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    Paris Massacres: Terror, Grief and Political Analysis
    Nov16

    Paris Massacres: Terror, Grief and Political Analysis

    Frank Bruni published an excellent article in the New York Times only a few hours after the terror attacks in Paris in which he denounced “The Exploitation of Paris”. His targets were mostly the pro-gun lobby and the reactionaries such as Ann Coulter or Newt Gingrich who tried to hijack the emotions caused by the attacks to promote...

    Obama, Putin Agree on Need for Syrian Transition
    Nov15

    Obama, Putin Agree on Need for Syrian Transition

    The U.S. says that President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed Sunday on the need for a Syrian-led political transition, UN-mediated negotiations and a cease-fire to end the four-year civil war in the Middle East nation. The two leaders met for 35 minutes in Antalya, Turkey on the sidelines of the G20 economic summit, with...

    Obama vows to step up ISIS fight as Paris attacks overshadow G20
    Nov15

    Obama vows to step up ISIS fight as Paris attacks overshadow G20

    The U.S. president also held an impromptu meeting with Vladimir Putin to discuss Syria and Ukraine as world leaders met at the annual summit. …read more Source: Toronto...

    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...

    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...

    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...