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    Missing Crimean Tatar Man Is Dead, Sister Says
    Oct06

    Missing Crimean Tatar Man Is Dead, Sister Says

    A Crimean Tatar man who went missing late last month on the annexed peninsula has been found dead, his sister said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada’s religious freedom ambassador blasts Putin on eve of Ukraine visit
    Oct06

    Canada’s religious freedom ambassador blasts Putin on eve of Ukraine visit

    Canada’s religious freedom ambassador is bound for Ukraine and says Russian President Vladimir Putin is orchestrating the persecution of Orthodox Christians, Catholics and Muslim Tatars. …read more Source:...

    Germany, France to Offer Plan to Monitor Cease-fire in Ukraine
    Oct06

    Germany, France to Offer Plan to Monitor Cease-fire in Ukraine

    Germany and France will present a new proposal shortly under which their soldiers could participate in the monitoring of the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, a German foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday. The spokesman Martin Schaefer said the plan would be presented in the “next hours or days” but added, “One thing is clear. Before German and...

    IFCJ announces project to bring olim from FSU, countries in crisis
    Oct06

    IFCJ announces project to bring olim from FSU, countries in crisis

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has established a project to bring more new immigrants to Israel from former Soviet Union and other countries in crisis. The project will be led by former director general of Aliyah and Absorption at the Jewish Agency, Eli Cohen, the Fellowship announced on Monday. Cohen has...

    Rightist Party Wins Bulgaria Election as Vote Splinters
    Oct06

    Rightist Party Wins Bulgaria Election as Vote Splinters

    Bulgaria’s center-right GERB party won a snap national election on Sunday but fell short of a majority, a result that could mean another shaky coalition struggling to solve a bank crisis and revive economic growth. GERB leader Boiko Borisov, a former bodyguard and karate expert said his party would hold internal discussions on Monday on how...

    Germany: Angst, Torture, and the Reluctant Leadership of Europe
    Oct06

    Germany: Angst, Torture, and the Reluctant Leadership of Europe

    Between the 75th anniversary of the start of the Second World War and the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we examine Germany’s profound lessons for the developed world in the second of our Newsweek Essays. The author, Stephen Green, was chairman of the world’s second largest bank, HSBC, and served as the UK’s...

    German Factory Orders Collapse
    Oct06

    German Factory Orders Collapse

    German factory orders fell 5.7% between July and August, worse than 2.5% decline expected by economists. Orders are down 1.3% from August last year. It’s the worst single-month drop since the beginning of 2009. Export orders were worst hit, and that matches the business surveys that suggest there’s been a knock-on effect from the war...

    Nobel season opens with Snowden, chili research
    Oct06

    Nobel season opens with Snowden, chili research

    Stockholm (AFP) – Nobel season opens with speculation rife over fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden’s prospects for the peace prize and whether the first award announced Monday — the medicine prize — could go to research into chili, heat and pain.US physiologist David Julius has been touted by Sweden’s...

    Tensions Surge in Estonia Amid a Russian Replay of Cold War Tactics
    Oct06

    Tensions Surge in Estonia Amid a Russian Replay of Cold War Tactics

    Questions mounted over whether Estonia and the NATO alliance to which it belongs faced the danger of a Russian push to reprise in the Baltics some of the tactics it used to dismember Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Center-Right Coalition Leads in Latvian Parliament Vote
    Oct06

    Center-Right Coalition Leads in Latvian Parliament Vote

    Alarmed by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, the governing parties back closer ties to the West, while the opposition looks to Moscow for balance. …read more Source: The New York...