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    Will Embargoes on Russia Spin France into Crisis?
    Aug26

    Will Embargoes on Russia Spin France into Crisis?

    PARIS—The recent events in Ukraine have led the European Union and the United States to impose economical sanctions on Russia. Deemed necessary by the French President François Hollande, these sanctions are meant as a strong signal to the Kremlin. The more military convoys Russia sends to Ukraine the more economical penalties will be imposed on...

    Italy Faces Dire Situation if Russian Gas Supplies Cut
    Aug26

    Italy Faces Dire Situation if Russian Gas Supplies Cut

    Italy will struggle to stay warm this winter if Russia’s conflict with Ukraine disrupts gas supplies and Libya veers toward collapse. Either or both of those scenarios will put at risk an already shaky economic recovery following years of recession and sluggish growth. Caught between dwindling gas imports from North Africa and a rising...

    Global Problems Call for Global Solutions
    Aug26

    Global Problems Call for Global Solutions

    Sometimes, amid the heated political debate about what should done by the U.S. government in world affairs, a proposal cuts through the TV babble of the supposed experts with a clear, useful suggestion. That proposal came on August 17, when Pope Francis told journalists how he thought the world should cope with the challenge posed by ISIS, the...

    Malaysia Airlines Burning More Than $2 Million In Cash Reserves Every Single Day: Report
    Aug26

    Malaysia Airlines Burning More Than $2 Million In Cash Reserves Every Single Day: Report

    After back-to-back tragedies, Malaysia Airlines is reportedly burning more than $2 million every single day as it struggles to find its feet again. In March, the airline made international headlines when one of its planes, carrying 239 passengers and crew, disappeared without a trace. Four months later, the airline met with yet another...

    Ukraine Says Video Shows Russian Soldiers Detained in East Ukraine
    Aug26

    Ukraine Says Video Shows Russian Soldiers Detained in East Ukraine

    Ukrainian security services on Monday (August 26) released video footage purporting to show Russian servicemen who were captured by Ukrainian government forces while fighting alongside pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine. The footage, which is likely to fuel allegations from Kiev and its Western allies of Russian involvement in the war, appeared on the...

    Photos August 26: Top images from around the world
    Aug26

    Photos August 26: Top images from around the world

    The child of a Sich special volonteer battalion member holds her father on August 26, 2014 during an oath-taking and farewell ceremony in Kiev. The battalion is leaving the Ukrainian capital to take part in anti-terrorists operation (ATO) in the east of the country. Kiev’s security services on August 26 released a video purporting to show...

    Tears painted onto Peterson sculpture in Ottawa
    Aug26

    Tears painted onto Peterson sculpture in Ottawa

    The sculpture of Canadian jazz icon Oscar Peterson in downtown Ottawa has been vandalized – or perhaps painted over as a protest – and the National Arts Centre has surveillance footage that it’s handing over to police. Meanwhile, the artist who made the sculpture is thrilled by the suggestion that the act may be one of racial protest....

    Secret US-Russia talks on Ukraine held in Finland
    Aug26

    Secret US-Russia talks on Ukraine held in Finland

    The Finnish Foreign Ministry says that the United States and Russia held secret talks over Ukraine in Finland in June. …read more Source: Miami...

    Why Independence Could Put Scotland In Danger Of Russian Invasion
    Aug26

    Why Independence Could Put Scotland In Danger Of Russian Invasion

    If Scotland votes “Yes” on independence, it will begin a long process of creating its own naval defence force, a process that could leave its coastline at risk. The Royal United Services Institute, a British military think tank, said last week that Scottish independence would trigger a national debate over the U.K.’s nuclear weapons if the...

    Mysterious Armored Column Appears in Eastern Ukraine, Starts Shooting
    Aug26

    Mysterious Armored Column Appears in Eastern Ukraine, Starts Shooting

    MOSCOW/ NOVOAZOVSK Ukraine (Reuters) – On Monday, a resident of Novoazovsk in south-eastern Ukraine said she saw a column of armored vehicles approach the town and start shooting. “It all started at 8:00 this morning, tanks appeared, no fewer than seven of them,” the woman, who gave her name only as Lyudmila, told Reuters by...