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    Negotiators Say Iran Nuclear Deal Close As Another Deadline Nears
    Jul09

    Negotiators Say Iran Nuclear Deal Close As Another Deadline Nears

    By Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi VIENNA, July 9 (Reuters) – Iran and six world powers were close to an historic nuclear agreement on Thursday that could resolve a more than 12-year dispute over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions, but they remained deadlocked on the issue of Iranian arms and missile trade. Over the past two weeks, Iran,...

    European lawmakers condemn Russia’s actions in Crimea, Ukraine at meeting celebrating detente
    Jul09

    European lawmakers condemn Russia’s actions in Crimea, Ukraine at meeting celebrating detente

    Some 100 lawmakers, mainly from Europe, have condemned Russia’s actions in Crimea and Ukraine at a meeting honoring a 1975 accord seen as a milestone in reducing tensions between the East and West during the Cold War. …read more Source: FOX...

    Europe Lawmakers Condemn Russian Actions in Crimea, Ukraine
    Jul09

    Europe Lawmakers Condemn Russian Actions in Crimea, Ukraine

    European lawmakers condemn Russia’s actions in Crimea, Ukraine at meeting celebrating detente …read more Source: ABC...

    Europe lawmakers condemn Russian actions in Crimea, Ukraine
    Jul09

    Europe lawmakers condemn Russian actions in Crimea, Ukraine

    HELSINKI (AP) — Some 100 lawmakers, mainly from Europe, have condemned Russia’s actions in Crimea and Ukraine at a meeting honoring a 1975 accord… …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin, Master of the Manly Arts, Will Even Try Yoga to Woo India’s Narendra Modi
    Jul09

    Vladimir Putin, Master of the Manly Arts, Will Even Try Yoga to Woo India’s Narendra Modi

    He’s mastered judo, swimming, hunting and even bare-chested horseback riding. Now, for the sake of his friendship with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin says he’s willing to give yoga a shot. “I have tried many things, but never yoga, but it cannot fail to attract,” Putin told Modi at a meeting in...

    Malaysia Readies MH17 Tribunal Measure For UN As Russia Balks
    Jul09

    Malaysia Readies MH17 Tribunal Measure For UN As Russia Balks

    Malaysia July 8 circulated a draft United Nations resolution establishing an international tribunal guaranteeing an independent trial for those behind the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    If Greece Takes On a New Outlook, So Will Europe
    Jul09

    If Greece Takes On a New Outlook, So Will Europe

    PARIS — Greece is in a dramatic condition and the situation will only deteriorate further if the country were to end up defaulting on its debts — or even leaving the eurozone altogether. Emerging from the current crisis requires first and foremost that a complete change of outlook take root in Greece itself. First, the Greek leaders...

    Russian Parliament Creates a “Patriotic Stop-List”
    Jul09

    Russian Parliament Creates a “Patriotic Stop-List”

    On Wednesday, 156 out of 170 members of the Federation Council, the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, voted to create a “patriotic stop-list” that will include 12 nongovernmental organizations, or NGOs, which legislators believe pose a potential threat to Russia. The Federation Council is now officially asking the Prosecutor...

    Syriza: For Better or For Worse
    Jul09

    Syriza: For Better or For Worse

    Photo posted on nycsocialist.org. The victory of Syriza in Greece is a historic turning point for Europe and the world, for better or for worse. I fear it’s going to be the latter. Syriza claims to be something more radical than a social-democratic party. In a pre-election interview in Jacobin, Stathis Kouvelakis, of Syriza’s Central...

    Ukraine Banks Ask Russia to Compensate for Crimea Losses
    Jul08

    Ukraine Banks Ask Russia to Compensate for Crimea Losses

    Two of Ukraine’s largest banks – Privatbank and state-owned Oschadbank – have asked Moscow to compensate them for losses resulting from Russia’s annexation of the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine last year, they said in statements on Wednesday. Already under pressure from an economic crisis in Ukraine, banks with significant...