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    Kerry to travel to Paris for Syria talks
    May06

    Kerry to travel to Paris for Syria talks

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry is to travel to Paris next week for talks on the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, the State Department said Thursday.But a State Department spokesman was unable to say whether Kerry would attend a French meeting on Syria with Arab ministers called for the same day.Kerry will be in Paris on...

    Will New Russian Force Be ‘Putin’s Personal Army’?
    May06

    Will New Russian Force Be ‘Putin’s Personal Army’?

    While Russian lawmakers are busy changing the country’s election laws in preparation for parliamentary elections this year, the lower house of parliament is due this month to consider whether President Vladimir Putin’s new National Guard should be allowed to shoot Russian citizens without warning. According to a draft law that Putin...

    Israeli flag burned at Kiev Holocaust memorial on Yom Hashoah
    May06

    Israeli flag burned at Kiev Holocaust memorial on Yom Hashoah

    Stray dogs roaming the Babi Yar monument in Kiev, March 14, 2016. Nazis and local collaborators murdered 30,000 Jews at the ravine in 1941. (Cnaan Liphshiz) (JTA) — A group of young people burned an Israeli flag outside a Ukraine Holocaust memorial in Kiev on Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Thursday. The flag burning near the Babi Yar...

    Deteriorating Protection of Journalists’ Sources a Global Problem
    May06

    Deteriorating Protection of Journalists’ Sources a Global Problem

    A journalist conducts an interview in Kenya. Credit: Isaiah Esipisu/IPSBy Linus AtarahHELSINKI, May 5 2016 (IPS)The freedom of the press is a universally cherished democratic right, but what may have been overlooked as the World Day Freedom of Information was celebrated on Wednesday is that the ability of journalists to protect their source is...

    U.S. ‘Invades’ Canada After Russian-Backed Coup In Ottawa
    May05

    U.S. ‘Invades’ Canada After Russian-Backed Coup In Ottawa

    The U.S. news media has portrayed events in Ukraine the past two years very strangely. What would it be like for the United States if the shoe were on the other foot? This fictional account will show how. Read the links to learn the real story. The United States has “invaded” Canada to support the breakaway Maritime provinces that are...

    How Russia and China Are Cooperating to Dismantle America’s Dominance of the Internet
    May05

    How Russia and China Are Cooperating to Dismantle America’s Dominance of the Internet

    Did the Cold War even end? Moscow and Beijing, deeply resentful of American power, are again finding ideological common cause, jointly aiming at two pillars of the post-Cold War dispensation: a borderless Internet and international civil society. They are doing so on the declared basis of national sovereignty. Modern nationalism has proved much...

    Ukraine offers to invest $1 billion in Nigeria’s Ajaokuta steel company
    May05

    Ukraine offers to invest $1 billion in Nigeria’s Ajaokuta steel company

    Nigeria says it would review the proposal. The post Ukraine offers to invest $1 billion in Nigeria’s Ajaokuta steel company appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. …read more Source: Premium Times...

    Russia’s Dysfunctional Defense Industry Needs Urgent Reform
    May05

    Russia’s Dysfunctional Defense Industry Needs Urgent Reform

    Roger McDermott Russia, Defense Industry, Modernization, Russian Armed Forces, Russia The dysfunctional nature of an unreformed defense industry is ignored by the state’s leadership at its peril. Despite Russia’s defense budget sequestration, ranging from 5 to 10 percent depending on the source, the political-military leadership...

    Eurovision no contest: From laughing stock to top of the pops
    May05

    Eurovision no contest: From laughing stock to top of the pops

    Ahead of next week’s Eurovsion Song Contest in Stockholm, it’s worth remembering that it wasn’t long ago that the Nordics were the laughing stock of the continent. ‘Norway, nul point’ was the reoccurring joke – based on them finishing last in the contest a staggering 11 times, and on four occasions failing to score a...

    Interview: Neil Kinnock—Labour has made no progress under Corbyn
    May05

    Interview: Neil Kinnock—Labour has made no progress under Corbyn

    Former Labour leader Neil Kinnock ©Stefan Rousseau/PA Archive/Press Association Images Neil Kinnock, former Labour leader, has harsh words for what he calls Labour’s “ultra-left”—having fought a political battle against them in the 1980s. “Those who haven’t changed should just grow up and realise that the world isn’t what they...