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    At Berlin Wall, Kerry warns against Cold War redux
    Oct22

    At Berlin Wall, Kerry warns against Cold War redux

    BERLIN (AP) — Surrounded by relics of the Cold War, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his German counterpart warned Wednesday against a return to the bitter divide between east and west over the current crisis in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Total seeks new boss as Russia, France probe CEO plane crash
    Oct22

    Total seeks new boss as Russia, France probe CEO plane crash

    Paris (AFP) – French oil giant Total was scrambling Wednesday to find a new boss after its chief executive Christophe de Margerie was killed in Moscow when his private jet hit a snowplough on takeoff. Executives were meeting to decide who could take over the helm of one of the world’s biggest energy companies.In Moscow, French...

    The Slow, Dangerous Work Of Recovering Ukraine’s War Dead
    Oct22

    The Slow, Dangerous Work Of Recovering Ukraine’s War Dead

    A single volunteer organization has taken on the challenge of retrieving the bodies of slain fighters from the battlefields of eastern Ukraine. We look at the grim work of the Black Tulip organization. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fears over gas supply as Russia-Ukraine talks fail
    Oct22

    Fears over gas supply as Russia-Ukraine talks fail

    Russia and Ukraine failed to reach an accord on gas supplies for the coming winter. …read more Source:...

    Shelling Sends Donetsk Residents into Stalin-era Shelter
    Oct22

    Shelling Sends Donetsk Residents into Stalin-era Shelter

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine has sent some residents fleeing to bomb shelters from previous wars. Despite a cease-fire reached in September, clashes between the government and pro-Russian separatists continue as the two sides fight for control of Donetsk airport. Some civilians are getting caught in the crossfire. Zlatica Hoke reports on how...

    Kerry To Meet Merkel In Berlin
    Oct22

    Kerry To Meet Merkel In Berlin

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is due to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on October 22, in a visit to mark next month’s 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN: Reports of cluster bombs in Ukraine ‘alarming’
    Oct22

    UN: Reports of cluster bombs in Ukraine ‘alarming’

    The United Nations, citing reports of cluster bombs being used by the Ukrainian government, calls the apparent use of such weapons “extremely alarming.” …read more Source:...

    I Was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine 20 Years Ago. Now I’m a War Reporter There. Here’s What’s Changed.
    Oct22

    I Was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine 20 Years Ago. Now I’m a War Reporter There. Here’s What’s Changed.

    KIEV, Ukraine—In the winter of 1994, President Bill Clinton arrived at Kiev’s Boryspil airport to seal the deal with a reluctant President Leonid Kravchuk to hand over Ukraine’s inherited stock of Soviet nuclear warheads in exchange for security guarantees from the U.S., Great Britain, and Russi …read more Source: The New...

    Ukraine says goodbye Lenin as communists face poll wipeout
    Oct22

    Ukraine says goodbye Lenin as communists face poll wipeout

    As Ukraine gears up to vote in a snap parliamentary election after a year of dramatic upheaval, the Communist Party is finding its power base has collapsed. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    EU Freedom of Thought Prize Awarded to Congolese Doctor
    Oct22

    EU Freedom of Thought Prize Awarded to Congolese Doctor

    BRUSSELS—The European Parliament announced Dr. Denis Mukwege from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as the winner of this year’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, said at the announcement on Tuesday that the vote for Mukwege was unanimous. Mukwege is a 59-year-old...