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    Russia Plane Crash: Flight Recorder Found
    Mar19

    Russia Plane Crash: Flight Recorder Found

    All 62 people aboard a passenger jet flying from Dubai to southern Russia were killed when their plane crashed on its second attempt to land at Rostov-on-Don airport on Saturday, Russian officials said. Russia’s emergencies ministry said the aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, crashed at 0340 (0040...

    Russian air disasters of past decade
    Mar19

    Russian air disasters of past decade

    MOSCOW (AP) — A look at notable disasters over the past decade involving Russian planes or foreign planes: — March 19, 2016: A Boeing 737-800 flown by FlyDubai crashes while landing at Rostov-on-Don, killing all 62 aboard. — Oct. 31, 2015: An onboard bomb destroys a Metrojet airliner soon after taking off from Egypt’s Sharm al-Sheikh...

    Plane Crashes in Southern Russia; 62 Dead
    Mar19

    Plane Crashes in Southern Russia; 62 Dead

    An airliner flying from Dubai has crashed while trying to land in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 62 people on board. Officials say the Boeing 737 aircraft was FlyDubai flight FZ981. Fifty-five passengers and seven crew members were aboard the flight. Russia’s Investigative Committee says its two theories are that...

    President Obama Is a Political Narcissist
    Mar19

    President Obama Is a Political Narcissist

    Russia announces the withdrawal of its forces from Syria. The decision is a surprise — President Obama is shocked. This is a feeling he experiences often.He was astonished when Vladimir Putin intervened in the Syrian conflict in 2015. He was startled when ISIS conquered a fair portion of Mesopotamia in 2014. He was jarred when Putin invaded...

    Canada expands sanctions over Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine
    Mar19

    Canada expands sanctions over Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine

    Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion says Canada has no intention of lifting sanction and added more names to the list. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Weekend Roundup: Putin’s Drawdown Is as Much About World Order as About Syria
    Mar19

    Weekend Roundup: Putin’s Drawdown Is as Much About World Order as About Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s surprise announcement this week of a withdrawal of some forces from Syria has put an end to the narrative that Russia was bound to be trapped in a Mideast quagmire. Whether in Ukraine or in Syria, it has become clear that Russia’s actions are as much about its role in the world order as about those...

    Canada has imposed more sanctions over Russia’s handling of Ukraine
    Mar19

    Canada has imposed more sanctions over Russia’s handling of Ukraine

    OTTAWA — Canada has announced it’s adding more names to those affected by sanctions imposed because of Russia’s aggression toward Ukraine. Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion says 10 additional entities and two more individuals in Russia have been added along with four additional entities and three additional individuals in...

    Weekend Roundup: Putin’s Drawdown Is as Much About World Order as About Syria
    Mar19

    Weekend Roundup: Putin’s Drawdown Is as Much About World Order as About Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s surprise announcement this week of a withdrawal of some forces from Syria has put an end to the narrative that Russia was bound to be trapped in a Mideast quagmire. Whether in Ukraine or in Syria, it has become clear that Russia’s actions are as much about its role in the world order as about those...

    Canada has imposed more sanctions over Russia’s handling of Ukraine
    Mar19

    Canada has imposed more sanctions over Russia’s handling of Ukraine

    Canada has announced it’s adding more names to sanctions imposed because of Russia’s aggression toward Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Here’s what to expect out of Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech on Monday
    Mar19

    Here’s what to expect out of Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech on Monday

    Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesThe list of people who are getting nervous about the possibility of a Donald Trump presidency is not a short one, but some of the most concerned are those whose focus is the relationship between the United States and the rest of the world. Trump has promised to tear up treaties and trade deals, and to pressure the U.S....