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    Korea’s Place in an Interconnected World
    Feb03

    Korea’s Place in an Interconnected World

    The following speech was delivered on December 8, 2014 at the 7th World Policy Conference in Seoul. Last weekend, I came back from London, after taking part in the first Korea-UK Ministerial Strategic Dialogue and the Conference on Afghanistan. On that occasion, I had the privilege of speaking before Chatham House on Northeast Asia and the world....

    Protesters Urge Kiev to Shift Tactics in Fight Against Moscow
    Feb03

    Protesters Urge Kiev to Shift Tactics in Fight Against Moscow

    Dozens of protesters, including members of the Ukrainian military, gathered inside a presidential administrative building in Kiev on Tuesday to express frustration with the ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine. The group, which has complained about a lack of supplies on the front lines and poor strategy, also demanded to speak with President Petro...

    Ukraine Rebels Upbeat After An Infusion Of Aid
    Feb03

    Ukraine Rebels Upbeat After An Infusion Of Aid

    The rebel commander casually led the way down a muddy trench, shoulder high with shaved walls of moist earth, his boots slapping at wooden slabs sunk into the muck. Finally, he reached an earth-covered observation post. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    UN Agency Pushes Tight Deadline for Plane Tracking Standard
    Feb03

    UN Agency Pushes Tight Deadline for Plane Tracking Standard

    Global aviation leaders on Tuesday debated setting a tight deadline to improve the tracking of passenger planes in a push to prevent a recurrence of the still unsolved disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Officials at the United Nations safety conference also sought to tackle risks from conflict zones after another Malaysia Airlines...

    Young Russians Dodge Draft More And More To Avoid Risk Of Fighting In Ukraine
    Feb03

    Young Russians Dodge Draft More And More To Avoid Risk Of Fighting In Ukraine

    Young Russians are dodging the draft in greater numbers than before, for fear that they will be sent to serve in the East Ukraine war, where Russia has allegedly increased its military involvement in recent months. A St. Petersburg-based human rights group, Soldiers’ Mothers of St. …read more Source: International Business...

    UN slams Ukraine, Russia-backed rebels for killing civilians
    Feb03

    UN slams Ukraine, Russia-backed rebels for killing civilians

    The United Nations has sharply criticized both the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels for turning bus stops, schools, markets and hospitals into battlegrounds where civilians are getting killed. …read more Source:...

    U.N. criticizes Ukraine fighting tactics; raises toll to 5,358
    Feb03

    U.N. criticizes Ukraine fighting tactics; raises toll to 5,358

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine – The United Nations on Tuesday sharply criticized both the Ukrainian government and the pro-Russian rebels for turning bus stops, schools, markets and hospitals into battlegrounds where civilians are getting killed. Indiscriminate shelling and an escalation in the fighting in eastern Ukraine have killed at least 224 civilians...

    John Baird’s resignation poses dilemma for Stephen Harper
    Feb03

    John Baird’s resignation poses dilemma for Stephen Harper

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s world has suddenly become more complicated. With the resignation of just one cabinet minister – the veteran political lieutenant John Baird – the final months of Harper’s majority mandate are now filled with uncertainty. As he heads towards a fall election campaign, that’s not the message Harper...

    Russia Makes It Easy To Fight In Ukraine
    Feb03

    Russia Makes It Easy To Fight In Ukraine

    Officially, Russia has no soldiers in Ukraine. But it does have volunteers — hundreds of men and women eager to take up arms in defense of Novorossia. And the Kremlin’s got no problem with that. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ICAO delegates weigh safety proposals
    Feb03

    ICAO delegates weigh safety proposals

    MONTREAL – Delegates at the International Civil Aviation Organization’s safety conference began working on how to improve the global tracking of aircraft and better share information on conflict zones.Malaysia’s civil aviation chief said Tuesday that real-time tracking is a priority and must be fast-tracked by the...