the three major U.S. networks last year, you’d probably want to stay home.Terrorism and the bloody wars of the Middle East dominated the network news coverage of the world...

    Swine flu OUTBREAK with 72 more killed as disease continues to spread across Europe
    Jan26

    Swine flu OUTBREAK with 72 more killed as disease continues to spread across Europe

    AN OUTBREAK of swine flu has killed 72 more people and is putting thousands more lives in danger as the deadly virus continues to spread across eastern Europe. …read more Source:...

    Putin is a human rights abusing oligarch. The left must speak out | Owen Jones
    Jan26

    Putin is a human rights abusing oligarch. The left must speak out | Owen Jones

    For those of us who believe democracy and social justice are universal principles, it’s clear why we should express our solidarity with Russia’s embattled leftistsA rightwing authoritarian leader who attacks civil liberties, stigmatises lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, indulges in chauvinistic nationalism, is in bed with...

    Kremlin dismisses US accusation of corruption against Putin
    Jan26

    Kremlin dismisses US accusation of corruption against Putin

    The Kremlin has rejected a US official’s accusation of corruption against Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling the claim official and challenging the US to provide evidence for it. Adam Szubin, the acting under-secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence at the US Treasury, claimed on the BBC Panorama program aired on Monday...

    OTP Bank raises capital of Ukrainian unit
    Jan26

    OTP Bank raises capital of Ukrainian unit

    Hungaryʼs OTP Bank said Monday that it had raised the registered capital of its Ukrainian unit to UAH 6.186 billion, about €228 million or HUF 72.1 bln, Hungarian news agency MTI reported. …read more Source: Budapest Business...