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    Peace Talks on Ukraine End Without Agreement
    Nov30

    Peace Talks on Ukraine End Without Agreement

    Four-way talks on ending a separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine finished without a breakthrough Tuesday, with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier declaring that “lip service” statements were not enough to achieve lasting peace. Amid low expectations, the foreign ministers of Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia met in the...

    Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor Successfully Covered by a New Protective Shelter
    Nov29

    Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor Successfully Covered by a New Protective Shelter

    A reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, the scene of the worst nuclear catastrophe in history, was on Tuesday completely covered by a new protective shield expected to last 100 years. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Putin, Kim Jong Un or ISIS could test Trump in first 100 days: “There are very unpredictable and unstable people running countries”
    Nov29

    Putin, Kim Jong Un or ISIS could test Trump in first 100 days: “There are very unpredictable and unstable people running countries”

    Kim Jong-un; Donald Trump; Vladimir Putin (Credit: AP) Though his liberal worldview may not have a platform in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, Democratic statesman George Mitchell offered some pragmatic, nonpartisan advice in an interview yesterday: Before Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he should first...

    Peace talks on Ukraine end without agreement
    Nov29

    Peace talks on Ukraine end without agreement

    Four-way talks on ending a separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine finished without a breakthrough on Tuesday, with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier declaring that “lip service” statements were not enough to achieve lasting peace.Amid low expectations, the foreign ministers of Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia met in the...

    Giant arch slides over Chernobyl site
    Nov29

    Giant arch slides over Chernobyl site

    In the middle of a vast exclusion zone in northern Ukraine, the world’s largest land-based moving structure has been slid over the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site to prevent deadly radiation spewing from the stricken reactor for the next 100 years.On April 26, 1986, a botched test at the Soviet nuclear plant sent clouds of smouldering...

    HIV toll tops 1mn in Russia … and climbing
    Nov29

    HIV toll tops 1mn in Russia … and climbing

    WRussia’s HIV infection rate is growing 10 % a year and more than 1mn Russians have been diagnosed with the disease in nearly three decades, the country’s top Aids expert said yesterday.The number of registered cases reached 1,087,339 on September 30, Vadim Pokrovsky, head of the national state Aids centre, said at a news...

    The Revival of the Working-Class Concept
    Nov29

    The Revival of the Working-Class Concept

    Photo by Ted S. Warren/AP The polarization in the country following the Trump electoral victory is not what Karl Marx called the “class struggle.” But it reflects an underlying class struggle — what Marx called the “uninterrupted, now hidden, now open fight” — which is a real thing, surely, in this country and globally. This struggle between...

    No breakthrough in latest ‘difficult’ foreign minister talks on Ukraine
    Nov29

    No breakthrough in latest ‘difficult’ foreign minister talks on Ukraine

    The foreign ministers of Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia have failed to agree on a roadmap for the peace process in eastern Ukraine. Germany’s Steinmeier said paying “lip service” to the conflict would not solve it. …read more Source:...

    France: still huge work to be done on Ukraine ceasefire process
    Nov29

    France: still huge work to be done on Ukraine ceasefire process

    MINSK – French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Tuesday that there was still an enormous amount of work to be done on the ceasefire process for eastern Ukraine but added that talks had not broken down altogether. Ayrault was speaking… …read more Source:...

    German Foreign Minister says four-way talks on Ukraine were difficult
    Nov29

    German Foreign Minister says four-way talks on Ukraine were difficult

    MINSK – Four-way talks about the conflict in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday were difficult but meaningful and necessary, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier told reporters after a meeting with his counterparts from Ukraine, Russia and France. … …read more Source:...