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    Ukraine Is Being Told to Live With Putin
    Oct05

    Ukraine Is Being Told to Live With Putin

    European leaders have amended the Ukrainian ceasefire agreement to put the onus of upholding it on Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Angela Merkel is the favourite to win the Nobel Peace Prize
    Oct05

    Angela Merkel is the favourite to win the Nobel Peace Prize

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is tipped to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for her leadership on the refugee crisis in Europe. Pope Francis was the bookies’ favourite until recently to pick up the prestigious prize, but odds have shifted over the weekend after a Merkel was named as the favourite by a key prize predictor. Kristian...

    Russia’s Air Campaign No Different From Assad’s
    Oct05

    Russia’s Air Campaign No Different From Assad’s

    For more than a year, Syrian insurgents and civilians in rebellious areas in the war-torn country have been enduring a reign of terror from the skies with President Bashar al-Assad’s aircraft dropping cheaply produced improvised “barrel bombs” on them. Now they’re coming under attack from Russian bombers firing so-called “dumb...

    IMF boosts Ukraine eurobond sale as growth darkens
    Oct05

    IMF boosts Ukraine eurobond sale as growth darkens

    An IMF mission said that authorities look forward to broad participation of eurobond holders in Ukraine’s recently launched debt exchange. …read more Source:...

    ‘He Was Controlled by Terrible Thoughts’: Jordanian Official Says His Son Joined Islamic State, Carried Out Suicide Attack
    Oct05

    ‘He Was Controlled by Terrible Thoughts’: Jordanian Official Says His Son Joined Islamic State, Carried Out Suicide Attack

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian parliament member said he learned from Islamic State-linked media that his son carried out a suicide attack in Iraq, three months after dropping out of medical school and joining the extremist group. This image posted on a militant website on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, which has been verified and is consistent with...

    Syria’s Assad: Middle East Would Collapse if Russian Airstrikes Fail
    Oct04

    Syria’s Assad: Middle East Would Collapse if Russian Airstrikes Fail

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Sunday that the whole Middle East would be destroyed if Russia’s aerial bombardment of militants opposed to his regime does not succeed. “The alliance between Russia, Syria, Iraq and Iran must succeed or else the whole region will be destroyed,” Assad told Iranian state television. But he...

    Putin Promised To Ask Ukraine Rebels To Cancel Vote: Poroshenko
    Oct04

    Putin Promised To Ask Ukraine Rebels To Cancel Vote: Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday Russia’s Vladimir Putin had promised to ask pro-Russian separatists to cancel elections planned in rebel-held territory in defiance of Kiev. Under terms of a peace agreement signed in Minsk in February, local elections were meant to be held in the separatist regions...

    Putin promised to ask Ukraine rebels to cancel vote: Poroshenko
    Oct04

    Putin promised to ask Ukraine rebels to cancel vote: Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday Russia’s Vladimir Putin had promised to ask pro-Russian separatists to… …read more Source:...

    About 1,000 Belarusian protesters decry planned Russian air base
    Oct04

    About 1,000 Belarusian protesters decry planned Russian air base

    About 1,000 opposition activists have protested Russia’s plans to establish a military air base in Belarus, saying it would turn the former Soviet republic into a Kremlin “vassal.” They claim the base would add to regional tensions already heightened by the conflict in Ukraine, and make it impossible for Belarus to maintain...

    Hundreds Attend Protest Against Russian Air Base In Belarus
    Oct04

    Hundreds Attend Protest Against Russian Air Base In Belarus

    Hundreds of people gathered in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, on October 4 at an unsanctioned protest against the establishment of a Russian air base in Belarus. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...