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    This Anti-Bank Activist Could Be the Next European Leader to Stand Up to the Banks
    Feb18

    This Anti-Bank Activist Could Be the Next European Leader to Stand Up to the Banks

    If the Podemos party wins Spain’s national elections, Pablo Iglesias could become the next prime minister. While the anti-austerity Syriza coalition has taken power in Greece, the grassroots party Podemos is also quickly gaining popularity in Spain, Europe’s fifth largest economy. Last May, Podemos surprised many when it received 1.2...

    Behind Rebel Lines In Debaltseve, Ukraine
    Feb18

    Behind Rebel Lines In Debaltseve, Ukraine

    Separatist fighters maneuvered inside the town of Debaltseve on February 18 after Ukrainian government troops began withdrawing from the town. For several weeks, Debaltseve has been at the epicenter of fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian militants, which continued despite a cease-fire meant to take effect on February 15....

    Photos Feb 18: Top images from around the world
    Feb18

    Photos Feb 18: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. Ethnic Chinese people burn joss sticks to celebrate on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year at the Hea Tek Tunk Chinese Temple in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit) Catholics pray during the...

    NATO Accuses Russia Of Continuing To Send Weapons To Ukraine After Debaltseve Falls
    Feb18

    NATO Accuses Russia Of Continuing To Send Weapons To Ukraine After Debaltseve Falls

    The Ukrainian military has withdrawn from Debaltseve early Wednesday morning, leaving the strategically important railway junction to the pro-Russian separatists encircling it, and ending the last pocket of Ukrainian resistance between the self-proclaimed rebel republics of Donetsk and Luhansk. Yet, NATO says that despite the ceasefire and the...

    Ukraine troops pull back from Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukraine troops pull back from Debaltseve

    CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh is in Eastern Ukraine where troops have been pulled out of the strategic railroad hub that has been the focus of intense fighting. …read more Source:...

    Pussy Riot Releases First English Song, ‘I Can’t Breathe,’ Inspired By Eric Garner
    Feb18

    Pussy Riot Releases First English Song, ‘I Can’t Breathe,’ Inspired By Eric Garner

    Members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot released their first English-language song on Wednesday, titled “I Can’t Breathe” — the final words of New York police chokehold victim Eric Garner. Pussy Riot members Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina told The Guardian that they wrote the song after taking part in protests...

    Wounded Ukrainian Troops Treated After Debaltseve Retreat
    Feb18

    Wounded Ukrainian Troops Treated After Debaltseve Retreat

    Ukrainian troops and armored vehicles pulled out of the town of Debaltseve, which has been under siege by pro-Russian separatist fighters, on February 18. The retreating forces included many wounded soldiers, who were taken to a nearby hospital. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada increases sanctions against Russia in response to Ukrainian conflict
    Feb18

    Canada increases sanctions against Russia in response to Ukrainian conflict

    OTTAWA — Canada says it’s intensifying economic sanctions against Russian individuals and companies in response to the tense situation in eastern Ukraine. Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the move is being made in co-ordination with Canada’s partners in Europe and the United States in response to what he says is Russia’s...

    Rebels raise flag in newly captured town
    Feb18

    Rebels raise flag in newly captured town

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine have hoisted their flag over an embattled town that is a key railroad hub in the eastern part of the country. There’s been relentless fighting for control of the town — Debaltseve (deh-BALT’-seh-vuh) — in the past few weeks. And Ukraine’s president confirms that he has...

    Canada increases sanctions against Russia in response to Ukrainian conflict
    Feb18

    Canada increases sanctions against Russia in response to Ukrainian conflict

    OTTAWA – Canada says it’s intensifying economic sanctions against Russian individuals and companies in response to the tense situation in eastern Ukraine.Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the move is being made in co-ordination with Canada’s partners in Europe and the United States in response to what he says is Russia’s...