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    Adam: Algonquin has every right to teach in Saudi Arabia
    Jan14

    Adam: Algonquin has every right to teach in Saudi Arabia

    Isolation or engagement? The question has confounded governments and policy makers throughout history when faced with rogue countries or leaders whose behaviour is beyond the pale. Apartheid South Africa, China, Cuba, Iran and others have faced the pain of isolation with varying degrees of success, and now some have set their sights on Saudi...

    Ukraine expects to restore control over rebel east this year
    Jan14

    Ukraine expects to restore control over rebel east this year

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president says he expects the government to restore control over the separatist-held eastern Ukraine before the year’s end. …read more Source: CNS...

    Big Oil Is Collapsing: The Dangers of the Resulting Political Shake-Up
    Jan14

    Big Oil Is Collapsing: The Dangers of the Resulting Political Shake-Up

    The longer such price levels persist, the more devastating the consequences are likely to be. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.As 2015 drew to a close, many in the global energy industry were praying that the price of oil would bounce back from the abyss, restoring...

    Turkey and Central Asia, a Slow-burn Story to Watch
    Jan14

    Turkey and Central Asia, a Slow-burn Story to Watch

    Turkey has been much in the news lately, most recently with the suicide bombing at the very heart of Istanbul. Its relation with Syria, Islamic State, Europe, and Russia has properly been the focus of attention in past months. But even in times of crisis, an observer needs to keep longer stories and trends also in view. One slower-burn story...

    Congress Has Removed a Ban on Funding Neo-Nazis From Its Year End Spending Bill
    Jan14

    Congress Has Removed a Ban on Funding Neo-Nazis From Its Year End Spending Bill

    James CardenUnder pressure from the Pentagon, Congress has stripped the spending bill of an amendment that prevented funds from falling into the hands of Ukrainian neo-fascist groups. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine To Restore Control Over East This Year
    Jan14

    Poroshenko: Ukraine To Restore Control Over East This Year

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has vowed to regain sovereignty over the country’s separatist east in 2016. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The 2016 Oscar Nominees
    Jan14

    The 2016 Oscar Nominees

    APThis year’s Academy Award nominations are in. Here’s a list of the major categories. Best picture: Bridge of SpiesBrooklynMad Max: Fury RoadRoom Spotlight The Big Short The Martian The Revenant Best director: George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road Lenny Abrahamson, Room Tom McCarthy, Spotlight Adam McKay, The Big Short Alejandro G....

    Polish prime minster: No risk of EU sanctions against Poland
    Jan14

    Polish prime minster: No risk of EU sanctions against Poland

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister said Thursday she doesn’t believe the European Union will impose sanctions on the country over its new laws that have been criticized as running counter to the bloc’s principle of the rule of law. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine Expects to Restore Control Over Rebel East This Year
    Jan14

    Ukraine Expects to Restore Control Over Rebel East This Year

    Ukraine’s president says he expects government to restore control over the separatist-held eastern Ukraine before the year’s end …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine expects to restore control over rebel east this year
    Jan14

    Ukraine expects to restore control over rebel east this year

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president says he expects the government to restore control over the separatist-held eastern Ukraine before the year’s end. A military conflict between government forces and Russia-backed rebels has killed more than 9,000 people and left parts of the Ukrainian industrial heartland in ruin since fighting...