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    EU to Extend Russia Sanctions?
    Oct11

    EU to Extend Russia Sanctions?

    Late this summer, the general consensus was that EU leaders would have a difficult time pulling a sanctions extension on Russia together. But what a difference a few weeks makes! Reuters: While the EU says conflicts in Syria and Ukraine need to be kept separate, the latest military offensive by Damascus and its ally Moscow on rebel-held eastern...

    Philippines’ Duterte on U.S. alliance: ‘Do you really think we need it?’
    Oct11

    Philippines’ Duterte on U.S. alliance: ‘Do you really think we need it?’

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday he will not abrogate a defense treaty with the United States but questioned its importance and that of joint combat exercises, which he says only benefit America. Related Articles Philippines’ Duterte: Obama ‘can go to hell’ Philippines’ Rodrigo...

    American Power At The Crossroads
    Oct11

    American Power At The Crossroads

    A Snapshot of a Multipolar World in ActionCross-posted with TomDispatch.comIn the strangest election year in recent American history — one in which the Libertarian Party’s Gary Johnson couldn’t even conjure up the name of a foreign leader he “admired” while Donald Trump remained intent on building his “fat, beautiful wall” and...

    Putin Postpones Visit to France Amid Diplomatic Tensions
    Oct11

    Putin Postpones Visit to France Amid Diplomatic Tensions

    MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin has indefinitely postponed a trip to France after Paris had revised its program for the visit and said it would talk about nothing else but the Syrian crisis. French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday that Putin put off his visit set for next week after Hollande let him know he wouldn’t take...

    War talk returns to Russian TV as relations with U.S., West hit lowest ebb since darkest days of Cold War
    Oct11

    War talk returns to Russian TV as relations with U.S., West hit lowest ebb since darkest days of Cold War

    The sudden escalation puts the relationship back into the deep freeze it was in at the peak of the crisis over Ukraine in 2014, which also sparked a wave of hostility in state media …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Russian bank VTB considers leaving London due to Brexit
    Oct11

    Russian bank VTB considers leaving London due to Brexit

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s state-owned VTB Bank is making plans to move a major investment banking hub out of London due to Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. VTB deputy president Herbert Moos told the Financial Times newspaper that London will cease to be VTB’s European investment banking hub, saying “we did have...

    Finalists named for EU’s Sakharov Prize
    Oct11

    Finalists named for EU’s Sakharov Prize

    Two Iraqi women who once were captives of Islamic State, a leader of the Crimean Tatars and a former Turkish newspaper editor have been named finalists for the European Union’s Sakharov human rights prize. …read more Source: FOX...

    Finalists named for EU’s Sakharov Prize
    Oct11

    Finalists named for EU’s Sakharov Prize

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Two Iraqi women who once were captives of Islamic State, a leader of the Crimean Tatars and a former Turkish newspaper editor have been named finalists for the European Union’s Sakharov human rights prize. The shortlist for the prize, to be awarded Oct. 27, was agreed upon Tuesday by the European Parliament’s foreign...

    Finalists named for EU’s Sakharov Prize
    Oct11

    Finalists named for EU’s Sakharov Prize

    Two Iraqi women who once were captives of Islamic State, a leader of the Crimean Tatars and a former Turkish newspaper editor have been named finalists for the European Union’s … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Finalists Named for EU’s Sakharov Prize
    Oct11

    Finalists Named for EU’s Sakharov Prize

    Two Iraqi women who once were captives of Islamic State, a leader of the Crimean Tatars and a former Turkish newspaper editor have been named finalists for the European Union’s Sakharov human rights prize …read more Source: ABC...