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Section: US & Canada

    Bad Romance
    Jul15

    Bad Romance

    Looking at the global chessboard, one can’t help but be puzzled. Only yesterday, Russia was dating Europe; today, the Kremlin is trying to persuade the world (and itself?) that it has fallen in love with Beijing. Witness Russia’s hosting last week of the dual summit of the BRICS and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization—a clear signal...

    Putin Eliminates Ministry of Crimea, Region Fully Integrated Into Russia, Russian Leaders Say
    Jul15

    Putin Eliminates Ministry of Crimea, Region Fully Integrated Into Russia, Russian Leaders Say

    Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to a proposal Wednesday that would get rid of Russia’s ministry in war-torn Crimea, the Russian News service Life News reported. The Ministry for Crimean Affairs will be replaced with a special commission. The dissolution shows that Crimea has been fully integrated into Russia, said Prime Minister...

    Volunteer Roundup
    Jul15

    Volunteer Roundup

    For more information, visit www.volunteerottawa.ca or call 613-736-5270. Continuing the Tradition: Girl Guides of Canada needs your help in the Ottawa area. Needed are volunteers to act as Girl Guide leaders to help create new and unforgettable experiences for thousands of girls. Make a difference in the life of a young girl and lead our youth....

    NATO unveils details of major military exercise – Canada to contribute more than 1,600 personnel
    Jul15

    NATO unveils details of major military exercise – Canada to contribute more than 1,600 personnel

    NATO has unveiled details of its biggest military exercise in 13 years, mobilizing 36,000 soldiers, sailors and airmen from more than 30 countries, the Associated Press writes. More from the Associated Press: Officials said Wednesday that the exercise, named Trident Juncture, has been planned for years, but is being tweaked to test NATO’s...

    Pro-Russian rebels shot down Malaysia Airlines jet: report
    Jul15

    Pro-Russian rebels shot down Malaysia Airlines jet: report

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine, according to an investigative summary: report. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Investigation suggests Russian rebels responsible for shooting down MH17
    Jul15

    Investigation suggests Russian rebels responsible for shooting down MH17

    Jared M. FeldschreiberDONETSK, Ukraine, July 15 (UPI) — Dutch investigators determined pro-Russian rebels Ukraine were responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH-17, killing 298 people. …read more Source: United Press...

    Srebrenica: Remembering the Lessons We Once Learned
    Jul15

    Srebrenica: Remembering the Lessons We Once Learned

    The 20-year anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre this past weekend was a moment to honor and remember the barbaric slaughter by Bosnian Serb forces of over 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys over the course of a few bloody days back in July 1995. But it is also an opportunity to revisit the central lessons the international community learned and...

    Spacious Homes Become Soldiers’ Barracks In Pisky
    Jul15

    Spacious Homes Become Soldiers’ Barracks In Pisky

    The town of Pisky, near Donetsk, used to be home to some of the wealthier residents of eastern Ukraine. But as the Donbas region spiraled into conflict last year, rich and poor alike abandoned their homes. The larger houses, some worth millions of dollars, have now been appropriated by Ukrainian government forces. As they wait for the next clash...

    Suddenly, Wall Street is obsessed with something that used to be an after thought
    Jul15

    Suddenly, Wall Street is obsessed with something that used to be an after thought

    While the world was at peace — before the financial crisis, war in Eastern Europe, and chaos in the Middle East — Wall Street’s masters of the universe could keep geopolitics in the recesses of its mind. No more. Now global unrest has become the central worry of bank executives and hedge fund billionaires alike. It’s the new...

    Misha’s Mission Impossible
    Jul15

    Misha’s Mission Impossible

    The former Georgian president takes on Ukraine’s most corrupt region. He’s got his work cut out for him. …read more Source: Foreign...