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    Why Afghanistan Is Worried About The Meaty Feasts Of Eid Al-Adha
    Sep11

    Why Afghanistan Is Worried About The Meaty Feasts Of Eid Al-Adha

    The way animals are transported and slaughtered for the major Muslim holiday has health officials concerned about the threat of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. …read more Source:...

    Canada’s credibility problem keeps doors closed during Ukraine talks
    Sep11

    Canada’s credibility problem keeps doors closed during Ukraine talks

    When the U.S., France, Germany, Britain and Italy talked with Ukraine about the meltdown in security there in 2014, the door was closed on Stephen Harper. That was news. …read more Source: National...

    5 Lethal Russian Weapons of War Ukraine Should Fear
    Sep11

    5 Lethal Russian Weapons of War Ukraine Should Fear

    Robert Farley Security, Eurasia Russia holds all the cards when it comes to the never-ending not-so-frozen conflict with Ukraine. The smoldering conflict in Ukraine’s eastern provinces has now gone on for more than two years. Although an uneasy status quo has settled on the region, skirmishes continue, and tension periodically run high....

    Pence criticizes Putin, but says he’s still stronger than Obama
    Sep10

    Pence criticizes Putin, but says he’s still stronger than Obama

    PARIS, Va. — Russian President Vladimir Putin is “small and bullying,” but that doesn’t mean he is not stronger than President Barack Obama, Mike Pence said on Saturday. Days after saying it is “inarguable” that Putin is stronger than Obama, Pence sought to counter criticism that the Republican presidential ticket is too praiseworthy of the...

    Russia Holds Biggest Drills Yet in Annexed Crimea
    Sep10

    Russia Holds Biggest Drills Yet in Annexed Crimea

    Russia has staged one its largest ever military drills in the annexed Crimea peninsula but denies it is being provocative. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s East European Achilles Heel
    Sep10

    Trump’s East European Achilles Heel

    Donald Trump’s recent gains in some polls in the Middle West and Florida may prove to be a transient phenomenon if the Republican nominee’s pro-Russian, anti-NATO stance is hammered home to the regions’ large communities of Eastern and Northern European heritage. The ethnic vote in several battleground states could be decisive...

    Why Russia Dreams of an Arctic Airship Fleet
    Sep10

    Why Russia Dreams of an Arctic Airship Fleet

    Robert Beckhusen economy, Could this be the master plan to save Moscow’s economy? A fleet of high-tech aerostats sail across Russia’s remote Arctic stretches, bringing resources from the north to the busy railheads farther south. An economic boom saves the economy, and because American business wants a piece of the action, the United...

    Singapore Paralympian gets swimming gold and smashes her own world record
    Sep10

    Singapore Paralympian gets swimming gold and smashes her own world record

    Singaporeans celebrated on Saturday, after 24-year-old swimmer Yip Pin Xiu took home a gold medal and broke the world record — also previously set by her — at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Yip won the women’s 100m backstroke S2 gold in a time of 2 minutes 7.09 seconds, smashing her own previously set world record timing of 2...

    War Games Show Off Russia’s Tightening Grip on Crimea
    Sep10

    War Games Show Off Russia’s Tightening Grip on Crimea

    A huge show of power, including 12,000 troops, simulated an invasion and counterattack on the Crimean peninsula, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: The New York...

    US Urges Serbia, Slovenia to Diversify their Energy Sources
    Sep10

    US Urges Serbia, Slovenia to Diversify their Energy Sources

    The United States has encouraged Serbia and EU-member Slovenia to diversify their energy sources away from Russian gas to make sure any potential disruptions will not hurt their economies, a senior U.S. official said Friday. Wrapping up a tour of Slovenia, Serbia, Kosovo and Albania, Mary Burce Warlick, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of...