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    News of the Day from Across the Globe, Oct. 26
    Oct26

    News of the Day from Across the Globe, Oct. 26

    President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 31 troops was a “foreign-funded operation” and vowed to take drastic action against militants. Militants launched a complex assault on the checkpoint Friday that involved a car bomb, rocket-propelled grenades and roadside bombs...

    World War 3: Putin Attacks US in ‘Cold War’-Style Speech, Says Report
    Oct26

    World War 3: Putin Attacks US in ‘Cold War’-Style Speech, Says Report

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said again blamed the US for Islamic terrorism and unrest in Ukraine in a report that described his speech as “diatribe … that was reminiscent of the Cold War.” “We did not start this,” Putin said in the Reuters report, accusing the US of trying “remake the whole world” with its own interests first. The agency...

    Ukraine Pauses Before Decisive Vote
    Oct25

    Ukraine Pauses Before Decisive Vote

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine—Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russia separatist forces. Campaigning material was being taken down across the country in line with election laws ahead of a vote Sunday that pollsters say will be...

    Parliamentary Elections Show Political Turmoil Is Continuing in Ukraine
    Oct25

    Parliamentary Elections Show Political Turmoil Is Continuing in Ukraine

    The vote on Sunday was envisioned as a final step in transforming government from a kleptocracy to a reform-minded administration, but infighting and charges of corruption suggest the transformation may take longer. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Seeks Support for Pro-Europe Course on Eve of Election
    Oct25

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Seeks Support for Pro-Europe Course on Eve of Election

    President Petro Poroshenko called on Ukrainians on Saturday to elect a majority on Sunday that would see through a pro-Europe, reform agenda and break with the Soviet past. Poroshenko, who is expecting a big win for his political bloc in the first parliamentary election since the overthrow of the Moscow-backed leader Viktor Yanukovich, said he...

    Ukraine prepares for decisive parliamentary vote amid ongoing unrest
    Oct25

    Ukraine prepares for decisive parliamentary vote amid ongoing unrest

    Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine pauses before decisive vote
    Oct25

    Ukraine pauses before decisive vote

    Ukraine pauses before decisive parliamentary vote soured by spectre of separatist conflict …read more Source:...

    Talks to Resume on Winter Gas for Ukraine
    Oct25

    Talks to Resume on Winter Gas for Ukraine

    Ukrainian and Russian officials will meet again next week in an effort to settle their dispute over natural gas supplies that threatens to leave Ukraine short of heating fuel for the coming winter. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London the dispute is complex, and has both economic and geopolitical dimensions. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Putin blasts U.S. in speech ‘reminiscent of the Cold War’: ‘The bear … will not surrender’
    Oct25

    Putin blasts U.S. in speech ‘reminiscent of the Cold War’: ‘The bear … will not surrender’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed the U.S. for the crisis in Ukraine and radical Islamic terrorism and claimed there is “no true democracy” in America during a speech on Friday. Mr. Putin said during a meeting with foreign journalists and Russian experts that the U.S. has failed to use its … …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine prepares for decisive parliamentary vote amid unrest
    Oct25

    Ukraine prepares for decisive parliamentary vote amid unrest

    Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces. …read more Source: CTV...