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    Deadly shelling hit playground in east Ukraine on first day of school
    Oct01

    Deadly shelling hit playground in east Ukraine on first day of school

    No children appeared to have been killed or hurt …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Eurozone manufacturing in doldrums, Markit index shows
    Oct01

    Eurozone manufacturing in doldrums, Markit index shows

    Brussels (AFP) – The eurozone’s manufacturing sector reported lacklustre activity in September, set back by a fall in production by powerhouse Germany, a survey showed on Wednesday, adding to clouds over the single currency zone.The latest survey of leading indicators from manufacturing industries in the eurozone, the purchasing...

    Russian Army Drafting Men From Chechnya For First Time In 20 Years
    Oct01

    Russian Army Drafting Men From Chechnya For First Time In 20 Years

    Young men from Chechnya are being drafted into Russia’s armed forces for the first time in 20 years, beginning within months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian TV Portrays Hong Kong Protests as U.S. Plot
    Oct01

    Russian TV Portrays Hong Kong Protests as U.S. Plot

    Echoing the Kremlin’s line on previous protests in Moscow, Kiev, and elsewhere, state television sees U.S. hand in pro-democracy movement. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    U.S. sanctions against Russia stymie Western oil companies’ Arctic aspirations
    Oct01

    U.S. sanctions against Russia stymie Western oil companies’ Arctic aspirations

    The latest U.S. sanctions against Russia over Ukraine are starting to crimp not only the Russian economy but also major Western oil companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp., companies that have invested heavily in helping Russia tap into huge stores of oil buried offshore in remote Arctic waters and under … …read more Source: The...

    EU Keeps Russian Sanctions In Place
    Oct01

    EU Keeps Russian Sanctions In Place

    The European Union has decided to keep in place sanctions against Russia over its actions in eastern Ukraine and its support of rebels there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Politician Is Attacked While Campaigning
    Oct01

    Ukraine: Politician Is Attacked While Campaigning

    A lawmaker from the party of the ousted Ukrainian president was attacked Tuesday by a crowd in the Black Sea port of Odessa during campaigning for a parliamentary election set for Oct. 26. …read more Source: The New York...

    Mob beats lawmaker from ousted Ukrainian leader’s party
    Oct01

    Mob beats lawmaker from ousted Ukrainian leader’s party

    An angry mob yelled anti-Putin remarks as they attacked Nestor Shufrich, a former ally of ousted president Viktor Yanukovich, as he campaigned in Odessa. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Deadly Attacks In Donetsk Test Ukraine Peace Deal
    Oct01

    Deadly Attacks In Donetsk Test Ukraine Peace Deal

    After a series of attacks by pro-Moscow militia, Ukraine’s prime minister has accused Russia of failing to honor the cease-fire agreement signed on September 5. At least nine Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the last two days. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from near the frontline in eastern Ukraine, the tentative peace deal...

    Diplomatica: Taiwanese envoy urges ministerial visits
    Oct01

    Diplomatica: Taiwanese envoy urges ministerial visits

    The last time a federal minister visited Taiwan in an official capacity was 17 years ago, when then-industry minister John Manley went. No Canadian prime minister has yet visited the island democracy, in spite of close trade and cultural ties. Taiwan’s new representative or de facto ambassador in Canada, Bruce J. D. Linghu, made the...