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    Tiger cubs training for release to wild
    Oct11

    Tiger cubs training for release to wild

    Ten Siberian tiger cubs born in captivity in Crimea are undergoing training to be released into the wild. Their handlers are teaching them to hunt their own prey before their release. (Oct. 10) …read more Source: USA...

    Weekend Roundup: Ebola On The Loose
    Oct11

    Weekend Roundup: Ebola On The Loose

    This week the world anxiously winced as Ebola spread out of Africa to the US and Spain. The traveling virus exposed some harsh new global realities: the hot zone incubator of Africa’s impoverished urbanization, persistent social inequality and decrepit public health infrastructure all linked to the rest of the planet by air travel. Nothing...

    Russian Rock Stars Run Afoul of Kremlin Over Ukraine
    Oct11

    Russian Rock Stars Run Afoul of Kremlin Over Ukraine

    After Russian rocker Andrei Makarevich played for refugees in Ukraine, he was denounced as a “traitor.” …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russia backing separatists’ rival elections in eastern Ukraine
    Oct11

    Russia backing separatists’ rival elections in eastern Ukraine

    Russian officials are throwing their support behind Ukrainian separatist rebels’ planned elections for their own parliaments after warnings from Ukrainian leaders in Kiev that no power in the world will recognize the proclaimed independence of the Donetsk and Luhansk “people’s republics.” …read more Source: Los...

    Canada nixes global health meeting over location
    Oct10

    Canada nixes global health meeting over location

    Canada withdraws from World Health Organization meeting because it’s in Moscow …read more Source:...

    Inside The Donetsk People’s Republic
    Oct10

    Inside The Donetsk People’s Republic

    As an uneasy ceasefire continues to hold in eastern Ukraine, VICE News returns to Donetsk with an exclusive film that follows some of the characters involved in setting up the self-proclaimed state of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). …read more Source: The Huffington...

    Eurozone pressed over growth at IMF/World Bank meet
    Oct10

    Eurozone pressed over growth at IMF/World Bank meet

    Washington (AFP) – The world’s economic policy elite kept up pressure on the eurozone Friday to fight off stagnation, with Germany under the gun to support more spending to spark growth.But Berlin continued to fend off pressure to allow a loosening of budget constraints across the struggling euro area, saying it would be...

    Ukraine president replaces Donetsk governor with hardline general
    Oct10

    Ukraine president replaces Donetsk governor with hardline general

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s president on Friday fired a millionaire businessman who failed to stop the advance of pro-Russian rebels while governor of war-torn Donetsk and replaced him with a hardline nationalist general.Sergiy Taruta was one of several pro-Western tycoons put in charge of restless Russian-speaking provinces after the...

    Families of MH17 victims to seek damages
    Oct10

    Families of MH17 victims to seek damages

    AMSTERDAM – Dutch relatives of victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17, downed over Ukraine in July, will hold the Dutch government liable for damages for its handling of the aftermath of the crash, a lawyer representing families said on Friday. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    World War 3 to be Hybrid Warfare Scenario? US and Latvia Hold War Games Amid Tensions
    Oct10

    World War 3 to be Hybrid Warfare Scenario? US and Latvia Hold War Games Amid Tensions

    Some of Russia’s neighbors in Europe should be prepared to deal with new hybrid warfare challenges presented by Russia under President Vladimir Putin amid fighting in eastern Ukraine, a Latvian official has stated. His comments come as US and Latvia are carrying out war games amid tensions with the Kremlin. US and Latvian troops this week...