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    Talks to resolve Ukraine conflict end without results
    Jul07

    Talks to resolve Ukraine conflict end without results

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The negotiating group aiming at resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine has ended its latest round of talks without firm… …read more Source:...

    What’s happened to the auto markets in Russia and Argentina is terrifying
    Jul07

    What’s happened to the auto markets in Russia and Argentina is terrifying

    Morgan Stanley’s auto research team has published its May 2o15 Global Auto Databook and for the most part, it’s packed with information about how strongly the global auto industry has recovered since the financial crisis. However, two countries stand out for the collapses that their auto markets have endured. In 2011, Russia saw 39%...

    The Next UN Secretary-General: An Experienced Woman to Foster Global Food Security
    Jul07

    The Next UN Secretary-General: An Experienced Woman to Foster Global Food Security

    Food security and related humanitarian needs present the great unacknowledged challenges of the 21st century. While conflicts in countries like Syria and Ukraine dominate the daily news cycle, and longer-term concerns about climate change and energy security are frequently aired, the problem of hunger and the emergence of new threats to world...

    Flower Wreaths And Fire-Jumping At Ukrainian Midsummer Fest
    Jul07

    Flower Wreaths And Fire-Jumping At Ukrainian Midsummer Fest

    Ukrainians celebrated Ivan Kupala Day outside of Kyiv on June 6, a midsummer festival with ancient pagan roots. The holiday rituals include laying wreaths on water to predict the future and jumping over a fire hand in hand with a loved one. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Iran and Six Powers Continue Nuclear Deal Negotiations Past Deadline
    Jul07

    Iran and Six Powers Continue Nuclear Deal Negotiations Past Deadline

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran and six major powers will keep negotiating past Tuesday’s deadline for a long-term nuclear agreement as they tackle the most contentious issues, including the continuation of a U.N. arms embargo on Iran, the big powers said. “We are continuing to negotiate for the next couple of days. This does not mean...

    Hoax Letter to Russian Media Seeks to Tie US Senator to Ukraine
    Jul07

    Hoax Letter to Russian Media Seeks to Tie US Senator to Ukraine

    A forger sent a hoax letter to Russian media in an apparent bid to convince journalists that a senior U.S. lawmaker, Senator Richard Durbin, was trying to tell Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk how to run his government, Durbin’s office said on Monday. The hoaxer wrote to Yatsenyuk on what appeared to be U.S. Senate letterhead,...

    Why Tehran’s Oil Resurgence Should Terrify Moscow
    Jul07

    Why Tehran’s Oil Resurgence Should Terrify Moscow

    Iran, it’s fair to say, is giddy at the prospect of the West’s lifting sanctions on its oil exports as part of ongoing nuclear talks. It reportedly intends to double those exports as soon as possible, a possibility the rest of the world’s oil suppliers—and especially Iran’s fellow OPEC member states—aren’t looking...

    Islamic Battalions, Stocked With Chechens, Aid Ukraine in War With Rebels
    Jul07

    Islamic Battalions, Stocked With Chechens, Aid Ukraine in War With Rebels

    Acknowledging Moscow as an enemy shared with Kiev, one leader from Chechnya said, “We never ran from our war with Russia, and we never will.” …read more Source: The New York...

    France Says Will Not Sell Weapons to China
    Jul07

    France Says Will Not Sell Weapons to China

    France says there will be no weapons sales to China, following earlier speculation that France might consider selling two Mistral-class amphibious assault ships to Beijing. After a joint news conference with U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter at the Pentagon on Monday, French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian denied the wide spread...

    Ukrainian PM, U.S. Senator Targeted In Hoax Letter
    Jul07

    Ukrainian PM, U.S. Senator Targeted In Hoax Letter

    A forger sent a hoax letter to Russian media in an apparent bid to convince journalists that a senior U.S. lawmaker was trying to tell Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk how to run his government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...