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    World leaders converge on Paris, with crowd of thousands
    Jan11

    World leaders converge on Paris, with crowd of thousands

    Even hardened rivals such as the Israeli prime minister and the Palestinian president, and top representatives from Ukraine and Russia, were gathered together in the giant formal rooms of the Elysee, along with French President Francois Hollande. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Merkel Urges Putin, Poroshenko to Implement Peace Plan
    Jan11

    Merkel Urges Putin, Poroshenko to Implement Peace Plan

    BERLIN— German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko she’s ready to take part in four-way summit over the Ukraine conflict only if there’s a chance of real progress. The leaders of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France are working on setting up a possible meeting in...

    Merkel urges Putin, Poroshenko to implement peace plan, still undecided on 4-way talks
    Jan11

    Merkel urges Putin, Poroshenko to implement peace plan, still undecided on 4-way talks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko she’s ready to take part in four-way summit over the Ukraine conflict only if there’s a chance of real progress. …read more Source: FOX...

    Chris Kilford: What’s next for Canada’s military
    Jan11

    Chris Kilford: What’s next for Canada’s military

    When the current mission in Iraq eventually ends it likely won’t be our last in the region. Then again, making predictions can be a risky business as I found out in 2006 as the acting director of a new future security analysis team in National Defence Headquarters. There were about 10 of us in all – civilian and military, with various...

    Merkel Tells Putin No Astana Summit Without Progress In Ukraine
    Jan11

    Merkel Tells Putin No Astana Summit Without Progress In Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that a four-way summit on the Ukraine crisis will not be held until progress has been made on the Minsk peace plan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merkel speaks with Putin, Poroshenko on Ukraine
    Jan11

    Merkel speaks with Putin, Poroshenko on Ukraine

    Berlin (AFP) – Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko on the situation in Ukraine, the German government spokesman said.The separate conversations came ahead of a meeting Monday in Berlin of the Russian, Ukrainian and German foreign ministers.Merkel’s talks concerned...

    France prepares for mass anti-terrorism rally, hunts for suspect
    Jan11

    France prepares for mass anti-terrorism rally, hunts for suspect

    PARIS (AP) — France is vowing to combat terrorism with “a cry for freedom” at a giant rally for unity after three days of bloodshed. The rally in Paris on Sunday is a huge security challenge for a nation on alert for more violence, after 17 people and three al-Qaida-inspired gunmen were killed over three days of attacks on a satirical newspaper,...

    No Ukraine Summit Without Progress On Peace Plan, Merkel Tells Putin
    Jan11

    No Ukraine Summit Without Progress On Peace Plan, Merkel Tells Putin

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone on Saturday that a four-way summit to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine would not take place until there was real progress on the Minsk peace plan. German government spokesman Steffen Seibert said in a statement after the phone call...

    White House to Host U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron
    Jan11

    White House to Host U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron

    Obama and Cameron plan to discuss economy and trade, cybersecurity, Iran, ISIS and counterterrorism, Ebola, and Russia’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Official: Hayat Boumeddiene, Woman Sought In French Attacks, Passed Through Turkey
    Jan11

    Official: Hayat Boumeddiene, Woman Sought In French Attacks, Passed Through Turkey

    PARIS (AP) — France vowed to combat terrorism with “a cry for freedom” in a giant rally for unity Sunday after three days of bloodshed that horrified the world. Police searched for a woman linked to the three al-Qaida-inspired attackers, but a Turkish official said she appears to have already slipped into Syria. The rally Sunday is...