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    ‘Sit At Home And Embroider’ — Ukrainian Rebel Sparks Debate On Women’s Rights
    Nov09

    ‘Sit At Home And Embroider’ — Ukrainian Rebel Sparks Debate On Women’s Rights

    A Ukrainian rebel commander’s threats to arrest women for frequenting bars elicited groans from many — but in online forums, some separatist supporters are defending his overtly sexist approach to law and order. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Heavy shelling shakes Ukraine’s main city in east
    Nov09

    Heavy shelling shakes Ukraine’s main city in east

    Heavy shelling shakes main city in Ukraine’s east, raising new fears of full-scale war …read more Source:...

    Putin Touts China Ties, Gas Deals Signed
    Nov09

    Putin Touts China Ties, Gas Deals Signed

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has touted relations with China during a visit to Beijing that comes as his ties with the West are badly strained over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donetsk Rocked by Escalation of Violence
    Nov09

    Donetsk Rocked by Escalation of Violence

    Some of the heaviest fighting in recent months erupted in and around the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, hours after an unmarked column of weaponry and armed vehicles arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Berlin Wall’s Fall 25 Years Ago was an Epic Blow to Tyranny: Merkel
    Nov09

    Berlin Wall’s Fall 25 Years Ago was an Epic Blow to Tyranny: Merkel

    The fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, heralding the end to the Cold War between East and West, showed the world “dreams can come true” and should inspire people trapped in tyranny everywhere, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday. Festivities to mark the anniversary have drawn more than 100,000 Berliners and tourists to the...

    Worst shelling in a month in eastern Ukraine despite ceasefire
    Nov09

    Worst shelling in a month in eastern Ukraine despite ceasefire

    East Ukraine’s rebel stronghold Donetsk was pummelled on Sunday by the heaviest shelling in a month, and monitors spotted an armoured column of unmarked troops in rebel territory that Kyiv said proved Moscow had sent reinforcements. …read more Source:...

    Heavy shelling in Ukraine’s east raises fears of full-scale war
    Nov09

    Heavy shelling in Ukraine’s east raises fears of full-scale war

    The heaviest shelling in recent weeks has shaken Donetsk, the main city in Ukraine’s rebel-held east. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Merkel says fall of Wall proves ‘dreams can come true’
    Nov09

    Merkel says fall of Wall proves ‘dreams can come true’

    Berlin (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday praised the courageous citizens who peacefully brought down the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, calling the momentous day proof that “dreams can come true”.Merkel, who grew up in the communist East, was speaking at a memorial site to the 138 people killed in Berlin alone as they...

    Fall Of The Berlin Wall 25 Years Ago Marked In Germany
    Nov09

    Fall Of The Berlin Wall 25 Years Ago Marked In Germany

    By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN, Nov 8 (Reuters) – The fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, heralding the end to the Cold War between East and West, showed the world “dreams can come true” and should inspire people trapped in tyranny everywhere, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday. Festivities to mark the anniversary have drawn...

    A frozen conflict: life in eastern Ukraine
    Nov09

    A frozen conflict: life in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine –- For seven months, a battle has raged in eastern Ukraine, claiming the lives of at least 4,000 people See also: The body collector from Ukraine Although Russia-backed separatists and the central government in Kiev agreed on a ceasefire in September, the two sides have been unable to find peace and rockets continue to rain down...