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      Unique memorial, ceramic poppies to mark end of devastating WWI
      Nov12

      Unique memorial, ceramic poppies to mark end of devastating WWI

      The embattled French leader is deeply unpopular as unemployment in the country keeps rising and growth grinds to a halt, but the flyover was widely condemned — coming as it did on Armistice Day.”At a time of unity, in a moment of commemoration… I think that it is a foolish gesture,” Veterans Minister Kader Arif told French...

      Gorbachev: World is on the brink of a new Cold War
      Nov09

      Gorbachev: World is on the brink of a new Cold War

      The world is on the brink of a new Cold War, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned on Saturday in Berlin, on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.“I have always described myself as an optimist. But I have to admit that it’s very difficult to be optimistic in the current situation,” Gorbachev said at an international...

      Despite election defeat, foreign policy is not ‘game over’ for Obama
      Nov06

      Despite election defeat, foreign policy is not ‘game over’ for Obama

      From marauding jihadists in Iraq to pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine and beheadings of Americans in Syria, a world in crisis has fanned perceptions of an overwhelmed US president and contributed to a Republican sweep of US midterm elections. But the slide of public confidence in President Barack Obama and the takeover of US Congress by...

      Separatists say Ukraine has violated peace deal
      Nov05

      Separatists say Ukraine has violated peace deal

      Separatist leaders in east Ukraine accused President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday of violating a peace deal by deciding to suspend a law giving their regions a “special status” and signalled they would no longer abide by it. The self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics in the Donbass region said the decision...

      Tens of thousands march for Putin in shadow of Ukraine war
      Nov04

      Tens of thousands march for Putin in shadow of Ukraine war

      Tens of thousands of President Vladimir Putin’s supporters marched through central Moscow on Tuesday in the latest show of increasingly feverish patriotism stirred by the war in Ukraine.A huge, highly organised march through the centre of the capital to mark national Unity Day came at a time of growing social and economic tensions in...

      Ukraine’s rebel leader is sworn in, crisis deepens
      Nov04

      Ukraine’s rebel leader is sworn in, crisis deepens

      A pro-Russian separatist leader was sworn in on Tuesday as the head of a self-proclaimed ‘people’s republic’ in eastern Ukraine in a ceremony that worsened a standoff with Russia. Alexander Zakharchenko, who was elected in a rogue vote on Sunday that was denounced as a “farce” by Kiev and illegitimate by the West,...