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    Estonian President: Europe’s Security Architecture ‘Has Collapsed’
    Sep19

    Estonian President: Europe’s Security Architecture ‘Has Collapsed’

    Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves expressed concern that Russian aggression in Ukraine has led to the collapse of Europe’s security system n a presentation at the Open Society Forum in Tallinn on September 18th. “The current security architecture in Europe, which relied on both the Helsinki Final Act and the Paris Charter, has...

    New Ukraine peace talks begin in Minsk: AFP
    Sep19

    New Ukraine peace talks begin in Minsk: AFP

    Minsk (AFP) – A fresh round of talks on how to find a lasting solution to five months of brutal fighting in eastern Ukraine began on Friday in the Belarussian capital Minsk.The so-called Contact Group comprising Ukraine’s former president Leonid Kuchma, Russian envoy Mikhail Zurabov, four pro-Moscow separatist leaders and OSCE...

    Ukraine Announces Exit From Eurovision 2015
    Sep19

    Ukraine Announces Exit From Eurovision 2015

    Ukraine says it will not be taking part in next year’s Eurovision Song Contest due to financial constraints. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World War 3: Vladimir Putin Threatens Ukraine, Says Russia Could Invade Europe Within Two Days
    Sep19

    World War 3: Vladimir Putin Threatens Ukraine, Says Russia Could Invade Europe Within Two Days

    Things in Europe are heating up with threats made by Russia President Vladimir Putin to the Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko. In a private meeting also attended by European Commission President Jose Manuel Barraso, Putin says that Russian troops could reach multiple points in Europe in just two days. “If I wanted, in two days I could have...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...