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    World news quiz: From missiles to pumpkins
    Oct16

    World news quiz: From missiles to pumpkins

    This week, violence escalated in the Middle East and a long-awaited report revealed how Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in Ukraine. Also, in California the world’s largest pumpkin was crowned. Take our five-minute quiz to see what you know about the week’s world news. Follow @NewsHourWorld The post World news quiz: From missiles...

    Dutch FM says Russia ‘sowing confusion’ on MH17: report
    Oct16

    Dutch FM says Russia ‘sowing confusion’ on MH17: report

    The Hague (AFP) – Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders on Friday accused Russia of “sowing confusion” about the fate of flight MH17 by constantly criticising a final report into the disaster which killed 298 people.”I get the impression that the Russians at this point are not really that interested in the final report, but...

    Why the Tories deserves a fourth term
    Oct16

    Why the Tories deserves a fourth term

    This could be my last Sun column with Stephen Harper serving as Canada’s 22nd prime minister. My hope is that it isn’t. It’s no secret that I’ve been relatively supportive of the Tories’s political agenda. He has run an effective government, for the most part. Our country’s economy is in good shape. Job numbers...

    The End of an Epoch
    Oct16

    The End of an Epoch

    Shock and confusion have been the leitmotif of Western responses to Vladimir Putin’s military moves in Syria. This certainly isn’t the first time the West has been flummoxed. Western political thought on Russia over the past two decades presents a cavalcade of failures of analysis and prediction. The most pathetic was the failure to...

    CIS Leaders Sign Military Cooperation Pact
    Oct16

    CIS Leaders Sign Military Cooperation Pact

    The leaders of the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) have signed 17 agreements, including a statement on combating international terrorism and an agreement on military cooperation through 2020. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Buk Manufacturer Sues EU For Costs Of MH17 Test Explosion
    Oct16

    Buk Manufacturer Sues EU For Costs Of MH17 Test Explosion

    The Russian state-owned manufacturer of the Buk surface-to-air missile system is suing the European Union for losses sustained by sanctions imposed against the firm following the downing of the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in July 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anger in Ukraine Over Geography Textbook That Shows Crimea as Part of Russia
    Oct16

    Anger in Ukraine Over Geography Textbook That Shows Crimea as Part of Russia

    The Ukrainian embassy has condemned Oxford University Press for publishing a book that shows Crimea no longer belonging to the country. …read more Source:...

    As Cold War II Looms, Washington Courts Nationalist, Rightwing, Catholic, Xenophobic Poland
    Oct16

    As Cold War II Looms, Washington Courts Nationalist, Rightwing, Catholic, Xenophobic Poland

    From Syria to Ukraine, a pesky and newly reinvigorated Vladimir Putin is testing the west. In this new geopolitical face-off, Poland has assumed key strategic importance and will no doubt play a hugely significant diplomatic and even military role. Already, NATO has taken steps to shore up its eastern European flank by dispatching troops and...

    For Ukraine, the EU remains an inspiration
    Oct16

    For Ukraine, the EU remains an inspiration

    The challenges facing our European neighbors seem like minor disturbances to an otherwise hugely successful economic project. …read more Source:...

    Few Russians Believe Separatists Shot Down MH17
    Oct16

    Few Russians Believe Separatists Shot Down MH17

    Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story’s basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page. The Dutch Safety Board released the results of its year-long investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight...