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    A British Labor Activist’s Trial in Thailand Puts Free Speech in the Spotlight
    Sep02

    A British Labor Activist’s Trial in Thailand Puts Free Speech in the Spotlight

    A British labor activist began his fight against defamation charges in a Bangkok court Tuesday, after a report he co-authored made serious allegations regarding abuses in Thailand’s food production industry. MoreThousands of Refugee Children Are Suffering in Thai DetentionIs the Thai Junta Really Going to Jail Sommeliers for Recommending...

    Protect Baltic states, not Ukraine, NATO told ahead of summit
    Sep02

    Protect Baltic states, not Ukraine, NATO told ahead of summit

    Says former State Department official Stephen Krasner: ‘If Russia succeeds in undermining democracy and the authority structures in the Baltic States, that’s it for NATO’ …read more Source: The Globe and...

    No Matter What Beijing Says, Hong Kong Is Ready for Full Democracy
    Sep02

    No Matter What Beijing Says, Hong Kong Is Ready for Full Democracy

    In the crowd that gathered on July 1, 2014, to celebrate the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese sovereignty, Nicholas stood out. The group at government headquarters that day was heavy on umbrella-wielding old-timers; they moved in packs and wore matching T-shirts, like visitors from out of town. Nicholas, meanwhile, was 24 years...

    Russian army now the target, says Ukraine military
    Sep02

    Russian army now the target, says Ukraine military

    Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout
    Sep02

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout

    BRUSSELS (AP) — While Ukraine’s leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country’s battered economy…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Putin Orders Expedited Building of New Russian Spaceport
    Sep02

    Putin Orders Expedited Building of New Russian Spaceport

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday ordered that construction be sped up on a multi-billion-dollar spaceport in Russia’s Far East, which he said would break reliance on the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and launch future missions to the Moon and Mars. Putin flew in a helicopter over the sprawling building site in Vostochny at a...

    IMF says Ukraine could need billions in additional aid if fighting persists
    Sep02

    IMF says Ukraine could need billions in additional aid if fighting persists

    The International Monetary Fund says Ukraine will need billions of dollars in additional support if the fighting between the military and Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east persists. …read more Source: FOX...

    Kremlin Disputes Veracity Of Putin’s ‘I Can Take Kiev In Two Weeks’ Quote
    Sep02

    Kremlin Disputes Veracity Of Putin’s ‘I Can Take Kiev In Two Weeks’ Quote

    The quote was published by an Italian daily, which reported Russian President Vladimir Putin said it during a phone call with European Commission President José Manuel Barroso.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Russia Urges U.S. to Act on Ukraine
    Sep02

    Russia Urges U.S. to Act on Ukraine

    Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on the U.S. to push Kiev into giving up its military campaign against pro-Russia rebels in the east and negotiate a political compromise. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout
    Sep02

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout

    BRUSSELS — While Ukraine’s leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country’s battered economy.Ukraine might need billions in additional support if the fighting between the military and the separatists in the country’s east persists...