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    Amnesty International: Illegal weapons, including cluster bombs, have been used in Ukraine
    Feb25

    Amnesty International: Illegal weapons, including cluster bombs, have been used in Ukraine

    Illegal weapons such as cluster bombs have been used in the Ukraine conflict, Amnesty International said while also criticizing both sides in the fighting for the high number of civilian deaths. …read more Source: FOX...

    Amnesty International Condemns ‘Shameful’ Global Response To Rights Abuses
    Feb25

    Amnesty International Condemns ‘Shameful’ Global Response To Rights Abuses

    Amnesty International (AI) says 2014 was a catastrophic year for millions caught up in violence, and condemned what it called a “shameful and ineffective” global response to conflict and abuses by governments and armed groups. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: Cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine conflict
    Feb25

    Report: Cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine conflict

    MOSCOW (AP) — Illegal weapons such as cluster bombs have been used in the Ukraine conflict, Amnesty International said Wednesday while also criticizing both sides in the fighting for the high number of civilian deaths. “Taking into account everything we understand for now, we think that they (cluster bombs) were used by both sides,” the...

    Russia Lays Groundwork for New Gas Pipeline in Europe
    Feb25

    Russia Lays Groundwork for New Gas Pipeline in Europe

    Thwarted in one attempt to build a gas pipeline to southeast Europe, the Kremlin is working with a small circle of allies to lay the groundwork for an alternative that would help it maintain leverage in its rivalry with the West. Russia last year aborted South Stream, a $40 billion pipeline that was to have passed under the Black Sea and via...

    Hungary’s Green Minister
    Feb25

    Hungary’s Green Minister

    When I first met Zoltan Illes in 1990, he was 29 years old and in his first month as the youngest state secretary in modern Hungarian history, working in the ministry of environment. He granted me quite a long interview and was unusually frank not only about the environmental situation in the country but also about the challenges he faced in his...

    Report: Cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine conflict
    Feb25

    Report: Cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine conflict

    MOSCOW (AP) — Amnesty International says illegal weapons such as cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine.The organization’s senior director for… …read more Source:...

    Report: Cluster Bombs Have Been Used in Ukraine Conflict
    Feb25

    Report: Cluster Bombs Have Been Used in Ukraine Conflict

    Amnesty International: Illegal weapons, including cluster bombs, have been used in Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Kerry Says Russia Lying About Ukraine
    Feb25

    Kerry Says Russia Lying About Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has accused Russia of lying about its involvement in the Ukraine conflict, amid reports of continued violations of a cease-fire agreement by Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At a glance: The government’s spending priorities
    Feb25

    At a glance: The government’s spending priorities

    From the CBC and museums, to defence and foreign affairs, the federal government’s spending plan for the next year offers a glimpse of where the Conservatives will focus their efforts this election year. Treasury Board President Tony Clement said in a written statement that the 2015-16 Main Estimates demonstrate the government is “committed...

    Canada quietly tiptoes into Ukraine-Russia war
    Feb25

    Canada quietly tiptoes into Ukraine-Russia war

    As debate over Canada’s role in the latest Iraq war rages, Ottawa is quietly being drawn into a second, more dangerous, conflict. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...