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    OSCE mission comes under fire in eastern Ukraine
    Dec27

    OSCE mission comes under fire in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — A team of international observers monitoring the shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine says it came under fire while inspecting a village. Eduard Basurin, a top official for the Russia-backed separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, was quoted by rebel news site DAN as saying the shots apparently came from government forces. …read...

    OSCE Mission Comes Under Fire in Eastern Ukraine
    Dec27

    OSCE Mission Comes Under Fire in Eastern Ukraine

    International observers come under fire in eastern Ukraine; no injuries reported …read more Source: ABC...

    OSCE mission comes under fire in eastern Ukraine
    Dec27

    OSCE mission comes under fire in eastern Ukraine

    A team of international observers monitoring the shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine says it came under fire while inspecting a village. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Germany’s foreign minister says Europe needs to regain control of its borders
    Dec27

    Germany’s foreign minister says Europe needs to regain control of its borders

    Thomson ReutersBERLIN (Reuters) – Europe needs to regain control of its borders, Germany’s foreign minister was quoted on Saturday as saying, after reports that forged Syrian passports are in the hands of Islamic State militants. More than a million refugees, many fleeing war and violence in the Middle East, have arrived in Germany...

    The 2015 Maclean’s Missed It List
    Dec27

    The 2015 Maclean’s Missed It List

    More than 320 major motion pictures. More than 400 original scripted TV shows. Hundreds more new albums. You could be forgiven for feeling deluged by arts and culture in 2015, and that doesn’t even include the hundreds of thousands of new books published, the exhibits and galleries that opened, and more. So every year, the writers at...

    The Leaders, Thinkers and Doers Who Will Greatly Impact 2016
    Dec26

    The Leaders, Thinkers and Doers Who Will Greatly Impact 2016

    “The future depends on what we do in the present.” If you believe Mahatma Ghandi, today is tomorrow’s crystal ball. So what are we doing in the here and now that will have an impact on the coming year? What minor moments today are catalyzing the major events of tomorrow? Whether protests or product launches, politics, or plans for planetary...

    Russia’s Putin Orders Counter-Terrorism Units for the Coasts
    Dec26

    Russia’s Putin Orders Counter-Terrorism Units for the Coasts

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered counter-terrorism operational headquarters to be set up in several coastal areas, the state-run RIA news agency quoted the Kremlin as saying on Saturday. The units are to be set in Kaspiysk on the Caspian Sea, Murmansk in Russia’s north-west and in...

    Russia’s Putin Orders Several Counterterrorism Units To Be Set Up On Coasts
    Dec26

    Russia’s Putin Orders Several Counterterrorism Units To Be Set Up On Coasts

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered counterterrorism operational headquarters to be set up in several coastal areas, the state-run RIA news agency quoted the Kremlin as saying Saturday. The units are to be set in Kaspiysk on the Caspian Sea, Murmansk in Russia’s northwest and in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and...

    Ousted Russian Orthodox Church cleric assails Russian elites
    Dec25

    Ousted Russian Orthodox Church cleric assails Russian elites

    MOSCOW (AP) — A conservative priest who lost his high-level job at the Russian Orthodox Church assailed Russia’s “immoral elites” Friday and predicted a national catastrophe if the country fails to allow free public discussion. Speaking to RBC news portal, Chaplin said that his view that the Russian government and the Russian...

    Ukraine Averts Loss of Bailout Funds
    Dec25

    Ukraine Averts Loss of Bailout Funds

    Ukraine’s parliament passed a budget Christmas Eve, taking an important step toward ensuring that IMF bailout funds will continue to flow to Kyiv. The Financial Times: Ukraine’s parliament adopted crucial tax amendments, a 2016 budget and other related laws in tense – at times sleepy — voting that stretched from Thursday morning past...