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    Pakistani national pleads guilty; failed to register as US foreign agent
    May08

    Pakistani national pleads guilty; failed to register as US foreign agent

    WASHINGTON: A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to charges that he failed to register as a foreign agent in connection with lobbying work he did for the Pakistani government in an effort to shape US foreign policy, the Justice Department said on Monday. The newly unsealed case against Nisar Ahmed Chaudhry, a Pakistani national and US permanent...

    No longer great people to fly with
    May08

    No longer great people to fly with

    Scenarios that could easily take place in Pakistan In December 2004, a massive tsunami caused the death of 62,000 people in Sri Lanka, India and Thailand. If even one of these countries had had a viable warning system and an evacuation plan, these deaths could have been prevented, but they did not. A few years prior to 2004, a meteorologist in...

    Putin begins another 6-year tenure as president
    May08

    Putin begins another 6-year tenure as president

    President Vladimir Putin took the oath of office for his fourth term as Russian president on Monday and promised to pursue an economic agenda that would boost living standards across the country. In a ceremony in an ornate Kremlin hall, Putin said improving Russia’s economy following a recession partly linked to international sanctions...

    Ukrainian president condemns intolerance and anti-Semitism
    May08

    Ukrainian president condemns intolerance and anti-Semitism

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko promises swift action against perpetrators of discrimination and anti-Semitism. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Putin touts economic plans as he begins 4th term
    May07

    Putin touts economic plans as he begins 4th term

    By Jim Heintz | Associated Press MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin on Monday launched his fourth term as president with an ambitious call to vault Russia into the top five global economies by developing its technological products and agricultural exports. Putin, who has sought to restore Russia’s military and diplomatic prominence on the world stage,...

    The Alternate Future Hinging on Trump’s Iran Decision
    May07

    The Alternate Future Hinging on Trump’s Iran Decision

    Last fall, a group of Israeli and American experts simulated what could happen next if Donald Trump were to do what he may well do Tuesday afternoon: reinstate sanctions lifted as part of the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran. When the simulation concluded after nine hours, it wasn’t with a triumphant United States and a submissive...

    Ukrainians Use Cushion Diplomacy To Fight Champions League Price Gouging
    May07

    Ukrainians Use Cushion Diplomacy To Fight Champions League Price Gouging

    Free couches go to war with the free market as Ukrainians fight back against a Champions League accommodation crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    As Ukraine Grapples With Its Soviet Past and Russia’s Ongoing War in the East, One City Moves On
    May07

    As Ukraine Grapples With Its Soviet Past and Russia’s Ongoing War in the East, One City Moves On

    HORISHNI PLAVNI, Ukraine—The trenches, tanks, artillery, and snipers are only six hours to the east of here by car. The war is always there, as it has been now for more than four years, but there’s hardly any evidence of it in this city of about 52,000 people on the bucolic left bank of the Dnieper River in central Ukraine. On this day, May...

    What to expect from Putin’s fourth term
    May07

    What to expect from Putin’s fourth term

    A joke I heard repeatedly during two weeks in Russia hints at what we should expect from Vladimir Putin’s fourth term as president, which began yesterday.One Russian academic admitted, “This joke isn’t really funny.” But it does reveal the difficulties America will continue to face in dealing with Putin in the coming six years...

    Bellingcat: 9 Russian officers directed Ukraine attack
    May07

    Bellingcat: 9 Russian officers directed Ukraine attack

    The Bellingcat investigative group says that it has identified nine Russian officers who allegedly were directly involved in the rocket attack on an eastern Ukrainian city that killed at least … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...