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    African legend Toure retires from international football
    Sep21

    African legend Toure retires from international football

    MANCHESTER — Four-time African footballer of the year Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast announced his retirement from international football Tuesday. The 33-year-old Manchester City midfielder — capped 113 times — said it had been an incredibly difficult decision. “Writing this note was probably ‘the most difficult match of my life’,” wrote...

    Japan urges Ukraine to fully implement cease-fire accord
    Sep21

    Japan urges Ukraine to fully implement cease-fire accord

    NEW YORK – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday to fully im… …read more Source: Kyodo...

    How do you clean up Europe’s ‘most corrupt country’?
    Sep20

    How do you clean up Europe’s ‘most corrupt country’?

    The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine has been in operation for nine months and launched more than 200 criminal cases to address the country’s rampant corruption. But the problem remains intractable. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Obama’s Use of UN to Advance Partisan Agenda Hurts the Organization Long-Term
    Sep20

    Obama’s Use of UN to Advance Partisan Agenda Hurts the Organization Long-Term

    President Barack Obama gave his eighth and final address to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday morning. The tone was reminiscent of past speeches in a number of ways, both good and bad. The rhetoric was soaring in parts and it was well-delivered. However, his characterization of the world and his successes tended toward the Pollyannaish...

    Trump Gives Ukraine Cold Shoulder in New York
    Sep20

    Trump Gives Ukraine Cold Shoulder in New York

    Petro Poroshenko sent a request to meet both U.S. presidential candidates. But only Clinton has sat down with the Ukrainian president. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Transcript: What Barack Obama told the United Nations
    Sep20

    Transcript: What Barack Obama told the United Nations

    United States President Barack Obama speaks during the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Mr. President; Mr. Secretary General; fellow delegates; ladies and gentlemen: As I address this hall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that...

    How A Viral Video Set Sergei Polunin On A Path To Revolutionizing Ballet
    Sep20

    How A Viral Video Set Sergei Polunin On A Path To Revolutionizing Ballet

    In February 2015, renowned American photographer David LaChapelle quietly released a video on the internet.In it, Ukrainian-born Sergei Polunin ― one of the most famous ballet figures in the world ― dances alone to Irish singer-songwriter Hozier’s “Take Me To Church.” The bluesy, gospel-like folk song bellows in the background as Polunin...

    UN chief rails against leaders with ‘bloody hands’ in Syria
    Sep20

    UN chief rails against leaders with ‘bloody hands’ in Syria

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon railed Tuesday against leaders who keep “feeding the war machine” in Syria as he bowed out of the world stage, while President Barack Obama said there was no military solution to the five-year conflict and described a globe in the throes of a contest between authoritarianism and...

    Thoughts on American presidential election 2016
    Sep20

    Thoughts on American presidential election 2016

    AMERICAN politics, as expected, has heated up since Labor Day. In less than two months, the American voters will choose between former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and casino and real estate mogul Donald Trump for the highest political post in the land. After five years of questioning president Barack Obama’s citizenship, Trump said...

    Pope, Refugees, Religious Leaders Pray in Assisi for World Peace
    Sep20

    Pope, Refugees, Religious Leaders Pray in Assisi for World Peace

    ASSISI, Italy — Pope Francis met with war refugees and religious figures on Tuesday in Assisi, the hometown of the tolerance-preaching St. Francis, for a day of prayers for peace and pleas for more attention to victims of conflicts worldwide. Speaking about victims of war, Pope Francis lamented in a prayer service in St. Francis Basilica...