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    Ukraine leader blasts Greek ‘brinkmanship game’
    Jul16

    Ukraine leader blasts Greek ‘brinkmanship game’

    “It’s entirely different cases,” says Ukraine’s Arseniy Yatsenyuk of his own country compared to Greece. …read more Source:...

    Iran’s strategic mastermind got a huge boost from the nuclear deal
    Jul16

    Iran’s strategic mastermind got a huge boost from the nuclear deal

    The historic nuclear accord between a US-led group of countries and Iran was good news for a man who some consider to be the Middle East’s most effective covert operative. As a result of the deal, Qasem Suleimani, the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Qods Force and the general responsible for overseeing Iran’s network of...

    Obama thanks Putin for Russia’s ‘important role’ in achieving Iranian ‘milestone’
    Jul16

    Obama thanks Putin for Russia’s ‘important role’ in achieving Iranian ‘milestone’

    President Barack Obama thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call Wednesday for the “important role” Russia played in achieving a final Iranian nuclear deal, the White House said. In a readout of the presidents’ telephone call Wednesday, the White House said Obama and Putin also spoke about the situation in Syria....

    Poroshenko Begins Reshuffle In Zakarpattya
    Jul16

    Poroshenko Begins Reshuffle In Zakarpattya

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said a large-scale reshuffle is needed in the western region of Zakarpattya. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fighting surges in Ukraine
    Jul16

    Fighting surges in Ukraine

    Eight government soldiers killed and 16 wounded in past 24 hours, Ukrainian spokesman says. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17: Year later, relatives still waiting for answers
    Jul15

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17: Year later, relatives still waiting for answers

    For many families of the 298 people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down July 17 last year over eastern Ukraine, uncertainty and agonizing waiting is still woven into the fabric of life a year later. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Putin Takes a Small Second Helping of Georgian Territory
    Jul15

    Putin Takes a Small Second Helping of Georgian Territory

    According to Tblisi, yesterday Russian troops moved a border in South Ossetia, a chunk of Georgia that Moscow seized control of in a brief 2008 war, including a section of international pipeline. ABC has more: Georgia says the de facto border was pushed nearly a kilometer (a half mile) deeper into its territory, leaving a section of the...

    Obama just signaled a big shift in US policy toward Syria
    Jul15

    Obama just signaled a big shift in US policy toward Syria

    President Barack Obama said Wednesday that Iran should play a role in any political solution to Syria’s ongoing civil war, signaling a significant shift in US policy with respect to Syria. “I think it’s important for them to be part of the conversation,” Obama said during a press conference Tuesday that was largely focused...

    Here Are the 5 Most Wanted Nazi War Criminals
    Jul15

    Here Are the 5 Most Wanted Nazi War Criminals

    On Wednesday, a court in Northern Germany sentenced 94-year-old Oskar Groening, a former SS-Unterscharführer, or junior squad leader, to four years in prison. His charge: 300,000 counts of accessory to murder as the “Bookkeeper of Auschwitz.” Groening is one of a shrinking, aging pool of former Nazi leaders still alive to be prosecuted for crimes...

    Yevgeny Primakov- The Ideological Godfather of Putinism
    Jul15

    Yevgeny Primakov- The Ideological Godfather of Putinism

    On June 26, 2015, Yevgeny Primakov, Russian Foreign Minister from 1996-1998 and Prime Minister from 1998-1999, died at the age of 85. As one of the only prominent political figures with a leadership role in the Yeltsin regime to also be a close aide to Vladimir Putin, Primakov’s foreign policy ideas and ideological approaches have had a...