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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    On the Edge of a Forgotten Conflict, Ukraine’s Humanitarian Crisis Simmers
    Oct31

    On the Edge of a Forgotten Conflict, Ukraine’s Humanitarian Crisis Simmers

    KURAKHOVO, Ukraine—More than two and a half years after the war in Ukraine began, a cease-fire has failed to stop the fighting. And it’s still too dangerous for many of Ukraine’s 1.7 million internally displaced persons to return home. For those who fled the conflict, they’ve had to adapt to life as de facto refugees inside...

    Ukraine’s Millionaire Officials Come Out of Hiding
    Oct31

    Ukraine’s Millionaire Officials Come Out of Hiding

    Mandatory declarations of assets by bureaucrats and legislators have shaken one of Europe’s poorest countries. …read more Source:...

    Trump, Putin, and the Alt-Right International
    Oct31

    Trump, Putin, and the Alt-Right International

    One of the double-edged aspects of being a writer is that you can become known in all kinds of unlikely circles. That was what I was thinking when I pulled a large envelope out of my mailbox. The return address was Germany; the cover letter (in German) announced that I was the recipient of Compact magazine, and more oddly, requested that I should...

    Big guns aim for spot in next round of Champions League
    Oct31

    Big guns aim for spot in next round of Champions League

    Here is a look ahead to tonight’s Champions League action as Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City host Barcelona with a number of sides, including the Spanish champions, looking to seal a place in the next round (all kick-offs 9:45pm Qatar time unless stated): Group A At Sofia, Bulgaria: Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) vs Arsenal (ENG) Mesut Ozil...

    South Africa’s Announcemnt That It Intends To Withdraw From The International Criminal Court Draws Critics In Africa and Beyond
    Oct31

    South Africa’s Announcemnt That It Intends To Withdraw From The International Criminal Court Draws Critics In Africa and Beyond

    South Africa’s announcement on Oct. 21 that it intends to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, which has jurisdiction over war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide, has met strong opposition from civil society groups in that country and other African and international human-rights organizations. Africa has played major...

    What will happen when Mosul falls?
    Oct31

    What will happen when Mosul falls?

    Iraq’s elite counterterrorism forces advance toward Islamic State positions as fighting to retake the extremist-held city of Mosul enters its second week, in the village of Tob Zawa, outside Mosul, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. A convoy of special forces advanced toward the village of Tob Zawa, Monday, encountering roadside bombs and trading heavy...

    Vast wealth declared by Ukraine politicians causes shock and anger
    Oct31

    Vast wealth declared by Ukraine politicians causes shock and anger

    An e-declaration of assets has exposed a huge difference between the earnings of top officials compared to ordinary Ukrainians. …read more Source:...

    Transparency Reform Reveals Ukrainian Politicians’ Wealth
    Oct31

    Transparency Reform Reveals Ukrainian Politicians’ Wealth

    An anticorruption reform requiring senior Ukrainian officials to declare their wealth online has exposed a vast difference between the fortunes of politicians and those they represent. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    We need an ‘energetic’ push for global peace
    Oct31

    We need an ‘energetic’ push for global peace

    Energy is one of the most essential elements that humans depend on to survive. It is indispensable for economic development. It is vital for heating, food production and manufacturing of goods. Energy has also shaped nation states’ foreign policies for centuries. Since the 17th century, imperialist powers have been struggling to get their...

    Ukraine lawmakers made to declare assets online
    Oct31

    Ukraine lawmakers made to declare assets online

    Ukrainian public servants have disclosed millions in cash, luxury cars, and even holy relics after a new anti-graft law came into force. The move has been hailed by activists in corruption-plagued Kyiv. …read more Source:...