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    World’s Top Banker Says Trump Would Choke The Global Economy
    Jul07

    World’s Top Banker Says Trump Would Choke The Global Economy

    The world’s top banker said Thursday that the policies advocated by Donald Trump could strike a major blow to the world economy. In an interview with the Financial Times, International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde said Britain’s vote last month to leave the European Union already threatens to stymie economic...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Thanks Poles for Helping Her Freedom
    Jul07

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Thanks Poles for Helping Her Freedom

    Ukrainian pilot and lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko has thanked Poland for its support in obtaining her release after almost two years of Russian captivity …read more Source: ABC...

    Kyiv Renames ‘Moscow Avenue’ After Contentious Nationalist Hero
    Jul07

    Kyiv Renames ‘Moscow Avenue’ After Contentious Nationalist Hero

    The nationalism-charged snub — swapping out “Moscow” for “Bandera” — is part of Ukraine’s sweeping “decommunization” drive. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Stoltenberg: NATO Reached ‘Defining Moment’
    Jul07

    Stoltenberg: NATO Reached ‘Defining Moment’

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance has reached a “defining moment for our security,” and that it will meet the challenge head-on at its summit in Poland this week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Case of ex-Nazi death squad member back in federal cabinet’s hands
    Jul07

    Case of ex-Nazi death squad member back in federal cabinet’s hands

    OTTAWA — A long-running legal case about whether former Nazi death squad member Helmut Oberlander will be stripped of his citizenship is back in the hands of the federal government cabinet. The Supreme Court of Canada said Thursday it will not hear the federal government’s challenge of a setback in its latest bid to revoke...

    NATO Summit: Sailing Into Rough Seas With Russia
    Jul07

    NATO Summit: Sailing Into Rough Seas With Russia

    As the heads of state and government for the 28 members of NATO gather in Warsaw Friday and Saturday, there are choppy waters ahead for the venerable alliance. At the top of the agenda is the fraught relationship with Russia, which has been especially roiled since the invasion of Georgia in 2008, followed by the failed “reset” with...

    Politics: Is it all over for men?
    Jul07

    Politics: Is it all over for men?

    David Cameron will step down as UK prime minister after losing the Brexit referendum; Shinzo Abe’s economic reforms are running out of steam in Japan; and male politicians as varied as Francois Hollande in France, Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine and Mexico’s Enrique Pena Nieto are struggling with their poll ratings. But clearly not so...

    Kerry: North Koreans Should Know Their Actions Have Consequences
    Jul07

    Kerry: North Koreans Should Know Their Actions Have Consequences

    KIEV, Ukraine—Secretary of State John Kerry says North Korean officials at all levels need to know there are consequences for their actions, after the U.S. blacklisted top figures for human rights abuses. The Treasury Department imposed sanctions Wednesday on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and 10 other senior officials. It was the first time...

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting flourishes in free-wheeling Kiev
    Jul07

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting flourishes in free-wheeling Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — In the capital of Ukraine, a country gripped by a separatist war in the east and an excruciating recession, squats are flourishing and expanding in dozens of historic buildings in the city center. Nearly a decade ago, Miroslav, a gas industry engineer who declined to give his last name, and his friends put locks on a couple...

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting Flourishes in Free-Wheeling Kiev
    Jul07

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting Flourishes in Free-Wheeling Kiev

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting flourishes in free-wheeling Kiev …read more Source: ABC...