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    New Congress Could Push Obama Toward Tougher Action on Ukraine
    Nov13

    New Congress Could Push Obama Toward Tougher Action on Ukraine

    The Obama administration says sanctions against those backing separatists in eastern Ukraine are having an impact on the Russian economy, but the coming change of legislative power in Washington may affect U.S. policy toward the government in Kyiv. VOA’s Scott Stearns has more. …read more Source: Voice of...

    U.S. Asks U.N.Council To Boost Pressure on Russia over Ukraine
    Nov13

    U.S. Asks U.N.Council To Boost Pressure on Russia over Ukraine

    The United States told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday there needs to be greater international pressure on Russia to abide by a ceasefire in Ukraine, as Russia denied it was a threat to its neighbor. The 15-member council held its 26th meeting on Ukraine. A ceasefire agreed by pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine on Sept. 5 in the...

    UN Warns ‘Full-Scale Fighting’ Possible In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov13

    UN Warns ‘Full-Scale Fighting’ Possible In Eastern Ukraine

    The United Nations Security Council has met in emergency session on Ukraine’s crisis for the 26th time, again without taking action, as UN officials warned of possible “full-scale fighting” in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine redeploys troops, fears new rebel offensive
    Nov13

    Ukraine redeploys troops, fears new rebel offensive

    Ukraine said on Wednesday it was redeploying troops in the east because of fears that separatists will launch a new military offensive. …read more Source:...

    Fisher: Lowering Canadian dairy tariffs will ensure stronger trade ties with New Zealand
    Nov13

    Fisher: Lowering Canadian dairy tariffs will ensure stronger trade ties with New Zealand

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand — With the G20 leaders’ summit taking place across the Tasman Sea this weekend in Australia, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will both drop by Friday to have brief chats with New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key — the first by Canadian and German leaders here in...

    Ukraine fears ‘open war’ as Russia reportedly reinforces rebels
    Nov13

    Ukraine fears ‘open war’ as Russia reportedly reinforces rebels

    Ukraine said on Wednesday it was redeploying troops in the east because of fears that separatists will launch a new military offensive, despite Russia’s denials it has sent troops to reinforce the rebels. …read more Source:...

    Russian Bombers to Patrol Gulf of Mexico
    Nov13

    Russian Bombers to Patrol Gulf of Mexico

    Russia’s air force plans to send planes over the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, as the military has decided to conduct regular patrol missions around the world, according to The Associated Press. Sergei Shoigu, Russia’s defense minister, said the decision to add these missions is a result of “the current situation,” apparently...

    Why Russia Isn’t Abandoning Europe for Chinese Gas Revenue
    Nov13

    Why Russia Isn’t Abandoning Europe for Chinese Gas Revenue

    Much has been made of the agreement signed by Moscow and Beijing to get gas flowing from western Siberia to China. There is talk of Russia using the deal to offset its isolation from the west and circumventing the sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis. But this deal is a preliminary gas-supply agreement that’s been a long time in the...

    IMF Says Eurozone Growth Could Be Worse Than Expected
    Nov13

    IMF Says Eurozone Growth Could Be Worse Than Expected

    The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday warned of downside risks to its growth projections for the eurozone, and it urged the European Central Bank to act if prices in the currency bloc continue to drift lower. The IMF’s warning echoes an increasing fear among global policymakers that Europe is not on track to spur economic growth,...

    ‘White Widow’ terrorist killed by Russian sniper, reports say
    Nov13

    ‘White Widow’ terrorist killed by Russian sniper, reports say

    A British woman who became one of the world’s most wanted terrorists, and was dubbed the “White Widow,” was killed by a Russian sniper in Ukraine, reports said Wednesday. …read more Source: FOX...