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    Rising China, geopolitical tensions take stage at APEC
    Nov09

    Rising China, geopolitical tensions take stage at APEC

    Beijing (AFP) – World leaders including Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin converge Monday in Beijing for an Asia-Pacific summit against the backdrop of a US-Russian chill and the inexorable rise of the meeting’s increasingly assertive host.The gathering is the biggest event yet hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who took over last...

    Heaviest Shelling In A Month Hits Eastern Ukraine
    Nov09

    Heaviest Shelling In A Month Hits Eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine, Nov 9 (Reuters) – East Ukraine’s rebel stronghold Donetsk was pummel on Sunday by the heaviest shelling in a month, and the OSCE said it spotted an armored column of troops without insignia in rebel territory that Kiev said proved Moscow had sent reinforcements. A two-month-old ceasefire to end a war that has killed...

    Google Doodle marks 25 years since fall of Berlin Wall with touching video
    Nov09

    Google Doodle marks 25 years since fall of Berlin Wall with touching video

    Google commemorated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Sunday with a Google Doodle video that shows where pieces of the landmark are now displayed around the world. It includes footage from Nov. 9, 1989, the day that the 10-mile-long wall, which separated communist East Berlin from democratic West Berlin during the Cold War,...

    Ceasefire in Ukraine looks to be in doubt, worst shelling in a month
    Nov09

    Ceasefire in Ukraine looks to be in doubt, worst shelling in a month

    DONETSK, Ukraine – East Ukraine’s rebel stronghold Donetsk was pummelled on Sunday by the heaviest shelling in a month, and the OSCE said it spotted an armoured column of troops without insignia in rebel territory that Kiev said proved Moscow had sent reinforcements. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ceasefire Doubtful as East Ukraine Sees Worst Shelling in a Month
    Nov09

    Ceasefire Doubtful as East Ukraine Sees Worst Shelling in a Month

    East Ukraine’s rebel stronghold Donetsk was pummeled on Sunday by the heaviest shelling in a month, and the OSCE said it spotted an armored column of troops without insignia in rebel territory that Kiev said proved Moscow had sent reinforcements. A two-month-old ceasefire to end a war that has killed 4,000 people has appeared shakier than...

    EU Says Reports Of Convoys In Ukraine ‘Very Worrying’
    Nov09

    EU Says Reports Of Convoys In Ukraine ‘Very Worrying’

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has expressed deep concern over reports of military convoys on rebel-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine and urged Russia to withdraw any troops or weapons under its control from the neighboring country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘Sit At Home And Embroider’ — Ukrainian Rebel Sparks Debate On Women’s Rights
    Nov09

    ‘Sit At Home And Embroider’ — Ukrainian Rebel Sparks Debate On Women’s Rights

    A Ukrainian rebel commander’s threats to arrest women for frequenting bars elicited groans from many — but in online forums, some separatist supporters are defending his overtly sexist approach to law and order. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Heavy shelling shakes Ukraine’s main city in east
    Nov09

    Heavy shelling shakes Ukraine’s main city in east

    Heavy shelling shakes main city in Ukraine’s east, raising new fears of full-scale war …read more Source:...

    Putin Touts China Ties, Gas Deals Signed
    Nov09

    Putin Touts China Ties, Gas Deals Signed

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has touted relations with China during a visit to Beijing that comes as his ties with the West are badly strained over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donetsk Rocked by Escalation of Violence
    Nov09

    Donetsk Rocked by Escalation of Violence

    Some of the heaviest fighting in recent months erupted in and around the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, hours after an unmarked column of weaponry and armed vehicles arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city. …read more Source: The Wall Street...