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    2 drones arrive in Ukraine to help monitor shaky truce in the east between rebels, govt troops
    Oct06

    2 drones arrive in Ukraine to help monitor shaky truce in the east between rebels, govt troops

    Ukraine’s prime minister says two drones have been delivered to the country so international observers can monitor the shaky cease-fire between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine gets drones to help monitor shaky truce
    Oct06

    Ukraine gets drones to help monitor shaky truce

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister says two drones have been delivered to the country so international observers can monitor the shaky cease-fire between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Monday the drones will be given to the Organization for Security and...

    Bulgaria’s Center-right GERB Party Wins Election
    Oct06

    Bulgaria’s Center-right GERB Party Wins Election

    SOFIA, Bulgaria— Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is returning to power after his center-right GERB party won most seats in parliamentary elections but fell short of a majority to govern alone. With 99 percent of the votes counted from Sunday’s election, the GERB party led with 32.7 percent and the Socialists came second with...

    Can China and Russia Squeeze Washington Out of Eurasia?
    Oct06

    Can China and Russia Squeeze Washington Out of Eurasia?

    The Future of a Beijing-Moscow-Berlin AllianceCross-posted with TomDispatch.comA specter haunts the fast-aging “New American Century”: the possibility of a future Beijing-Moscow-Berlin strategic trade and commercial alliance. Let’s call it the BMB.Its likelihood is being seriously discussed at the highest levels in Beijing and Moscow, and...

    Missing Crimean Tatar Man Is Dead, Sister Says
    Oct06

    Missing Crimean Tatar Man Is Dead, Sister Says

    A Crimean Tatar man who went missing late last month on the annexed peninsula has been found dead, his sister said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada’s religious freedom ambassador blasts Putin on eve of Ukraine visit
    Oct06

    Canada’s religious freedom ambassador blasts Putin on eve of Ukraine visit

    Canada’s religious freedom ambassador is bound for Ukraine and says Russian President Vladimir Putin is orchestrating the persecution of Orthodox Christians, Catholics and Muslim Tatars. …read more Source:...

    Germany, France to Offer Plan to Monitor Cease-fire in Ukraine
    Oct06

    Germany, France to Offer Plan to Monitor Cease-fire in Ukraine

    Germany and France will present a new proposal shortly under which their soldiers could participate in the monitoring of the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, a German foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday. The spokesman Martin Schaefer said the plan would be presented in the “next hours or days” but added, “One thing is clear. Before German and...

    IFCJ announces project to bring olim from FSU, countries in crisis
    Oct06

    IFCJ announces project to bring olim from FSU, countries in crisis

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has established a project to bring more new immigrants to Israel from former Soviet Union and other countries in crisis. The project will be led by former director general of Aliyah and Absorption at the Jewish Agency, Eli Cohen, the Fellowship announced on Monday. Cohen has...

    Rightist Party Wins Bulgaria Election as Vote Splinters
    Oct06

    Rightist Party Wins Bulgaria Election as Vote Splinters

    Bulgaria’s center-right GERB party won a snap national election on Sunday but fell short of a majority, a result that could mean another shaky coalition struggling to solve a bank crisis and revive economic growth. GERB leader Boiko Borisov, a former bodyguard and karate expert said his party would hold internal discussions on Monday on how...

    Germany: Angst, Torture, and the Reluctant Leadership of Europe
    Oct06

    Germany: Angst, Torture, and the Reluctant Leadership of Europe

    Between the 75th anniversary of the start of the Second World War and the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we examine Germany’s profound lessons for the developed world in the second of our Newsweek Essays. The author, Stephen Green, was chairman of the world’s second largest bank, HSBC, and served as the UK’s...