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Russia Accuses U.S. of Nurturing Aggressive Nuclear Strategy
Sep29

Russia Accuses U.S. of Nurturing Aggressive Nuclear Strategy

MOSCOW — Amid the widening U.S.-Russian spat over Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry on Thursday issued a strongly-worded statement accusing the Pentagon of nurturing an aggressive nuclear strategy threatening Russia. The ministry cast a recent speech by U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter as a veiled threat to back a hypothetical attack on...

Babyn Yar: Germany remembers victims
Sep29

Babyn Yar: Germany remembers victims

President Joachim Gauck has visited Babyn Yar, a 1941 Nazi massacre site in Ukraine, saying generations later Germany will continue owning up to its past. More than 33,000 Jews were murdered in a ravine outside Kyiv. …read more Source:...

Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine, agree on future contacts in Normandy format: Kremlin
Sep29

Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine, agree on future contacts in Normandy format: Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the Ukraine crisis during a phone call on Thursday and agreed on the schedule of future contacts in the Normandy format, the Kremlin said in a statement. The post Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine, agree on future contacts in Normandy format: Kremlin...

America: U.S. weighs tougher response to Russia over Syria crisis
Sep29

America: U.S. weighs tougher response to Russia over Syria crisis

Obama administration officials have begun considering tougher responses to the Russian-backed Syrian government assault on Aleppo, including military options, as rising tensions with Moscow diminish hopes for diplomatic solutions from the Middle East to Ukraine and cyberspace, U.S. officials said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Standard...

World: U.S. weighs tougher response to Russia over Syria crisis
Sep29

World: U.S. weighs tougher response to Russia over Syria crisis

Obama administration officials have begun considering tougher responses to the Russian-backed Syrian government assault on Aleppo, including military options, as rising tensions with Moscow diminish hopes for diplomatic solutions from the Middle East to Ukraine and cyberspace, U.S. officials said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Standard...

Ukraine reform push would pave way to support from new U.S. president: Pritzker
Sep29

Ukraine reform push would pave way to support from new U.S. president: Pritzker

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine should ramp up economic and anti-corruption reforms to pave the way for continued support from whoever wins the U.S. presidential election, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker said on a visit to Kiev on Thursday. The post Ukraine reform push would pave way to support from new U.S. president: Pritzker appeared first...

Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi: Nigeria internationals nominated for Golden Boy award
Sep29

Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi: Nigeria internationals nominated for Golden Boy award

The Golden Boy award is for a young player in Europe considered to be the best among his peers in a calendar year. Nigeria internationals Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi has been shortlisted for the 2016 edition of the 2016 Golden Boy award.The Golden Boy award is for a young player in Europe considered to be the best among his peers in a...

Hungarian PM Viktor Orban in five controversies
Sep29

Hungarian PM Viktor Orban in five controversies

Hungary’s referendum on Sunday, expected to reject the European Union’s mandatory migrant quotas, is just the latest move by hard-hitting right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban to rile critics at home and abroad. – Checks and balances – Elected with a two-thirds majority in 2010, Orban embarked on a legislative whirlwind including a...

Nafasi ya Urusi kuhusu siasa za Mashariki ya Kati
Sep29

Nafasi ya Urusi kuhusu siasa za Mashariki ya Kati

MASHARIKI ya kati ni eneo ambalo limekuwa likikumbwa na migogoro ya kisiasa inayofanya vyombo vya habari sehemu mbalimbali duniani kutokukosa cha kuripoti kila uchao. Lakini habari ambayo imekuwa haikauki katika masikio yetu kuhusu mashariki ya kati ni mapigano, hususani tangu kuibuka kwa matukio ya kigaidi mwanzoni mwaka 2000 na kuendelea ambapo...

Babyn Yar: Ukraine’s dark anniversary
Sep29

Babyn Yar: Ukraine’s dark anniversary

Ukrainian officials have organized several events to mark the anniversary of the Babyn Yar massacres. Seventy-five years ago, Nazi forces rounded up and shot around 34,000 Jewish residents of Kyiv. David Stern reports. …read more Source:...

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