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    Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine corruption case
    Mar19

    Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine corruption case

    Some people in Ukraine would really like to have a chat with Donald Trump’s former campaign chair. Ukrainian prosecutors want to question Paul Manafort in connection with a corruption investigation and have made repeated requests for assistance from US authorities, CNN has learned. Officials in Ukraine have made multiple attempts to secure...

    Half of Russians Willing to Live Under Sanctions
    Mar19

    Half of Russians Willing to Live Under Sanctions

    Moscow.- Fifty-nine percent of Russians are willing to live under the regime of unilateral sanctions of the West, before changing in some way the foreign policy of his country with respect to Ukraine, revealed a poll in the capital today. Seventy-six percent of those polled believe that Russia does not need to fight for the lifting of...

    Making Syria’s Cries heard
    Mar19

    Making Syria’s Cries heard

    Syrian journalist and activist Kholoud Helmi was struggling with her emotions.“It’s too much sometimes,” she said. “I feel like a chocolate that has a shell outside, but inside it’s hollow. People don’t want to hear the pain. And if I cry days and nights, it won’t change anything.”Helmi, from the Damascus suburbs, could be...

    Russia-backed Crimea chief says Putin should be president for life
    Mar19

    Russia-backed Crimea chief says Putin should be president for life

    MOSCOW – The Russian-backed prime minister of Crimea said on Saturday that Vladimir Putin should be made president of Russia for life and that the Soviet Union would never have collapsed had Putin been in charge. Sergei Aksyonov, marking the… …read more Source:...

    Dutch families plant first trees at MH17 memorial park
    Mar18

    Dutch families plant first trees at MH17 memorial park

    VIJFHUIZEN: Relatives of those killed when flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine in mid-2014, on Saturday planted the first trees in a Dutch memorial park not far from where the ill-fated plane departed. “Today is a very important day for all the next of kin. We are planting the first trees to create a monument for MH17,” Evert van...

    Lebanon rescues Siberian tiger cubs en route to Syria
    Mar18

    Lebanon rescues Siberian tiger cubs en route to Syria

    An animal rights group in Lebanon is caring for three dehydrated, maggot-infested Siberian tiger cubs that were rescued on their way to a zoo in neighbouring war-ravaged Syria. Animals Lebanon said yesterday that its members rescued the cubs earlier this week after they had spent more than a week cooped up inside a cramped crate in “unacceptable”...

    Russian-Backed Crimea PM Endorses Putin as ‘President for Life’
    Mar18

    Russian-Backed Crimea PM Endorses Putin as ‘President for Life’

    Sergei Aksyonov says the Russian leader would have preserved the Soviet Union if he had been in charge then. …read more Source:...

    Families of victims plant first trees at MH17 memorial park
    Mar18

    Families of victims plant first trees at MH17 memorial park

    Relatives of those killed when flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine in mid-2014 planted the first trees yesterday in a Dutch memorial park not far from where the ill-fated plane departed. “Today is a very important day for all the next of kin. We are planting the first trees … to create a monument for MH17,” Evert van Zijtveld, chairman of...

    eNCA | Russia-backed Crimea chief says Putin should be president for life
    Mar18

    eNCA | Russia-backed Crimea chief says Putin should be president for life

    Putin, 64, has dominated the Russian political landscape for the past 17 years. He has not said whether he will run for a fourth presidential term next year. …read more Source:...

    Russia-backed Crimea Chief Says Putin Should Be President For Life
    Mar18

    Russia-backed Crimea Chief Says Putin Should Be President For Life

    The Russian-backed prime minister of Crimea said on Saturday that Vladimir Putin should be made president of Russia for life and that the Soviet Union would never have collapsed had Putin been in charge.Sergei Aksyonov, marking the third anniversary of the day he signed off on Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula, said Russia...