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    German Factory Orders Collapse
    Oct06

    German Factory Orders Collapse

    German factory orders fell 5.7% between July and August, worse than 2.5% decline expected by economists. Orders are down 1.3% from August last year. It’s the worst single-month drop since the beginning of 2009. Export orders were worst hit, and that matches the business surveys that suggest there’s been a knock-on effect from the war...

    Nobel season opens with Snowden, chili research
    Oct06

    Nobel season opens with Snowden, chili research

    Stockholm (AFP) – Nobel season opens with speculation rife over fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden’s prospects for the peace prize and whether the first award announced Monday — the medicine prize — could go to research into chili, heat and pain.US physiologist David Julius has been touted by Sweden’s...

    Tensions Surge in Estonia Amid a Russian Replay of Cold War Tactics
    Oct06

    Tensions Surge in Estonia Amid a Russian Replay of Cold War Tactics

    Questions mounted over whether Estonia and the NATO alliance to which it belongs faced the danger of a Russian push to reprise in the Baltics some of the tactics it used to dismember Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Center-Right Coalition Leads in Latvian Parliament Vote
    Oct06

    Center-Right Coalition Leads in Latvian Parliament Vote

    Alarmed by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, the governing parties back closer ties to the West, while the opposition looks to Moscow for balance. …read more Source: The New York...

    Here’s just how badly Russia is bleeding capital
    Oct06

    Here’s just how badly Russia is bleeding capital

    New data show just how dramatically investors began abandoning Russia after it began working to destabilize Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Nuland Expected In Ukraine Amid Cease-Fire Violations
    Oct06

    Nuland Expected In Ukraine Amid Cease-Fire Violations

    U.S. State Department Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland is due in Kyiv October 6 to hold talks with senior Ukrainian government leaders. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Religious freedom ambassador heads to Ukraine
    Oct06

    Religious freedom ambassador heads to Ukraine

    Canada’s religious freedom ambassador blasts Putin on eve of Ukraine visit …read more Source:...

    The US Economy Has Reached A Turning Point
    Oct05

    The US Economy Has Reached A Turning Point

    The US economy grew at its fastest rate in eight years in the second quarter of 2014, but Americans still think the US is in the midst of a recession. Two key trends will solidify the recovery in 2015: higher wages as unemployment falls below 6%, and an expansion in consumer credit as households reach the end of the debt deleveraging cycle....

    Obama’s new agenda: Leave it for Hillary
    Oct05

    Obama’s new agenda: Leave it for Hillary

    There is a scenario that one can imagine is unspooling in the mental multiplexes of the president and his top White House advisers. It is Christmas time. Stockings everywhere are filled to overflowing due to a resurgent U.S. economy. In Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State is beginning to wither under the pressure of the American-led coalition. In...

    Ukraine’s Month-old Cease-fire Marked by Battle
    Oct05

    Ukraine’s Month-old Cease-fire Marked by Battle

    Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatist fighters on Sunday marked one month since the signing of a Kremlin-backed truce with one the most heated battles of the six-month war in Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine. Ukraine’s military accused Russian-backed separatists of fresh violations of the cease-fire, saying their forces came under attack...