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    Economic headwinds threaten G20 growth pledge
    Nov12

    Economic headwinds threaten G20 growth pledge

    Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) – G20 leaders will this weekend pledge to rev up combined growth by two trillion dollars but analysts are sceptical of success with key pistons of the global economic engine such as Germany and China starting to misfire, and Japan again at risk of going into reverse.With Barack Obama, China’s Xi Jinping and...

    Ukraine violence flares as ceasefire collapses
    Nov12

    Ukraine violence flares as ceasefire collapses

    Gunfire crackles and flames scar battlefields in eastern Ukraine — signs, officials warn, of a crumbling ceasefire in the volatile region. …read more Source:...

    Dutch Investigators Collect Remains at MH17 Crash Site
    Nov12

    Dutch Investigators Collect Remains at MH17 Crash Site

    Dutch investigators are back in eastern Ukraine, where nine victims of the MH17 disaster remain missing. The Malaysia Airlines plane was brought down in July, killing all 298 passengers and crew — two-thirds of whom were Dutch nationals. Signs on the crash site grounds read “Entry prohibited. Remains of victims of MH17 crash might be...

    Ukraine Rebels: A Disunited Front Run by Warlords
    Nov12

    Ukraine Rebels: A Disunited Front Run by Warlords

    PEREVALSK, Ukraine—They don’t call Nikolai Kozitsyn “Daddy” for nothing. In this rebel-held eastern Ukrainian town, the mustachioed Cossack lords it over the locals and pays little heed to the bosses of the breakaway movement. Patches of Ukraine’s depressed industrial basin in the east — in the throes of a pro-Russian separatist...

    OSCE and NATO Warn Over Ukraine
    Nov12

    OSCE and NATO Warn Over Ukraine

    The OSCE and NATO have issued more stark warnings about the risk of a return to all-out conflict in eastern Ukraine, as David Stern reports. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukrainian Army Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Appears in Moscow Court
    Nov12

    Ukrainian Army Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Appears in Moscow Court

    A Ukrainian army pilot was paraded in front of the media Tuesday before appearing in a Moscow court, where she could face charges of illegally crossing the border into Russia. Nadezhda Savchenko was seized by pro-Russian separatists in June. She was fighting on the ground for a pro-Kiev militia near Luhansk on the border with Russia. During her...

    MH17 Families Ask, Where Are The Bodies? Little To Show 4 Months Later
    Nov12

    MH17 Families Ask, Where Are The Bodies? Little To Show 4 Months Later

    (Reuters) — Daisy Oehlers and Bryce Fredriksz, a Dutch couple in their early 20s, were sitting near the left wing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on their way to a holiday in Bali when “high-energy objects” — as officials later called them — struck the plane over eastern Ukraine. Their bodies were torn apart and scattered...

    Russia’s Vulnerability to the EU
    Nov12

    Russia’s Vulnerability to the EU

    Photo by Remy Steinegger Introduction The US-EU sponsored coup in the Ukraine and its conversion from a stable Russian trading partner to a devastated EU economic client and NATO launch pad, as well as the subsequent economic sanctions against Russia for supporting the Russian ethnic majority in the Donbas region and Crimea, illustrate the...

    Ukraine Digs In to Keep Airport From Rebels
    Nov12

    Ukraine Digs In to Keep Airport From Rebels

    Two months into a truce with Russia-backed rebels, fighting still rages in eastern Ukraine, especially around an airport that is the last piece of territory in government hands in the regional capital of Donetsk. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    No New Economic Sanctions on Russia as Cease-Fire in Ukraine Collapsing
    Nov12

    No New Economic Sanctions on Russia as Cease-Fire in Ukraine Collapsing

    …read more Source: Foreign...