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    Russia, Ukraine hold EU-brokered talks in gas dispute, with pressure mounting as winter nears
    Sep26

    Russia, Ukraine hold EU-brokered talks in gas dispute, with pressure mounting as winter nears

    Russia and Ukraine are holding European Union-brokered talks on their long-running gas dispute Friday as pressure mounts for a solution to head off a winter supply crisis in Ukraine and beyond. …read more Source: FOX...

    German Consumer Confidence to Fall
    Sep26

    German Consumer Confidence to Fall

    German consumer confidence is expected to deteriorate for a second consecutive month, an indication that crises in Russia, Ukraine and elsewhere are taking their toll on the mood of businesses and households in Europe’s biggest economy. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Putin demands EU-Ukraine pact rewrite
    Sep26

    Putin demands EU-Ukraine pact rewrite

    Vladimir Putin has demanded a reopening of the EU’s recently-ratified trade pact with Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Europe Raises Prospect of Reworking Ukraine Pact
    Sep26

    Europe Raises Prospect of Reworking Ukraine Pact

    A top European Union official backed away from a pledge not to allow changes to the bloc’s newly ratified trade pact with Ukraine, a move likely to intensify Russian pressure on Kiev. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Stephen Harper focuses on child health, avoids world hotspots in UN speech
    Sep26

    Stephen Harper focuses on child health, avoids world hotspots in UN speech

    William Marsden and Robert Sibley Postmedia News NEW YORK — Prime Minister Stephen Harper used the opportunity of his first appearance before the United Nations’ General Assembly in four years to burnish Canada’s reputation as a global leader while sidestepping issues of terrorism, Ebola and climate change that have preoccupied the...

    US Military Concerned by Russian Cold War-style Bomber Flights
    Sep26

    US Military Concerned by Russian Cold War-style Bomber Flights

    The U.S. military is concerned by flights by long-range Russian bombers near U.S. airspace, a top U.S. commander said on Thursday, saying the Cold War-style activity was raising questions for Pentagon planners. The remarks by Admiral Samuel Locklear, head of the U.S. military’s Pacific Command, came after Russian Bear long-range bombers...

    How ISIS Is Using Us to Get What It Wants
    Sep26

    How ISIS Is Using Us to Get What It Wants

    “O crusaders, you have realized the threat of the Islamic State, but you have not become aware of the cure, and you will not discover the cure because there is no cure. If you fight it, it becomes stronger and tougher. If you leave it alone, it grows and expands… So mobilize your forces, O crusaders. Mobilize your forces, roar with...

    23 Charts That Show Why This Is The Best Moment In History To Be Born
    Sep25

    23 Charts That Show Why This Is The Best Moment In History To Be Born

    Sometimes it seems like the world is falling apart. Between Ebola, climate change, Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine, and the ongoing war in Iraq and Syria, there’s bad news everywhere you look. Yet while speaking at the UN on September 24, President Obama said that he often tells young people in the United States “that this is...

    Kardashian gets scare outside Paris fashion show
    Sep25

    Kardashian gets scare outside Paris fashion show

    PARIS (AP) — Kim Kardashian received a fright at a Paris Fashion Week event Thursday when she was apparently jostled by someone waiting in a large crowd outside her car. Ex-journalist Vitalii Sediuk, a former Ukrainian television reporter, told The Associated Press in an email that he is the person in the video, and that he’d only been...

    Poroshenko Sees Ukraine Applying for EU Membership in Six Years Time
    Sep25

    Poroshenko Sees Ukraine Applying for EU Membership in Six Years Time

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said he would present a broad plan of social and economic reforms on Thursday (September 25), which would allow the former Soviet republic to apply for membership of the European Union in six years. Ukraine’s parliament ratified a landmark agreement on closer ties with the EU on September 16,...