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    Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand Win U.N. Council Seats
    Oct16

    Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand Win U.N. Council Seats

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola and New Zealand won seats on the United Nations Security Council on Thursday for two years from Jan. 1, 2015, while Spain beat Turkey in a third round of run-off voting. The 193-member U.N. General Assembly elected Venezuela with 181 votes, Malaysia with 187 votes, Angola with 190...

    Ukraine Crisis Shadows EU-Asia Summit in Milan
    Oct16

    Ukraine Crisis Shadows EU-Asia Summit in Milan

    Amid ongoing tensions over the crisis in Ukraine, European leaders are holding their first formal meeting since June with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a two-day EU-Asian summit in Milan. Putin is also expected to hold talks with his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko. In opening remarks at the bi-annual meeting between European...

    Here’s What Nations List As The Greatest Danger In The World
    Oct16

    Here’s What Nations List As The Greatest Danger In The World

    Amid rising conflicts engulfing the Middle East, the majority of the 44 nations surveyed in a new Pew Research Center study, listed the top threat in the world as “religious and ethnic hatred.” Nations were given the option of selecting between 5 dangers: nuclear weapons, pollution, AIDS and other diseases, inequality, and religious...

    Nuclear Fusion Won’t Save Ukraine
    Oct16

    Nuclear Fusion Won’t Save Ukraine

    Overambitious as it may be, Lockheed Martin’s fusion project deserves funding. …read more Source:...

    New Members Join UN Security Council: Venezuela, New Zealand, Angola, Malaysia And Spain
    Oct16

    New Members Join UN Security Council: Venezuela, New Zealand, Angola, Malaysia And Spain

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Venezuela, New Zealand, Spain, Angola and Malaysia were elected Thursday to coveted seats on the United Nations Security Council, while Turkey failed in its effort to join the U.N.’s most powerful body. Neither Turkey nor Spain got enough votes in the first or second ballot of the election by the General...

    They predicted Ukraine crisis
    Oct16

    They predicted Ukraine crisis

    To the outside world, the crisis in Ukraine seemed to come out of nowhere. But not for them. …read more Source:...

    World War 3: Vladimir Putin Threatens ‘Reckless’ United States, Says Western Forces Shouldn’t ‘Mess With Us.’
    Oct16

    World War 3: Vladimir Putin Threatens ‘Reckless’ United States, Says Western Forces Shouldn’t ‘Mess With Us.’

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has threatened the United States and other Western powers over the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, saying that his country won’t be “blackmailed” by increasing sanctions. Fighting between Ukraine and pro-Russian forces has left the country deeply divided and war-torn, and has put Russia and many other countries...

    Putin Issues ‘Nuclear Powers’ Warning Over Sanctions
    Oct16

    Putin Issues ‘Nuclear Powers’ Warning Over Sanctions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken out against US and EU sanctions on Russia, urging them to remind themselves of the consequences of nuclear conflict between the two sides, in Serbian newspaper daily newspaper Politika today. “Our partners need to understand that attempts to destabilize Russia using one-sided, illegitimate, restrictive...

    Putin Threatens To Reduce European Gas Supply
    Oct16

    Putin Threatens To Reduce European Gas Supply

    BELGRADE, Oct 16 (Reuters) – Russia will reduce gas supplies to Europe if Ukraine steals from the transit pipeline to cover its own needs, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday, stressing he was “hopeful” it would not come to that. Russia cut off supply to Ukraine on June 16 over what gas exporter Gazprom said were...

    Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit
    Oct16

    Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit

    A defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Asian and European leaders in Italy on Thursday for talks intended to focus on trade but, like many diplomatic gatherings of the past six months, was being dominated by the deadly crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...