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    East Ukraine rebels keep up drive to take airport
    Oct07

    East Ukraine rebels keep up drive to take airport

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Defense officials in Ukraine say there has been no letup in efforts by pro-Russia separatist fighters in the east to capture the airport in the main rebel-held city of Donetsk. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    East Ukraine rebels keep up drive to take airport
    Oct07

    East Ukraine rebels keep up drive to take airport

    KIEV, Ukraine — Defense officials in Ukraine say there has been no letup in efforts by pro-Russia separatist fighters in the east to capture the airport in the main rebel-held city of Donetsk.Security spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Tuesday that rebels fired on the terminal from tanks, artillery systems and multiple rocket launchers.A cease-fire...

    Separatist fighters in east Ukraine continue shelling campaign to capture key airport
    Oct07

    Separatist fighters in east Ukraine continue shelling campaign to capture key airport

    Defense officials in Ukraine say there has been no letup in efforts by pro-Russia separatist fighters in the east to capture the airport in the main rebel-held city of Donetsk. …read more Source: FOX...

    East Ukraine rebels keep up drive to take airport
    Oct07

    East Ukraine rebels keep up drive to take airport

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Defense officials in Ukraine say there has been no letup in efforts by pro-Russia separatist fighters in the east to capture the airport in the main rebel-held city of Donetsk. Security spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Tuesday that rebels fired on the terminal from tanks, artillery systems and multiple rocket launchers....

    The IMF Says These 3 Risks Could Screw The Global Economy
    Oct07

    The IMF Says These 3 Risks Could Screw The Global Economy

    Olivier Blanchard, chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, has identified three major risks faced by the global economy. They are, in his words, low interest rates, war, and Europe: 1. “The long period of low interest rates has led to some search for yield, and financial markets may be too complacent about the future …...

    Putin celebrates 62nd birthday in wild Siberia
    Oct07

    Putin celebrates 62nd birthday in wild Siberia

    Putin celebrated his birthday Tuesday in the Siberian forest some “300-400 kilometers (185-250 miles) from the nearest populated area,” his press secretary told Russian news media. Russian news websites published photographs from a one-day exhibition in Moscow titled “The 12 Labors of Vladimir Putin,” in which Putin is...

    EU Abandons ‘Dirty’ Label for Tar Sands Oil
    Oct07

    EU Abandons ‘Dirty’ Label for Tar Sands Oil

    A European Union plan to label tar sands oil as highly polluting in its fight against climate change has been abandoned after years of opposition led by major producer Canada. A proposal published by the European Commission on Tuesday removes an obstacle to Canada exporting tar sands crude to Europe and comes at a time when tensions between the...

    From the Baltics to the Arctic, the Russian Wolf Is at the Door
    Oct07

    From the Baltics to the Arctic, the Russian Wolf Is at the Door

    Twice in mid-September, Canadian and American fighter jets scrambled as a total of six Russian bombers flew near the North Pole, piercing in the process the jointly administered Canadian and American “air defense identification zone,” which rings North America and requires those who enter it to radio their destination. (The Russian aircraft did...

    Ralph Goldman, ex-JDC head and builder of Israel, dies at 100
    Oct07

    Ralph Goldman, ex-JDC head and builder of Israel, dies at 100

    (JTA) — Ralph Goldman, a former leader of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and a central figure in Israel’s establishment, has died at the age of 100. Goldman, who served under David Ben-Gurion as Israel’s envoy to the United States, died Tuesday in Jerusalem, where he had lived for several decades. Goldman first...

    Op-Ed Contributor: In War Time, Corruption in Ukraine Can Be Deadly
    Oct07

    Op-Ed Contributor: In War Time, Corruption in Ukraine Can Be Deadly

    Corruption is a major problem in my country, not least for our soldiers fighting the insurgency in the east. …read more Source: The New York...