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    Syria, migrant crisis coverage wins war correspondents prizes
    Oct11

    Syria, migrant crisis coverage wins war correspondents prizes

    BAYEUX, France: France’s prestigious Bayeux-Calvados award for war correspondents on Saturday honoured journalists covering conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, as well as Europe’s worst migrant crisis since World War II. Two of the awards went to correspondents covering the Islamic State group’s game plan and its atrocities. The...

    US-RUSSIAN CLASH IN SYRIA,  THREAT OF WAR
    Oct11

    US-RUSSIAN CLASH IN SYRIA, THREAT OF WAR

    Perilous military face-off between two largest nuke powers? Bill Van Auken Activist-filmed footage in Homas province showing explosions after what they claim were Russian air strikes. The initiation of air strikes by Russian warplanes against Islamist militia targets inside Syria, followed by Washington’s bellicose denunciations, threatens...

    Who shot it down? Families brace for final MH17 air crash report
    Oct11

    Who shot it down? Families brace for final MH17 air crash report

    International investigators will on Tuesday release their final report into the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn Ukraine, but the burning question of who was to blame will remain unresolved. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Belarus votes as Lukashenko aims to extend 21-year rule
    Oct11

    Belarus votes as Lukashenko aims to extend 21-year rule

    MINSK: Belarus holds an election Sunday that is likely to see authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko claim a fifth term, with the EU possibly lifting sanctions against him if the polls take place without incident. Lukashenko, 61, a swaggering former collective farm director once called Europe’s last dictator by Washington, has led the...

    Belarus votes as Lukashenko aims to extend 21-year rule
    Oct11

    Belarus votes as Lukashenko aims to extend 21-year rule

    MINSK (AFP) – Belarussians began voting Sunday in an election that is likely to see authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko claim a fifth term, with the EU possibly lifting sanctions against him if the polls take place without incident.Lukashenko, 61, a swaggering former collective farm director once called Europes last dictator by...

    Syria, Migrant Crisis Coverage Wins War Correspondents Prizes
    Oct11

    Syria, Migrant Crisis Coverage Wins War Correspondents Prizes

    France’s prestigious Bayeux-Calvados award for war correspondents on Saturday honoured journalists covering conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, as well as Europe’s worst migrant crisis since World War II. …read more Source:...

    Families brace for final MH17 air crash report
    Oct11

    Families brace for final MH17 air crash report

    THE HAGUE – International investigators will on Tuesday release their final report into the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn Ukraine, but the burning question of who was to blame will remain unresolved.The Dutch Safety Board (OVV), leading a team of international investigators since the Boeing 777 went down last...

    Families brace for final MH17 air crash report
    Oct11

    Families brace for final MH17 air crash report

    THE HAGUE: International investigators will on Tuesday release their final report into the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn Ukraine, but the burning question of who was to blame will remain unresolved. The Dutch Safety Board (OVV), leading a team of international investigators since the Boeing 777 went down last year,...

    Stories from Balkans, Latin America, Ukraine Win Shining Light Award
    Oct11

    Stories from Balkans, Latin America, Ukraine Win Shining Light Award

    First place was awarded to two series: “Unholy Alliances,” on Montenegro as a Mafia state, by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project; and “Empire of Ashes,” by Brazil’s Gazeta do Povo, on tobacco smuggling and organized crime in South America. …read more Source:...

    Viswanathan Anand eyes world title in rapid and blitz chess championship
    Oct10

    Viswanathan Anand eyes world title in rapid and blitz chess championship

    Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand starts as one of the favourites but faces a tough field in the world rapid and blitz chess championship that gets underway in Berlin. World champion in all formats, Magnus Carlsen of Norway starts as the top seed and hot favourite to retain his titles won last year at Dubai. However, it will be a...

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