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    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Calls For Referendum On New Constitution
    Jan24

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Calls For Referendum On New Constitution

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has called for a referendum to be held on a new constitution for the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Adami: After long wait, ministry gives senior driver a pass
    Jan24

    Adami: After long wait, ministry gives senior driver a pass

    At 82, Norm Alexander really relies on his car, especially in winter because it allows him to get out a bit in the village of Russell, usually to the coffee shop to shoot the breeze with his pals. So when Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation suspended his driver’s licence just before Christmas for not doing his renewal review — he...

    Evan Solomon: In conversation with Howard Drake
    Jan24

    Evan Solomon: In conversation with Howard Drake

    A report linking the murder of a Russian whistle-blower in London to orders from Russian President Vladimir Putin threatens to reawaken Cold War-style tensions between the U.K. and Russia. In 2006, former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko drank a cup of tea laced with radioactive polonium while meeting with two former Russian security officials....

    Syriza Anniversary: What Has Alexis Tsipras Achieved?
    Jan24

    Syriza Anniversary: What Has Alexis Tsipras Achieved?

    Power can do funny things to a person. Just look at the panel Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sat on at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday. There, the former firebrand, besuited and sporting a fancy watch, shared a stage with an old foe, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble, and other EU leaders. Tsipras solemnly warned an...

    Poroshenko Says ‘Torpedoing’ Minsk Deal Could Lead To Full-Scale War With Russia
    Jan24

    Poroshenko Says ‘Torpedoing’ Minsk Deal Could Lead To Full-Scale War With Russia

    President Petro Poroshenko has warned Ukrainian politicians that the collapse of the Minsk agreements aimed at ending a war with Russia-backed separatists could set off a “full-scale conflict” with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    From Canada with love?
    Jan24

    From Canada with love?

    While fresh winds of change are blowing through Canada’s international policy, those winds aren’t likely to lead to any thaw in relations with Russia, says a Canadian expert on foreign policy and military intervention. Stephen M. Saideman, the Paterson Chair in International Affairs at Carleton University in Ottawa, says, unlike with...

    Ukraine Finance Minister Says Deal With Russia Over $3 Billion Debt Still Possible
    Jan23

    Ukraine Finance Minister Says Deal With Russia Over $3 Billion Debt Still Possible

    Ukraine’s finance minister says there is still a chance to avoid a court battle with Russia over $3 billion of debt that Kyiv defaulted on in December. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Burials begin for Burkina Faso nationals killed by jihadists
    Jan23

    Burials begin for Burkina Faso nationals killed by jihadists

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burials have begun for the 10 Burkina Faso nationals killed in last week’s attack on a cafe and hotel in the capital, Ouagadougou, highlighting the local toll suffered in the latest West African country targeted by Islamic extremists. For many in Ouagadougou, the attack — the first of its kind in Burkina...

    Interpol Explains Removal Of Yanukovych Figures From Public Wanted List
    Jan23

    Interpol Explains Removal Of Yanukovych Figures From Public Wanted List

    Interpol says it has removed the names of several suspects from the time that former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was in power from its public wanted list in response to a legal complaint Yanukovych has filed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Burials begin for Burkina Faso nationals killed by jihadists
    Jan23

    Burials begin for Burkina Faso nationals killed by jihadists

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burials have begun for the 10 Burkina Faso nationals killed in last week’s attack on a cafe and hotel in the capital, Ouagadougou, highlighting the local toll suffered in the latest West African country targeted by Islamic extremists. Three burial services were held Friday and more were expected over the...