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Front Page Last Updated: Apr 24, 2014 - 8:25:27 AM


Analyses
Does Putin Want a War?
Does Vladimir Putin want war with Ukraine? Given Moscow’s failure to help implement the April 17 Geneva statement and its bellicose tone, it is increasingly difficult to escape that conclusion. The United States and Europe need to apply sterner sanctions immediately if they hope to have any chance of dissuading Mr. Putin from more aggressive action.

Apr 24, 2014 - 8:24:35 AM

Business
Anti-Euro Talk Spreads in Italy
Rome - In the 1990s, qualifying against the odds for eurozone membership was a matter of pride for most Italians. Now leaving the euro – once a political taboo – is routinely discussed by the media, as the campaign for next month's European Parliament elections gets into full swing.

Apr 24, 2014 - 8:18:55 AM

Africa
Le gouvernement suspend les activités de l'assemblée provinciale de l'Equateur
Le gouvernement a suspendu toutes les activités de l’assemblée provinciale de l’Equateur

Apr 24, 2014 - 8:17:04 AM

Defence & Arms
Ukraine Forces ‘Liberate’ Svyatohirsk From Armed Groups as Anti-Terror Operation Gets Underway
In what appears to be its first act after the restart of an anti-terror operation to purge Kremlin-backed separatists from eastern Ukraine, the country’s elite Interior Ministry forces “liberated” the resort town of Svyatohirsk in northern Donetsk Oblast “from unlawful armed groups,” the ministry reported on its website.

Apr 24, 2014 - 8:16:05 AM

Business
Israeli Natural Gas May Reshape Mediterannean Energy Dynamics
Israeli natural gas exports have the potential to reshape energy dynamics across the Mediterranean, helping Israel and its neighbors to diversify their energy access. Regional political risks, however, loom large over export deals and further exploration.

Apr 24, 2014 - 8:14:37 AM

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