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    Ukraine PM Presses for Weapons, Aid From West
    Nov15

    Ukraine PM Presses for Weapons, Aid From West

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has again called for defensive weaponry and strong economic support from the West, saying the help is needed to defend national borders against Russian aggression. Yatsenyuk’s comments to VOA’s Myroslava Gongadze came ahead of a visit early next month by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden....

    Seven Afghan Migrants Among Dead In Ukrainian Helicopter Crash
    Nov15

    Seven Afghan Migrants Among Dead In Ukrainian Helicopter Crash

    Slovak officials say eight people, including seven Afghan migrants, died earlier this week in the crash of a Ukrainian-registered helicopter in eastern Slovakia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Paris Terror Attacks: French President Hollande Reaches Out to World Leaders
    Nov15

    Paris Terror Attacks: French President Hollande Reaches Out to World Leaders

    PARIS—The latest on shootings and explosions in Paris (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Outside the gate to the French Embassy in Washington, people left dozens of bouquets, signs of support and even a few bottles of wine. “We love France,” read one sign on Saturday. “Pray for France,” read another. Two Secret Service vehicles were parked outside as...

    The Latest: France mobilizes 1,500 soldiers
    Nov14

    The Latest: France mobilizes 1,500 soldiers

    PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly shootings and explosions in Paris. (All times local):10:10 p.m.Outside the gate to the French Embassy in Washington, people left dozens of bouquets, signs of support and even a few bottles of wine.”We love France,” read one sign on Saturday. “Pray for France,” read another. Two Secret...

    A Last Goodbye to André Glucksmann
    Nov14

    A Last Goodbye to André Glucksmann

    What is a philosopher thinking about when he decides, as André Glucksmann did, that he wishes to be cremated? Resolute atheism? Residual Platonism? The uselessness of this body, of which nothing need remain? Confidence in books, the philosopher’s real tomb, the only one that counts, the only memorial worth putting his name on? Nothing...

    Paris attacks give G-20 summit new urgency
    Nov14

    Paris attacks give G-20 summit new urgency

    WASHINGTON — The global anxiety sparked by a series of deadly attacks in Paris by the Islamic State group has given new urgency to President Barack Obama’s upcoming talks with world leaders. The crisis in Syria, where the Islamic State group has taken root, was already high on the agenda at the meeting of 20 leading industrialized and...

    Things That Can and Cannot Be Said
    Nov14

    Things That Can and Cannot Be Said

    This post originally appeared as a four-part series at Outlook India.__________Part I: Things That Can And Cannot Be SaidJohn Cusack__________Every nation-state tends towards the imperial–that is the point. Through banks, armies, secret police, propaganda, courts and jails, treaties, taxes, laws and orders, myths of civil obedience,...

    Paris attacks cast pall as Obama, world leaders head to G20
    Nov14

    Paris attacks cast pall as Obama, world leaders head to G20

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The global anxiety sparked by a series of deadly attacks in Paris by the Islamic State group has given new urgency to President Barack Obama’s upcoming talks with world leaders.The crisis in Syria, where the Islamic State group has taken root, was already high on the agenda at the meeting of 20 leading industrialized and...

    Kyiv Says Five Soldiers Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov14

    Kyiv Says Five Soldiers Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    Kyiv says five government soldiers have been killed in clashes with pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east over the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World mourns and condemns attacks in Paris
    Nov14

    World mourns and condemns attacks in Paris

    Paris (AFP) – Mourners across the globe reacted to the attacks in Paris with tears, shows of solidarity and condemnations of those who carried out the assaults that left at least 128 dead.Among politicians, there were loud calls for the world to ratchet up the fight against terrorism.Bouquets, candles and messages of condolence were laid at...