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    Obama Cancels Campaign Trips Amid Ebola Crisis
    Oct16

    Obama Cancels Campaign Trips Amid Ebola Crisis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s best-laid plans to go all out for Democrats in the final weeks of the midterms are running smack into a widening Ebola crisis, as Americans anxiously turn to the government and their president for answers. Hours after unveiling an ambitious itinerary to boost Democratic candidates for governor,...

    UN Members to Elect 5 Countries to Security Council
    Oct16

    UN Members to Elect 5 Countries to Security Council

    The U.N. General Assembly will elect five new members to the Security Council on Thursday, each for a two-year term. The outcome is mostly pre-determined before the ballots are cast. Regional groups decide which country to put up as their candidate, eliminating competition. This year, the African Group has chosen Angola, the Latin American and...

    Obama, Ukrainian Leader Discuss Border Security
    Oct16

    Obama, Ukrainian Leader Discuss Border Security

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have discussed ways to better control the uneasy border between Russia and eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The State Of Monetary Policy In Every Major Economy In The World
    Oct16

    The State Of Monetary Policy In Every Major Economy In The World

    The US Federal Reserve has been stimulating the US economy with extraordinarily easy monetary policy. But it is preparing to tighten. The European Central Bank and Bank of Japan, however, appear to be on the verge of easing further. Meanwhile, central bankers in Russia and Ukraine are all about tighter monetary policy. To help everyone keep...

    Putin: Standoff Over Ukraine Threatens ‘Strategic Stability’
    Oct16

    Putin: Standoff Over Ukraine Threatens ‘Strategic Stability’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says tensions between Moscow and Washington over the Ukraine crisis threaten “strategic stability,” and that his country will not be “blackmailed” by Western sanctions. Putin’s comments, released Wednesday in Moscow, appear in the Serbian daily Politika ahead of a brief Putin visit to...

    Femen activist fined in France for stabbing Putin waxwork
    Oct16

    Femen activist fined in France for stabbing Putin waxwork

    A Ukrainian member of the Femen movement is slapped with over 6,000 euros ($7,300) in fines for impaling a wax statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin with a stake, while bare-breasted, in a Paris museum. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Putin, Poroshenko to Discuss Gas Deal, Peace Moves in Italy
    Oct16

    Putin, Poroshenko to Discuss Gas Deal, Peace Moves in Italy

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko will look for ways to settle a dispute over natural gas supplies and end months of conflict in east Ukraine at talks in Italy this week. The meeting in Milan on Friday, is an encouraging sign for Moscow, Kyiv and Brussels, which fears Russia’s decision to cut supplies to...

    Clashes in Kyiv: Anti-government riot 1st since last winter’s unrest
    Oct15

    Clashes in Kyiv: Anti-government riot 1st since last winter’s unrest

    Violent clashes between police and masked protesters broke out during a controversial session of parliament on Tuesday, raising concern about the Oct. 26 election pro-Western leaders hope will push the country towards the European mainstream. …read more Source:...

    Putin Warns of Neo-Nazi Rise in Ukraine and Baltics, as Latvia Responds ‘Look in the Mirror’
    Oct15

    Putin Warns of Neo-Nazi Rise in Ukraine and Baltics, as Latvia Responds ‘Look in the Mirror’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that a trend of “open neo-Nazism” has become “commonplace” in Latvia and the Baltic states as well as Ukraine, singling out Kiev’s revolution as a “particularly troubling example” while speaking to Serbian media on Wednesday, ahead of his visit to Belgrade, Serbia, this week. “What went on in...

    Vlad the impaled: Femen militant fined for stabbing Putin waxwork
    Oct15

    Vlad the impaled: Femen militant fined for stabbing Putin waxwork

    Paris (AFP) – A Ukrainian member of the Femen movement was slapped with over 6,000 euros ($7,300) in fines on Wednesday for impaling a wax statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin with a stake, while bare-breasted, in a Paris museum.Iana Jdanova, 26, is the first member of the women’s movement to be fined in France for their...