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    Mexican Saints and Ukrainian Bakeries: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Oct13

    Mexican Saints and Ukrainian Bakeries: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    To Combat Gentrification in Mexico City, Two Artists Invented a Patron Saint Maya Kroth | Pacific Standard “In Mexico, which rivals the Democratic Republic of the Congo in income inequality, displacement by gentrification has only made things worse. And the artists say corruption from real estate speculators and local politicians—even the...

    Turkey’s Erdogan says no problem with Russian S-400 purchases
    Oct13

    Turkey’s Erdogan says no problem with Russian S-400 purchases

    Ankara’s decision to buy the S-400s has been seen in some Western capitals as a snub to NATO, given tensions with Moscow over Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: The...

    [Ticker] Dutch government takes aim at referendum law
    Oct13

    [Ticker] Dutch government takes aim at referendum law

    The new ruling coalition in the Netherlands wants to scrap a 2015 Dutch law, unique in Europe, which allows citizens-enforced, non-binding referendums on newly-adopted laws, like the ratification of the EU-Ukraine treaty. But the bill that would remove the people’s power to demand referendums could itself be the subject of a...

    Chinese company helps write new chapter in Ukraine’s Black Sea port
    Oct13

    Chinese company helps write new chapter in Ukraine’s Black Sea port

    A huge hydraulic excavator is grabbing a coat of grey muck and loading it on barges, which transfer the waste to the dump site — Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Yuzhny is in the midst of the major dredging operation. …read more Source: English China News...

    Leftists and the Jews
    Oct13

    Leftists and the Jews

    Editor’s note: The following remarks were delivered by Rabbi Shalom Lewis on the second day of Rosh Hashanah at the congregation Etz Chaim in Atlanta, Georgia. The words I am about to share will be riddled with controversy. Some will squirm in their seats and I will squirm here on the bima but they are words I must express. I have never...

    Pakistan, Ukraine ministers discuss defence co-op
    Oct13

    Pakistan, Ukraine ministers discuss defence co-op

    ISLAMABAD – Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister for Defence Production held a meeting with Minister for Defence of Ukraine General Stepan Poltorak at Kiev (Ukraine) on Thursday. Rana Tanveer Hussain is on four days visit to Ukarine to attend XIV International Specialised Exhibition “Arms and Security-2017”. Federal Minister thanked for...

    North Korea Recognizes Crimea as Part of Russia
    Oct13

    North Korea Recognizes Crimea as Part of Russia

    According to the statement, the North Korean Foreign Ministry marked its position on the issue at the UN vote and considers Crimea as an “integral part of the Russian Federation.” Pyongyang has also said it recognizes the Kuril Islands as Russian territory. “The publishing house “Scientific Encyclopedia” released a new political Atlas of the...

    Hungary, Ukraine Clash Over Kyiv’s New Language Law
    Oct13

    Hungary, Ukraine Clash Over Kyiv’s New Language Law

    The foreign ministers of Hungary and Ukraine clashed on Thursday over Ukraine’s new law banning teaching in minority languages, with Budapest threatening to retaliate by blocking Ukraine’s aspirations to integration in the European Union. Hungary said on Tuesday it would ask the EU to review its ties with Ukraine over Kiev’s...

    PACE Criticizes Ukraine Over New Law On Education
    Oct12

    PACE Criticizes Ukraine Over New Law On Education

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has expressed concerns over articles in Ukraine’s new education law relating to teaching in minority languages. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Activists Protest Czech President With Goat
    Oct12

    Kyiv Activists Protest Czech President With Goat

    Activists in Ukraine demonstrated with a live goat outside Prague’s embassy in Kyiv on October 12, after controversial comments made earlier this week by Czech President Milos Zeman. He told the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly in Strasbourg on October 10 that Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region was a...