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    Obama and Putin duel over Islamic State, Ukraine in UN speeches
    Sep29

    Obama and Putin duel over Islamic State, Ukraine in UN speeches

    The post Obama and Putin duel over Islamic State, Ukraine in UN speeches appeared first on PBS NewsHour. …read more Source:...

    Russia To Ban Ukrainian Air Traffic In Retaliatory Move
    Sep29

    Russia To Ban Ukrainian Air Traffic In Retaliatory Move

    Russia is closing its airspace to Ukrainian airlines starting October 25 in reprisal for a ban that Ukraine imposed last week on Russian carriers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama And Putin Share Icy Exchange During First Formal Meeting In Two Years
    Sep29

    Obama And Putin Share Icy Exchange During First Formal Meeting In Two Years

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — With a stony-faced handshake, U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday began their first formal meeting in more than two years, a discussion expected to lay bare their deep differences over the chaos in Syria.The meeting came hours after the leaders outlined their contrasting visions...

    10 Things Canada’s Human Rights Policy Should Include
    Sep29

    10 Things Canada’s Human Rights Policy Should Include

    Thus far, election discourse has been dominated by exchanges on the economy and related issues such as jobs, growth, taxes, and the like, and where the term “middle class” has become metaphor and message of that discourse. Accordingly, the Munk Debates on foreign policy are a welcome addition to the political discourse, particularly as foreign...

    #FreeSavchenko Day Seeks Release of Ukrainian Pilot From Russian Prison
    Sep29

    #FreeSavchenko Day Seeks Release of Ukrainian Pilot From Russian Prison

    Push for Savchenko’s freedom comes as Putin, Obama meet to discuss Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Obama and Putin Meet to Discuss Syria
    Sep29

    Obama and Putin Meet to Discuss Syria

    UNITED NATIONS — With a stony-faced handshake, U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday began their first formal meeting in more than two years, a discussion expected to lay bare their deep differences over the chaos in Syria. The meeting came hours after the leaders outlined their contrasting visions for...

    The Atlantic Daily: Water on Mars, United Nations in New York, Donald Trump on Taxes
    Sep29

    The Atlantic Daily: Water on Mars, United Nations in New York, Donald Trump on Taxes

    What We’re Following: Buzz Aldrin Is Freaking Out Right Now Because NASA confirmed there is water on Mars. “Not just hunks of ice or evidence of ancient, dried-up oceans—but wet, trickling, salty droplets of water on Mars right now,” as Adrienne LaFrance perspectives, and share your own, here. Verbs Pumpkin spice lattes scorned, “Dismaland”...

    The Latest: Cuban leader slams wars of aggression
    Sep29

    The Latest: Cuban leader slams wars of aggression

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Developments as the United Nations General Assembly marks its 70th year and world leaders debate issues gripping the global community and governments. Cuban President Raul Castro is decrying what he says are wars of aggression and interference in the internal affairs of independent states that continue in disregard of the...

    Obama, Putin clash over Syria in dueling speeches
    Sep29

    Obama, Putin clash over Syria in dueling speeches

    UNITED NATIONS — President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin clashed Monday over their competing visions for Syria, with Obama urging a political transition to replace the Syrian president but Putin warning it would be a mistake to abandon the current government. Obama’s and Putin’s disparate views of the grim situation in...

    EU’s Russia Envoy: Relations Past Worst Phase
    Sep29

    EU’s Russia Envoy: Relations Past Worst Phase

    Relations between Russia and the European Union have entered a “more hopeful phase” with a firmer ceasefire in eastern Ukraine suggesting the worst is over, Vygaudas Usackas, the European Union’s envoy to Russia, said on Monday. “I’m more hopeful than I was before, [than] last month,” Usackas, the head of the...