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    Effigies of Scottish leader spark complaints
    Nov06

    Effigies of Scottish leader spark complaints

    Each year the town’s Bonfire Societies torch elaborate likenesses of prominent people to mark the anniversary of Guy Fawkes’ failed 1605 plot to blow up Parliament. The Lewes event also included an effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin, topless, riding the Malaysia Airlines jet downed over Ukraine. …read more Source: San...

    Australian leader to confront Putin over MH17
    Nov06

    Australian leader to confront Putin over MH17

    Tony Abbott says he’s determined to demand Russia’s full cooperation in probe into shoot down of jet over Ukraine …read more Source:...

    EU’s Mogherini says more sanctions on Russia possible over eastern Ukraine
    Nov06

    EU’s Mogherini says more sanctions on Russia possible over eastern Ukraine

    The European Union’s new foreign policy chief condemned the recent rebel-held elections in eastern Ukraine as “illegal and illegitimate” and said that the bloc could pursue further sanctions against Russia as it seeks to preserve Ukraine’s territorial sovereignty. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine imposes passport controls around rebel area
    Nov06

    Ukraine imposes passport controls around rebel area

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine announced Thursday that anyone crossing in or out of areas controlled by pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country will have to show a passport.The rule, announced by the border guards service, was aimed at sealing off the separatist region in what will de facto become an internal border in the seven-month...

    Russia Moving Missiles, Rockets Toward Eastern Ukraine
    Nov06

    Russia Moving Missiles, Rockets Toward Eastern Ukraine

    Russia is sending additional military forces toward the border with eastern Ukraine, including units equipped with ballistic missiles, as part of Moscow’s ongoing destabilization effort in support of pro-Russian rebels. U.S. officials with access to intelligence reports said one Russian military unit equipped with short-range ballistic...

    Malaysia Airlines MH17: Aussie, Dutch PMs want Russian cooperation
    Nov06

    Malaysia Airlines MH17: Aussie, Dutch PMs want Russian cooperation

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Thursday that he remained determined to secure a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to demand full cooperation in the investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Analysis: How Putin Won Election He Wasn’t Running In
    Nov06

    Analysis: How Putin Won Election He Wasn’t Running In

    Much more than a local election has been won or lost in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    NATO Stages Military Drill in Lithuania
    Nov06

    NATO Stages Military Drill in Lithuania

    More than 2,500 NATO troops are taking part in exercises on two training grounds in Lithuania. Nine countries have sent soldiers to train as part of Exercise Iron Sword, Czech Republic, Estonia, the U.S., U.K., Canada, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary and Germany. Originally the exercise was to have involved only Lithuanian troops but was expanded...

    NATO Conducts ‘Iron Sword’ Exercises In Lithuania
    Nov06

    NATO Conducts ‘Iron Sword’ Exercises In Lithuania

    Around 2,500 troops from nine countries are taking part in NATO exercises in Lithuania codenamed “Iron Sword.” The two-week exercises were originally planned as a purely Lithuanian operation, but were expanded in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine. NATO says Russia supports separatists in eastern Ukraine with troops and...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Nov06

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Thursday. 1. Leaked documents show that Luxembourg allegedly helped more than 300 of the world’s largest corporations save millions in tax. 2. New malware called WireLurker is targeting iPhones and iPads on an unprecedented scale, a security firm told The New York Times, with Chinese...