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    Kerry, Fabius Discuss Global Threats, Regional Issues
    Oct13

    Kerry, Fabius Discuss Global Threats, Regional Issues

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius met in Paris Monday night discussing what a senior State Department official described as a full range of issues the two countries work on together as close and longstanding allies. According the official, during their 90-minute meeting, Kerry and Fabius discussed the...

    China, Russia seek ‘international justice’, agree currency swap line
    Oct13

    China, Russia seek ‘international justice’, agree currency swap line

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia and China on Monday pledged to ramp up efforts to promote a just world order as they signed dozens of deals ranging from energy to finance.Visiting Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev oversaw the signing of 38 agreements, including a deal to open a yuan-ruble swap line worth...

    Ukraine says it has evidence Russian troops withdrawing from its territory
    Oct13

    Ukraine says it has evidence Russian troops withdrawing from its territory

    Military officials in Ukraine say there’s been a reduction in the number of Russian soldiers at the heart of the fighting between government troops and separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    A Marshall Plan for Ukraine
    Oct13

    A Marshall Plan for Ukraine

    The scene: A major symposium in Vienna on the reconstruction of Ukraine. The big names of German industry were there. Plus plenty of British peers and members of Parliament, up in arms against Putin. Ukrainians, too, of course, beginning with the gas king, Dmytro Firtash, who, together with Ukrainian Business Future, organized the event. And me...

    JPMorgan’s Complete Guide To Everything Happening In The Markets
    Oct13

    JPMorgan’s Complete Guide To Everything Happening In The Markets

    It’s been a tough few weeks for the stock market. Over the last three months, each of the major averages has lost ground, and as of Friday’s close, the Dow turned negative for the year. Additionally, the Federal Reserve is set to wind down its quantitative easing program at end of the month, after which investors will prepare for the...

    Ukraine president names national guard chief as defense minister
    Oct13

    Ukraine president names national guard chief as defense minister

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday named the fourth defense minister to the head of the nation’s beleaguered military in eight months and warned troops to expect to spend the winter on the front lines battling Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    World War 3? Vladimir Putin May Try to Freeze Ukraine Out This Winter as Russia FM Makes Claim About West’s ‘Deterrence’
    Oct13

    World War 3? Vladimir Putin May Try to Freeze Ukraine Out This Winter as Russia FM Makes Claim About West’s ‘Deterrence’

    Russian president Vladimir Putin may try to freeze Ukraine out this winter as the bigger country controls much of Ukraine’s gas flow. Putin has moved to slash gas exports to countries supplying fuel to Ukraine, which experts say indicates that he’s ready to let some Ukrainians freeze this winter in order to maintain his agenda....

    Annual Germany-Russia forum canceled as ties cool
    Oct13

    Annual Germany-Russia forum canceled as ties cool

    BERLIN (AP) — An annual meeting meant to foster dialogue between Germany and Russia has been postponed indefinitely amid tension between the two countries over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Moscow Court Delays Hearing Ukrainian Pilot’s Appeal
    Oct13

    Moscow Court Delays Hearing Ukrainian Pilot’s Appeal

    A Moscow district court has postponed hearings on a captured Ukrainian Air Force pilot’s appeal against a decision to put her in a mental clinic for psychiatric evaluation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Polish Nobel Peace Laureate: We Need Missiles to Aim at Russia
    Oct13

    Polish Nobel Peace Laureate: We Need Missiles to Aim at Russia

    GDANSK — Lech Walesa likes provocations. If you ask him, for example, what politics in the 21st century needs, he’ll smile beneath his famous mustache and tell you all that is needed is “a microchip.” A microchip? “Absolutely. Everyone in politics must agree to be implanted with a microchip that records everything...