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    Complicity debate looms over Ukraine’s largest Holocaust memorial event
    Sep29

    Complicity debate looms over Ukraine’s largest Holocaust memorial event

    (JTA) — A senior state historian of Ukraine accused Israel’s president of repeating a Soviet “myth” about Ukrainians’ complicity in the Holocaust as the East European country held the largest event in its history commemorating the genocide. Volodymyr Vyatorovych, director of the Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance, leveled the...

    Colombia tipped for Nobel Peace Prize after deal to end war
    Sep29

    Colombia tipped for Nobel Peace Prize after deal to end war

    A Colombian peace accord ending a half-century of war is widely tipped for the Nobel Peace Prize next week, returning the award to its roots after a run of wins for organisations including the European Union. The prize might be shared by President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist FARC rebel leader Timochenko – the nom de guerre of Rodrigo Londono –...

    Craig Oliver, Cameron’s attack dog, finally bites
    Sep29

    Craig Oliver, Cameron’s attack dog, finally bites

    A new book reveals the spiteful after life of Downing Street’s unlikely spin doctor. It must be hard being a spin doctor: always in the shadows but always on-message. The murky control that the role requires might explain why David Cameron’s former director of communications Craig Oliver has rushed out his political memoirs so soon...

    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...

    Colombia tipped for Nobel Peace Prize after deal to end war
    Sep29

    Colombia tipped for Nobel Peace Prize after deal to end war

    OSLO: A Colombian peace accord ending a half-century of war is widely tipped for the Nobel Peace Prize next week, returning the award to its roots after a run of wins for organisations including the European Union. The prize might be shared by President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist FARC rebel leader Timochenko – the nom de guerre of Rodrigo...

    Bulgaria Ranks 46th in Bloomberg’s Healthcare System Index
    Sep29

    Bulgaria Ranks 46th in Bloomberg’s Healthcare System Index

    Bulgaria is among the countries with the least efficient healthcare systems in the world, data published by Bloomberg shows.Out of 55 countries studied by the Bloomberg index, Bulgaria has dropped by three spots compared to its results in 2009 (the index ranks countries as of 2014).Two years ago it had the 46th most efficient healthcare system,...

    75 years ago: In 48 hours, 33,771 Jews slaughtered at Babi Yar
    Sep29

    75 years ago: In 48 hours, 33,771 Jews slaughtered at Babi Yar

    Ukraine is marking 75 years since the World War II massacre. …read more Source: USA...

    MH17 families get clear picture of tragedy (AAP)
    Sep29

    MH17 families get clear picture of tragedy (AAP)

    Investigators have given the families of the victims of the MH17 disaster a clear picture of how a missile launcher crossed from Russia into the Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    How Putin’s Syria gamble has paid off | Oleg Kashin
    Sep29

    How Putin’s Syria gamble has paid off | Oleg Kashin

    One of Russia’s most prominent journalists argues the protracted conflict has been a gift to the president whose expansionism in Ukraine had left his country weakened• Read a version of this article in RussianIn a famous poem by the writer Yevgeny Yevtushenko, an ant crawling on the face of a Russian soldier killed in Afghanistan asks the...

    WHY IT MATTERS: Russia looms as key issue for United States
    Sep29

    WHY IT MATTERS: Russia looms as key issue for United States

    WASHINGTON — THE ISSUE: Russia cannot be ignored. Since the end of the Cold War, Russia has never posed such a vexing problem to U.S. policymakers as it does now. From Eastern Europe to the Middle East and increasingly Asia and the Americas, Russia is making its voice heard and its presence felt. After a brief period of looking inward during much...