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    New In-depth MH17 Evidence Study Underway
    Nov24

    New In-depth MH17 Evidence Study Underway

    A team of international investigators is meeting in the Netherlands to examine evidence from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over eastern Ukraine last year, Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday. The three-week meeting of investigators, including some from the Netherlands and Ukraine, brings together experts in ballistics, weapons...

    Eric Morse: Trouble in the skies over Turkey
    Nov24

    Eric Morse: Trouble in the skies over Turkey

    After a solid 10 days of shocks the international system has taken another blow with the downing at 1:24 a.m. Ottawa time Tuesday of a Russian warplane that had strayed over a 1.5-mile strip of Turkish territory in Syria’s far northwest. NATO powers and the U.S. are again left grappling with the consequences. This time, so are Recep Tayyip...

    Russia Threatens to Cut Off Gas, Coal to Ukraine
    Nov24

    Russia Threatens to Cut Off Gas, Coal to Ukraine

    Russia threatened Tuesday to cut off natural gas and to halt coal deliveries to Ukraine, worsening a dispute over a power blackout in Crimea. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak accused Kyiv of deliberately refusing to help rebuild electricity pylons which were blown up by unidentified, pro-Ukrainian attackers over the weekend, causing the...

    The most complicated situation in the world just got even trickier
    Nov24

    The most complicated situation in the world just got even trickier

    Russian warplanes have been conducting airstrikes over Syria since late September, sometimes causing tension with Turkey when its planes come too close to the Turkish border. These tensions finally came to a head on Tuesday, when a Russian warplane allegedly violated Turkish airspace and was shot down by Turkish F-16s. It was an escalation of the...

    Suspected Architect Of Paris Attacks Was Planning Another, Says Prosecutor
    Nov24

    Suspected Architect Of Paris Attacks Was Planning Another, Says Prosecutor

    PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris and the heightened security in Europe. All times local:7: 10 p.m.Prosecutor Francois Molins says the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, is believed to have been planning a suicide attack on the French capital’s La Defense business district on Nov. 18 or...

    Explainer: Why Ukraine Supplies Electricity To Crimea, And Why It Stopped
    Nov24

    Explainer: Why Ukraine Supplies Electricity To Crimea, And Why It Stopped

    Who stands behind the destruction of electricity pylons in southern Ukraine that left almost 2 million residents of Crimea in the dark? And why isn’t Russia supplying power to its annexed territory in the first place? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin’s War on Far Too Many Fronts
    Nov24

    Putin’s War on Far Too Many Fronts

    Russia is preoccupied with Turkey and Syria, ignoring crises in Crimea and St. Petersburg. …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Suspect in Paris attacks appears in court
    Nov24

    The Latest: Suspect in Paris attacks appears in court

    PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris and the heightened security in Europe (All times local):5:30 p.m.Thursday’s Europa League soccer game between Belgian team FC Brugge and Napoli of Italy will be played behind closed doors because of the security threats in Belgium.Although the highest threat alert is limited to the...

    Why the West Should Now See the Sense in Russia’s Mideast Policies
    Nov24

    Why the West Should Now See the Sense in Russia’s Mideast Policies

    MOSCOW — Although it will take time to truly evaluate the consequences of the Nov. 13 massacre in Paris for the French, European and world politics, some conclusions can be made now. The attacks will almost inevitably lead to an escalation of war in Iraq and Syria, as well as to changes in the balance of forces in the Middle East as a...

    Ex-Ukraine PM Tymoshenko On Hunger Strike
    Nov24

    Ex-Ukraine PM Tymoshenko On Hunger Strike

    Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, who is serving a seven year prison sentence on an abuse of office conviction, went on a hunger strike to protest the “concentration camp of violence and lawlessness” created in her country by current President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: International Business...