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    Russia’s Intervention in Syria: Protracting an Already Endless Conflict
    Oct21

    Russia’s Intervention in Syria: Protracting an Already Endless Conflict

    Russia’s intervention in Syria has introduced a dangerous new dynamic into an already volatile and complex conflict. Rather than advancing its self-proclaimed objective of fighting terrorism, many more Russian strikes have targeted moderate rebels — “vetted” and supported by the United States — as well as other...

    Defense Minister Kodheli attends U.S.-Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial in Croatia
    Oct21

    Defense Minister Kodheli attends U.S.-Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial in Croatia

    TIRANA, Oct 21 /ATA/-By I. Vata/ – Defense Minister Mimi Kodheli attended the U.S.-Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial, held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, 21-22 October 2015. The conference gathered defense ministers of Croatia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia, Slovenia and Serbia, who discussed the current developments...

    Hopes and hurdles for the European project | Letters
    Oct21

    Hopes and hurdles for the European project | Letters

    Paul Mason relies on tired old cliches – and, bizarrely, his dislike of the Belgian police – to justify his claim that there is no democratic control over the European Union (G2, 19 October). He talks of “vast bureaucratic structures” and “the sheer size of EU directorates”, yet the whole European commission has around the same number of...

    Vladimir Putin uses Bashar al-Assad’s to Moscow visit to talk up Kremlin role as Syria broker
    Oct21

    Vladimir Putin uses Bashar al-Assad’s to Moscow visit to talk up Kremlin role as Syria broker

    Vladimir Putin used a rare visit to Moscow by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to talk up the Kremlin’s potential to help broker a political settlement to the crisis as he tried to show the West Russia has become a major player in the Middle East. Assad flew to Moscow on Tuesday evening to thank Putin personally for his military support, in...

    Putin’s Bipolar Disorder
    Oct21

    Putin’s Bipolar Disorder

    There may not be an Iron Curtain descending on the Eurasian landmass, but there is an emerging bipolar order. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bayern Munich v/s Arsenal: Robert Lewandowski desperate to score against keeper Petr Cech
    Oct21

    Bayern Munich v/s Arsenal: Robert Lewandowski desperate to score against keeper Petr Cech

    Robert Lewandowski is more determined than ever to get a goal when Bayern Munich face Arsenal in their return Champions League game because he has never scored against their keeper Petr Cech. The 33-year-old Czech international, who denied Lewandowski with two outstanding saves in the second half of Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Bayern in a...

    Why Putin Might Extend Russia’s anti-ISIS Operations to Iraq
    Oct21

    Why Putin Might Extend Russia’s anti-ISIS Operations to Iraq

    On October 6, 2015, Federation Council Chairman Valentina Matviyenko declared that Russia would launch airstrikes against the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq, if the Iraqi government gave Russia the green light to intervene. As the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi and Iraqi Shiite leaders have both called for Russian participation in...

    That’s one way to get a lift in the polls: Video of model and mayoral candidate performing a striptease is ‘leaked’ just before election in Ukraine 
    Oct21

    That’s one way to get a lift in the polls: Video of model and mayoral candidate performing a striptease is ‘leaked’ just before election in Ukraine 

    The raunchy two minute-long video shows Valeria Prokopenko (pictured), 21, who wants to become the next mayor of Odessa in south-west Ukraine, stripping down to her underwear. …read more Source: Daily...

    Stalin portraits, Soviet nostalgia rule in Ukraine rebel regions
    Oct21

    Stalin portraits, Soviet nostalgia rule in Ukraine rebel regions

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Three portraits of former Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin are on display in the center of Donetsk, the rebel capital of eastern Ukraine, as the separatist authorities fuel a mood of Soviet nostalgia. …read more Source: The China...

    Why China’s Belt and Road Plan Is the Best Way to Lift the Global Economy
    Oct21

    Why China’s Belt and Road Plan Is the Best Way to Lift the Global Economy

    BEIJING — The much-talked-about “Belt and Road Initiative” has been gaining attention ever since it was first proposed by President Xi Jinping of China in 2013. So has the recent birth of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Silk Road Fund. B&R has been offered as an innovative mode of cooperation in global...