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    Ukraine thankful for financial aid but also looking for military aid
    Mar28

    Ukraine thankful for financial aid but also looking for military aid

    Canada officially signs second $200 million loan for Ukraine to stabilize economy …read more Source: Toronto...

    Nigeria’s Election: Brought To You By These Hired Guns
    Mar28

    Nigeria’s Election: Brought To You By These Hired Guns

    For the militants of Boko Haram, 2015 began like most any year: with death and chaos. Three days into the New Year, the Nigeria-based Islamist terrorist group attacked Baga, a Nigerian town on the banks of the Lake Chad, shared by Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger. It was one of Boko Haram’s most devastating attacks ever, leaving up to...

    Hurry Kane quickly off mark, Spain sink Ukraine
    Mar28

    Hurry Kane quickly off mark, Spain sink Ukraine

    Paris (AFP) – Man of the moment Harry Kane scored just moments into his international debut to seal a 4-0 win for England against Lithuania at Wembley in Euro 2016 qualifying on Friday.The Tottenham Hotspur striker was called up by Roy Hodgson having scored 29 goals for his club this season, and he was brought on for captain Wayne Rooney in...

    Maclean’s on the Hill: Ukraine, Ed Broadbent, Bill C-51
    Mar28

    Maclean’s on the Hill: Ukraine, Ed Broadbent, Bill C-51

    Each week, the Maclean’s Ottawa bureau sits down with Cormac MacSweeney to discuss the headlines of the week. This week, we talk to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg about the situation in Ukraine, sit down with former NDP leader Ed Broadbent to discuss progressive hopes for this year’s federal election, and discuss Bill C-51,...

    Crimea and Ukraine: a Tragedy Like the Charge of the Light Brigade!
    Mar28

    Crimea and Ukraine: a Tragedy Like the Charge of the Light Brigade!

    Crimea, surrounded by the Black Sea, hangs like a diamond from the southern end of Ukraine. It has historic ties to Russia but was an independent republic until annexed in 2014 as part of the Russian Federation after a dubious referendum. Russia’s maritime fleet has been stationed in Crimea for decades. Almost 30 percent of Crimeans receive...

    German Airline Could Face ‘Unlimited’ Damages for Alps Crash
    Mar27

    German Airline Could Face ‘Unlimited’ Damages for Alps Crash

    STOCKHOLM — Lufthansa could face “unlimited” compensation claims for the crash that killed 150 people in the French alps and it would be difficult, even counterproductive, for the German carrier to try to avoid liability, experts said Friday. Under a treaty governing deaths and injuries aboard international flights, airlines are required to...

    Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Eastern Ukraine
    Mar27

    Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Eastern Ukraine

    The continued fighting in eastern Ukraine and the shelling of civilian neighborhoods seem to be pushing more men to join the separatist fighters. Although the Kyiv government, the United States and the NATO alliance have shown the heavy presence of Russian fighters and weapons among the rebel forces, many of the new recruits are residents of...

    Central Asia’s Chess Master: How Islam Karimov’s Wily Diplomacy Has Cemented His Power
    Mar27

    Central Asia’s Chess Master: How Islam Karimov’s Wily Diplomacy Has Cemented His Power

    Uzbekistan heads to the polls on Sunday for presidential elections, but the results are a foregone conclusion: President Islam Karimov will be re-elected. Uzbekistan’s ruler since its days as a Soviet republic, Karimov has spent the last 24 years consolidating his power in the most brutal of ways: boiling dissidents, carrying out violent...

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive
    Mar27

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister has told The Associated Press that Russia plans to eliminate his country as an independent state and could spark a new offensive in the east to achieve that aim. …read more Source: U.S....

    Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Ukraine
    Mar27

    Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Ukraine

    The continued fighting in eastern Ukraine and the shelling of civilian neighborhoods seem to be pushing more men to join the separatist fighters. Many of the new recruits are residents of Ukraine made bitter by new grievances, as well as old. VOA’s Patrick Wells reports. …read more Source: Voice of...