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    Obama, Cameron Meet at White House
    Jan16

    Obama, Cameron Meet at White House

    President Barack Obama held a working dinner with British Prime Minister David Cameron at the White House Thursday night, a week after Europe was shaken by terror in Paris. The two leaders wrote a joint editorial this week in the Times of London newspaper, vowing a united front against Islamic extremists. Britain has long been the closest ally of...

    Cameron meets Obama, vows cyber security cooperation
    Jan16

    Cameron meets Obama, vows cyber security cooperation

    Washington (AFP) – US President Barack Obama and Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron kicked off two days of talks Thursday at the White House, with the British leader promising progress on the “new threat” of cyber security. Cameron referenced the recent cyberattack allegedly launched by North Korea against Sony...

    Another Page in the Global War on Terror
    Jan16

    Another Page in the Global War on Terror

    Despite the horrific nature of the terrorist attack that has since put Charlie Hebdo on everyone’s lips, what happened in Paris this month does not resemble the terrorist attacks of September 2001, which struck New York and paralyzed Washington, and precipitated the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The similarity between the two attacks...

    A Top Ukrainian TV Station Silenced?
    Jan16

    A Top Ukrainian TV Station Silenced?

    Inter has been one of Ukraine’s most popular television channels since the mid-1990s. Now it may close down over a New Year’s Eve show that featured three Russian pop stars. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Donetsk Airport Battle Continues As Conflicting Reports Arise In Ukraine
    Jan15

    Donetsk Airport Battle Continues As Conflicting Reports Arise In Ukraine

    The fog of war drifted over the battle for East Ukraine Thursday as the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists both claimed to be winning the battle for the remains of the new terminal at Donetsk airport. While rebels have made significant gains over the last two days, even managing to enter the airport on Wednesday, conflicting reports...

    Obama, Merkel discuss increased violence in Ukraine
    Jan15

    Obama, Merkel discuss increased violence in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed their concern about increased violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    EU Parliament Accuses Russia of ‘Acts of Terrorism’ in Ukraine
    Jan15

    EU Parliament Accuses Russia of ‘Acts of Terrorism’ in Ukraine

    The European Parliament is accusing Russia of what it calls “acts of terrorism” in Ukraine. Meeting in Brussels, the European Union legislative body passed a resolution condemning what it called Russia’s “aggressive and expansionist policy” and “the acts of terrorism and criminal behavior” by...

    Separatists in Ukraine capture remains of sought after airport
    Jan15

    Separatists in Ukraine capture remains of sought after airport

    The battle for the Donetsk terminal reduces hope that a cease fire, first agreed upon in September, could be brought back …read more Source:...

    How to spot a zombie democracy
    Jan15

    How to spot a zombie democracy

    Is a country that holds regular elections a democracy? We take the electoral process to be the first symptom of a democracy, but that in and of itself is very far from sufficient. By that measure, Russia is a democracy, as are Iran and Singapore – and indeed, many of the former Cold War Warsaw Pact regimes. Yet we all understand that these...

    Feds spend $50,000 for flag’s 50th birthday
    Jan15

    Feds spend $50,000 for flag’s 50th birthday

    OTTAWA – The federal government has allotted $50,000 for celebrations for the upcoming 50th birthday of the iconic Maple Leaf flag.That’s compared to almost $4 million for a campaign marking the 200th anniversary of Sir John A. Macdonald’s birth, and $5.2 million spent on the bicentennial of the War of 1812.Canadian Heritage...