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    Vadym Prystaiko says West losing interest in Ukraine
    Nov09

    Vadym Prystaiko says West losing interest in Ukraine

    The outgoing Ukrainian ambassador to Canada says the world is ignoring Ukraine in favour of fighting ISIS, and blames “low-ranking bureaucrats” for a delay in processing Canada’s $200-million loan to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Obama leaves for China, Myanmar, Australia tour
    Nov09

    Obama leaves for China, Myanmar, Australia tour

    Washington (AFP) – President Barack Obama headed for China Sunday on a trip that will focus on Washington’s often tense relations with the country, and will also see the president visit Myanmar and Australia.The China stop will be dominated by Obama’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, where the White House...

    Germany cheers 25 years since Berlin Wall’s fall
    Nov09

    Germany cheers 25 years since Berlin Wall’s fall

    Berlin (AFP) – Germany marks 25 years since the euphoric fall of the Berlin Wall Sunday with more than a million people expected to join tributes, festivities and an open-air party with freedom icons and rock stars.Chancellor Angela Merkel leads commemorations for those killed trying to flee communist East Germany, ahead of a giant festival...

    World is on brink of new Cold War: Gorbachev
    Nov09

    World is on brink of new Cold War: Gorbachev

    Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned in a speech in Berlin on Saturday that East-West tensions over the Ukraine crisis were threatening to push the world into a new Cold War, 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    25 Years After Berlin, Do We Still Need Walls?
    Nov09

    25 Years After Berlin, Do We Still Need Walls?

    The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago this week. People on both sides filled the streets in celebration, cheered on by virtually everyone around the world. For all of us who were alive then, it remains one of the most hopeful historical moments we’ve ever experienced. For the previous two generations, people everywhere had lived in fear. In the...

    Intense fighting in Ukraine rebel bastion Donetsk
    Nov09

    Intense fighting in Ukraine rebel bastion Donetsk

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Intense artillery fire broke out early Sunday in the separatist bastion of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, according to AFP journalists in the area.Firing close to the town centre began at 02:00 am (2300 GMT Saturday), and could still be heard at the same intensity two hours later.It is the first fighting on this scale...

    Nine MH17 Bodies Still Missing
    Nov09

    Nine MH17 Bodies Still Missing

    Nine of the 298 victims of July’s MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine are still unaccounted for, Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders says. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Remains of Five MH17 Crash Victims Are Flown to Netherlands
    Nov09

    Remains of Five MH17 Crash Victims Are Flown to Netherlands

    Remains of five victims on board Malaysian Airlines MH17 will finally be flown home to the Netherlands, nearly four months after the plane crashed in Ukraine. An honor guard carries the coffins during a somber ceremony – one of several -to repatriate the bodies of victims after the plane was downed in eastern Ukraine. All 298 passengers and...

    OSCE Reports Military Convoys In East Ukraine
    Nov09

    OSCE Reports Military Convoys In East Ukraine

    The OSCE says it is “very concerned” after its monitors witnessed columns of military equipment moving through territory in east Ukraine controlled by pro-Russia separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Iran Supreme Leader Sending Top Aide To Nuclear Talks: Report
    Nov09

    Iran Supreme Leader Sending Top Aide To Nuclear Talks: Report

    WASHINGTON — The prospects of striking a deal with Iran over its nuclear program appeared to brighten Saturday, with reports that Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei may be sending a top foreign policy adviser to the latest round of talks. The adviser, Ali Akbar Velayati, may join talks in Oman between Secretary of State John...