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    Russian TV Portrays Hong Kong Protests as U.S. Plot
    Oct01

    Russian TV Portrays Hong Kong Protests as U.S. Plot

    Echoing the Kremlin’s line on previous protests in Moscow, Kiev, and elsewhere, state television sees U.S. hand in pro-democracy movement. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    U.S. sanctions against Russia stymie Western oil companies’ Arctic aspirations
    Oct01

    U.S. sanctions against Russia stymie Western oil companies’ Arctic aspirations

    The latest U.S. sanctions against Russia over Ukraine are starting to crimp not only the Russian economy but also major Western oil companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp., companies that have invested heavily in helping Russia tap into huge stores of oil buried offshore in remote Arctic waters and under … …read more Source: The...

    EU Keeps Russian Sanctions In Place
    Oct01

    EU Keeps Russian Sanctions In Place

    The European Union has decided to keep in place sanctions against Russia over its actions in eastern Ukraine and its support of rebels there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    Mob beats lawmaker from ousted Ukrainian leader’s party
    Oct01

    Mob beats lawmaker from ousted Ukrainian leader’s party

    An angry mob yelled anti-Putin remarks as they attacked Nestor Shufrich, a former ally of ousted president Viktor Yanukovich, as he campaigned in Odessa. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    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...