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    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Nov17

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Monday. 1. Japan’s economy has slipped into recession with GDP unexpectedly falling 1.6% between July and September. 2. Some economists believe Japan’s shockingly poor GDP numbers confirms that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is going to call a snap general election. 3. Russian President...

    Putin leaves summit early after tough reception ove Ukraine
    Nov17

    Putin leaves summit early after tough reception ove Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Citing a long flight home and the need to catch a few hours of sleep, Russian President Vladimir Putin departed the Group of 20 summit in Australia early Sunday, after fielding a barrage of criticism from Western leaders over Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Poroshenko Says Ukraine ‘Ready For Total War’
    Nov17

    Poroshenko Says Ukraine ‘Ready For Total War’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said his country is “prepared for total war,” as fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists continues around the rebel-held city of Donetsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Sentenced to Death with a Show of Hands
    Nov17

    Sentenced to Death with a Show of Hands

    Igor Ananeyev, a 37-year-old ex-cop, left his shift at a rebel base in the eastern Ukrainian town of Alchevsk one night in September and went to meet a girl.She was 15, the same age as his son, but that did not stop Ananeyev. His wife, who had left him earlier in the year, was living in Kiev. And hi …read more Source: The New...

    The Sources of Russian Conduct
    Nov17

    The Sources of Russian Conduct

    The New Case for Containment November 16, 2014 …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine finances in jeopardy: IMF
    Nov17

    Ukraine finances in jeopardy: IMF

    A $17 billion loan may not be enough for Ukraine to manage its finances if conflict with Russia continues, the International Monetary Fund warned. …read more Source:...

    Leaders of Group of 20 nations back $2 trillion boost to growth
    Nov17

    Leaders of Group of 20 nations back $2 trillion boost to growth

    BRISBANE, Australia — Under pressure to jolt the lethargic world economy back to life, leaders of G-20 nations completed a plan Sunday to boost global GDP by more than $2 trillion over five years. The communique from the Brisbane summit of Group of 20 wealthy and emerging nations revealed that the plan for jump-starting growth includes investing...

    Harper heading back to Ottawa after headline grabbing G20 summit in Australia
    Nov17

    Harper heading back to Ottawa after headline grabbing G20 summit in Australia

    BRISBANE, Australia – Canada will soon contribute to a United Nations climate fund that helps impoverished nations cope with climate change and to develop cleaner sources of energy, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Sunday. The pledge, made at the end of the Group of 20 summit in Australia, comes on the heels of an announcement by U.S. President...

    Debris from jet crash in Ukraine sent to Dutch investigators
    Nov17

    Debris from jet crash in Ukraine sent to Dutch investigators

    Investigators on Sunday began winching large pieces of wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet shot down over Ukraine in July onto trucks to transport them back to the Netherlands, the Dutch Safety Board announced in The Hague. Ever since Flight MH-17 was shot down en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, killing all 298...

    Ukrainians Wait in Vain for Help Rebuilding
    Nov17

    Ukrainians Wait in Vain for Help Rebuilding

    Despite Kremlin-touted aid convoys into eastern Ukraine, rebel-held villages a stone’s throw from Russia remain devastated, months after fighting stopped. Neither Kiev nor Moscow want to cover the cost of rebuilding. …read more Source: The Wall Street...