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    Belarus will Participate in International Fair of Traditional Crafts in Etur Architectural and Ethnographic Complex
    Aug31

    Belarus will Participate in International Fair of Traditional Crafts in Etur Architectural and Ethnographic Complex

    The foreign artisans include craftsmen from Ukraine, Belarus, Serbia, Macedonia, Russia, Algeria, and Sudan, Etur Director Svetla Dimitrova said. …read more Source:...

    MH17 survivors turn to EU for help getting information
    Aug31

    MH17 survivors turn to EU for help getting information

    Relatives of MH17 victims asked the European Union for help in getting more information on the plane crash in eastern Ukraine in July 2014. They want the EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to put pressure on those involved to release, among other things, missing radar image The post MH17 survivors turn to EU for help getting...

    Kiev’s new revolution: young Ukrainians spur cultural revival amid the conflict
    Aug31

    Kiev’s new revolution: young Ukrainians spur cultural revival amid the conflict

    If Ukraine’s Maidan revolution has largely not led to the transparent government its proponents envisioned, it has certainly democratised Ukrainian culture. The country’s capital, Kiev, is at the forefront of a powerful new wave of creativityOn a sultry Saturday evening in August, hundreds of young Kievans have descended on a vast...

    Williams sisters cruise through to US Open second round
    Aug31

    Williams sisters cruise through to US Open second round

    World number one Serena Williams opened her US Open account with a tidy 6-3 6-3 win over Ekaterina Makarova on Tuesday, to join her sister Venus in the second round of the year’s final grand slam. Williams, whose status as world number one is under attack from several fronts, delivered a message that she will not be surrendering the top...

    Paul Wolfowitz in the wilderness
    Aug31

    Paul Wolfowitz in the wilderness

    WASHINGTON — It’s an uncomfortable time to be Paul Wolfowitz. For more than four decades, the former World Bank president and U.S. deputy secretary of defense bent the ears of the most powerful people in Washington with his assertive advice. But these days, like many Republican foreign policy experts and former military officials, Wolfowitz...

    Yes, Russia’s Military Is Training for a ‘Mega War.’ That Is What Militaries Do.
    Aug31

    Yes, Russia’s Military Is Training for a ‘Mega War.’ That Is What Militaries Do.

    Simon Saradzhyan Security, Russia Snap drills weren’t a sign that Putin is about to march on Kyiv, but the fear they provoked is a reminder that Europe’s security architecture needs an update. The latest series of military exercises in Russia have unnerved its Western neighbors, who are concerned that Russia may be preparing for a...

    Tennis: Serena sails into US Open second round
    Aug31

    Tennis: Serena sails into US Open second round

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Serena Williams started strong in her latest bid to rewrite the record books, storming past Ekaterina Makarova and into the second round of the US Open on Tuesday.The US world number one, slowed since her Wimbledon triumph by a right shoulder injury, needed just 63 minutes to dispatch 29th-ranked Makarova 6-3, 6-3.I got off...

    Could Saturday’s JPS blackout be the result of a cyber-attack?
    Aug31

    Could Saturday’s JPS blackout be the result of a cyber-attack?

    In recent times, countries have fallen victim to a cyber-attack on their electrical power supplies at the hands of hackers. Could this have happened to the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) and what does it have in place to counter such measures? Only last December, power went out in Ukraine’s capital city Kiev and the western parts of the...

    Serena Williams sweeps past Makarova at US Open
    Aug31

    Serena Williams sweeps past Makarova at US Open

    Serena Williams’ serve was in fine form in a routine first-round win over Ekaterina Makarova at the U.S. Open. The top-seeded Williams had played just three singles matches since Wimbledon because of a sore right shoulder, but it didn’t show as she hit 12 aces, with only one double-fault, in a 6-3, 6-3 victory Tuesday in 63 minutes....

    Ukraine Scraps Exchange Accord with N.Korea
    Aug31

    Ukraine Scraps Exchange Accord with N.Korea

    Ukraine has scrapped a civilian exchange accord with North Korea that included visa waivers, highlighting the North’s growing diplomatic isolation even among remnants of the old Soviet empire. The move comes after news that the North Korean Embassy in the brutal banana republic of Uzbekistan, its so… …read more Source: The...