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    Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift
    Aug09

    Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift

    SAINT PETERSBURG (AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan jets into Russia Tuesday for his first meeting with counterpart Vladimir Putin since the two strongmen leaders began healing a bitter feud over Ankaras downing of a Russian warplane.Erdogans visit to Putins hometown of Saint Petersburg is also his first foreign trip since the...

    Report: Traveling zoo set up on Holocaust site in Ukraine
    Aug09

    Report: Traveling zoo set up on Holocaust site in Ukraine

    City in northwestern Ukraine authorizes the placing of a traveling zoo on the mass grave of thousands of Jewish Holocaust victims. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Olympics: Serena struggles, del Potro blasts punch-up
    Aug09

    Olympics: Serena struggles, del Potro blasts punch-up

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) – Defending champion Serena Williams ended a three-match losing streak against Frances Alize Cornet to keep her hopes of a fifth Olympic gold medal alive Monday.But it was a rollercoaster 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 victory for the 34-year-old world number one who 24 hours earlier had suffered her first ever Olympic Games womens...

    US urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization
    Aug09

    US urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization

    Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters walk with people that fled their homes due to clashes between Islamic State fighters and Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) towards safer parts of Manbij, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria, August 7, 2016. REUTERS UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council must not allow civilians on both sides of the Syrian...

    Rio 2016 I Legendary show: Abhinav Bindra’s rifle developed serious problems but he still finished 4th
    Aug09

    Rio 2016 I Legendary show: Abhinav Bindra’s rifle developed serious problems but he still finished 4th

    Abhinav Bindra had to deal with an equipment malfunction as the champion rifle shooter during his fourth place finish in his last Olympics after being edged out in a shoot-off here on Monday. Just before the start of the 10m air rifle qualification at 9am local time, Bindra fell down along with his gun from the chair and as a result the...

    Vladimir Putin’s tanks on Ukrainian border spark fears of European invasion
    Aug09

    Vladimir Putin’s tanks on Ukrainian border spark fears of European invasion

    Russian tanks and armoured vehicles have been spotted on the northern Crimea border amid fears that an invasion led by President Vladimir Putin is imminent. …read more Source: Big News...

    Putin’s tanks spark fears of European invasion after giant convoy is spotted massing on Ukrainian border
    Aug09

    Putin’s tanks spark fears of European invasion after giant convoy is spotted massing on Ukrainian border

    Russian tanks and armoured vehicles have been spotted on the northern Crimea border amid fears that an invasion led by President Vladimir Putin is imminent. …read more Source: Big News...

    U.S. urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization
    Aug09

    U.S. urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization

    UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council must not allow civilians on both sides of the Syrian city of Aleppo to be cut off from humanitarian aid, the United States said on Monday as Russia accused Washington of politicizing a humanitarian issue. Insurgents effectively broke a month-long government siege of eastern, opposition-held...

    The World Is Not As Bad As We Think, Says Harvard Psychologist
    Aug08

    The World Is Not As Bad As We Think, Says Harvard Psychologist

    The scientist, psychologist and linguist Steven Pinker recently spoke with the Berggruen Institute’s Alex Gorlach at Harvard University, where Pinker teaches in the department of psychology. He is most well-known for his 2011 book The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined. His forthcoming book is on “the new enlightenment.”...

    Robert H. Scales: While the U.S. chased political correctness, Russia chased the edge on the battlefield
    Aug08

    Robert H. Scales: While the U.S. chased political correctness, Russia chased the edge on the battlefield

    In November, while visiting the headquarters of the U.S. Army in Europe, I received a briefing on the performance of the Russian army in Ukraine. In a perfunctory tone, the young intelligence briefer recited the details of the July 2014 Battle of Zelenopillya, in which a single Russian artillery “fire strike” almost destroyed two Ukrainian...