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    EU agrees landmark climate change deal: Van Rompuy
    Oct24

    EU agrees landmark climate change deal: Van Rompuy

    Brussels (AFP) – European Union leaders agreed Friday a landmark climate change deal, including a headline commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030, EU head Herman Van Rompuy said.”Deal! At least 40% emissions cut by 2030. World’s most ambitious, cost-effective, fair climate energy policy agreed,”...

    10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
    Oct24

    10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

    AP10ThingsToSee – People sit near an entrance to a bomb shelter as they hide from shelling not far from Donetsk airport in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Phot… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Europe needs to get its act together: Soros
    Oct24

    Europe needs to get its act together: Soros

    Europe needs to be more pro-active in helping Ukraine in its struggle against Russia, billionaire investor George Soros told CNBC on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Heat is on for Ukraine elections
    Oct24

    Heat is on for Ukraine elections

    Kiev holds parliamentary elections Sunday amid an ongoing conflict with separatists. …read more Source: USA...

    “This is what our men are fighting for” – Ukrainian widow ahead of vote
    Oct24

    “This is what our men are fighting for” – Ukrainian widow ahead of vote

    Residents of Lviv in Ukraine approach parliamentary election cautiously, with hope their votes might end conflict and bring meaning to the deaths of loved ones. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Russia’s Borders: Romania Strengthens Ties With NATO as Old Anxieties Return
    Oct24

    Russia’s Borders: Romania Strengthens Ties With NATO as Old Anxieties Return

    The Western gravitational pull has been dominant since the overthrow of the communist ruler, Nicolae Ceausecsu, almost 25 years ago. But there is a strong Eastern undertow, as shown by the return to office in 2012 of the successor party to the communists, the Social Democrats (PSD), in parliamentary elections. Polls suggest that its abrasive...

    US airline profits lift on cheaper fuel, strong demand
    Oct24

    US airline profits lift on cheaper fuel, strong demand

    New York (AFP) – US airlines Thursday gave a mostly upbeat outlook on industry conditions after posting large profit increases in the third quarter thanks to strong consumer demand and lower fuel prices.Profits at American Airlines were $942 million, the highest in the airline’s history and 87 percent above the combined year-ago...

    Russia’s Borders: Old Ties Pull Bulgaria in Two Directions
    Oct24

    Russia’s Borders: Old Ties Pull Bulgaria in Two Directions

    Modern relations between Bulgaria and Russia began about two centuries ago when Russia sought geopolitical advantages in the Balkans and strategic access to the Turkish Straits. Russia positioned herself as a guardian of Balkan Orthodox Christians in the Ottoman Empire, which included the people in latterday Bulgaria. With linguistic similarities...

    Morgan Stanley Analyst Threw GM CEO A Curveball On Earnings Call (GM)
    Oct24

    Morgan Stanley Analyst Threw GM CEO A Curveball On Earnings Call (GM)

    General Motors reported third-quarter earnings on Thursday. The carmaker missed Wall Street estimates, earning 81 cents per share, lower than the expected 97 cents. But GM chalked up the miss to one-time expenditures. Overall, the business in North America continues to perform well, especially where big SUVs are concerned. China operations are...

    NATO sends Russia message with new quick-reaction force: ‘Think about Ukraine’
    Oct23

    NATO sends Russia message with new quick-reaction force: ‘Think about Ukraine’

    NATO plans to create a new quick-reaction force by the fall of 2015. “Think about Ukraine. Think about ISIL. Our president spent months trying to build a coalition. We’ve learned that politically, as well as operationally, it makes more sense to do that. You just get so much more capability,” … …read more Source: The...