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    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

    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...

    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...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Heads List Of EU Sakharov Prize Candidates
    Oct11

    Crimean Tatar Leader Heads List Of EU Sakharov Prize Candidates

    Crimean leader Mustafa Dzhemilev, Yazidi activists Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar, and Turkish journalist Can Dundar have been named as the final candidates for the 2016 Sakharov Prize given annually by the European Parliament. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Scrambles jets 20 times in a week over Russia Baltic Airspace Violations
    Oct11

    NATO Scrambles jets 20 times in a week over Russia Baltic Airspace Violations

    Russian air force drills in the Baltic Sea have prompted NATO fighter jets to be scrambled 20 times in a week, Lithuania’s Ministry of Defense announced on Monday. Among the Russian aircraft intercepted last week were numerous supersonic Su-27 fighter jets, as well as Ilyushin and Antonov military planes. None of the aircraft kept their...