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    A poor choice of words to describe rich people | Brief letters
    Nov23

    A poor choice of words to describe rich people | Brief letters

    Plastic packaging | The lure of London | Lewis Carroll’s Latin pun | ‘Ultra-high-net-worth individuals’ | Yugoslavia | Humanities v sciences | HyggeIf we are not recycling all our plastic waste, largely because many councils cannot deal with all the variations (Just a third of plastic is recycled, survey shows, 22 November), why are...

    Russia angered that the European Union passed a law to counter Russian propaganda
    Nov23

    Russia angered that the European Union passed a law to counter Russian propaganda

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday (November 23) said that after lecturingRussia on democracy Europe is trying to silence dissenting opinions. Putin talked to reporters in Moscow after the European Parliament called on the EU and its states to do more to counterRussian “disinformation and propaganda warfare”. With East-West...

    ‘It’s troubling’: Alleged ‘pay-to-play’ Clinton donor also contributed to Trump Foundation
    Nov23

    ‘It’s troubling’: Alleged ‘pay-to-play’ Clinton donor also contributed to Trump Foundation

    After spending months on the campaign trail criticizing Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for her alleged “pay-to-play” politics, a new report reveals that one of the most generous Clinton Foundation donors at the center of the shady blend of business and politics has also contributed to President-elect Donald Trump’s eponymous nonprofit...

    Trump Names South Carolina Governor U.S. Ambassador To UN
    Nov23

    Trump Names South Carolina Governor U.S. Ambassador To UN

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has named South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as his intended nominee for the post of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, tapping a candidate who criticized him during the presidential race and who has little experience in foreign affairs. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian teacher held for trying to sell schoolgirl, 13 (AFP)
    Nov23

    Ukrainian teacher held for trying to sell schoolgirl, 13 (AFP)

    Kharkiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – A school teacher on Wednesday appeared in court in Ukraine after allegedly trying to sell a 13-year-old schoolgirl under her care for more than $10,000. …read more Source: The West...

    Germany, France propose new Ukraine talks
    Nov23

    Germany, France propose new Ukraine talks

    Germany and France have proposed a meeting next week with Russia and Ukraine to quell violence in eastern Ukraine. A meeting last month led to a short deescalation in fighting. …read more Source:...

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 7 December
    Nov23

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 7 December

    Martin Sajdik said: “The next session will take place in two weeks on 7 December but the meeting of the subgroup on security will be held one day before that, on 6 December.” …read more Source:...

    Germany, France propose new Ukraine talks
    Nov23

    Germany, France propose new Ukraine talks

    Germany and France have proposed a meeting next week with Russia and Ukraine to quell violence in eastern Ukraine. A meeting last month led to a short deescalation in fighting. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Elderly Ukrainians Are Living In Soviet-Era Bunkers After Shelling Left Them Homeless
    Nov23

    Elderly Ukrainians Are Living In Soviet-Era Bunkers After Shelling Left Them Homeless

    DONETSK, UKRAINE ― As shelling continues in eastern Ukraine, a few dozen civilians have fashioned homes out of an abandoned bunker near Donetsk.Their homes destroyed by the conflict and their families unable to care for them, the area’s poorest residents have lived in the Soviet-era shelter for more than two years. “It’s impossible to...

    Grave situation along contact line in Ukraine’s conflict zone
    Nov23

    Grave situation along contact line in Ukraine’s conflict zone

    “The situation remains tense along the contact line,” said Martin Sajdik. He mentioned that the existing agreements had been violated many times, including those relating to the ceasefire regime and the removal of heavy weapon systems. …read more Source:...