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    Which countries have the tallest men and women in the world?
    Jul26

    Which countries have the tallest men and women in the world?

    Description Rotterdam-born Robin van Persie is 6ft tall Credits Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text Robin van Persie, World Cup Netherlands and Belgium top the charts for men, while Latvia and Estonia hit the heights for women One-Minute Read …read more Source: The...

    Satu Kahkonen takes office as WB Director for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova
    Jul26

    Satu Kahkonen takes office as WB Director for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova

    “Ms. Kahkonen oversees the program of the bank in three countries and conducts policy dialogue with governmental partners, civil society and other partners,” the World Bank said. …read more Source:...

    Why Putin hates Hillary
    Jul26

    Why Putin hates Hillary

    When mass protests against Russian President Vladimir Putin erupted in Moscow in December 2011, Putin made clear who he thought was really behind them: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. With the protesters accusing Putin of having rigged recent elections, the Russian leader pointed an angry finger at Clinton, who had issued a statement sharply...

    Why I fled multiculturalism
    Jul26

    Why I fled multiculturalism

    KIEV — I was born in India to an American mother and Indian father and moved to the United States after high school to study at New York’s Columbia University. Having an American passport from birth, speaking English at home in Hyderabad, and visiting my grandparents in Pennsylvania over the summers, I considered myself an American — or a...

    Email hack rattles US effort to rein in Russia on Syria
    Jul25

    Email hack rattles US effort to rein in Russia on Syria

    Allegations that Russia is trying to hack the U.S. presidential election are giving ammunition to critics of President Barack Obama’s struggling effort to bring peace to Syria — a case of bruising campaign politics rattling delicate foreign policy. In recent weeks, Secretary of State John Kerry has been pushing a proposal that reportedly...

    Portugal’s President – EU sanctions have “no logic” and the political edginess is “due to the heat”
    Jul25

    Portugal’s President – EU sanctions have “no logic” and the political edginess is “due to the heat”

    Portugal’s President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, is playing down the current ​​increase in party political edginess over proposed EU sanctions against Portugal, blaming it on the July heat. Following the President’s flippant comments on the threat to the Algarve from the oil industry, in the Algarve last Thursday, Rebelo de Sousa...

    Interior Ministry: Inflow of refugees from Ukraine to Belarus down three times
    Jul25

    Interior Ministry: Inflow of refugees from Ukraine to Belarus down three times

    As of 1 July 2016, 351 people applied to the citizenship and migration department for a refugee status. 80% of the applicants are Ukrainian citizens. Among the applicants there are also citizens of Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, Egypt and some other states from that region. …read more Source:...

    A renaissance of conductorless orchestras reveals the limits of traditional leadership
    Jul25

    A renaissance of conductorless orchestras reveals the limits of traditional leadership

    What could the modern counterparts of the first conductor-free orchestras, once a socialist utopian vision, teach our politicians today? Moscow, 1922. In the bitterly cold first months of the year, word spreads among concert-goers of an innovative concert soon to be held in the Hall of Columns in the House of Trade Unions, in the Kremlin. The...

    Ukraine, after war, becomes a trove for black market arms trade
    Jul25

    Ukraine, after war, becomes a trove for black market arms trade

    SLOVIANSK, Ukraine/MOSCOW (Reuters) – On Feb. 12 last year, the same day that a ceasefire ended the worst of the fighting in eastern Ukraine between rebels and government forces, a former rebel fighter seized a chance to turn his inside knowledge of the conflict into hard cash. …read more Source:...

    Are UK PM Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel part of the Illuminati?
    Jul25

    Are UK PM Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel part of the Illuminati?

    New British PM Theresa May was caught up in a bizarre conspiracy theory on the internet (it doesn’t take much really), as she was seen using a signal resembling the diamond shaped ‘Illuminati’ sign with her hands during her speech at the the UK Parliament. As British ‘DailyMail’ writes: The hand signal is listed on the...

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