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    Ukraine: Politician Is Attacked While Campaigning
    Oct01

    Ukraine: Politician Is Attacked While Campaigning

    A lawmaker from the party of the ousted Ukrainian president was attacked Tuesday by a crowd in the Black Sea port of Odessa during campaigning for a parliamentary election set for Oct. 26. …read more Source: The New York...

    Deadly Attacks In Donetsk Test Ukraine Peace Deal
    Oct01

    Deadly Attacks In Donetsk Test Ukraine Peace Deal

    After a series of attacks by pro-Moscow militia, Ukraine’s prime minister has accused Russia of failing to honor the cease-fire agreement signed on September 5. At least nine Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the last two days. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from near the frontline in eastern Ukraine, the tentative peace deal...

    Diplomatica: Taiwanese envoy urges ministerial visits
    Oct01

    Diplomatica: Taiwanese envoy urges ministerial visits

    The last time a federal minister visited Taiwan in an official capacity was 17 years ago, when then-industry minister John Manley went. No Canadian prime minister has yet visited the island democracy, in spite of close trade and cultural ties. Taiwan’s new representative or de facto ambassador in Canada, Bruce J. D. Linghu, made the...

    Guns of Autumn– Or an Uneasy Truce in Ukraine?
    Oct01

    Guns of Autumn– Or an Uneasy Truce in Ukraine?

    UNITED NATIONS – Russia wants to make sure Ukraine does not float westward and has sent in its own troops when the separatists could not handle it. But will Moscow support the rebels’ call for independence in the eastern industrial heartland? Despite many denials by Moscow, evidence had mounted daily that Russia had sent fighters and...

    Here’s What Analysts Are Saying About Ford After Shares Tanked
    Sep30

    Here’s What Analysts Are Saying About Ford After Shares Tanked

    Ford got clobbered on Monday, dropping almost 8% after the company announced that it was going to lose billions in Europe and South America in 2014. Ford also announced a recall of 850,000 vehicles that could cost $500 million this year and further erode the bottom line. On the plus side, Ford expects to make money in the U.S., as the auto market...

    Cohen: A new wave of Jew-hating
    Sep30

    Cohen: A new wave of Jew-hating

    A cautious friend asks whether it is safe to go Europe these days. He is a seasoned traveller, who has made many trips to India and other hard places. He is also a Jew, and his faith makes him nervous about visiting the continent. An esteemed diplomat is laid to rest with Christian rites. He was born a Jew in the reaches of the Empire, and that...

    Ukraine cease-fire pressured by pro-Russia attacks, weapons buildup
    Sep30

    Ukraine cease-fire pressured by pro-Russia attacks, weapons buildup

    Pro-Russia separatists attacked Ukrainian government forces with Grad rockets and artillery in two unsuccessful attempts to seize the idled Donetsk international airport, Ukrainian security officials said Tuesday. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    The U.S., Syria and international law
    Sep30

    The U.S., Syria and international law

    Adhering to international law (and the pivotal nostrums of state sovereignty and the law of armed conflict) is not something that states are supposed to pick and choose to do whenever it serves their interests. But that is precisely what U.S. President Barack Obama is doing in Syria. Last month, western countries (including Canada and the United...

    What Shale Gas Revolution Means for International Energy Geopolitics and New World Order?
    Sep30

    What Shale Gas Revolution Means for International Energy Geopolitics and New World Order?

    Highlights: - World energy geopolitics tied to North American energy - Shale gas revolution has yet to reach emerging markets - Shale gas revolution can only reach to the rest if North America acts as a single energy market The future of energy sources and it’s geopolitics can be discussed from many angles; exciting innovation and...

    World War 3 Rumors: Russian FM Issues ‘Cold War’ Attack on US, NATO
    Sep30

    World War 3 Rumors: Russian FM Issues ‘Cold War’ Attack on US, NATO

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Russian foreign minister issued a blistering attack on the West and NATO on Saturday, accusing them of being unable to change their Cold War “genetic code” and saying the United States must abandon its claims to “eternal uniqueness.” Sergey Lavrov’s assault appeared to be an extension of the increasingly...