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    Fisher: Stephen Harper missed opportunity to burnish his ‘tough guy’ image
    Nov17

    Fisher: Stephen Harper missed opportunity to burnish his ‘tough guy’ image

    BRISBANE, Australia — Abba Eban, the hugely accomplished Israeli diplomat and wordsmith once quipped that the Palestinians “never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.” Strange to say, perhaps, but that remark could also be used to describe Prime Minister Stephen Harper. A classic example of the prime minister never missing an opportunity...

    Ukraine on the verge of ‘full-scale invasion’ by Russia, says interior minister
    Nov17

    Ukraine on the verge of ‘full-scale invasion’ by Russia, says interior minister

    JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 17 (UPI) — “We are on the verge of the next stage of a full-scale invasion” by Russian forces, Ukraine’s interior minister told the INSIDER online newspaper. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russians conduct military exercises in Serbia on the doorstep of NATO
    Nov17

    Russians conduct military exercises in Serbia on the doorstep of NATO

    The Russians are undertaking military exercises in Serbia…..is a message being sent to the West? Here below is the Associated Press article on that exercise: Camouflage-clad Russian soldiers parachute from the sky, armored vehicles fire live rounds on an open field after being dropped from military transport jets and helicopters fire missiles...

    Swastikas painted on Babi Yar memorial, Jewish school
    Nov17

    Swastikas painted on Babi Yar memorial, Jewish school

    (JTA) – Swastikas were painted on the Holocaust memorial monument at Babi Yar in Kiev. It is the second time that the monument has been vandalized in two months. The graffiti was found Monday during a tour at the site for schoolchildren, The Jerusalem Post reported. A swastika was painted on the monument, located at the site where Nazi troops...

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine
    Nov17

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine

    The leaders of Russia and Germany squared off over Ukraine from opposite sides of the globe, with Vladimir Putin warning that Moscow will not accept a defeat for the pro-Russian rebels and Angela Merkel accusing the Kremlin of undermining peace across Europe. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia Will Lose $130 Billion As Capital Flees The Country
    Nov17

    Russia Will Lose $130 Billion As Capital Flees The Country

    About $130 billion in capital is likely to leave Russia by the end of 2014, Bloomberg reports, citing Finance Minister Anton Siluanov. If confirmed, the figure would mark the second worst year for the country since the 2008 financial crash, in which $133 billion fled the country, and mark the seventh consecutive year of net outflows. It comes...

    Video Shows The MH17 Crash Site Right After The Plane Went Down
    Nov17

    Video Shows The MH17 Crash Site Right After The Plane Went Down

    A new video published by the Associated Press over the weekend shows billowing black smoke, fire, and confused residents in the immediate aftermath of the MH17 crash over eastern Ukraine. The witness video is likely the first that was shot after the plane went down. People who live in the village near the crash site first thought the Malaysia...

    Putin May Have Left the G20 Early, but on Russian TV, He’s Still a Hero
    Nov17

    Putin May Have Left the G20 Early, but on Russian TV, He’s Still a Hero

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – It may have looked in the West like Russian President Vladimir Putin fled this weekend’s G20 summit early with his tail between his legs after being berated over Ukraine. But it was a different story in Russia, where pliant media praised Putin for being courageous enough to “enter the lion’s den”,...

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine
    Nov17

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine

    MOSCOW — The leaders of Russia and Germany squared off over Ukraine from opposite sides of the globe, with Vladimir Putin warning that Moscow will not accept a defeat for the pro-Russian rebels and Angela Merkel accusing the Kremlin of undermining peace across Europe.But despite the harsh rhetoric, European Union foreign ministers refrained from...

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine
    Nov17

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine

    The leaders of Russia and Germany squared off over Ukraine from opposite sides of the globe, with Vladimir Putin warning that Moscow will not accept a defeat for the pro-Russian rebels and Angela Merkel accusing the… …read more Source: WAVE 3...