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    Bookies Betting Pope Francis Will Win This Year’s Nobel Peace Prize
    Oct08

    Bookies Betting Pope Francis Will Win This Year’s Nobel Peace Prize

    VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis is tipped to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, according to some of the world’s leading bookmakers. The Argentinian pope is currently the 5-2 favorite to win the award, which will be announced by the Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway, on Friday (Oct. 10), according to British bookmaker William Hill....

    World War 3: Poland and Baltic States Fear Russian Invasian as Pro-Russian Rebels Fight Ukraine Forces in Donetsk
    Oct08

    World War 3: Poland and Baltic States Fear Russian Invasian as Pro-Russian Rebels Fight Ukraine Forces in Donetsk

    Officials in Poland and other Baltic states fear a Russian invasion if pro-Vladimir Putin forces end up seizing more of Ukraine as multiple sides say the conflict could erupt into a World War 3 soon. Russia seized Crimea early in the conflict and pro-Russian separatists have gained other ground since then. Officials in Poland, among other...

    Ukraine rebels renew fighting: ‘There is no truce’
    Oct08

    Ukraine rebels renew fighting: ‘There is no truce’

    Ukrainian rebels in the eastern Donetsk region renewed their call for independence. …read more Source: Toronto...

    RFE/RL Video Roundup – October 8
    Oct08

    RFE/RL Video Roundup – October 8

    Russians mourn famed theater director Yuri Lyubimov, Ukraine lays soldiers to rest, and young Bosnians rally for change before the country’s elections, plus stories from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Kyrgyzstan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At Least 331 Have Died in Ukraine Since Start of Cease-Fire, U.N. Reports
    Oct08

    At Least 331 Have Died in Ukraine Since Start of Cease-Fire, U.N. Reports

    The United Nations’ human rights office said that both sides had violated the Sept. 5 truce, and that it had received allegations of mass graves. …read more Source: The New York...

    Students From Ukraine, Other States To Replace Russians In U.S. High Schools
    Oct08

    Students From Ukraine, Other States To Replace Russians In U.S. High Schools

    Russia’s withdrawal from a 21-year-old U.S. high school exchange program will open more than 100 extra slots for students from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Legacies, Clouds and Uncertainties
    Oct08

    Legacies, Clouds and Uncertainties

    The recovery continues, but it is weak and uneven. You have now seen the basic numbers from our latest projections in the October 2014 World Economic Outlook released today. We forecast world growth to be 3.3% in 2014, down 0.1% from our July forecast, and 3.8% in 2015, down 0.2% from our July forecast. This number hides however very different...

    UN Says Hundreds Killed During Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Oct08

    UN Says Hundreds Killed During Ukraine Cease-Fire

    The United Nations says at least 331 deaths have been reported in eastern Ukraine since a cease-fire deal between government forces and pro-Russian separatists was agreed on September 5. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN says hundreds killed during Ukraine cease-fire
    Oct08

    UN says hundreds killed during Ukraine cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine — At least 331 deaths have been reported in eastern Ukraine since last month’s cease-fire deal between Russian-backed separatists and government troops, the United Nations said Wednesday.Hostilities are persisting in the main rebel-held city of Donetsk, as well as around the towns of Debaltseve and Schastye. …read more...

    Pro-Ukraine activists interrupt Czech government news conference, protesting stance on Russia
    Oct08

    Pro-Ukraine activists interrupt Czech government news conference, protesting stance on Russia

    The Czech Republic’s interior minister says officials are reviewing security after a government news conference was interrupted by pro-Ukrainian protesters. …read more Source: FOX...