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    Ukraine adopts law to purge government officials
    Oct09

    Ukraine adopts law to purge government officials

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president has approved legislation to purge government bodies of officials linked to the rule of the country’s previous leader, Viktor Yanukovych. President Petro Poroshenko’s office said in a statement Thursday that the law is aimed at restoring public trust in authorities. …read more...

    BHL, the Man Who Whispers in Presidents’ Ears
    Oct09

    BHL, the Man Who Whispers in Presidents’ Ears

    This, too, is part of the BHL phenomenon. Not a “French phenomenon,” mind you, but a “BHL phenomenon,” because it is only with Bernard-Henri Lévy that such a situation, such a sequence of events, could unfold. The committed philosopher, the last heir of Sartre, writes a play that has run for a month at the intimate Théâtre...

    Obama’s New Oil Wars
    Oct09

    Obama’s New Oil Wars

    Washington Takes on ISIS, Iran, and RussiaCross-posted with TomDispatch.com It was heinous. It was underhanded. It was beyond the bounds of international morality. It was an attack on the American way of life. It was what you might expect from unscrupulous Arabs. It was “the oil weapon” — and back in 1973, it was directed at the United...

    In Western Ukraine, Attitudes Cooling Toward IDPs
    Oct09

    In Western Ukraine, Attitudes Cooling Toward IDPs

    People displaced by the fighting in eastern Ukraine are facing increasing difficulty finding accommodation in other regions, signaling a shift in attitudes towards IDPs. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Passenger on downed Malaysia Airlines jet in Ukraine had oxygen mask on
    Oct09

    Passenger on downed Malaysia Airlines jet in Ukraine had oxygen mask on

    Dutch prosecutors say the body of one passenger of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was found wearing an oxygen mask, raising questions about how much those on board knew about their fate when the plane plunged out of the sky above Eastern Ukraine in July. …read more Source: FOX...

    Passenger on downed Malaysian airplane was wearing oxygen mask
    Oct09

    Passenger on downed Malaysian airplane was wearing oxygen mask

    The finding raises questions about how much those on board knew about their fate when the plane plunged out of the sky above Eastern Ukraine in July. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Prosecutors: 1 MH17 Passenger Had Oxygen Mask On
    Oct09

    Prosecutors: 1 MH17 Passenger Had Oxygen Mask On

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands— Dutch prosecutors say the body of one passenger of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was found wearing an oxygen mask, raising questions about how much those on board knew about their fate when the plane plunged out of the sky above Eastern Ukraine in July. Prosecution spokesman Wim de Bruin says the passenger, an Australian,...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 passenger was found wearing oxygen mask
    Oct09

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 passenger was found wearing oxygen mask

    Dutch prosecutors say the body of one passenger of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was found wearing an oxygen mask, raising questions about how much those on board knew about their fate when the plane plunged out of the sky above Eastern Ukraine in July. …read more Source: CTV...

    German economists slash growth forecast
    Oct09

    German economists slash growth forecast

    BERLIN (AP) — Leading economic think tanks have slashed their growth forecast for Germany due to weak eurozone and global growth as well as uncertainty over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Inflation-Racked Russia Considering Price Controls
    Oct09

    Inflation-Racked Russia Considering Price Controls

    Russia’s trade minister has said that the country is considering imposing price controls on 40 ‘socially important’ items as efforts to tame inflation fall victim to the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...