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    China And Russia Block International Plan To Create Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary
    Oct31

    China And Russia Block International Plan To Create Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary

    PERTH, Australia, Oct 31 – China and Russia have thwarted an international attempt to create the world’s largest ocean sanctuary in Antarctica as both nations eye the region’s rich reserves of fish and krill. The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) wound up a 10-day meeting in Hobart,...

    Merkel Tells Putin Europe Won’t Recognize E. Ukraine Vote
    Oct31

    Merkel Tells Putin Europe Won’t Recognize E. Ukraine Vote

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone that Sunday’s planned elections in eastern Ukraine were illegitimate and would not be recognized by European leaders, a Berlin government spokesman said on Friday. Merkel and Putin held a joint telephone conversation with French President Francois Hollande...

    Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine’s war
    Oct31

    Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine’s war

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine’s war
    Oct31

    Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine’s war

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland. Vitaly Khristich is one of hundreds of miners who each day brave the artillery fire that flares between pro-Russian separatists and...

    Lawyer Says Captive Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Enjoys Support At Home
    Oct31

    Lawyer Says Captive Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Enjoys Support At Home

    The attorney for captive Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has told RFE/RL his client enjoys the support of voters back in Ukraine, where she was recently elected to a seat in parliament. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Can Lviv Mayor Change Ukrainian Politics Once And For All?
    Oct31

    Can Lviv Mayor Change Ukrainian Politics Once And For All?

    The big surprise of the Ukraine’s parliamentary elections was the third-place finish of the relatively unknown Samopomich, or Self-Reliance, party. RFE/RL’s Ukraine Service spoke to Samopomich leader Andriy Sadovyy — the highly successful mayor of Lviv — about his plans for building a functioning Ukrainian government, from...

    Deep in the mine, months without pay: Coal miners struggle amid the war in eastern Ukraine
    Oct31

    Deep in the mine, months without pay: Coal miners struggle amid the war in eastern Ukraine

    Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland. …read more Source: FOX...

    Dutch PM: more remains recovered from Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
    Oct31

    Dutch PM: more remains recovered from Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

    The Dutch prime minister says investigators have recovered an unspecified number of human remains from the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down. …read more Source: CTV...

    UK Says Will Pay Off Part of World War One-era Debt Next Year
    Oct31

    UK Says Will Pay Off Part of World War One-era Debt Next Year

    Britain will pay back part of the outstanding debt used to fund World War One next year, when it redeems government bonds first issued almost 90 years ago by then-finance minister Winston Churchill. The finance ministry said on Friday that it would redeem 218 million pounds ($348 million) of 4.0 percent consols – a rare type of bond with no...

    Dutch PM: more remains recovered from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster site in Ukraine
    Oct31

    Dutch PM: more remains recovered from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster site in Ukraine

    The Dutch prime minister says investigators have recovered an unspecified number of human remains from the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down. …read more Source: FOX...