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    School shelling in eastern Ukraine leaves 2 teens dead
    Nov06

    School shelling in eastern Ukraine leaves 2 teens dead

    DONETSK, Ukraine – The shelling of a high school in Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk has chilled even the battle-hardened in this weary nation. The killing of two teenagers as they were playing soccer after lunch Wednesday is a stark reminder that the cease-fire agreed upon in September has only really ever existed on paper. Four other...

    Stock Markets Rally as ECB Chief Suggests Further Eurozone Stimulus
    Nov06

    Stock Markets Rally as ECB Chief Suggests Further Eurozone Stimulus

    European stock markets surged Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) indicated it is considering further action to boost the sluggish economy of the 18-member euro currency zone, which also threatens to drag down global economic recovery. As expected, the European Central Bank left its main interest rate unchanged. It’s already at a...

    Killing of 2 teens playing soccer shocks war-weary Ukraine
    Nov06

    Killing of 2 teens playing soccer shocks war-weary Ukraine

    Shelling of high school a stark reminder that the cease-fire agreed has only really ever existed on paper …read more Source:...

    Teens killed when shells hit school in eastern Ukraine
    Nov06

    Teens killed when shells hit school in eastern Ukraine

    Authorities in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv said the security services will investigate the shelling of a school. …read more Source: Toronto...

    The 400-year-old tradition that led a British town to burn Vladimir Putin in effigy
    Nov06

    The 400-year-old tradition that led a British town to burn Vladimir Putin in effigy

    It was striking to see a huge statue, perhaps 20 feet tall, of Vladimir Putin parading through the streets of an English town on Wednesday. Putin, bare-chested and holding a rifle, is standing atop a wrecked aircraft: a macabre reference to Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, allegedly shot down by Kremlin-backed separatists in Ukraine this summer, […]...

    CNN Wins Award For Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Coverage
    Nov06

    CNN Wins Award For Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Coverage

    You might not have liked CNN’s Malaysia Airlines plane coverage this year, but the network just brought home an award for it. CNN received the award for best “Live Television Journalism” for its coverage of the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 at the 2014 Association for International Broadcasting awards in London Wednesday night....

    MH17 Investigators Seek Local Help at Ukraine Crash Site
    Nov06

    MH17 Investigators Seek Local Help at Ukraine Crash Site

    Investigators looking into the July crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine said on Thursday they would probably hire local contractors to collect wreckage still beyond their reach because of a continuing pro-Russian insurrection. The crash of flight MH17 as it flew over the conflict zone stirred angry mutual accusation between...

    Is a Global System the Future of Graduate Education?
    Nov06

    Is a Global System the Future of Graduate Education?

    When John Shattuck first stepped out of the esteemed halls of Yale Law in 1970, even his wildest expectations could not have predicted the next four decades of his career. Whether it’s been Watergate, the Bosnian war or the Rwandan Genocide, he’s made a career out of protecting civil rights both locally and abroad. Never one for...

    Russian Ship Is Escorted Away From Portuguese Coast as Airspace Violations Triple
    Nov06

    Russian Ship Is Escorted Away From Portuguese Coast as Airspace Violations Triple

    The Portuguese navy escorted a Russian ship out of its waters on Wednesday after the vessel came within 22 km of the Portuguese coast. Portugal’s defence minister Jose Pedro Aguiar-Branco said that the Russian ship was sailing in international waters for the purposes of “marine research”, before it began approaching Portugal’s own...

    Ukraine isolates rebel territory with passports rule
    Nov06

    Ukraine isolates rebel territory with passports rule

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine announced passport controls around pro-Russian separatist territories Thursday, as heavy artillery fire erupted in rebel-held Donetsk and Russia accused its neighbour of “crudely” violating the ceasefire.Ukraine’s border guards service said anyone crossing in or out of rebel areas will now have to...