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    Putin and Erdogan: kissed and made up?
    Aug08

    Putin and Erdogan: kissed and made up?

    Vladimir Putin welcomes Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the start of the G20 summit in Saint Petersburg in 2013 © AFP / ALEXANDER NEMENOVIstanbul, Turkey, Aug 8 – Sometimes even good friends can have a bad falling out. Ankara’s downing of a Russian war plane over the Syrian border last November prompted rapid retaliation from Moscow and a bitter...

    Former Ukrainian Lawmaker Charged With Separatism
    Aug08

    Former Ukrainian Lawmaker Charged With Separatism

    A court in Kyiv has formally charged a former Ukrainian member of parliament with providing support to Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: Traveling zoo set up on Holocaust execution site in Ukraine
    Aug08

    Report: Traveling zoo set up on Holocaust execution site in Ukraine

    (JTA) — A city in northwestern Ukraine authorized the placing of a traveling zoo on the mass grave of thousands of Jewish Holocaust victims, a leader of the country’s Jewish community said. Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, wrote Monday on Facebook about the traveling zoo that was erected this summer in the...

    Would Hillary keep John Kerry on?
    Aug08

    Would Hillary keep John Kerry on?

    Time is running out for John Kerry. With less than six months until a new president takes office, the U.S. secretary of state is working furiously to reach a political settlement in Syria, hold together the international coalition fighting the Islamic State, and tame a Russian bear prowling in Syria and Ukraine. Friends and allies say the...

    Would Hillary keep John Kerry on?
    Aug08

    Would Hillary keep John Kerry on?

    Time is running out for John Kerry.With less than six months until a new president takes office, the U.S. secretary of state is working furiously to reach a political settlement in Syria, hold together the international coalition fighting the Islamic State, and tame a Russian bear prowling in Syria and Ukraine.Friends and allies say the energetic...

    The Latest:  14 gold medals await athletes in Rio de Janeiro
    Aug08

    The Latest: 14 gold medals await athletes in Rio de Janeiro

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 Summer Olympics at Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 5:30 a.m. Eight sports will be awarding 14 gold medals Monday at the Rio Olympics in events ranging from artistic gymnastics to diving, fencing, judo, rugby sevens, shooting, swimming and weightlifting. Swimming alone will hand out four gold medals...

    Terrorist attack prevented at Ukraine’s Lviv railway
    Aug08

    Terrorist attack prevented at Ukraine’s Lviv railway

    Ukraine’s Security Service has prevented explosions at three sections of Lviv railway road. …read more Source:...

    I ran the CIA, now I endorse Hillary: former acting director
    Aug08

    I ran the CIA, now I endorse Hillary: former acting director

    A former top official of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) recently gave backing to presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. In an article written in the New York Times on Aug 5 , Michael J. Morell, CIA’s former acting director and deputy director from 2010 to 2013 said that in the upcoming presidential elections on Nov 8, he will...

    “Armenia should attempt to advance its interests, also by showing teeth to Russia”
    Aug08

    “Armenia should attempt to advance its interests, also by showing teeth to Russia”

    Interview with Hovhannes Igityan, member of Armenian National Movement (ANM), former chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Relations. Mr. Igityan, the agreement on transportation of Iranian gas through the territory of Armenia has been signed recently. What will Armenia benefit from it? At least transportation of...

    What to watch at the Rio Games on Monday
    Aug08

    What to watch at the Rio Games on Monday

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Day 3 of the Rio Games features medal action in gymnastics, swimming, fencing, women’s rugby, judo and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): SWIMMING A day after adding a record 19th gold medal to his collection, Michael Phelps swims in preliminaries of the men’s 200 meter butterfly at 1:44 p.m....