While barely covered in the western media as a result of the curious blackout of recent developments in the Ukraine civil war, for nearly a month Ukraine has had a new president, 48 year old billionaire businessman, Petro Poroshenko.
As the 'negotiations' between Europe, Ukraine, and Russia were taking place this afternoon, technically unconfirmed reports of convoys of Russian military vehicles moving towards the Ukraine border were growing.
"The United States condemns the attack on the Russian Embassy in Kiev, and calls on Ukrainian authorities to meet their Vienna convention obligations to provide adequate security," a State Department spokeswoman said.
Pro-Russia separatists shot down a Ukrainian military transport plane, killing all 49 crew and troops aboard in a bloody escalation of the conflict in the country's restive east. It was a bitter setback for the Ukrainian forces - the deadliest
At 906, the Baltic Dry Index slumped to 12-month lows showing absolutely no signs whatsoever of the Q2 renaissance in global growth that has been heralded by all the highly-paid meteoroconomists.
The Russians are actually making a move against the petrodollar.
U.S. F-22, F-15 jets intercept four Bear H bombers near Alaska, Northern California
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday that the Ukrainian government must stop its military operation and agree a ceasefire with separatists, the Foreign Ministry said.
June 10, 2014 Befuddlement hit and lingered within the House GOP leadership ranks as Majority Leader Eric Cantor's election fate was unwinding on Tuesday. Cantor lost in a major upset to primary challenger Dave Brat.
TIKRIT Iraq (Reuters) - Sunni rebels from an al Qaeda splinter group overran the Iraqi city of Tikrit on Wednesday and closed in on the biggest oil refinery in the country, making further gains in their rapid military advance against the Shi'ite-led
Come home to a hot iron and smoldering clothes this afternoon? Soon, it may not be a sign of forgetfulness, but rather evidence that you've been hacked.
This week, the government of the United Arab Emirates announced that that it was introducing compulsory military service for its male citizens.
As genetically modified crops pop up ever increasingly in Pakistan without a legal framework within which pesticide-resistant varieties of Bt cotton and Bt corn can be scientifically assessed, the Lahore High Court has ordered Pakistan's federal gove
Ukraine's new leader, Petro Poroshenko, has agreed to start talks with an envoy of Russian President Vladimir Putin about ending separatist violence in the former Soviet republic's easternmost regions.
The atrocity of close to 800 emaciated childrens' bodies buried in a Irish Nuns' septic tank represented the 34th child mass grave site linked this week to the Catholic Church.
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Ukraine President-elect Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed during a meeting Friday that Russia would send an envoy to Ukraine in to resolve points of conflict between the two nations.
Rejoice: the second cold war appears to be over (after Russia skillfully annexed Crimea). How do we know?
moments after President publicly ignored Russian leader at D-Day memorial
After five years of captivity in Afghanistan, has Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl been released only to spend the rest of his life in an American prison? Ron Paul wonders what it would be like if we had non-interventionist foreign policy. We haven't had a C
Prosecutor: Espionage a Crime Even If It's an Ally
Russian Envoy Warns Escalation Would Violate 1997 Treaty
MQM Leader's Arrest Brings Pakistan's Economic Capital to a Halt
Heavy casualties were reported in Falluja today, where shelling, air strikes or artillery fire killed dozens of militants and civilians. Over a dozen militants were also killed in Baghdad.
Earlier today, we read reports out of Russian Itar-Tass stating that east Ukraine militia had shot down a Ukraine gunship and a Su-25 fighter jet, as well as four APC.
It took awhile to find the Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by the radical Islamist group Boko Haram, and during that time officials from Western governments--likely the United States, Britain, and France--anonymously criticized the Nigerian government
Reuters reports that UKIP's Nigel Farage has held talks with the leader of Italy's 5-Star movement, Beppe Grillo, to explore the idea of the two parties teaming up in the European parliament.
Russia's leader Vladimir Putin usually wears a perfect poker face. But last week in Shanghai, the icy-cold Russian president came awfully close to bursting into a big grin.
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A huge volcanic eruption in Indonesia has covered the region in a vast cloud of ash, grounding flights in Australia and south east Asia.