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Exclusive: Top Obama aide to take call for South China Sea calm to Beijing
Jul22

Exclusive: Top Obama aide to take call for South China Sea calm to Beijing

U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice will urge Beijing next week to avoid escalation in the South China Sea when she makes the highest-level U.S. visit to China since an international court rejected its sweeping claims to the strategic waterway. Even as Washington has sought to keep a lid on the situation, Rice – in an interview with Reuters...

Good day for Jamaican sprinters on Day 1 of World U-20 Championships
Jul19

Good day for Jamaican sprinters on Day 1 of World U-20 Championships

Jamaica’s medal hopefuls Junelle Bromfield and Tiffany James are safely through to the semi-finals of the women’s 100 metres at the 2016 IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Both easily won their heat during the afternoon session on the opening day of the five-day championships on Tuesday. Bromfield, who is the top...

Women in Russia, Ukraine Unite Online Against Sex Abuse
Jul19

Women in Russia, Ukraine Unite Online Against Sex Abuse

Women across Russia and Ukraine are uniting and speaking out — for once, not about the tensions between their two nations, nor the Russia-backed separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine — but about their experiences of rape and sexual violence. Victoria Ivleva was just 20 years old when she was raped by a stranger just steps from her Moscow...

Families Caught in Painful Limbo Awaiting IDs of Nice Dead
Jul17

Families Caught in Painful Limbo Awaiting IDs of Nice Dead

NICE, France — The painstaking process of identifying the victims of the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice dragged into its third day Sunday, adding to the anguish of family members caught between uncertainty and grief. Eighty-four people were killed in the Thursday night attack on the Promenades des Anglais, which happened as they were...

Putin and Kerry Discuss Situation in Syria and Ukraine
Jul15

Putin and Kerry Discuss Situation in Syria and Ukraine

15 de julio de 2016, 09:15Moscow, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin and US Secretary of State, John Kerry held talks behind closed doors on the situation in Ukraine and Syria with the hope of achieving progress in the negotiations, according to media reports. …read more Source: Prensa...

France Reels as Bastille Day Truck Attack Kills 84 in Nice
Jul15

France Reels as Bastille Day Truck Attack Kills 84 in Nice

A Frenchman of Tunisian descent drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day along Nice’s beachfront, killing at least 84 people, many of them children. The slaughter ended only after police killed the armed attacker in a hail of bullets. French leaders on Friday extended the country’s 9-month-old state of emergency and vowed...

In economic crisis, Putin helps a mogul he once attacked
Jul14

In economic crisis, Putin helps a mogul he once attacked

Last month, three major banks rescued industrialist Igor Zyuzin’s coal and steel firm Mechel from what would have been Russia’s biggest ever corporate collapse. The bailout was unusual in a country where so many decisions often lead back to President Vladimir Putin or his inner circle. Zyuzin has long been an outsider, a...

Kerry Heads to Russia for Ukraine, Syria Talks
Jul12

Kerry Heads to Russia for Ukraine, Syria Talks

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia this week for talks with top officials on the conflicts in Ukraine, Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh. The State Department said Monday that Kerry would visit Moscow on Thursday to discuss ways to strengthen a shaky truce in Syria that appears near the breaking point amid continued...

Brexit prompting gold rush
Jul11

Brexit prompting gold rush

Beware of scary Brexit headlines pushing you to buy gold If you thought the Brexit vote was scary, check out the full page newspaper ad that recently appeared in The New York Times recounting all the horrors in the present tense, as if they were still unfolding: The vote “topples” the British government, “crushes” the...

NATO leaders gear up for threats from Russia

WARSAW, Poland — NATO leaders geared up Friday for a long-term standoff with Russia, ordering multinational troops to Poland and the three Baltic states as Moscow moves forward with its own plans to station two new divisions along its western borders. Alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that on the first day of a landmark two-day...

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