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    Strategy: PHOTOS: What the first day of school looks like in 12 countries around the world
    Aug12

    Strategy: PHOTOS: What the first day of school looks like in 12 countries around the world

    Many American students are gearing up for their first day back to school. Many American students are gearing up for their first day back to school. While the start of the school year differs by country, the first day back is normally a big day no matter where you’re from. It’s usually marked by excitement — or perhaps some dread if...

    Luan and Cassio surprise inclusions in Brazil squad
    Aug10

    Luan and Cassio surprise inclusions in Brazil squad

    Gremio midfielder Luan was a surprise inclusion in the Brazil squad announced on Thursday for upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Colombia. A reported target of Arsenal and Liverpool, the 24-year’s only previous appearance was as a substitute in the January friendly against Colombia, when coach Tite picked only home-based...

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister
    Aug10

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The blockade has been in place since early January. The activists — military veterans and lawmakers — claimed any trade with the self-proclaimed republics was illegal and described freight traffic coming from the east as smuggling. “The GDP [gross domestic product] grew by roughly 2.3 percent in the first quarter, down from the...

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister
    Aug10

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The blockade has been in place since early January. The activists — military veterans and lawmakers — claimed any trade with the self-proclaimed republics was illegal and described freight traffic coming from the east as smuggling. “The GDP [gross domestic product] grew by roughly 2.3 percent in the first quarter, down from the...

    Politics: The FBI conducted a predawn raid of Paul Manafort’s home as part of its Russia investigation
    Aug09

    Politics: The FBI conducted a predawn raid of Paul Manafort’s home as part of its Russia investigation

    The FBI conducted a predawn July raid on the home of President Donald Trump's campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The FBI conducted a predawn July raid on the home of President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as part of its ongoing investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, The...

    Tech: RANKED: The least peaceful countries in the world
    Aug09

    Tech: RANKED: The least peaceful countries in the world

    The 2017 Global Peace Index reveals the most militarized countries in the world. North Korea — the country that recently said it’s considering a plan to fire nuclear-capable missiles at Guam — is one of the least peaceful countries in the world. That’s according to the 2017 Global Peace Index from the Institute for Economics and Peace...

    Georgia slams Putin’s visit to Moscow-backed rebel region
    Aug09

    Georgia slams Putin’s visit to Moscow-backed rebel region

    Georgia reacted furiously on Tuesday after Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the Moscow-backed separatist region of Abkhazia on the anniversary of the outbreak of a brief war between Tbilisi and Moscow. Putin visited the Black Sea resort town of Pitsunda in Abkhazia for talks with the leader of the self-proclaimed country, Raul Khajimba,...

    Nice: Sneijder hoping club success will lead to World Cup
    Aug09

    Nice: Sneijder hoping club success will lead to World Cup

    Veteran Wesley Sneijder is dreaming of playing in a fourth World Cup next summer and believes a good season with Nice can help him achieve that aim. Veteran Wesley Sneijder is dreaming of playing in a fourth World Cup next summer and believes a good season with Nice can help him achieve that aim.The 33-year-old, the most capped player in the...

    Kiev Court Extends Arrest of Russian Troop Abducted on Crimea’s Border
    Aug09

    Kiev Court Extends Arrest of Russian Troop Abducted on Crimea’s Border

    KIEV (Sputnik) — In November 2016, the Russian Defense Ministry said two contract servicemen Aleksander Baranov and Maksim Odintsov had been kidnapped and whisked across the border to the Mykolaiv region of Ukraine with an apparent goal to press criminal charges against them. The SBU said later that the detained Russian servicemen had previously...

    Kiev Lodges Protest Against Warsaw Plans to Depict Lviv Chapel in Passports
    Aug08

    Kiev Lodges Protest Against Warsaw Plans to Depict Lviv Chapel in Passports

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Poland is planning to issue the new version of the country’s passports with depictions of several historical figures and places to commemorate the centennial anniversary of its independence in 2018. One of the proposed historical places is a chapel located at the place of the Polish war graves at Lychakiv Cemetery in Lviv....

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