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    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate
    Sep21

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang voiced his country’s mounting frustration with ally North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, highlighting the urgency of reaching “a comprehensive political solution on the Korean nuclear issue.” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe devoted about half of his address to North Korea, which earlier...

    Why Ukraine’s Desperate Struggle Gives Me Hope
    Sep21

    Why Ukraine’s Desperate Struggle Gives Me Hope

    Contrary to popular belief, Ukrainians are turning the tide in their fight for democracy. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Poroshenko Lambasts Russia Over Conflict In Eastern Ukraine
    Sep21

    Poroshenko Lambasts Russia Over Conflict In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has criticized Russia for being “the instigator and major participant” in the ongoing deadly conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A War on Their Doorstep, Ukrainian Millennials Enjoy a Night Out in a Front-Line City
    Sep21

    A War on Their Doorstep, Ukrainian Millennials Enjoy a Night Out in a Front-Line City

    KYIV, Ukraine—In Mariupol, a Ukrainian port city on the Sea of Azov only about 10 miles from the front lines, you can frequently hear artillery exploding from inside the city. Sometimes it sounds like tree branches knocking in the wind. Sometimes it’s loud enough to rattle windows. I was at dinner with a group of young people from the city....

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia
    Sep21

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):1:55 p.m.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko… …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia
    Sep21

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia

    The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is lambasting Russia for being “the instigator and major participant” in the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia
    Sep21

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia

    Addressing the 71st session of the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, Poroshenko accused Russia of “financing, sponsorship, and coordination of terrorist groups which have committed countless crimes against my compatriots.” The conflict in eastern Ukraine between Russian-backed separatist rebels and Ukrainian government troops has...

    Emma Donoghue on The Wonder, fasting and Irish heritage
    Sep21

    Emma Donoghue on The Wonder, fasting and Irish heritage

    There aren’t many authors working Canada who have achieved the kind if international success that is surrounding Emma Donoghue. The London, Ont.-based writer of Irish-Canadian citizenship, is hard at work on a book tour for her latest novel called The Wonder. At the same time, she is basking in the glow of the success of Room and hard at...

    The Siloviki Coup in Russia
    Sep21

    The Siloviki Coup in Russia

    On the evening of July 15th, international media started broadcasting footage from Istanbul. Tanks were in the streets blocking major roads and communication facilities, and jets were flying overhead. It looked like a coup, and hours later was declared to be a coup attempt by Turkey’s military. By the time the sun had risen over the...

    Lithuania Recalls Moscow Defense Attache Over ‘Russian Wife’
    Sep21

    Lithuania Recalls Moscow Defense Attache Over ‘Russian Wife’

    Lithuania has recalled its military envoy to Russia after citing a “change in familial circumstances” reportedly involving a Russian wife. Lieutenant-Colonel Saulius Pikturna was promoted to the prestigious office of defense attache, at Lithuania’s Moscow embassy earlier this year, however the country’s Ministry of Defense has...