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    Iran claims to arrest spies near nuclear plant
    Oct22

    Iran claims to arrest spies near nuclear plant

    (JTA) — Iran has arrested several suspected foreign spies in the southern province of Bushehr, home to the country’s first nuclear power plant. Fars News Service, the country’s semi-official news agency, reported Tuesday on the arrests but did not provide any further details. Iranian media reported that the country’s...

    Russia Wants Ukraine Assurance of Gas Payment
    Oct22

    Russia Wants Ukraine Assurance of Gas Payment

    Ukraine should be able to find ways of paying for Russian gas supplies within a week, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday, suggesting a standoff would end once Moscow received financial guarantees from Kyiv. The latest round of gas talks between Moscow and Kyiv ended late on Tuesday in Brussels with no agreement in a dispute...

    SEE IT: Girl avoids falling glass after shell hits soccer stadium
    Oct22

    SEE IT: Girl avoids falling glass after shell hits soccer stadium

    A little Ukrainian girl is lucky to be alive after an artillery shell hit a soccer stadium and sent a glass panel crashing to the ground just inches away from her head. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    An Encounter with an Oligarch
    Oct22

    An Encounter with an Oligarch

    My “Marshall Plan for Ukraine,” continued. But, this time, a few words about the figure at the origin of the Forum in Vienna where I proposed the idea: Firtash, Dmytro Firtash, the man I referred to in my article as “the gas king” but who, as I learned a few days ago in New York, is considered one of the most mysterious...

    At Berlin Wall, Kerry warns against Cold War redux
    Oct22

    At Berlin Wall, Kerry warns against Cold War redux

    BERLIN (AP) — Surrounded by relics of the Cold War, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his German counterpart warned Wednesday against a return to the bitter divide between east and west over the current crisis in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    At Berlin Wall, Kerry warns against Cold War redux
    Oct22

    At Berlin Wall, Kerry warns against Cold War redux

    BERLIN (AP) — Surrounded by relics of the Cold War, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his German counterpart warned Wednesday against a return to the bitter divide between east and west over the current crisis in Ukraine. Ahead of next month’s 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Kerry and Steinmeier met German high-school...

    Total seeks new boss as Russia, France probe CEO plane crash
    Oct22

    Total seeks new boss as Russia, France probe CEO plane crash

    Paris (AFP) – French oil giant Total was scrambling Wednesday to find a new boss after its chief executive Christophe de Margerie was killed in Moscow when his private jet hit a snowplough on takeoff. Executives were meeting to decide who could take over the helm of one of the world’s biggest energy companies.In Moscow, French...

    The Slow, Dangerous Work Of Recovering Ukraine’s War Dead
    Oct22

    The Slow, Dangerous Work Of Recovering Ukraine’s War Dead

    A single volunteer organization has taken on the challenge of retrieving the bodies of slain fighters from the battlefields of eastern Ukraine. We look at the grim work of the Black Tulip organization. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fears over gas supply as Russia-Ukraine talks fail
    Oct22

    Fears over gas supply as Russia-Ukraine talks fail

    Russia and Ukraine failed to reach an accord on gas supplies for the coming winter. …read more Source:...

    Shelling Sends Donetsk Residents into Stalin-era Shelter
    Oct22

    Shelling Sends Donetsk Residents into Stalin-era Shelter

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine has sent some residents fleeing to bomb shelters from previous wars. Despite a cease-fire reached in September, clashes between the government and pro-Russian separatists continue as the two sides fight for control of Donetsk airport. Some civilians are getting caught in the crossfire. Zlatica Hoke reports on how...