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    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk
    Dec13

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk

    Ruined houses, shell craters and deserted streets — this is a typical scene in the Oktyabrsky district of Donetsk, the largest city of Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel region that bears the same name. The self-styled Donetsk and next-door Luhansk “people’s republics” broke away from central rule in 2014 after months of violent...

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk
    Dec13

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk

    Ruined houses, shell craters and deserted streets — this is a typical scene in the Oktyabrsky district of Donetsk, the largest city of Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel region that bears the same name. The self-styled Donetsk and next-door Luhansk “people’s republics” broke away from central rule in 2014 after months of violent...

    US Arms Sale to Georgia a Long-Overdue Show of Support for Eurasian Ally
    Dec13

    US Arms Sale to Georgia a Long-Overdue Show of Support for Eurasian Ally

    The U.S.- Georgian relationship was taken to a new level on Nov. 20, when President Donald Trump approved something that never occurred during President Barack Obama’s eight years in office. That would be an estimated $75 million deal to sell Javelin anti-tank missiles to the Eastern European republic of Georgia. After 25 years of...

    NATO chief Stoltenberg wins extended term to late 2020
    Dec13

    NATO chief Stoltenberg wins extended term to late 2020

    NATO on Tuesday reappointed Jens Stoltenberg as secretary general to serve until 2020, as the alliance undergoes its biggest revamp since the Cold War to counter the perceived threat posed by Russia. Photo: AFP file BRUSSELS: North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Tuesday reappointed Jens Stoltenberg as secretary general to serve until...

    Portugal’s Eurovision Winner Salvador Sobral has Heart Transplant
    Dec10

    Portugal’s Eurovision Winner Salvador Sobral has Heart Transplant

    Eurovision winner 2017 Salvador Sobral has undergone a heart transplant operation, NTV reports referring to the Portuguese media RTP. The operation was on December 8th. Doctors have assured that the transplant has been successful. Now the singer has to go through a long rehabilitation process. Sobral was admitted to the resuscitation clinic at...

    Portugal’s Eurovision Winner Salvador Sobral has Heart Transplant
    Dec10

    Portugal’s Eurovision Winner Salvador Sobral has Heart Transplant

    Eurovision winner 2017 Salvador Sobral has undergone a heart transplant operation, NTV reports referring to the Portuguese media RTP. The operation was on December 8th. Doctors have assured that the transplant has been successful. Now the singer has to go through a long rehabilitation process. Sobral was admitted to the resuscitation clinic at...

    Strategy: How Max Levchin cofounded and built PayPal into a payments monster after 6 pivots and a bitter rivalry with Elon Musk
    Dec10

    Strategy: How Max Levchin cofounded and built PayPal into a payments monster after 6 pivots and a bitter rivalry with Elon Musk

    Max Levchin cofounded PayPal, took it public, and sold it to eBay. Now he's leading a loan startup. Here's how he did it. Max Levchin founded PayPal with Peter Thiel in 1999, and it grew with the help of Elon Musk and Reid Hoffman. PayPal went public and was sold to eBay in 2002 for $1.5 billion. He is now the CEO of Affirm, an online...

    Russian General Named in Bellingcat MH17 Report Plans to Sue
    Dec10

    Russian General Named in Bellingcat MH17 Report Plans to Sue

    A senior Russian general who was accused in a recent investigation of being a coordinator of separatist forces in eastern Ukraine and of possibly playing a role in the downing of a civilian airliner in July 2014 has said he plans to sue the authors of the report for defamation. Retired General Nikolai Tkachyov told Novaya Gazeta on Saturday that...

    Man Utd, Man City face clash of ice and fire
    Dec10

    Man Utd, Man City face clash of ice and fire

    Manchester United and Manchester City will have to contend with snow and sub-zero temperatures, as well as each other, in Sunday’s Premier League title showdown at Old Trafford. Snow is forecast to fall across northwest England in the hours leading up to kick-off and temperatures are set to drop to -1 degree Celsius (30 Fahrenheit). While...

    HEC Paris honours class of 2017 at graduation ceremony
    Dec10

    HEC Paris honours class of 2017 at graduation ceremony

    HEC Paris has honoured the HEC Paris Executive MBA (EMBA) and Specialised Master in Strategic Business Unit Management (SBUM) graduating classes of 2017 during a ceremony in Doha. This year’s graduating class is the largest since HEC Paris’ inception in Qatar, a “testament to the quality and impact of its programmes”, it said in a...