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    Joining Empire: Canadian Foreign Policy under Harper
    Oct07

    Joining Empire: Canadian Foreign Policy under Harper

    Photo by ISAF Headquarters Public Affairs Office Since the Conservative government of Stephen Harper came to power in 2006, shifts in Canadian foreign policy have been a flashpoint of debate in Parliament, the media, and civil society. There is general agreement that a “revolution in Canadian foreign policy” has occurred, to quote Canadian...

    Putin’s “Moral Clarity” Disguises Evil Intent
    Oct07

    Putin’s “Moral Clarity” Disguises Evil Intent

    We as a nation are discussing ways to isolate and treat mental illness in society. How do we identify those who are mentally ill and get them help? These questions are also relevant on the world stage, as Russian President Vladimir Putin poses as the savior of the world. You know that moral confusion is taking hold in society when a conservative...

    Kremlin sets out to extend control over the Russian Internet
    Oct07

    Kremlin sets out to extend control over the Russian Internet

    Russian Internet companies also have been asked to provide information on users of social networks and online money-transfer services. Because terror is not when they get everyone all at once, but when they can get anyone at any moment for any reason, Timchenko said in an interview with The Associated Press. Several opposition websites accused of...

    Germany and France try to turn tide of European skepticism
    Oct07

    Germany and France try to turn tide of European skepticism

    STRASBOURG, France (AP) — It’s hard to imagine a tougher year for Europe’s union. Pressure to pull the EU’s 28 countries tighter together instead risks pushing it farther apart. So the most powerful proponents of European unity — the leaders of Germany and France — are trying to come to its rescue. The highly unusual appeal...

    It looks like SABMiller will reject the £68 billion beer merger that would bring Peroni, Budweiser, and Corona under one roof
    Oct07

    It looks like SABMiller will reject the £68 billion beer merger that would bring Peroni, Budweiser, and Corona under one roof

    SABMiller has hinted that it wil rejected a third takeover offer from US rival ABInBev that values the beer maker at £68 billion ($103.9 billion). Brewing giant ABInBev went public with a takeover offer for London-listed rival SABMiller on Wednesday, revealing it’s already had two bids knocked back by management. ABInBev set out...

    Russian Billionaire Fridman Eyes Buying Eon’s North Sea Assets
    Oct07

    Russian Billionaire Fridman Eyes Buying Eon’s North Sea Assets

    Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman has emerged as the front-runner to acquire German utility E.ON’s Norwegian North Sea assets, industry sources said on October 6. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine rebels to delay elections
    Oct07

    Ukraine rebels to delay elections

    MOSCOW (AP) — Officials of the eastern Ukraine regions under the control of Russia-backed separatists say they will postpone local elections that were to be held in the next several weeks, an issue that had impeded progress toward a firm resolution of the conflict. …read more Source: CNS...

    Chernobyl Teems With Wildlife 30 Years After Disaster
    Oct07

    Chernobyl Teems With Wildlife 30 Years After Disaster

    Some 30 years after the world’s worst nuclear accident, Chernobyl has evolved from a disaster zone into a nature reserve teeming with elk, deer and wolves, a scientific study has found. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers sought terrorist buyers
    Oct07

    AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers sought terrorist buyers

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Over the pulsating beat at an exclusive nightclub, the arms smuggler made his pitch to a client: 2.5 million euros for enough radioactive cesium to contaminate several city blocks.It was earlier this year, and the two men were plotting their deal at an unlikely spot: the terrace of Cocos Prive, a dance club and sushi bar...

    Fitch Declares Ukraine In Default After Missed Eurobond Payment
    Oct07

    Fitch Declares Ukraine In Default After Missed Eurobond Payment

    Fitch ratings agency declared Ukraine in partial default and downgraded the cash-strapped country after it failed to make payment on bonds it has been trying to renegotiate with creditors. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...