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    Heat is on for Ukraine elections
    Oct24

    Heat is on for Ukraine elections

    Kiev holds parliamentary elections Sunday amid an ongoing conflict with separatists. …read more Source: USA...

    “This is what our men are fighting for” – Ukrainian widow ahead of vote
    Oct24

    “This is what our men are fighting for” – Ukrainian widow ahead of vote

    Residents of Lviv in Ukraine approach parliamentary election cautiously, with hope their votes might end conflict and bring meaning to the deaths of loved ones. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Russia’s Borders: Romania Strengthens Ties With NATO as Old Anxieties Return
    Oct24

    Russia’s Borders: Romania Strengthens Ties With NATO as Old Anxieties Return

    The Western gravitational pull has been dominant since the overthrow of the communist ruler, Nicolae Ceausecsu, almost 25 years ago. But there is a strong Eastern undertow, as shown by the return to office in 2012 of the successor party to the communists, the Social Democrats (PSD), in parliamentary elections. Polls suggest that its abrasive...

    US airline profits lift on cheaper fuel, strong demand
    Oct24

    US airline profits lift on cheaper fuel, strong demand

    New York (AFP) – US airlines Thursday gave a mostly upbeat outlook on industry conditions after posting large profit increases in the third quarter thanks to strong consumer demand and lower fuel prices.Profits at American Airlines were $942 million, the highest in the airline’s history and 87 percent above the combined year-ago...

    Russia’s Borders: Old Ties Pull Bulgaria in Two Directions
    Oct24

    Russia’s Borders: Old Ties Pull Bulgaria in Two Directions

    Modern relations between Bulgaria and Russia began about two centuries ago when Russia sought geopolitical advantages in the Balkans and strategic access to the Turkish Straits. Russia positioned herself as a guardian of Balkan Orthodox Christians in the Ottoman Empire, which included the people in latterday Bulgaria. With linguistic similarities...

    Morgan Stanley Analyst Threw GM CEO A Curveball On Earnings Call (GM)
    Oct24

    Morgan Stanley Analyst Threw GM CEO A Curveball On Earnings Call (GM)

    General Motors reported third-quarter earnings on Thursday. The carmaker missed Wall Street estimates, earning 81 cents per share, lower than the expected 97 cents. But GM chalked up the miss to one-time expenditures. Overall, the business in North America continues to perform well, especially where big SUVs are concerned. China operations are...

    NATO sends Russia message with new quick-reaction force: ‘Think about Ukraine’
    Oct23

    NATO sends Russia message with new quick-reaction force: ‘Think about Ukraine’

    NATO plans to create a new quick-reaction force by the fall of 2015. “Think about Ukraine. Think about ISIL. Our president spent months trying to build a coalition. We’ve learned that politically, as well as operationally, it makes more sense to do that. You just get so much more capability,” … …read more Source: The...

    Why Would a Russian Submarine Be Lurking in Waters Off Sweden?
    Oct23

    Why Would a Russian Submarine Be Lurking in Waters Off Sweden?

    Rumours of a Russian submarine hanging around off the coast of Sweden have inspired much Cold War nostalgia. But while there is of course the chance that something fishy is going on, there are many plausible explanations as to why a vessel might prowl about in foreign waters. In fact, it happens all the time. The Swedish military has reported...

    Everton held by Lille but remain top in Europa League
    Oct23

    Everton held by Lille but remain top in Europa League

    Paris (AFP) – Everton retained top spot in Group F on Thursday as they battled to a 0-0 draw at Lille in Europa League action following a day of trouble and fighting in the city centre between fans and police ahead of the tie. The Merseysiders, who last won their only continental trophy in 1985 when they lifted the now defunct Cup...

    EU leaders struggle for ‘difficult’ climate deal
    Oct23

    EU leaders struggle for ‘difficult’ climate deal

    Brussels (AFP) – European Union leaders warned it would be tough to seal a high-stakes climate change deal as they began talks Thursday on a pact aimed at making Brussels a global trailblazer for decades to come.The two-day EU summit will focus on an ambitious package of climate change targets for 2030 but also tackle the Ebola crisis,...