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    OSCE Calls for Safety of Crimean Journalists
    Sep19

    OSCE Calls for Safety of Crimean Journalists

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has called on authorities in Crimea to protect the rights of ethnicTatar journalists there. The OSCE Friday expressed particular concern about the fate of Avdet, the weekly newspaper of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, following what it called a week of “intimidation.” The...

    National Post editorial board: Ukraine steps back from the brink
    Sep19

    National Post editorial board: Ukraine steps back from the brink

    Ukraine has been giving foreign-policy observers whiplash in 2014. A year ago, the country was set to ratify a groundbreaking pact with the European Union, opening Ukraine up to increased trade and investment with Western business partners, and possibly setting the stage for full-blown EU membership. Then the country’s President, Viktor...

    Photos September 19: Top images from around the world
    Sep19

    Photos September 19: Top images from around the world

    Pro-union supporters celebrate as Scottish independence referendum results are announced at a ‘Better Together’ event in Glasgow, Scotland, on September 19, 2014. Scotland appeared set to reject independence on Friday with 23 out of 32 voting areas declared and the crucial Glasgow region having given its result. (Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty...

    Malta rejects ship with suspected Ebola case
    Sep19

    Malta rejects ship with suspected Ebola case

    VALLETTA, Malta — Malta has refused entry to a cargo ship with a Filippino on board who was showing symptoms of Ebola, citing fears the virus might spread on the Mediterranean island.Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said Malta was legally and morally right to refuse to let the Hong Kong-registered vessel MV Western Copenhagen come into port on...

    Pabst Blue Ribbon, Iconic Hipster Beer, Sold To Russians
    Sep19

    Pabst Blue Ribbon, Iconic Hipster Beer, Sold To Russians

    Pabst Blue Ribbon is defecting to Russia. The 170-year-old Milwaukee brewery known for its acronymic hipster beer announced on Thursday night that it was sold to Moscow-based Oasis Beverages, a six-year-old beer and soda firm that operates in Kazakhstan, Belarus and Ukraine. “Pabst Blue Ribbon is the quintessential American brand — it...

    Russian Pollster Brands Scottish Independence Referendum “Last Century”
    Sep19

    Russian Pollster Brands Scottish Independence Referendum “Last Century”

    A Russian polling expert, Igor Borisov, has lambasted the Scottish Independence referendum process, in an interview with state media yesterday. Borisov, who used to chair Russia’s Central Election Commission, a governmental organisation, claimed that the poll failed to meet basic international norms. Voting in Scotland “do[es] not conform...

    How to Defeat ISIS, According to Ted Cruz
    Sep19

    How to Defeat ISIS, According to Ted Cruz

    The Republican Party is divided on foreign policy. There are “interventionists” like John McCain and Lindsey Graham who want America to more aggressively wage war—either directly or via proxies—in Iraq, Syria, Iran, Afghanistan, Ukraine, and beyond. And there are “isolationists” like Rand Paul who worry that if America tries to fix the...

    Rockets rain down on rebel-held Ukraine villages
    Sep19

    Rockets rain down on rebel-held Ukraine villages

    Rebel-held villages on the frontline of the war between pro-Russian separatists and government forces in eastern Ukraine face a barrage of shelling despite the ceasefire, as desperate locals say they have nowhere else to go. …read more Source: USA...

    Iraqis, Azerbaijani, Ukrainian Movement Among Sakharov Prize Nominees
    Sep19

    Iraqis, Azerbaijani, Ukrainian Movement Among Sakharov Prize Nominees

    A law professor and a Christian religious leader in Iraq, an Azerbaijani rights defender, and Ukraine’s pro-Western Euromaidan movement are among the nominees for the European Parliament’s 2014 Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania form joint military brigade for cooperation, peacekeeping
    Sep19

    Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania form joint military brigade for cooperation, peacekeeping

    Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania are forming a joint military unit that will be headquartered in Poland and will work to strengthen their military cooperation and will participate in peacekeeping missions. …read more Source: FOX...