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    France prepares for mass anti-terrorism rally, hunts for suspect
    Jan11

    France prepares for mass anti-terrorism rally, hunts for suspect

    PARIS (AP) — France is vowing to combat terrorism with “a cry for freedom” at a giant rally for unity after three days of bloodshed. The rally in Paris on Sunday is a huge security challenge for a nation on alert for more violence, after 17 people and three al-Qaida-inspired gunmen were killed over three days of attacks on a satirical newspaper,...

    White House to Host U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron
    Jan11

    White House to Host U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron

    Obama and Cameron plan to discuss economy and trade, cybersecurity, Iran, ISIS and counterterrorism, Ebola, and Russia’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Official: Hayat Boumeddiene, Woman Sought In French Attacks, Passed Through Turkey
    Jan11

    Official: Hayat Boumeddiene, Woman Sought In French Attacks, Passed Through Turkey

    PARIS (AP) — France vowed to combat terrorism with “a cry for freedom” in a giant rally for unity Sunday after three days of bloodshed that horrified the world. Police searched for a woman linked to the three al-Qaida-inspired attackers, but a Turkish official said she appears to have already slipped into Syria. The rally Sunday is...

    Seizing Assets in Crimea, From Shipyard to Film Studio
    Jan10

    Seizing Assets in Crimea, From Shipyard to Film Studio

    The prime minister and other officials have said the seized property is being nationalized because it was originally acquired illegally. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia May Demand Early Repayment Of Ukraine Loan
    Jan10

    Russia May Demand Early Repayment Of Ukraine Loan

    Russian news agencies quoted Finance Minister Anton Siluanov as saying that Moscow had “every reason” to demand repayment, as Ukraine’s public debt has exceeded 60 percent of gross domestic product, violating the terms of the bond issue. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Europe’s Big Fat Food Problem
    Jan10

    Europe’s Big Fat Food Problem

    Aross Europe, families have been eating the most traditional meals of the year – the great blow-out that for most of us is the key ritual of Christmas, the New Year, the Feast of the Epiphany and the winter solstice. A stroll down a European shopping street these days might tell a visitor that our food culture has become dull and homogenised,...

    Russia Says Ukraine Violated Terms Of $3B Loan, May Demand Early Repayment
    Jan10

    Russia Says Ukraine Violated Terms Of $3B Loan, May Demand Early Repayment

    It is “likely” that Russia will demand an early repayment of a $3 billion loan it gave to Ukraine as the latter violated “a number of parameters” that were preconditions for the loan, a government official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told state-owned news agency Sputnik. The report comes even as Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov...

    Gorbachev Warns Of Danger In Russian-Western Relations
    Jan10

    Gorbachev Warns Of Danger In Russian-Western Relations

    Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that the Ukraine crisis could lead to a major military conflict between Russia and the West and criticized economic sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US Calls On Moscow To Release Jailed Ukrainian Pilot
    Jan10

    US Calls On Moscow To Release Jailed Ukrainian Pilot

    (Reuters) – The United States on Friday called on Moscow to immediately release a jailed Ukrainian military pilot who has been moved to solitary confinement. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said there were concerns about the health of the pilot, who is on a hunger strike. …read more Source: International Business...

    Weekend Roundup: Is Europe Imploding?
    Jan10

    Weekend Roundup: Is Europe Imploding?

    Europe is facing divisive challenges on all fronts. It is being torn within by hardening attitudes toward the growing presence not only of Muslim immigrants, but also of citizens. On Monday, demonstrators thronged the streets of Dresden in support of “Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the Occident.” On Wednesday in...