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Section: US & Canada

    U.S.-China Cooperation on Iran Signals a New Day in Global Governance
    Aug10

    U.S.-China Cooperation on Iran Signals a New Day in Global Governance

    SHANGHAI — When the historic agreement was reached between Iran and Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States (“P5+1”) over the Iranian nuclear issue in July, President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack Obama highlighted their nations’ cooperation in resolving the Iranian nuclear issue, which may herald a new...

    US Plotting Against Russia? Russian State Duma Speaker Says Obama Administration Turns People Into ‘Zombies’ With False Facts
    Aug10

    US Plotting Against Russia? Russian State Duma Speaker Says Obama Administration Turns People Into ‘Zombies’ With False Facts

    Russian speaker of the State Duma, or lower house of representatives, accused the United States of plotting “provocations” against Russia in an article published Monday in the Russian government newspaper Rossiiskaya Gazeta. The article by speaker Sergei Naryshkin was one of many instances of growing anti-U.S. rhetoric in Russia amid...

    Nigeria Corruption Caused By Christian Churches? Pastor Sunday Adelaja Blames Religious Leaders For Immoral Values
    Aug10

    Nigeria Corruption Caused By Christian Churches? Pastor Sunday Adelaja Blames Religious Leaders For Immoral Values

    A Nigerian-born pastor in Ukraine has blamed Nigerian churches and religious leaders for the West African country’s widespread corruption, which has crippled the economy. Sunday Adelaja, founder and senior pastor of the Embassy of God in Kiev, one of the largest evangelical churches in Eastern Europe, said corrupt practices and immoral...

    Kyiv, Separatists Report Armored Clash Despite Cease-Fire
    Aug10

    Kyiv, Separatists Report Armored Clash Despite Cease-Fire

    One Ukrainian soldier has been killed and nine injured in the latest clashes between Ukrainian armed forces and Russia-backed separatists in the Donetsk region, a Ukrainian military official says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New Zealand channels Grace Slick in new flag hunt, and other reasons to fear for humanity
    Aug10

    New Zealand channels Grace Slick in new flag hunt, and other reasons to fear for humanity

    1. New Zealand goes wild on new flag design New Zealand is planning to adopt a new flag. Kind of like Canada in 1965, the idea seems to be to get rid of the British flag in the upper left corner. After issuing an invite for proposals, an independent panel has published 40 potential flags from the 10,300 submitted. Some pretty wild idea. The curly...

    The Daily Vertical: Making Corruption Pay
    Aug10

    The Daily Vertical: Making Corruption Pay

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A new analysis highlights what Europe gets wrong about Russia — and how it can hurt Putin
    Aug10

    A new analysis highlights what Europe gets wrong about Russia — and how it can hurt Putin

    In a new analysis, European Council on Foreign Relations senior policy fellow Kadri Liik explores European sanctions against Russia and how European leaders should use them. She observes that Europe doesn’t seem to know what it wants the “structural sanctions” to achieve and thus don’t have any time frame as to exactly...

    Ukraine: 4 OSCE vehicles destroyed in apparent arson
    Aug10

    Ukraine: 4 OSCE vehicles destroyed in apparent arson

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s mission in eastern Ukraine says four of its armored cars were destroyed in an apparent arson attack. It was unclear who carried out the attack in Donetsk, the main rebel-held city. The white sport utility vehicles were parked outside the hotel that houses the OSCE...

    Ukraine bans films featuring blacklisted Russian actors, including Gerard Depardieu
    Aug09

    Ukraine bans films featuring blacklisted Russian actors, including Gerard Depardieu

    Ukraine says the 14 Russian actors, singers and other cultural figures on the blacklist pose a threat to national security. …read more Source: Toronto...

    OSCE Vehicles Torched in Eastern Ukraine
    Aug09

    OSCE Vehicles Torched in Eastern Ukraine

    Four vehicles belonging to the OSCE monitoring mission to Ukraine were set on fire outside their hotel overnight in the rebel-controlled Donetsk, the observers said. Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe observers said in a tweet Sunday it was an apparent arson attack. An OSCE statement said monitors heard four loud bursts about...