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    Belarus to Allow Visa-free Entry for Short Trips for 80 Countries
    Jan10

    Belarus to Allow Visa-free Entry for Short Trips for 80 Countries

    Belarus will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, including the United States and members of the European Union, for visits of up to five days, according to a presidential decree signed on Monday. The decree comes as the former Soviet republic is seeking to improve its image in the West and rely less on ally Russia. The relaxed...

    Canada invests $46 million in University of Victoria ocean science facility
    Jan10

    Canada invests $46 million in University of Victoria ocean science facility

    VICTORIA — While humans have mapped the surfaces of the moon and Mars, our own deep sea remains largely a mystery — but Ocean Networks Canada is working to change that. The University of Victoria facility has pioneered ocean observatories in the Strait of Georgia, along coastal British Columbia and in the Arctic that stream live data and video...

    Obama Admin Sanctions Five Russians Over Human Rights Abuses
    Jan10

    Obama Admin Sanctions Five Russians Over Human Rights Abuses

    The Obama administration unveiled sanctions on five Russian individuals on Monday in connection with human rights abuses. The State and Treasury Departments announced the updates to the list of individuals subject to sanctions related to the Magnitsky Act on Monday afternoon. Five Russian individuals, among them Aleksandr Bastrykin, a close aide...

    It’s time to give Cuba the credit it deserves for its global medical accomplishments
    Jan10

    It’s time to give Cuba the credit it deserves for its global medical accomplishments

    In this March 27, 2014 photo, Omar Fernandez, a Cuban doctor, examines a patient at a medical center in the Petare shanty town of Caracas, Venezuela. Cuban doctors offer free emergency, ophthalmology and pediatric care, as well as minimally invasive surgical procedures. Some also minister to gunshot victims and drug and alcohol addicts. (AP...

    Turkey remains steadfast on policy towards Crimea
    Jan09

    Turkey remains steadfast on policy towards Crimea

    The current dialogue with Russia offers the chance to resolve many conflicts, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at a conference in Ankara on Jan. 9. However, he stressed that cooperation …read more Source: Big News...

    Turkey remains steadfast on policy towards Crimea
    Jan09

    Turkey remains steadfast on policy towards Crimea

    The current dialogue with Russia offers the chance to resolve many conflicts, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at a conference in Ankara on Jan. 9. However, he stressed that cooperation …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia ‘tired’ of US hacking claims
    Jan09

    Russia ‘tired’ of US hacking claims

    The Kremlin has branded a hacking report by US intelligence baseless and amateurish, saying that Moscow is growing tired of denying claims the Russian government meddled in the US election. “These are baseless allegations substantiated with nothing, done on a rather amateurish, emotional level that is hardly worthy of professional work of truly...

    US Deploys Tanks in Germany to Help NATO
    Jan09

    US Deploys Tanks in Germany to Help NATO

    U.S. tanks have arrived in northern German on Friday in the largest American tank shipment since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1989. The BBC reported the first of 87 tanks and about 144 military vehicle were unloaded in Bremerhaven, Germany, last week. Around 3,500 troops are also slated to be deployed around the eastern reaches of...

    The Introverted Politics of the 2017 Golden Globes
    Jan09

    The Introverted Politics of the 2017 Golden Globes

    Meryl Streep, honored on Sunday with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Cecil B. deMille award for lifetime achievement, used her acceptance speech to make an extremely bold claim. “You and all of us in this room really belong to the most vilified segments in American society right now,” Streep told her fellow actors and creators....

    Europe misses out on global LNG surge as Russian gas pumps at record rate
    Jan09

    Europe misses out on global LNG surge as Russian gas pumps at record rate

    Russia looks set to grab more market share in Europe’s natural gas sector in the first half of this year after gaining ground in 2016 despite EU efforts to diversify away from Moscow’s energy exports and a global glut of liquefied natural gas.With the United States finally breaking the seal on LNG exports last year, analysts envisaged...