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    Infamous ‘White Widow’ Allegedly Killed In Ukraine By Russian Sniper: Report
    Nov13

    Infamous ‘White Widow’ Allegedly Killed In Ukraine By Russian Sniper: Report

    The so-called “White Widow,” a British-born Muslim accused of terrorism, was reportedly killed by a Russian sniper in eastern Ukraine, a Russian news agency reported Wednesday. Samantha Lewthwaite is known as the “White Widow” because she is the widow of a suicide bomber who killed dozens in a terrorist attack on London’s transportation...

    New Congress Could Push Obama Toward Tougher Action on Ukraine
    Nov13

    New Congress Could Push Obama Toward Tougher Action on Ukraine

    The Obama administration says sanctions against those backing separatists in eastern Ukraine are having an impact on the Russian economy, but the coming change of legislative power in Washington may affect U.S. policy toward the crisis. Ukrainian forces fighting Russian-backed separatists are looking for more help from Europe and the United...

    Russia flexes muscle with bomber flights near U.S.
    Nov13

    Russia flexes muscle with bomber flights near U.S.

    NATO says Russia is moving troops into Ukraine, as Russia announces long-range bomber flights. …read more Source: USA...

    UN has emergency meeting on Ukraine, warns of ‘full-scale fighting’
    Nov13

    UN has emergency meeting on Ukraine, warns of ‘full-scale fighting’

    The U.N. Security Council met for the 26th time in emergency session on Ukraine, again without taking action, as the U.N. warned of a possible return to “full-scale fighting” in the rebel-held east. …read more Source: FOX...

    New Congress Could Push Obama Toward Tougher Action on Ukraine
    Nov13

    New Congress Could Push Obama Toward Tougher Action on Ukraine

    The Obama administration says sanctions against those backing separatists in eastern Ukraine are having an impact on the Russian economy, but the coming change of legislative power in Washington may affect U.S. policy toward the government in Kyiv. VOA’s Scott Stearns has more. …read more Source: Voice of...

    U.S. Asks U.N.Council To Boost Pressure on Russia over Ukraine
    Nov13

    U.S. Asks U.N.Council To Boost Pressure on Russia over Ukraine

    The United States told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday there needs to be greater international pressure on Russia to abide by a ceasefire in Ukraine, as Russia denied it was a threat to its neighbor. The 15-member council held its 26th meeting on Ukraine. A ceasefire agreed by pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine on Sept. 5 in the...

    UN Warns ‘Full-Scale Fighting’ Possible In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov13

    UN Warns ‘Full-Scale Fighting’ Possible In Eastern Ukraine

    The United Nations Security Council has met in emergency session on Ukraine’s crisis for the 26th time, again without taking action, as UN officials warned of possible “full-scale fighting” in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine redeploys troops, fears new rebel offensive
    Nov13

    Ukraine redeploys troops, fears new rebel offensive

    Ukraine said on Wednesday it was redeploying troops in the east because of fears that separatists will launch a new military offensive. …read more Source:...

    Fisher: Lowering Canadian dairy tariffs will ensure stronger trade ties with New Zealand
    Nov13

    Fisher: Lowering Canadian dairy tariffs will ensure stronger trade ties with New Zealand

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand — With the G20 leaders’ summit taking place across the Tasman Sea this weekend in Australia, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will both drop by Friday to have brief chats with New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key — the first by Canadian and German leaders here in...

    Ukraine fears ‘open war’ as Russia reportedly reinforces rebels
    Nov13

    Ukraine fears ‘open war’ as Russia reportedly reinforces rebels

    Ukraine said on Wednesday it was redeploying troops in the east because of fears that separatists will launch a new military offensive, despite Russia’s denials it has sent troops to reinforce the rebels. …read more Source:...