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    Senate bill would ban Guantanamo Bay detainees from US
    Nov10

    Senate bill would ban Guantanamo Bay detainees from US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress passed a $607 billion defense policy bill Tuesday that bans moving Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United States — something Barack Obama has been trying to do since he was sworn in as president.The Senate’s 91-to-3 vote gave final legislative approval to the measure. The House overwhelmingly passed it last week,...

    Congress Passes Defense Bill That Would Ban Moving Guantanamo Detainees to U.S.
    Nov10

    Congress Passes Defense Bill That Would Ban Moving Guantanamo Detainees to U.S.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress passed a $607 billion defense policy bill Tuesday that bans moving Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United States — something Barack Obama has been trying to do since he was sworn in as president. The Senate’s 91-to-3 vote gave final legislative approval to the measure. The House overwhelmingly passed it last week,...

    International teams inspect security at Cairo airport
    Nov10

    International teams inspect security at Cairo airport

    MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow’s ban on all flights to Egypt in the wake of a Russian plane crash will last for at least several months, the Kremlin chief of staff said Tuesday, dealing a severe blow to Egypt’s struggling tourism industry.President Vladimir Putin’s chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov, said on a visit to Finland that it would be...

    Kremlin: Russian Ban On Flights To Egypt Will Last Months
    Nov10

    Kremlin: Russian Ban On Flights To Egypt Will Last Months

    MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow’s ban on all flights to Egypt in the wake of a Russian plane crash will last for at least several months, the Kremlin chief of staff said Tuesday, dealing a severe blow to Egypt’s struggling tourism industry.President Vladimir Putin’s chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov, said on a visit to Finland that it would be...

    Eastern Ukraine’s Young People Face a Future Put on Ice
    Nov10

    Eastern Ukraine’s Young People Face a Future Put on Ice

    The experiences of the few young professionals who have remained in the region reflect a sharp decline in living standards and a building sense of hopelessness. …read more Source: The New York...

    Kremlin: Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months
    Nov10

    Kremlin: Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months

    MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow’s ban on all flights to Egypt in the wake of a Russian plane crash will last for at least several months, the Kremlin chief of staff said Tuesday, dealing a severe blow to Egypt’s struggling tourism industry. President Vladimir Putin’s chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov, said on a visit to Finland that it would...

    Kremlin: Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months
    Nov10

    Kremlin: Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months

    U.S. and British officials have cited intelligence reports indicating that the plane, en route from Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg, was brought down by a bomb on board. Tourism represents 11 percent of Egypt’s economy and almost 20 percent of crucial foreign currency revenues, and it had been making a gradual recovery after years of...

    Russia to deploy new weapons to counter US missile shield
    Nov10

    Russia to deploy new weapons to counter US missile shield

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says that Russia will counter NATO’s U.S.-led missile defense program by deploying new strike weapons capable of piercing the shield.Putin told defense officials Tuesday that by developing defenses against ballistic missiles Washington aims to “neutralize” Russia’s strategic nuclear...

    In Eastern Ukraine, A Young Life Shattered
    Nov10

    In Eastern Ukraine, A Young Life Shattered

    A hidden enemy that respects neither treaties nor the rules of warfare in Ukraine’s battle against Russian-backed separatists, stray land mines and unexploded munitions shatter lives in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Official: Poland to take Russia to court over plane wreckage
    Nov10

    Official: Poland to take Russia to court over plane wreckage

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s next foreign minister said Tuesday the country is fed up with waiting for Russia to return the wreckage of the plane that went down in Russia in 2010, killing the Polish president and 95 others, and plans to take Moscow to the European Court of Human Rights to get it back. Witold Waszczykowski also said any...