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    Putin Proposes Ukraine Debt Restructuring
    Nov16

    Putin Proposes Ukraine Debt Restructuring

    Putin proposes restructuring $3 billion debt that Ukraine owes …read more Source: ABC...

    Klitschko In Again As Kyiv Mayor, But It’s No Knockout
    Nov16

    Klitschko In Again As Kyiv Mayor, But It’s No Knockout

    Former boxing champ Vitali Klitschko easily defeated his rival in the mayor’s race in Ukraine’s capital, but it took two rounds and left his party allies reeling. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World leaders pressed for response to Paris attacks
    Nov16

    World leaders pressed for response to Paris attacks

    ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — World leaders vowed Monday to boost intelligence-sharing, cut off terrorist funding and strengthen border security in Europe, as they sought to show resolve and unity following the deadly terror attacks in Paris.”We agreed that the challenge can’t just be tackled with military mean, but only a multitude of...

    Syria’s civil war now Europe’s war after Paris attacks
    Nov16

    Syria’s civil war now Europe’s war after Paris attacks

    LONDON (AP) — What started as a distant civil war in Syria, with rebel factions challenging the authoritarian government of President Bashar Assad, has become Europe’s war, with no easy end in sight.Although Assad still clings to power, four-and-a-half years of conflict have turned Syria into a failed state, providing a haven for Islamic...

    Hollande Pressed to Amend Foreign Policy After Paris Attacks
    Nov16

    Hollande Pressed to Amend Foreign Policy After Paris Attacks

    French President Francois Hollande is under pressure to change policy in Syria’s civil war and work more closely with Russia after a wave of deadly attacks in Paris but he seems determined to stick to his guns and escalate military action. France has become arguably the most exposed Western nation to Islamist militants because of its...

    Russia Follows Disastrous U.S. Script to Intervene In Syria
    Nov16

    Russia Follows Disastrous U.S. Script to Intervene In Syria

    Vladimir Putin opened a new game of high stakes geopolitical poker. He is using military force to support Syria’s President Bashar Assad and counter U.S. backing for Assad’s opponents. Russia’s intervention almost certainly will turn out badly — apparently losing an airliner likely is just the start — but Washington...

    Syria’s civil war now Europe’s war after Paris attacks
    Nov16

    Syria’s civil war now Europe’s war after Paris attacks

    LONDON (AP) — What started as a distant civil war in Syria, with rebel factions challenging the authoritarian government of President Bashar Assad, has become Europe’s war, with no easy end in sight. The coordinated attacks in Paris brought suicide bombing to France for the first time and left 129 dead, driving home the dangers of having an...

    Ukraine To Return Artillery To Front Line If Situation Escalates
    Nov16

    Ukraine To Return Artillery To Front Line If Situation Escalates

    Ukraine’s military says it will be “forced to return artillery and mortars” to its eastern front line if fighting in the country’s east escalates further. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Only on AP: A Soviet sprinter who said no to steroids
    Nov16

    Only on AP: A Soviet sprinter who said no to steroids

    TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The story of my close call with doping in the Soviet Union began in 1967, when I was 17 and had just returned home from training camp, deeply disappointed not to have made the national youth track team.I was the 100-meter and 400-meter champion for runners 17 or younger in Georgia, which at the time was one of the 15...

    Mosque Vandalized In Annexed Crimea
    Nov16

    Mosque Vandalized In Annexed Crimea

    Unknown attackers have broken the windows of a mosque in Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, which was annexed by Russia last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...