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    World leaders aim for stepped-up response to Islamic State
    Nov15

    World leaders aim for stepped-up response to Islamic State

    ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — Jolted to attention by a horrifying terror spree in Paris, world leaders pledged a renewed fight Sunday against the Islamic State group, but offered little in the way of a revamped counter-terrorism strategy. Instead, President Barack Obama sought to encourage his allies in the fight to intensify the types of efforts that...

    Obama, Putin discuss Syria conflict on G-20 summit sidelines
    Nov15

    Obama, Putin discuss Syria conflict on G-20 summit sidelines

    President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin traded views on Syria’s civil war and broached the tense topic of Ukraine during an impromptu sit-down Sunday in Turkey, American and Russian officials said. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin Discuss Syrian Crisis Face-to-Face
    Nov15

    Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin Discuss Syrian Crisis Face-to-Face

    President Barack Obama and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Turkey on Sunday to discuss Syria in the wake of a deadly attack on Paris. According to a White House official, the leaders talked for about 35 minutes and focused on Syrian conflict resolution, spurred by the terrorist attack in Paris on...

    Soldier Killed in E. Ukraine Clashes
    Nov15

    Soldier Killed in E. Ukraine Clashes

    A Ukrainian soldier was killed, and eight others wounded, in attacks in the country’s east, as fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists intensified despite a cease-fire deal. Sunday’s shelling took place near the de facto rebel capital of Donetsk. Saturday, Ukraine reported five soldiers were killed in direct...

    As this world turns more hawkish on ISIS, Canada has a dove in Trudeau
    Nov15

    As this world turns more hawkish on ISIS, Canada has a dove in Trudeau

    The bad guys in global diplomatic circles these days are the Russians. They got it wrong on Crimea and Ukraine and now they’re the black sheep. But so far as the ISIL terrorists who attacked Paris Friday, they might have it right. “There will be no justification for us not doing much more to defeat ISIL… and the like,” Russian Foreign...

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed In Clashes Near Donetsk
    Nov15

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed In Clashes Near Donetsk

    The Ukrainian military says one of its servicemen has been killed in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Votes In Second Round Of Local Elections
    Nov15

    Ukraine Votes In Second Round Of Local Elections

    Ukrainians are heading to the polls in the second round of local elections. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian cleared of planning to bomb Russia’s UK embassy
    Nov15

    Ukrainian cleared of planning to bomb Russia’s UK embassy

    LONDON (AP) — A jury has cleared a Ukrainian man accused of plotting to blow up the Russian embassy in London after being radicalized by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    5 Ukrainian Soldiers Killed as Cease-Fire Offenses Rise
    Nov15

    5 Ukrainian Soldiers Killed as Cease-Fire Offenses Rise

    The Ukrainian military said the death toll was its highest since a fragile cease-fire with pro-Russian separatists began two months ago. …read more Source: The New York...

    PHOTO GALLERY: Stadiums across the globe honor Paris victims
    Nov15

    PHOTO GALLERY: Stadiums across the globe honor Paris victims

    NEW YORK (AP) — Across the globe, stadiums fell silent Saturday to honor the victims of the Paris terror attacks.Before the start of Army’s college football game against Tulane, Army defensive back Caleb McNeill carried the French flag alongside a teammate carrying the American flag as the players ran onto the field.Ohio State quarterback...