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    BREMMER: ‘We’re Likely To See Violence’ If Hong Kong Protests Continue
    Sep30

    BREMMER: ‘We’re Likely To See Violence’ If Hong Kong Protests Continue

    Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have entered their fourth day, and the situation is increasingly tense as demonstrators and global spectators expect a crackdown from authorities at some point. The student-led protests demand that Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying resign and that Beijing retract its decision to restrict the number of...

    Russia upset over Canadian visa denials
    Sep30

    Russia upset over Canadian visa denials

    Russia upset over Canadian visa denials for delegates to space conference …read more Source:...

    EU Keeps Russia Sanctions in Place
    Sep30

    EU Keeps Russia Sanctions in Place

    European Union envoys decided to keep in place several rounds of sanctions the bloc imposed on Russia over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea and what the West says is Moscow’s direct support of separatists in the country’s east. “We are keeping the status quo,” one official said after EU ambassadors, meeting Tuesday in...

    EU keeps Russia sanctions over Ukraine in place
    Sep30

    EU keeps Russia sanctions over Ukraine in place

    Brussels (AFP) – The European Union decided Tuesday to keep a tough package of sanctions against Russia in place, saying that the peace plan in Ukraine was not yet fully implemented.The bloc imposed its latest sanctions against Moscow earlier this month, but EU president Herman Van Rompuy had said they could be dropped depending on the...

    Zero Growth Seen for Russian Economy in 2014 as Ukraine Fall-out Bites
    Sep30

    Zero Growth Seen for Russian Economy in 2014 as Ukraine Fall-out Bites

    Russia’s economy will fail to grow at all in 2014 and inflation will reach a four-year high, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Tuesday, as Western sanctions over Ukraine bite. Economists cut back their growth forecasts for Russia this year as the escalating Ukraine crisis prompted waves of Western sanctions and a massive outflow of...

    EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now
    Sep30

    EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union ambassadors have decided to keep Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia in place for the time being. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    European Union keeps Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia in place for now
    Sep30

    European Union keeps Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia in place for now

    European Union ambassadors have decided to keep Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia in place for the time being. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now
    Sep30

    EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now

    EU foreign affairs spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said ambassadors from the 28 EU countries agreed Tuesday that although there has been encouraging progress in bringing about an end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine, not enough has been done to justify rolling back sanctions. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Putin visits Kazakhstan after remarks cause alarm
    Sep30

    Putin visits Kazakhstan after remarks cause alarm

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Kazakhstan on Tuesday to stress the need for close ties between the two countries, a month after he caused alarm in the former Soviet republic by seeming to question its future as an independent state. Putin went on to say that most people in Kazakhstan wanted closer relations with Russia and...

    EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now
    Sep30

    EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union ambassadors have decided to keep Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia in place for the time being…. …read more Source: Associated...