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    US urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization
    Aug09

    US urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization

    Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters walk with people that fled their homes due to clashes between Islamic State fighters and Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) towards safer parts of Manbij, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria, August 7, 2016. REUTERS UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council must not allow civilians on both sides of the Syrian...

    Rio 2016 I Legendary show: Abhinav Bindra’s rifle developed serious problems but he still finished 4th
    Aug09

    Rio 2016 I Legendary show: Abhinav Bindra’s rifle developed serious problems but he still finished 4th

    Abhinav Bindra had to deal with an equipment malfunction as the champion rifle shooter during his fourth place finish in his last Olympics after being edged out in a shoot-off here on Monday. Just before the start of the 10m air rifle qualification at 9am local time, Bindra fell down along with his gun from the chair and as a result the...

    Vladimir Putin’s tanks on Ukrainian border spark fears of European invasion
    Aug09

    Vladimir Putin’s tanks on Ukrainian border spark fears of European invasion

    Russian tanks and armoured vehicles have been spotted on the northern Crimea border amid fears that an invasion led by President Vladimir Putin is imminent. …read more Source: Big News...

    Putin’s tanks spark fears of European invasion after giant convoy is spotted massing on Ukrainian border
    Aug09

    Putin’s tanks spark fears of European invasion after giant convoy is spotted massing on Ukrainian border

    Russian tanks and armoured vehicles have been spotted on the northern Crimea border amid fears that an invasion led by President Vladimir Putin is imminent. …read more Source: Big News...

    U.S. urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization
    Aug09

    U.S. urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization

    UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council must not allow civilians on both sides of the Syrian city of Aleppo to be cut off from humanitarian aid, the United States said on Monday as Russia accused Washington of politicizing a humanitarian issue. Insurgents effectively broke a month-long government siege of eastern, opposition-held...

    The World Is Not As Bad As We Think, Says Harvard Psychologist
    Aug08

    The World Is Not As Bad As We Think, Says Harvard Psychologist

    The scientist, psychologist and linguist Steven Pinker recently spoke with the Berggruen Institute’s Alex Gorlach at Harvard University, where Pinker teaches in the department of psychology. He is most well-known for his 2011 book The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined. His forthcoming book is on “the new enlightenment.”...

    Robert H. Scales: While the U.S. chased political correctness, Russia chased the edge on the battlefield
    Aug08

    Robert H. Scales: While the U.S. chased political correctness, Russia chased the edge on the battlefield

    In November, while visiting the headquarters of the U.S. Army in Europe, I received a briefing on the performance of the Russian army in Ukraine. In a perfunctory tone, the young intelligence briefer recited the details of the July 2014 Battle of Zelenopillya, in which a single Russian artillery “fire strike” almost destroyed two Ukrainian...

    Raising Christian money for Jewish causes, a star rabbi earns praise and scorn
    Aug08

    Raising Christian money for Jewish causes, a star rabbi earns praise and scorn

    Rabbis Yechiel Eckstein, left, and Moshe Sebbag at the Grand Synagogue of Paris, June 27, 2016. (Cnaan Liphshiz) PARIS (JTA) — The summer drizzle that soaked the French capital did little to dampen Yechiel Eckstein’s enthusiasm as he arrived recently with his wife Joelle at the city’s Great Synagogue for a private tour. But a run-in...

    Ukrainian Who Lied About Age While Attending U.S. High School Pleads Guilty
    Aug08

    Ukrainian Who Lied About Age While Attending U.S. High School Pleads Guilty

    A Ukrainian man who lied about his name and his age while attending high school in Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to criminal charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian families demand release of hostages held by militants
    Aug08

    Ukrainian families demand release of hostages held by militants

    A rally has been held in eastern Ukraine to urge authorities to secure the release of prisoners held by pro-Russia fighters in the region. …read more Source:...