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    Open letter to Merkel: Give Ukraine the tools to fight for its life
    Feb09

    Open letter to Merkel: Give Ukraine the tools to fight for its life

    This is an open letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel from Yaroslav Baran, Euromaidan Ottawa, on the occasion of Merkel’s flying visit to Ottawa to discuss the Ukraine crisis with Prime Minister Stephen Harper: Dear Chancellor Merkel: As head of government of the Federal Republic of Germany, there is no question that you are a friend of...

    Nine more Ukrainian soldiers killed
    Feb09

    Nine more Ukrainian soldiers killed

    Nine Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 26 wounded in fighting with Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions in the past 24 hours, a Kiev military spokesman said today. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Obama, Merkel: Russian Aggression Reinforces Western Unity
    Feb09

    Obama, Merkel: Russian Aggression Reinforces Western Unity

    President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared Monday that Russian aggression in Ukraine has only reinforced the unity of the U.S. and Europe, as they weighed the prospects of reviving an elusive peace plan to end the conflict.Still, Obama held open the… …read more Source:...

    Obama, Merkel: Russian aggression reinforces Western unity
    Feb09

    Obama, Merkel: Russian aggression reinforces Western unity

    By STEVEN R. HURST read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Merkel says ‘peaceful order of Europe’ at stake in Ukraine
    Feb09

    Merkel says ‘peaceful order of Europe’ at stake in Ukraine

    Washington (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Monday that abandoning the principle of territorial integrity at the heart of the Ukraine crisis would jeopardize “the peaceful order of Europe.””For somebody who comes from Europe, I can only say, if we give up this principle of territorial integrity, we will not...

    Merkel, Obama Try to Bridge Differences on Arms to Ukraine
    Feb09

    Merkel, Obama Try to Bridge Differences on Arms to Ukraine

    President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are trying for a public display of unity despite a potential split over arming Ukrainian fighters to wage a more effective battle against Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source:...

    Watch:  Obama Says He Might Send Weapons to Ukraine
    Feb09

    Watch: Obama Says He Might Send Weapons to Ukraine

    In a joint news conference with visiting German Chancellor Merkel, who opposes the move, Obama said sending weapons is an option. …read more Source: ABC...

    Report Shows HSBC Helped Rich Clients Dodge Taxes
    Feb09

    Report Shows HSBC Helped Rich Clients Dodge Taxes

    LONDON—HSBC’s Swiss private bank hid millions of dollars for drug traffickers, arms dealers and celebrities around the world as it colluded to help them dodge taxes, according to a report based on leaked documents that lifts the veil on the country’s banking secrecy. The report, published Monday, suggests the bank, which is based in...

    Obama and Merkel announce unity and not much else about Ukraine
    Feb09

    Obama and Merkel announce unity and not much else about Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared Monday that Russian aggression in Ukraine has only reinforced the unity of the U.S. and Europe, as they weighed the prospects of reviving an elusive peace plan to end the conflict. Still, Obama held open the prospect that if a new round of diplomacy this week...

    Demands To Censor Twitter Soar
    Feb09

    Demands To Censor Twitter Soar

    If loose lips sink ships, what can tweets do? Enough to worry governments, apparently. Governments around the world made 796 demands to take down content on Twitter in the last six months of 2014, up 84 percent from the first half of the year, the social network said on Monday in its latest transparency report. Governments have also ramped up...