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    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:...

    Why Russia Isn’t Abandoning Europe for Chinese Gas Revenue
    Nov13

    Why Russia Isn’t Abandoning Europe for Chinese Gas Revenue

    Much has been made of the agreement signed by Moscow and Beijing to get gas flowing from western Siberia to China. There is talk of Russia using the deal to offset its isolation from the west and circumventing the sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis. But this deal is a preliminary gas-supply agreement that’s been a long time in the...

    Russian Bombers to Patrol Gulf of Mexico
    Nov13

    Russian Bombers to Patrol Gulf of Mexico

    Russia’s air force plans to send planes over the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, as the military has decided to conduct regular patrol missions around the world, according to The Associated Press. Sergei Shoigu, Russia’s defense minister, said the decision to add these missions is a result of “the current situation,” apparently...

    IMF Says Eurozone Growth Could Be Worse Than Expected
    Nov13

    IMF Says Eurozone Growth Could Be Worse Than Expected

    The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday warned of downside risks to its growth projections for the eurozone, and it urged the European Central Bank to act if prices in the currency bloc continue to drift lower. The IMF’s warning echoes an increasing fear among global policymakers that Europe is not on track to spur economic growth,...

    ‘White Widow’ terrorist killed by Russian sniper, reports say
    Nov13

    ‘White Widow’ terrorist killed by Russian sniper, reports say

    A British woman who became one of the world’s most wanted terrorists, and was dubbed the “White Widow,” was killed by a Russian sniper in Ukraine, reports said Wednesday. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine economy in ‘free fall,’ banking group says
    Nov13

    Ukraine economy in ‘free fall,’ banking group says

    A leading banking organization said Wednesday that Ukraine’s financial situation is “really desperate.” …read more Source:...

    Russian troops enter Ukraine: NATO commander
    Nov13

    Russian troops enter Ukraine: NATO commander

    NATO’s top commander says new columns of Russian troops and tanks have rolled into eastern Ukraine, a claim promptly denied by Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Samantha Lewthwaite, ‘White Widow,’ killed by Russian sniper: report
    Nov13

    Samantha Lewthwaite, ‘White Widow,’ killed by Russian sniper: report

    A British terror suspect known as the “White Widow” was killed by a pro-Russian rebel in Ukraine, a Russian news service claimed Wednesday. Samantha Lewthwaite, 30, was gunned down two weeks ago by a volunteer Russian sniper, the Regnum news agency in Moscow said. The extraordinary claim comes one month … …read more...

    Ukraine redeploys troops to eastern border as Russians return
    Nov13

    Ukraine redeploys troops to eastern border as Russians return

    Ukrainian troops are headed back to the nation’s eastern border due to the redeployment of Russian military personnel to the region. U.S. General Philip Breedlove, NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, said Wednesday that there was “no question” that Russia was sending supplies to separatists. “We are repositioning our...