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    Australian official rejects criticisms of China investor ban
    Aug12

    Australian official rejects criticisms of China investor ban

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s treasurer on Friday rejected accusations that the true reason his government plans to ban Chinese bidders from leasing a Sydney electricity grid is to appease influential lawmakers with xenophobic views. Treasurer Scott Morrison announced Thursday that he intends to block Chinese state-owned State Grid...

    How Trudeau’s foreign policy could blow up in his face
    Aug12

    How Trudeau’s foreign policy could blow up in his face

    Politicians can only rarely follow through on long-term, big-picture foreign policy plans. The world shifts and changes in unexpected ways, and leaders adjust. Here, for example, is a now almost unrecognizable George W. Bush during a 2000 presidential campaign debate with Al Gore: “I’m worried about over-committing our military around the...

    The Interpreter: Signs of Trouble in Crimea Prompt Question: What’s Vladimir Putin Up To?
    Aug12

    The Interpreter: Signs of Trouble in Crimea Prompt Question: What’s Vladimir Putin Up To?

    A recent attack in Crimea serves as a familiar parallel to the way Russia behaved just before previous military action against Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    News of the day from across the globe, Aug. 12
    Aug12

    News of the day from across the globe, Aug. 12

    Kadiza is believed to have been in a residential building in Raqqa, the Islamic State’s de facto capital in northeast Syria, when it was hit in May by a bomb thought to have been dropped by a Russian warplane, ITV said in an article on its website. “We don’t know who is responsible for the attacks,” Suthipong said, adding that local...

    ‘I Thought You’d Forgotten’: Visiting My Friend, a Wounded Ukrainian Soldier
    Aug12

    ‘I Thought You’d Forgotten’: Visiting My Friend, a Wounded Ukrainian Soldier

    KYIV, Ukraine—There were three beds in the hospital room. Two were empty and in the middle bed was my friend Nemo. He was naked except for a white sheet haphazardly draped over his crotch. A mess of tubes extruded from his chest and torso. A long bandage went down his abdomen where the surgeons had opened him up. His legs were like a Jackson...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of terrorism in Crimea, where Russia is building
    Aug12

    Russia accuses Ukraine of terrorism in Crimea, where Russia is building

    Complications have arisen in Putin’s plans to shore up Crimea’s links to Russia with new infrastructure projects. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukrainian zoo prides itself on new white lion cubs
    Aug12

    Ukrainian zoo prides itself on new white lion cubs

    A private zoo in Ukraine has a new attraction: five white lion cubs. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian Zoo Prides Itself on New White Lion Cubs
    Aug12

    Ukrainian Zoo Prides Itself on New White Lion Cubs

    A private zoo in Ukraine has a new attraction: five white lion cubs …read more Source: ABC...

    Tough talk between Russia, Ukraine heats up Crimea stalemate
    Aug12

    Tough talk between Russia, Ukraine heats up Crimea stalemate

    Ukraine put its troops on high alert Thursday after Russia’s security agency claimed that Ukrainian “saboteurs” killed a Russian officer in Crimea. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russia accuse Ukraine of terrorism in Crimea, where Russia is building
    Aug12

    Russia accuse Ukraine of terrorism in Crimea, where Russia is building

    Complications have arisen in Putin’s plans to shore up Crimea’s links to Russia with new infrastructure projects. …read more Source: Christian Science...