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Section: US & Canada

    Harper’s Russian Sanctions Send the Right Signal
    Jan03

    Harper’s Russian Sanctions Send the Right Signal

    One hundred years ago this past summer, western countries, including Canada, ended up in conflict as a result of the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, the now-famous “shot heard ’round the world.” …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Rebel Militia Allegedly Holding ‘Voluntary’ Enlistment For Child Soldiers
    Jan03

    Ukraine Rebel Militia Allegedly Holding ‘Voluntary’ Enlistment For Child Soldiers

    Militia rebels in Ukraine are reportedly recruiting child soldiers for the frontline fight against troops, as columns of Russian military – including hundreds of tanks – cross the border into the embattled east of the country for what is feared… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    The broadcaster presented a concert featuring Russian singers supportive of the separatist movement in Ukraine
    Jan03

    The broadcaster presented a concert featuring Russian singers supportive of the separatist movement in Ukraine

    Anger over the New Year’s Eve broadcast by Inter, Ukraine’s major television channel, centers on the appearance of pop singers who support the separatist movement in the country. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    EU Enlargement Chief: Bloc Wants Good Ties With Eastern Neighbors, Central Asia
    Jan03

    EU Enlargement Chief: Bloc Wants Good Ties With Eastern Neighbors, Central Asia

    The European Union’s enlargement chief says the EU wants to pursue good relations with its Eastern Partnership countries but that each case must be viewed individually. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AirAsia Search And Rescue Find Two Large Objects
    Jan03

    AirAsia Search And Rescue Find Two Large Objects

    JAKARTA/PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesia search and rescue teams hunting for the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet have located two “big objects” in the Java Sea, agency chief Fransiskus Bambang Soelistyo told reporters on Saturday. The two objects found just before midnight on Friday are around 30 meters (90 feet)...

    Why Would Anybody Adopt the Euro in 2015?
    Jan03

    Why Would Anybody Adopt the Euro in 2015?

    On Thursday, Lithuania became the 19th country to join the euro-zone. The move made it the last Baltic nation to adopt the currency, and the timing was inauspicious—the euro looks more and more like an economic death sentence as depressions spread across the continent. Proving skeptics right, less than 24 hours later, the currency’s value...

    Germany Says Ukraine, Russia Ready To Meet ‘As Soon As Possible’
    Jan02

    Germany Says Ukraine, Russia Ready To Meet ‘As Soon As Possible’

    The German Foreign Ministry says Russia and Ukraine have agreed to meet “as soon as possible” to discuss ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian exporters to Russia assess crisis
    Jan02

    Canadian exporters to Russia assess crisis

    OTTAWA – Canadian exporters stung by Russia’s currency crisis and its retaliatory sanctions against the West wonder what 2015 will hold for a market filled with promise less than 12 months ago.Companies from farm-equipment manufacturers to pork producers spent much of 2014 adjusting to the economic instability in Russia, a country...

    Ukraine Reports First Military Death of 2015
    Jan02

    Ukraine Reports First Military Death of 2015

    Ukraine on Friday reported its first military death of 2015 in its conflict with pro-Russian separatists, saying a soldier had been killed and five others wounded in attacks by the rebels. “In the past 24 hours one Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and another five have been injured because of provocative actions [by separatists],”...

    Criticism for Ukraine TV’s New Year’s Eve concert
    Jan02

    Criticism for Ukraine TV’s New Year’s Eve concert

    Ed AdamczykKIEV , Ukraine, Jan. 2 (UPI) — Anger over the New Year’s Eve broadcast by Inter, Ukraine’s television channel, centers on the appearance of singers who support the separatist movement. …read more Source: United Press...