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    ‘Holocaust tourism’ laid bare in eye-opening documentary
    Feb17

    ‘Holocaust tourism’ laid bare in eye-opening documentary

    Showing in New York on Sunday, Austerlitz, by Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa, captures thousands of visitors sauntering around Dachau and Sachsenhausen. Most seem as if they are walking in a mall, or perhaps an art museum …read more Source: The Times of...

    Kremlin Denies Any Disappointment with Trump Administration
    Feb17

    Kremlin Denies Any Disappointment with Trump Administration

    The Kremlin denied Friday that it has grown frustrated with a lack of progress in improving relations with Washington under President Donald Trump, saying it’s too early to say what course Russia-U.S. ties will take. “We never wore rose-tinted glasses, never had any illusions, so there is nothing to be disappointed with,”...

    Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration
    Feb17

    Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration

    Moscow, Feb 17: (AP) The Kremlin denied today that it has grown frustrated with a lack of progress in improving relations with Washington under President Donald Trump, saying it’s too early to say what course Russia-US ties will take.”We never wore rose-tinted glasses, never had any illusions, so there is nothing to be disappointed with,”...

    ‘Holocaust tourism’ is probed in a compelling documentary
    Feb17

    ‘Holocaust tourism’ is probed in a compelling documentary

    A scene from “Austerlitz,” a documentary that chronicles the tourist experience at two former concentration camps. (Courtesy of Austerlitz/Loznitsa) NEW YORK (JTA) — How do people behave when they visit a concentration camp or a Holocaust memorial? Do they act as if there are in place of reverence or mourning? Or do they behave as crowds do at...

    Lake Chad money, Oxfam-GOAL merger, and serial Syria talks: The Cheat Sheet
    Feb17

    Lake Chad money, Oxfam-GOAL merger, and serial Syria talks: The Cheat Sheet

    Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on the humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed: What’s coming up? Finding $1.5 billion for Lake Chad The borders of Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger, and Chad meet at Lake Chad. The region is now one...

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat
    Feb17

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat

    The leader of pro-Russia separatist rebels has warned that they may use force to drive out Ukrainian troops from positions in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat
    Feb17

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The leader of pro-Russia separatist rebels has warned that they may use force to drive out Ukrainian troops from positions in eastern Ukraine.Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US Allies Optimistic About Political Solution to Syrian Conflict
    Feb17

    US Allies Optimistic About Political Solution to Syrian Conflict

    U.S. allies said after a meeting Friday with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson they were encouraged the United States would support a political solution to the Syrian conflict. “All the participants want a political solution because a military solution alone won’t lead to peace in Syria,” German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel...

    1 million Ukrainian children need aid amid fighting, UNICEF says
    Feb17

    1 million Ukrainian children need aid amid fighting, UNICEF says

    The humanitarian crisis comes as fighting in eastern Ukraine nears its third anniversary. …read more Source: USA...

    Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration
    Feb17

    Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration

    A change of attitude, however, was clearly visible in Friday’s news programs on Russian state TV, which gave little time to Trump compared with previous massive coverage of the U.S. president. The shift in tone could reflect an attempt to dampen public expectations of a quick breakthrough in better relations with Washington that have been...