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    Secret Ledger in Ukraine Lists Cash for Donald Trump’s Campaign Chief
    Aug15

    Secret Ledger in Ukraine Lists Cash for Donald Trump’s Campaign Chief

    An examination of the activities of Paul Manafort shows how he benefited from powerful interests that are now under scrutiny. …read more Source: The New York...

    Paul Manafort has guided dictators and strongmen – but can he handle Donald Trump?
    Aug15

    Paul Manafort has guided dictators and strongmen – but can he handle Donald Trump?

    Political consultant Paul Manafort was so famous in Ukraine for helping elect president Viktor Yanukovych that when strategist Roger Stone arrived years later to counsel another aspiring politician, the candidate – Stone says – gave him the once over and asked: “So, you a …read more Source: South China Morning...

    The Latest: France wins fencing gold in men’s team epee
    Aug15

    The Latest: France wins fencing gold in men’s team epee

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 7:30 p.m. MEDAL ALERT: France has won the gold medal in men’s team epee, easily defeating Italy 45-31 in a matchup between two of the sport’s traditional powers. Until Sunday, France overall had won just one silver and one bronze in fencing in the...

    Rio 2016: Dipa amazes but another day without medal for India
    Aug15

    Rio 2016: Dipa amazes but another day without medal for India

    Gymnast Dipa Karmakar narrowly missed the bronze by finishing fourth in the women’s vault event even as shuttler Saina Nehwal, the men’s hockey team and tennis pair of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna crashed out on a dismal day for India at the Olympic Games in Rio. Dipa, from the north eastern state Tripura, emerged as one of the few...

    Why Russia could cut diplomatic ties with Ukraine
    Aug14

    Why Russia could cut diplomatic ties with Ukraine

    The post Why Russia could cut diplomatic ties with Ukraine appeared first on PBS NewsHour. …read more Source:...

    Olympic highlights from Day 8: U.S. wins 1,000th gold medal
    Aug14

    Olympic highlights from Day 8: U.S. wins 1,000th gold medal

    The U.S. earned its 1000th Olympic gold medal Saturday night after the American women’s team won the 4×100 meter medley relay. Simone Manuel, who on Thursday became the first African-American woman to win a gold medal in an individual event in swimming, swam with Kathleen Baker, Lilly King and Dana Vollmer in the event. “It really makes me...

    An urgent history lesson in diplomacy with Russia
    Aug14

    An urgent history lesson in diplomacy with Russia

    AS PROSPECTS for peace appear dim in places like the Ukraine, Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Afghanistan and now with a renewed bombing of Libya, the president of the United States (and his heiress apparent) continue to display an alarming lack of understanding of the responsibilities as the nation’s highest elected officer. As has been...

    The Guardian view on press freedom: the need for constant vigilance | Editorial
    Aug14

    The Guardian view on press freedom: the need for constant vigilance | Editorial

    From Turkey to El Salvador, Asia to the Americas, the best journalists fight to hold a mirror to the world. They deserve our gratitude, and need our supportThe news about the news is grim. In Turkey, notorious for cracking down on the media long before July’s attempted coup, authorities have closed more than 130 outlets and issued warrants...

    Nepal ranks 97th in property rights index
    Aug14

    Nepal ranks 97th in property rights index

    KATHMANDU: Nepal is ranked 97th among 128 countries in the International Property Rights Index 2016, published by the Washington DC-based Property Rights Alliance. The report shows that Nepal’s IPRI value increased by 0.3 to a 4.5 placing it 17th in the Asia and Oceania and 97th in the world. PRA said it collected data from 102 think tanks...

    Russia’s season of menace
    Aug14

    Russia’s season of menace

    MOSCOW — August in Moscow is a season of brooding heat broken by sudden rainstorms, of bathing in chilly rivers and experiencing pangs of regret for a summer that never quite happened. Also, it’s Russia’s traditional season of disaster. The hard-line coup attempt that brought the fall of Communism in 1991, the default and financial...