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    VP Biden to Address Ukraine’s Parliament During Kyiv Visit
    Dec02

    VP Biden to Address Ukraine’s Parliament During Kyiv Visit

    Vice President Joe Biden will deliver an address to Ukraine’s parliament next week during a visit to Kyiv, the capital. Biden’s speech Tuesday will focus on the role the U.S. wants Ukrainian legislators to play in moving their country forward. The Obama administration says it will be the first speech to the parliament by a U.S. leader...

    Wladimir Klitschko set for rematch with Tyson Fury
    Dec02

    Wladimir Klitschko set for rematch with Tyson Fury

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Wladimir Klitschko has invoked a contract clause calling for a rematch with Tyson Fury in an attempt to regain the heavyweight title he lost to the British fighter.Fury took away Klitschko’s four titles in a stunning unanimous decision in Duesseldorf on Saturday night, ending the Ukrainian’s 9 ½-year reign as...

    Italy and Canada to discuss joint police training mission in Iraq: Dion
    Dec02

    Italy and Canada to discuss joint police training mission in Iraq: Dion

    BRUSSELS — The scope of the Trudeau government’s reconfigured mission in Iraq will be broader than just the military and could include a sizable police training contingent, Canada’s foreign affairs minister said Wednesday. Stephane Dion found himself repeatedly buttonholed in the polished hallways of NATO headquarters over the last...

    Invitation For Montenegro Is Signal Moscow Cannot Stop NATO Enlargement
    Dec02

    Invitation For Montenegro Is Signal Moscow Cannot Stop NATO Enlargement

    Montenegro is a small country with a small army of about 2,000 soldiers. But its invitation to join NATO sends a strong message to Moscow that Russian cannot divide Europe into spheres of influence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Crimea’s Electricity Still Off As Blockade Continues And Activists Threaten To Block Ferries
    Dec02

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Crimea’s Electricity Still Off As Blockade Continues And Activists Threaten To Block Ferries

    The Russian-annexed peninsula of Crimea remains in the dark. Russian leaders have promised power will soon be restored, while Ukrainian activists say they are moving on to a sea blockade to completely isolate the annexed territory, local media reported Wednesday. “We have several stages. As we earlier announced: the full blockade of Crimea. First...

    U.S. Vice President To Address Ukrainian Legislature
    Dec02

    U.S. Vice President To Address Ukrainian Legislature

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will address Ukraine’s parliament next week as part of a two-day visit to the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    VP Biden to address Ukraine’s parliament during Kiev visit
    Dec02

    VP Biden to address Ukraine’s parliament during Kiev visit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will deliver an address to Ukraine’s parliament next week during a visit to Kiev, the capital. …read more Source: CNS...

    Read Retired Cambridge Researcher’s Stunning Response to 13-Year-Old Israeli Girl’s Innocent Question
    Dec02

    Read Retired Cambridge Researcher’s Stunning Response to 13-Year-Old Israeli Girl’s Innocent Question

    A retired Cambridge researcher is facing harsh criticism after she reportedly refused to help a 13-year-old Israeli student “until there is peace with Palestine.” Queried by teenager Shachar Rabinovitch for a project regarding ancient horses, Dr. Marsha Levine, a former senior research associate for Cambridge’s McDonald Institute for...

    UN: Polio Outbreak in Ukraine Is a State of Emergency
    Dec02

    UN: Polio Outbreak in Ukraine Is a State of Emergency

    The World Health Organization is urging Ukraine’s health ministry to declare a state of emergency due to a polio outbreak, a move meant to prompt more action from the government in Kiev.In September, Ukraine announced two polio cases – the first in Europe since 2010.The… …read more Source:...

    U.S. expects NATO allies to step up fight against Islamic State: Kerry
    Dec02

    U.S. expects NATO allies to step up fight against Islamic State: Kerry

    BRUSSELS – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has delivered a tough, unambiguous message to NATO members, including Canada, saying the United States expects them to do more in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.The blunt talk on Wednesday was particularly significant for Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government,...