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    Sign from God? Divine intervention claim as ‘mysterious crosses’ appear over warzones
    Dec15

    Sign from God? Divine intervention claim as ‘mysterious crosses’ appear over warzones

    BIZARRE flying cross shapes that some believe are ‘heavenly signs’ have been allegedly filmed appearing near the conflict zones of the war in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Eduard Sharmazanov says OSCE Minsk Group may impose sanctions on Baku
    Dec15

    Eduard Sharmazanov says OSCE Minsk Group may impose sanctions on Baku

    The upcoming meeting of the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan and the Turkish leadership’s instigations and provocative statements has resulted in a new wave of escalation in the Karabakh conflict zone. Eduard Sharmazanov, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament, made such statement to ArmInfo recalling that Azerbaijan resorts to...

    Russia Cracks Down On Human Rights, Ukrainian ‘Spy’ During John Kerry Visit
    Dec15

    Russia Cracks Down On Human Rights, Ukrainian ‘Spy’ During John Kerry Visit

    On the same day Russian President Vladimir Putin met with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss the ongoing wars in Syria and Ukraine, Putin signed a decree allowing Russia’s Constitutional Court to decide whether or not to accept the rulings of international human rights courts and a Moscow court sentenced a Ukrainian citizen to 11...

    Poland calls for extension of EU sanctions on Russia
    Dec15

    Poland calls for extension of EU sanctions on Russia

    The Polish president has called for an extension of EU sanctions imposed last year on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. Andrzej Duda was in Kyiv… …read more Source:...

    The Pipeline Dividing Europe
    Dec15

    The Pipeline Dividing Europe

    Though many expected the EU to renew sanctions against Russia for its incursions in Ukraine as a matter of course, Italy has delayed proceedings by asking for more discussion on the matter. Important to this discussion seems to be Berlin’s intention to move forward with the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which would increase...

    First Briton to travel to ISS blasts off into space
    Dec15

    First Briton to travel to ISS blasts off into space

    Member of the International Space Station expedition 46/47, British ESA astronaut Timothy Peake gestures to his children during a sending-off ceremony at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 15 December 2015, before travelling on board the Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). Photo: Reuters Baikonur, December 15...

    Kerry seeks ‘real progress’ on Syria in Moscow talks
    Dec15

    Kerry seeks ‘real progress’ on Syria in Moscow talks

    US Secretary of State John Kerry sought in a visit to Moscow on Tuesday to make progress in narrowing differences with Russian leader Vladimir Putin over how to end the conflict in Syria. At the start of a three-hour meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Kerry said he wanted to prepare the ground for a third round of talks of world...

    Ukraine’s Politics Descend Into Slapstick
    Dec15

    Ukraine’s Politics Descend Into Slapstick

    Fistfights do not bode well for reform. …read more Source:...

    Merkel hardens migrant stance
    Dec15

    Merkel hardens migrant stance

    Chancellor pledges to cut refugee numbers German Chancellor Angela Merkel, leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), speaks in Karlsruhe, Germany, Dec. 14. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach BY PAUL CARREL AND NOAH BARKIN Reuters KARLSRUHE, Germany – German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her refugee policies at a congress of her conservative party...

    Twilight of the Elites
    Dec15

    Twilight of the Elites

    Ever since the Russian seizure of Crimea and the gyrations that accompanied the narrowly averted Grexit, the European Union has been journeying along a reverse loop of history, punctuated by increasingly insular and disjointed national politics, and ever more resounding—if ever more futile—elite appeals to pan-European solidarity on economic and...