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    Strategy: PHOTOS: What the first day of school looks like in 12 countries around the world
    Aug12

    Strategy: PHOTOS: What the first day of school looks like in 12 countries around the world

    Many American students are gearing up for their first day back to school. Many American students are gearing up for their first day back to school. While the start of the school year differs by country, the first day back is normally a big day no matter where you’re from. It’s usually marked by excitement — or perhaps some dread if...

    Week 12: Putting the Squeeze on Paul Manafort
    Aug12

    Week 12: Putting the Squeeze on Paul Manafort

    At the rate Robert S. Mueller is going, he will soon have enough material to write an eight-volume biography of former Trump campaign director Paul Manafort with enough material left over to construct a Manafort Broadway musical, a Manafort video game and a Manafort theme park. According to news reports this week, the special counsel has hoovered...

    Moscow nominates former German leader to Rosneft board
    Aug12

    Moscow nominates former German leader to Rosneft board

    The Russian government nominated German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder as an “independent director” on the board of the country’s largest oil company, Rosneft, according to an official government statement published late Friday. Schröder — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s predecessor — is already chairman...

    Wozniacki upsets world number one Pliskova in Toronto
    Aug12

    Wozniacki upsets world number one Pliskova in Toronto

    Caroline Wozniak of Denmark plays a shot against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic (not pictured) during the Rogers Cup tennis tournament at Aviva Centre, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on August 11, 2017. Photo: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Caroline Wozniacki defeated world number one Karolina Pliskova 7-5 6-7(3) 6-4 in a...

    UN: Displaced in Ukraine’s Rebel-held East Lack Basic Services, Benefits
    Aug12

    UN: Displaced in Ukraine’s Rebel-held East Lack Basic Services, Benefits

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is appealing to the government of Ukraine in Kyiv and Russian-backed authorities in eastern Ukraine to provide basic services and pension benefits to hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people struggling to survive in the rebel-held parts of Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk regions....

    The problem isn’t Putin, it’s Russia
    Aug12

    The problem isn’t Putin, it’s Russia

    NEW YORK — The introduction of new sanctions by the United States on Russia has sent relations between the two countries to lows not seen since the end of the Cold War. Each side blames the other and claims to be seeking better relations, behaving as if the antagonism is just an undesirable, but passing, phase. But while many in the...

    Software and Hard Consequences
    Aug12

    Software and Hard Consequences

    World War III has started, and almost no one seems to have noticed. Or perhaps the Cold War is a better analogy, if the Cold War had 20 sides fighting each other all at once and, again, if almost no one was paying enough attention to realize what is going on. At least, this is what Alexander Klimburg insists in The Darkening Web, his new book on...

    Ports of Burgas, Varna, Nesebar increasingly popular among cruise tourists
    Aug12

    Ports of Burgas, Varna, Nesebar increasingly popular among cruise tourists

    Cruise tourism has become more accessible to tourists lately, Iliyan Ivanov from the Bulgarian Cruise Society told the National Radio. It is not surprising then that Bulgaria’s transport strategy until 2030 envisages tangible growth of this kind of tourist business. In 2017 cruise tourism is estimated to attract 25 million passengers. In...

    Most Ukrainians have financial hardship
    Aug12

    Most Ukrainians have financial hardship

    Following 2 years of economic depression caused by war, Ukraine’s economy is expected to show a GDP growth of about 2 percent this year. …read more Source:...

    Trump Says He Wasn’t Being Serious in Remarks About Putin
    Aug12

    Trump Says He Wasn’t Being Serious in Remarks About Putin

    BEDMINSTER – President Donald Trump said he was not being serious when he thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering a drastic reduction in the number of U.S. diplomatic employees and saving the U.S. significant cash. “Absolutely, I think you know that,” Trump told reporters Friday when asked about the comments he made a...