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    Ukraine’s Wonder Woman
    Jun28

    Ukraine’s Wonder Woman

    More than 8.3 million people have seen Yulia Marushevska’s video from the Maidan uprising, but now she’s got to face down the bureaucracy she’s supposed to control. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kasparov: ‘Putin Doesn’t Need Friends Any More. He Needs Enemies’
    Jun28

    Kasparov: ‘Putin Doesn’t Need Friends Any More. He Needs Enemies’

    Adolf Hitler, I suggest to Garry Kasparov, undeniably had his faults. But is it wrong to imagine that even the führer—in common with Stalin, Robespierre and Pol Pot—initially entered political life with some notion of enhancing the public good? “Define good,” replies Kasparov. “Then examine the consequences. Stalin killed more...

    Why Have Armenia’s Youth Spent a Week Protesting?
    Jun27

    Why Have Armenia’s Youth Spent a Week Protesting?

    What’s happening in Armenia? Protests over planned hikes in electricity tariffs entered their seventh day on Thursday night in the Armenian capital of Yerevan. Police response to the protests, which began last Friday, has been violent: police batons and water cannons were used against peaceful protestors and more than 230 demonstrators and...

    Tunisia Pledges Tough Security Measures After Sousse Hotel Attack
    Jun27

    Tunisia Pledges Tough Security Measures After Sousse Hotel Attack

    SOUSSE, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s prime minister announced on Saturday a string of new security measures including closing renegade mosques and calling up army reservists as thousands of tourists fled the North African country in wake of its worst terrorist attack ever. Tourists crowded into the airport at Hammamet near the coastal city of...

    Kenney tours Ukraine training centre
    Jun27

    Kenney tours Ukraine training centre

    KYIV, Ukraine – Legal and diplomatic obstacles to deploying Canadian military trainers in Ukraine have largely been cleared away, Defence Minister Jason Kenney says. He was scheduled to tour the multi-national centre at Yavoriv, near the Polish border, on Saturday where the roughly 200 combat instructors will set up shop in the coming weeks. Both...

    Final legal and diplomatic hurdles being cleared for Ukraine mission, Jason Kenney says
    Jun27

    Final legal and diplomatic hurdles being cleared for Ukraine mission, Jason Kenney says

    Legal and diplomatic obstacles to deploying Canadian military trainers in Ukraine have largely been cleared away, Defence Minister Jason Kenney says …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Final legal and diplomatic hurdles being cleared for Ukraine mission, Jason Kenney says
    Jun27

    Final legal and diplomatic hurdles being cleared for Ukraine mission, Jason Kenney says

    KYIV, Ukraine — Legal and diplomatic obstacles to deploying Canadian military trainers in Ukraine have largely been cleared away, Defence Minister Jason Kenney says. He was scheduled to tour the multi-national centre at Yavoriv, near the Polish border, on Saturday where the roughly 200 combat instructors will set up shop in the coming weeks. Both...

    Merkel: Migrants “The Biggest Challenge” in Europe
    Jun27

    Merkel: Migrants “The Biggest Challenge” in Europe

    Despite talks that ran late into the night, European leaders failed to come up with a lasting framework for resettling refugees based on quotas yesterday. EU leaders instead agreed to a one-time resettlement of up to 60,000 asylum seekers who landed in Italy and Greece across the bloc over the next two years—but with special opt-out clauses for...

    Canadian military closer to starting Ukraine mission
    Jun27

    Canadian military closer to starting Ukraine mission

    (AP Photo/Pavlo Palamarchuk) Legal and diplomatic obstacles to deploying Canadian military trainers in Ukraine have largely been cleared away, Defence Minister Jason Kenney says. He was scheduled to tour the multi-national centre at Yavoriv, near the Polish border, on Saturday where the roughly 200 combat instructors will set up shop in the...

    Final legal-diplomatic hurdles being cleared for Ukraine mission: Kenney
    Jun27

    Final legal-diplomatic hurdles being cleared for Ukraine mission: Kenney

    KYIV, Ukraine – Legal and diplomatic obstacles to deploying Canadian military trainers in Ukraine have largely been cleared away, Defence Minister Jason Kenney says.He was scheduled to tour the multi-national centre at Yavoriv, near the Polish border, on Saturday where the roughly 200 combat instructors will set up shop in the coming...