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    What Shale Gas Revolution Means for International Energy Geopolitics and New World Order?
    Sep30

    What Shale Gas Revolution Means for International Energy Geopolitics and New World Order?

    Highlights: – World energy geopolitics tied to North American energy – Shale gas revolution has yet to reach emerging markets – Shale gas revolution can only reach to the rest if North America acts as a single energy market The future of energy sources and it’s geopolitics can be discussed from many angles; exciting...

    The U.S., Syria and international law
    Sep30

    The U.S., Syria and international law

    Adhering to international law (and the pivotal nostrums of state sovereignty and the law of armed conflict) is not something that states are supposed to pick and choose to do whenever it serves their interests. But that is precisely what U.S. President Barack Obama is doing in Syria. Last month, western countries (including Canada and the United...

    Ukraine cease-fire pressured by pro-Russia attacks, weapons buildup
    Sep30

    Ukraine cease-fire pressured by pro-Russia attacks, weapons buildup

    Pro-Russia separatists attacked Ukrainian government forces with Grad rockets and artillery in two unsuccessful attempts to seize the idled Donetsk international airport, Ukrainian security officials said Tuesday. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    World War 3 Rumors: Russian FM Issues ‘Cold War’ Attack on US, NATO
    Sep30

    World War 3 Rumors: Russian FM Issues ‘Cold War’ Attack on US, NATO

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Russian foreign minister issued a blistering attack on the West and NATO on Saturday, accusing them of being unable to change their Cold War “genetic code” and saying the United States must abandon its claims to “eternal uniqueness.” Sergey Lavrov’s assault appeared to be an extension of the increasingly...

    BREMMER: ‘We’re Likely To See Violence’ If Hong Kong Protests Continue
    Sep30

    BREMMER: ‘We’re Likely To See Violence’ If Hong Kong Protests Continue

    Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have entered their fourth day, and the situation is increasingly tense as demonstrators and global spectators expect a crackdown from authorities at some point. The student-led protests demand that Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying resign and that Beijing retract its decision to restrict the number of...

    Russia upset over Canadian visa denials
    Sep30

    Russia upset over Canadian visa denials

    Russia upset over Canadian visa denials for delegates to space conference …read more Source:...

    EU Keeps Russia Sanctions in Place
    Sep30

    EU Keeps Russia Sanctions in Place

    European Union envoys decided to keep in place several rounds of sanctions the bloc imposed on Russia over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea and what the West says is Moscow’s direct support of separatists in the country’s east. “We are keeping the status quo,” one official said after EU ambassadors, meeting Tuesday in...

    EU keeps Russia sanctions over Ukraine in place
    Sep30

    EU keeps Russia sanctions over Ukraine in place

    Brussels (AFP) – The European Union decided Tuesday to keep a tough package of sanctions against Russia in place, saying that the peace plan in Ukraine was not yet fully implemented.The bloc imposed its latest sanctions against Moscow earlier this month, but EU president Herman Van Rompuy had said they could be dropped depending on the...

    Zero Growth Seen for Russian Economy in 2014 as Ukraine Fall-out Bites
    Sep30

    Zero Growth Seen for Russian Economy in 2014 as Ukraine Fall-out Bites

    Russia’s economy will fail to grow at all in 2014 and inflation will reach a four-year high, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Tuesday, as Western sanctions over Ukraine bite. Economists cut back their growth forecasts for Russia this year as the escalating Ukraine crisis prompted waves of Western sanctions and a massive outflow of...

    EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now
    Sep30

    EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union ambassadors have decided to keep Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia in place for the time being. …read more Source: The Bismarck...