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    IMF warns of eurozone recession, presses Germany
    Oct10

    IMF warns of eurozone recession, presses Germany

    Washington (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund stepped up its warnings over a possible eurozone recession Thursday, pressing governments like Germany to spend more for reverse a stall.Worries about the eurozone stagnating were at the forefront as the annual IMF-World Bank meetings on the global economy kicked off.Despite the general...

    Hopes of Change Betrayed for Downcast Bosnian Voters
    Oct10

    Hopes of Change Betrayed for Downcast Bosnian Voters

    Bosnia’s 3.3 million voters will choose a new political elite across six layers of government on Sunday in an election that, had it happened a few months ago, might have been a catalyst for change. But hopes that civil unrest in February would usher in a brighter future for a country riven by corruption and ethnic and ideological divisions...

    Pioneering the Possible
    Oct10

    Pioneering the Possible

    True pioneers are fuelled by their vision of how a new world could be, and dare to take on what has never been done before. Now, when so few people have any vision at all of the future, the pioneering spirit embodies the kind of leadership so deeply needed on the planet. Today’s pioneers are sufficiently in touch with the planet, and with...

    Oxygen Mask Disclosure in Malaysia Airlines Crash Inquiry Angers Victims’ Families
    Oct10

    Oxygen Mask Disclosure in Malaysia Airlines Crash Inquiry Angers Victims’ Families

    A Dutch official’s comments on a television program led some to wonder whether important information in the July crash in Ukraine was being withheld. …read more Source: The New York...

    Prosecutors: MH17 passenger had oxygen mask on
    Oct09

    Prosecutors: MH17 passenger had oxygen mask on

    The discovery raises questions about how much those on board knew about their fate as their plane went down. …read more Source: USA...

    The Micromanager in Chief
    Oct09

    The Micromanager in Chief

    Throughout 2012, as signs mounted that militants in Syria were growing stronger, the debate in the White House followed a pattern. In meeting after meeting, as officials from agencies outside the executive residence advocated arming pro-Western rebels or other forms of action, President Barack Obama’s closest White House aides bluntly...

    Ukraine to purge officials linked to Yanukovych government
    Oct09

    Ukraine to purge officials linked to Yanukovych government

    President Petro Poroshenko approves law to purge government bodies of officials linked to Viktor Yanukovych’s administration. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Daredevils Climb Onto The Roof Of A Hong Kong Skyscraper, Hack A Billboard To Say ‘What’s Up’
    Oct09

    Daredevils Climb Onto The Roof Of A Hong Kong Skyscraper, Hack A Billboard To Say ‘What’s Up’

    They’ve surreptitiously climbed the Moscow Bridge in Kiev, snuck their way onto the top of the Great Pyramid of Giza and secretly scaled the soon-to-be second tallest building in the world. Now Russian thrill-seekers Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov, also known as “ontheroofs,” have slunk their way into the skies of Hong Kong,...

    Canadian fighter jets intercept Russian military airplane
    Oct09

    Canadian fighter jets intercept Russian military airplane

    Two Canadian CF-18 fighter jets based out of Lithuania intercepted a Russian military aircraft as it flew over the Baltic Sea on Tuesday morning. Officials say the Canadian fighters identified the aircraft as a Russian AN-26 transport plane, then shadowed it for about 10 minutes as it travelled through international airspace from one Russian port...

    Sea of candles marks ‘magical’ rally that shook Berlin Wall
    Oct09

    Sea of candles marks ‘magical’ rally that shook Berlin Wall

    Leipzig (Germany) (AFP) – Tens of thousands joined a candlelight procession on Thursday marking a watershed mass protest 25 years ago that helped bring down the Berlin Wall a month later.European leaders and former dissidents joined local residents in a day of celebrations culminating in a reenactment of the iconic march in the eastern...