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    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Nov14

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Here’s what your planet looks like this morning: 1. Growth has come to a halt in Germany. GDP there grew just 0.1%. That’s pathetic. Europe’s economic powerhouse has run out of steam, it seems. 2. Richard Branson just made another £70 million. The IPO of challenger bank Virgin Money raised £1.25 billion overall. 3....

    10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open
    Nov14

    10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open

    Good morning! Here are the big news stories having an impact ahead of markets opening in London and Paris. French GDP Came In Slightly Better Than Expected. Europe’s second biggest economy registered a 0.3% expansion in the third quarter, a slightly higher figure than analysts thought. Germany Has Avoided Recession By A Hair. The German...

    Georgia Reformer Bendukidze Dead At 58
    Nov14

    Georgia Reformer Bendukidze Dead At 58

    Kakha Bendukidze, a key figure behind Georgia’s anti-corruption drive and liberal economic reforms after the “Rose Revolution” of 2003, has died at age 58. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    More Russia sanctions if Ukraine not resolved: Cameron
    Nov14

    More Russia sanctions if Ukraine not resolved: Cameron

    Canberra (AFP) – Russia could face further sanctions if it does not commit to resolving the conflict in Ukraine, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday, as he called Moscow’s actions “unacceptable”.Cameron, who was in Canberra to address Australia’s parliament, said existing sanctions imposed by the West...

    Nowhere to Run in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov14

    Nowhere to Run in Eastern Ukraine

    A cease-fire has been in effect in the rebel areas of eastern Ukraine since September, but severe depopulation is a clear sign that war is once again looming. …read more Source: The New York...

    Harper rubs noses with Maori warriors ahead of meeting with New Zealand PM
    Nov14

    Harper rubs noses with Maori warriors ahead of meeting with New Zealand PM

    WATCH ABOVE: PM Stephen Harper is at odds with New Zealand Prime Minister John Key over supply management in the dairy industry. Mike Le Couteur explains. AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Stephen Harper rubbed noses with Maori ceremonial warriors today in advance of a meeting with his New Zealand counterpart in the first official visit by a Canadian prime...

    US Warns Russia Over Military Flights Near American Shores
    Nov14

    US Warns Russia Over Military Flights Near American Shores

    The United States has expressed renewed concern about Russian military flights near U.S. borders and has warned Moscow to abide by international law. In a terse statement Thursday, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki acknowledged Russia’s need for routine training activity. But she said the number of flights near North America had...

    Fisher: Stephen Harper rubs noses with Maori elders before talks with New Zealand PM
    Nov14

    Fisher: Stephen Harper rubs noses with Maori elders before talks with New Zealand PM

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen rubbed noses with Maori elders Friday at the Governor-General of New Zealand’s residence in Auckland, in a ceremony that blended native and British traditions. Before the playing of O Canada, Harper was challenged with a dart thrown at his feet during a haka war...

    Michael Den Tandt: If the Tories really loved the military so much, it wouldn’t be systematically underfunded
    Nov14

    Michael Den Tandt: If the Tories really loved the military so much, it wouldn’t be systematically underfunded

    Question: For how much longer can the federal Conservatives shamble along with a national defence and procurement posture that is disjointed, underfunded, poorly understood, chronically secretive and increasingly, obviously unequal to the challenges at hand? This week at the G20 in Brisbane, Australia, Prime Minister Stephen Harper will wax...

    US Analysts See Situation in E. Ukraine as Very Dangerous
    Nov14

    US Analysts See Situation in E. Ukraine as Very Dangerous

    The conflict in eastern Ukraine is intensifying. Russian military forces concentrated along the border and frequent violations of the cease-fire agreement reached in September between Kyiv and Moscow-backed separatists, lead many American experts to believe the situation in the region has become very dangerous. As Russia’s military builds...