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    New Russian military might on full display in Syria
    Oct24

    New Russian military might on full display in Syria

    HEMEIMEEM AIRBASE, Syria (AP) — Sleek combat jets loaded with precision bunker-buster bombs roar into the skies as soldiers in desert-style uniforms march past rows of neat housing at this Russian military base at one of Syria’s largest airports. The air campaign in Syria, Russia’s first military action outside the former Soviet Union...

    Ukraine Election 2015: Unpredictable Local Races Could Bring Old Guard Back To Power
    Oct24

    Ukraine Election 2015: Unpredictable Local Races Could Bring Old Guard Back To Power

    Amid the backdrop of a violent regional conflict and economic uncertainty, Ukrainians are set to head to the polls Sunday in hotly contested local elections where oligarchs are expected to try to maintain their grip on power. With the ongoing war in the east and the country’s gross domestic product forecast to fall by 12 percent by the...

    All 14 Wall Street Google analysts we know of are bullish on the stock (GOOG, GOOGL)
    Oct24

    All 14 Wall Street Google analysts we know of are bullish on the stock (GOOG, GOOGL)

    Alphabet reported a massive quarter on Thursday, with $18.7 billion in gross revenue and earnings of $7.35 per share. That earnings number beat analysts’ expectations for $7.21 per share. The company also announced that it will undertake a monster $5 billion stock buyback starting in the fourth quarter. And all of that sent shares up...

    Putin’s Press: How Russia’s President Controls The News
    Oct24

    Putin’s Press: How Russia’s President Controls The News

    ImageContent(562958eae4b0ec0a3893e60c,5629511b1400001b013c8ef4,Image,HectorAssetUrl(5629511b1400001b013c8ef4.png,Some(),Some(png)),Rossiya 24 via YouTube,A Russian TV reporter on state-owned station Rossiya24 outlines the weather conditions in Syria days after Russia announces bombing campaign.)Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed...

    Syria mission demonstrates Russia’s new prowess
    Oct24

    Syria mission demonstrates Russia’s new prowess

    HEMEIMEEM AIRBASE, Syria (AP) — Sleek combat jets loaded with precision bunker-buster bombs roar into the skies as soldiers in mint desert-style uniforms march past rows of neat housing at this Russian military base at one of Syria’s largest airports.The air campaign in Syria, Russia’s first military action outside the former Soviet...

    Iraq war a vexing problem for Justin Trudeau
    Oct24

    Iraq war a vexing problem for Justin Trudeau

    Of all the foreign problems facing prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau, the war in Syria and Iraq remains the most nettlesome. It is tied to almost everything. The Syrian refugee crisis that dominates headlines in Europe — and that made its way into the Canadian election campaign — is a direct result of that war. Canada’s fraught...

    Ukraine’s Donetsk rebels ban MSF, UN agencies
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s Donetsk rebels ban MSF, UN agencies

    Kiev (AFP) – Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern separatist Donetsk region said they had banned Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and UN agencies, in a move the medical charity described as worrying.MSF provides crucial medical care for patients in the area, especially those suffering from diabetes and kidney failure, as well as...

    Statue of Lenin Becomes Darth Vader Monument
    Oct24

    Statue of Lenin Becomes Darth Vader Monument

    The force has awakened in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia said to redeploy special-ops forces from Ukraine to Syria
    Oct24

    Russia said to redeploy special-ops forces from Ukraine to Syria

    Russia has sent a few dozen special-operations troops to Syria in recent weeks, Russian and Western officials say, redeploying the elite units from Ukraine as the Kremlin shifts its focus to supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Rejects Bid By Moscow To Stop Mutual Air Flight Bans
    Oct24

    Ukraine Rejects Bid By Moscow To Stop Mutual Air Flight Bans

    Flights between Ukraine and Russia will be banned starting this weekend despite a last-ditch effort by senior Russian officials to prevent the ban, Ukraine’s infrastructure minister said October 24. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...