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    Ukrainian government dismisses combat photographer amid accusations that his work is ‘clumsy’ propaganda
    Aug30

    Ukrainian government dismisses combat photographer amid accusations that his work is ‘clumsy’ propaganda

    The government of Ukraine will no longer use the work of Dmitry Muravsky, an amateur photographer and volunteer for the country’s Ministry of Defense, after the authenticity of a viral picture taken in the country’s war-torn east came into question. Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense announced on Sunday Muravsky’s dismissal in...

    Kei Nishikori books his spot in the second round of US Open
    Aug30

    Kei Nishikori books his spot in the second round of US Open

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Kei Nishikori, glad to be back on the New York hard courts where he became Asias first mens Grand Slam finalist, reached the second round of the US Open Tuesday.The Japanese sixth seed, who fell to Marin Cilic in the 2014 final, quashed German Benjamin Beckers rally attempt, emerging with a 6-1, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 victory on the...

    In pictures: EU politicians ♥ Apple (honest)
    Aug30

    In pictures: EU politicians ♥ Apple (honest)

    Apple was on Tuesday ordered to pay back a staggering €13 billion in taxes to the Irish government as the EU’s competition chief, Margrethe Vestager, continued her take-no-prisoners approach to state aid. But don’t believe for a second that European politicians will be giving up their iPhones, or even cutting back on being pictured...

    Brazil’s lack of secure property rights stoking conflict, deterring investment – report
    Aug30

    Brazil’s lack of secure property rights stoking conflict, deterring investment – report

    In Brazil’s Amazon where no-one knows who exactly owns a swathe of territory the size of Ukraine, a lack of formal property deeds is causing conflict, greater deforestation and environmental damage, researchers said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin to Visit Japan in December
    Aug30

    Putin to Visit Japan in December

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Japan in December, Moscow and Tokyo confirmed Tuesday. The schedule for the visit could be decided when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets Putin later this week at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, Japan’s top government spokesman said. “I believe the most important thing in...

    Brazil's lack of secure property rights stoking conflict, deterring investment – report
    Aug30

    Brazil's lack of secure property rights stoking conflict, deterring investment – report

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In Brazil’s Amazon where no-one knows who exactly owns a swathe of territory the size of Ukraine, a lack of formal property deeds is causing conflict, greater deforestation and environmental damage, researchers said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Her grandmother hid their Judaism
    Aug30

    Her grandmother hid their Judaism

    Fleeing the violence of Ukraine, 211 new olim disembarked at Ben Gurion today. ‘We knew we had Jewish roots but did not have the documents.’ …read more Source: Arutz...

    Brazil’s Lack of Property Rights Stoking Conflict, Deterring Investment
    Aug30

    Brazil’s Lack of Property Rights Stoking Conflict, Deterring Investment

    In Brazil’s Amazon where no-one knows who exactly owns a swathe of territory the size of Ukraine, a lack of formal property deeds is causing conflict, greater deforestation and environmental damage, researchers said on Tuesday. An area of 60 million hectares in Brazil’s Amazonas state, 40 percent of the state’s total area, is...

    Venus, Serena Williams featured on Ashe in Day 2 of US Open
    Aug30

    Venus, Serena Williams featured on Ashe in Day 2 of US Open

    Venus and Serena Williams are among the featured matches on Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Open. Venus will take on Kateryna Kozlova of Ukraine in the afternoon Tuesday before her top-ranked sister plays Ekaterina Makarova of Russia in the night match at the stadium with the new retractable roof. Serena has been bothered by a shoulder injury,...

    Czechia is the fastest growing economy in CEE in 2015 – Deloitte
    Aug30

    Czechia is the fastest growing economy in CEE in 2015 – Deloitte

    Czechia became the fastest growing economy in the CEE region in 2015, while Ukraine came in last place, according to the 2015 CE Top 500 ranking by the global advisory Deloitte. Significant factors impacting the region’s position were the fluctuating exchange rates of the CE countries’ national currencies against the euro. “In the...