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    European Court Backs French Decision to Remove Life Support 
    Jun05

    European Court Backs French Decision to Remove Life Support 

    In a closely-watched case with implications far beyond France, Europe’s top rights court has backed Friday an earlier French ruling to take a man in a vegetative state off life support, but the battle is not over. Whether to take 38-year-old Vincent Lambert off life support has bitterly divided his family and France ever since 2008. That is...

    Five GOP Chicken Hawks: They Want To Send Troops Abroad, But Never Served In The Military
    Jun05

    Five GOP Chicken Hawks: They Want To Send Troops Abroad, But Never Served In The Military

    All would send ground troops to fight ISIS. As the GOP’s 2016 cast of men who would be president grows, so too do its ranks of chicken hawks—candidates who have never served in the military but are eager send American men and women into wars overseas. While it’s no surprise that these Republicans are feeding off each other in a...

    Will Kiev’s LGBT Pride Go Ahead?
    Jun05

    Will Kiev’s LGBT Pride Go Ahead?

    The Ukrainian capital is scheduled to hold an LGBT Pride parade tomorrow—its first since the revolution–despite tensions between activists, and between activists and the authorities. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko supports pride parade in Kiev
    Jun05

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko supports pride parade in Kiev

    MOSCOW — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday voiced support for LGBT rights, saying he believes an ‘Equality March’ planned for Saturday in Kiev should take place as planned. “I will not participate in it but I don’t see any reason to impede this march because it’s a constitutional right of every citizen...

    Ukraine urges Canada to push for more G7 sanction against Russia
    Jun05

    Ukraine urges Canada to push for more G7 sanction against Russia

    Ukraine’s envoy is urging Prime Minister Stephen Harper to push his fellow G7 leaders into a strong political stand against the latest Russian aggression, but says his country can make do without weapons from the West. …read more Source:...

    U.S. considers deploying missiles in Europe after Russia allegedly violates Cold War-era nuclear treaty
    Jun05

    U.S. considers deploying missiles in Europe after Russia allegedly violates Cold War-era nuclear treaty

    This ‘counterforce’ option is among possibilities the U.S. is considering as it reviews its policy toward Russia in light of Moscow’s military intervention in Ukraine …read more Source: Vancouver...

    China and Russia are ‘engaged in a contest for primacy in Eurasia’
    Jun05

    China and Russia are ‘engaged in a contest for primacy in Eurasia’

    There’s no question that the Ukraine conflict has led Russia to shift more toward China — but that doesn’t mean that everything is smooth sailing for the two countries. One of the major byproducts of Moscow pulling toward Beijing will be “expanded” cooperation in Central Asia, according to Alexander Gabuev, a senior...

    UN holds emergency meeting over fresh Ukraine fighting
    Jun05

    UN holds emergency meeting over fresh Ukraine fighting

    New York (AFP) – The UN Security Council on Friday urged all sides in Ukraine to respect a Europe-brokered ceasefire, as the warring parties accused each other of endangering the truce.UN political chief Jeffrey Feltman warned an emergency Security Council meeting: “We are either looking at a return to a deepening intractable conflict...

    Ukraine’s president warns army to prepare for a ‘full scale’ Russian invasion: ‘We must be truly ready’
    Jun05

    Ukraine’s president warns army to prepare for a ‘full scale’ Russian invasion: ‘We must be truly ready’

    Poroshenko says there is a ‘colossal threat’ that Russian-backed forces will launch large scale operations in the near future. Russia denies deploying troops to Ukraine …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine monitor calls for resumption of peace talks after fierce battle breaks out
    Jun05

    Ukraine monitor calls for resumption of peace talks after fierce battle breaks out

    As fears persist that eastern Ukraine is about to fall back into full-scale war, a leader of the international monitoring group is urgently calling for resumed negotiations between the warring sides. …read more Source: CTV...