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    Why Would a Russian Submarine Be Lurking in Waters Off Sweden?
    Oct23

    Why Would a Russian Submarine Be Lurking in Waters Off Sweden?

    Rumours of a Russian submarine hanging around off the coast of Sweden have inspired much Cold War nostalgia. But while there is of course the chance that something fishy is going on, there are many plausible explanations as to why a vessel might prowl about in foreign waters. In fact, it happens all the time. The Swedish military has reported...

    Everton held by Lille but remain top in Europa League
    Oct23

    Everton held by Lille but remain top in Europa League

    Paris (AFP) – Everton retained top spot in Group F on Thursday as they battled to a 0-0 draw at Lille in Europa League action following a day of trouble and fighting in the city centre between fans and police ahead of the tie. The Merseysiders, who last won their only continental trophy in 1985 when they lifted the now defunct Cup...

    EU leaders struggle for ‘difficult’ climate deal
    Oct23

    EU leaders struggle for ‘difficult’ climate deal

    Brussels (AFP) – European Union leaders warned it would be tough to seal a high-stakes climate change deal as they began talks Thursday on a pact aimed at making Brussels a global trailblazer for decades to come.The two-day EU summit will focus on an ambitious package of climate change targets for 2030 but also tackle the Ebola crisis,...

    EU Leaders Seek Climate Deal, Clash Over Costs
    Oct23

    EU Leaders Seek Climate Deal, Clash Over Costs

    European leaders aimed to agree on a new decade of energy policy at an EU summit Thursday, but sharp differences over sharing the costs of cutting climate-warming gas emissions meant that securing a deal was likely to prove difficult. The 28 member states want to set the pace for a global pact to be drawn up in Paris next year with industrial...

    Ukraine Warns of Separatist Attacks, as Rebel Leader Threatens ‘Heavy Military Action’
    Oct23

    Ukraine Warns of Separatist Attacks, as Rebel Leader Threatens ‘Heavy Military Action’

    Pro-Russian rebels masquerading as Kiev armed forces are planning to open fire in residential neighbourhoods in eastern Ukraine during the country’s parliamentary election on Sunday, Ukraine’s National Security and Defence Council (SNBO) said today. The planned attack is intended to “discredit” Kiev armed forces, Andriy Lysenko the...

    Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems
    Oct23

    Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems

    In June 2011, Julian Assange received an unusual visitor: the chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, arrived from America at Ellingham Hall, the country house in Norfolk, England where Assange was living under house arrest. For several hours the besieged leader of the world’s most famous insurgent publishing organization and the billionaire head...

    Heads roll in Russia over Total crash
    Oct23

    Heads roll in Russia over Total crash

    Moscow (AFP) – Heads rolled in Russia Thursday over the plane crash that killed the CEO of French oil giant Total, with top airport managers resigning and four more staff detained.The driver of the snowplough that collided with Total boss Christophe de Margerie’s plane as it was taking off from a Moscow airport late Monday was also...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Russian Report Says Military Aircraft Shot MH17 Down
    Oct23

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Russian Report Says Military Aircraft Shot MH17 Down

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, the jetliner that was reportedly shot down in Ukraine in July, was actually shot down by a military aircraft, according to a report from state-run Russian broadcaster Russia Today. It’s been mostly reported in the West that Russian-backed Ukrainian separatists shot down the plane with a surface-to-air missile....

    Ukraine PM Warns Russia May Try to Disrupt Sunday Poll
    Oct23

    Ukraine PM Warns Russia May Try to Disrupt Sunday Poll

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Thursday warned of possible attempts by Russia to disrupt Sunday’s parliamentary election in Ukraine and ordered a full security mobilization to prevent “terrorist acts” from being carried out. “It is clear that attempts to destabilize the situation will continue and be provoked by the Russian...

    Ukrainian PM Warns Of Russian Destabilization In Elections
    Oct23

    Ukrainian PM Warns Of Russian Destabilization In Elections

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is warning that Russia could attempt to disrupt his country’s parliamentary elections on October 26. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...