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    Olympic highlights from Day 8: U.S. wins 1,000th gold medal
    Aug14

    Olympic highlights from Day 8: U.S. wins 1,000th gold medal

    The U.S. earned its 1000th Olympic gold medal Saturday night after the American women’s team won the 4×100 meter medley relay. Simone Manuel, who on Thursday became the first African-American woman to win a gold medal in an individual event in swimming, swam with Kathleen Baker, Lilly King and Dana Vollmer in the event. “It really makes me...

    An urgent history lesson in diplomacy with Russia
    Aug14

    An urgent history lesson in diplomacy with Russia

    AS PROSPECTS for peace appear dim in places like the Ukraine, Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Afghanistan and now with a renewed bombing of Libya, the president of the United States (and his heiress apparent) continue to display an alarming lack of understanding of the responsibilities as the nation’s highest elected officer. As has been...

    The Guardian view on press freedom: the need for constant vigilance | Editorial
    Aug14

    The Guardian view on press freedom: the need for constant vigilance | Editorial

    From Turkey to El Salvador, Asia to the Americas, the best journalists fight to hold a mirror to the world. They deserve our gratitude, and need our supportThe news about the news is grim. In Turkey, notorious for cracking down on the media long before July’s attempted coup, authorities have closed more than 130 outlets and issued warrants...

    Nepal ranks 97th in property rights index
    Aug14

    Nepal ranks 97th in property rights index

    KATHMANDU: Nepal is ranked 97th among 128 countries in the International Property Rights Index 2016, published by the Washington DC-based Property Rights Alliance. The report shows that Nepal’s IPRI value increased by 0.3 to a 4.5 placing it 17th in the Asia and Oceania and 97th in the world. PRA said it collected data from 102 think tanks...

    Russia’s season of menace
    Aug14

    Russia’s season of menace

    MOSCOW — August in Moscow is a season of brooding heat broken by sudden rainstorms, of bathing in chilly rivers and experiencing pangs of regret for a summer that never quite happened. Also, it’s Russia’s traditional season of disaster. The hard-line coup attempt that brought the fall of Communism in 1991, the default and financial...

    Ukraine no longer ‘a major energy route’ to EU
    Aug14

    Ukraine no longer ‘a major energy route’ to EU

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    Rio 2016 | Fencing: Ibtihaj Muhammad becomes 1st Muslim African-American woman to win Olympic medal
    Aug14

    Rio 2016 | Fencing: Ibtihaj Muhammad becomes 1st Muslim African-American woman to win Olympic medal

    Russia dismantled Ukraine to win their fourth fencing gold at the Rio Olympics on Saturday as the Americans took bronze over traditional powerhouse Italy for the second straight day. Russia lost just one of nine bouts in the women’s team saber final, trouncing Ukraine 45-30 to rack up seven fencing medals at the Games – their best...

    The school on the frontline of the war in Ukraine
    Aug14

    The school on the frontline of the war in Ukraine

    School No 58 in Donetsk bears the scars of war – as do its pupils and teachers. We followed them for a year. …read more Source: AL...

    As Ukraine tensions soar, Putin is doing what Putin does best
    Aug14

    As Ukraine tensions soar, Putin is doing what Putin does best

    By Peter Apps Vladimir Putin might or might not intend to escalate his war with Ukraine in the next few days. But whatever his plans, he is certainly making it look as if he may. As Ukrainians prepare to celebrate a quarter-century of independence from the Soviet Union on August 24, Moscow is making it clear that their sovereignty only exists as...

    Russia Wins More Olympic Gold, But Has Only Track and Field Athlete Suspended
    Aug14

    Russia Wins More Olympic Gold, But Has Only Track and Field Athlete Suspended

    Russia has won more gold at the Rio Olympics, but had its sole track and field athlete suspended from the games. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...