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    Who rules the world? America is no longer the obvious answer
    May09

    Who rules the world? America is no longer the obvious answer

    Challenged from all sides, the US is losing its tight grip on international power, Noam Chomsky writes, as world public opinion becomes a ‘second superpower’When we ask “who rules the world?” we commonly adopt the standard convention that the actors in world affairs are states, primarily the great powers, and we consider their decisions and...

    We’re demanding an end to offshore secrecy – any questions?
    May03

    We’re demanding an end to offshore secrecy – any questions?

    Ahead of the London anti-corruption summit, three activists will answer your questions what comes next after the Panama Papers revelations 1.47pm BSTCorruption kills, by making medicines more expensive, hampering efforts to fight disease, and undermining public health campaigns.Take Ukraine for example, which has one of the fastest-growing HIV...

    Tensions run high in Odessa on anniversary of deadly clashes
    May02

    Tensions run high in Odessa on anniversary of deadly clashes

    Huge police and security presence in Ukrainian city two years after unrest left 48 dead and hundreds injuredA huge police and security operation has been launched to keep the calm in Odessa on Monday, the second anniversary of one of the bloodiest days in Ukraine’s recent history.Two years ago, clashes left 48 dead and hundreds injured in...

    ‘Stark deterioration of press freedom’ in Europe, says Index on Censorship
    Apr28

    ‘Stark deterioration of press freedom’ in Europe, says Index on Censorship

    Campaign group says there has been a 30% rise in incidents involving journalists, voicing particular concern about Turkey and UkraineThere has been a “stark deterioration of press freedom” in Europe in 2016 with conflict in Turkey and Ukraine creating especially difficult conditions for journalists. Index on Censorship said it had seen 301...

    Trump’s new righthand man has history of controversial clients and deals
    Apr27

    Trump’s new righthand man has history of controversial clients and deals

    Paul Manafort’s track record may create new headaches for a campaign that has been criticized for weak foreign policy credentials and controversial stancesFor almost four decades, Donald Trump’s newly installed senior campaign adviser Paul Manafort has managed to juggle two different worlds: well-known during US election season as a...

    Shakhtar’s Darijo Srna: ‘We have lost our homes, our stadium and our fans’
    Apr27

    Shakhtar’s Darijo Srna: ‘We have lost our homes, our stadium and our fans’

    Ukrainian club play Sevilla in Europa League semi-finals two years after Russian separatists forced them 700 miles away from their home city“I remember my last day in Donetsk,” says Darijo Srna, the captain of Shakhtar, a football club in exile. “It was 16 May 2014. We were told we had to leave quickly. I didn’t take anything from my home....

    Crimean court bans ‘extremist’ Tatar governing body
    Apr26

    Crimean court bans ‘extremist’ Tatar governing body

    Ruling against Mejlis sparks fears of renewed crackdown against peninsula’s ethnic minorityThe top court in Crimea has banned the ruling body of the Crimean Tatar community, the Mejlis, branding it an extremist organisation in the latest move against the peninsula’s ethnic minority.The supreme court of Crimea, annexed by Russia from...

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30th anniversary – in pictures
    Apr26

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30th anniversary – in pictures

    Crowds have gathered in Ukraine, Russia and beyond to remember the victims of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The nuclear fallout forced tens of thousands of people from their homes, with many killed at the time and in subsequent years as a result of the radiation … …read more Source: The...

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30th anniversary – in pictures
    Apr26

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30th anniversary – in pictures

    Crowds have gathered in Ukraine, Russia and beyond to remember the victims of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The nuclear fallout forced tens of thousands of people from their homes, with many killed at the time and in subsequent years as a result of the radiation … …read more Source: The...

    ‘Not a year went by without a Chernobyl funeral’: 30 years since disaster hit
    Apr26

    ‘Not a year went by without a Chernobyl funeral’: 30 years since disaster hit

    We meet the people most affected by the nuclear catastrophe, from the Pripyat evacuee to the daughter of a KGB first responderOn 26 April 1986 one of four nuclear reactors at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded, triggering the biggest nuclear catastrophe in history. Some living nearby found their lives changed almost immediately, for others...

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