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    Irish Revenue Seize over 18,000 Smuggled Cigarettes Originating from Bulgaria, Ukraine
    Aug26

    Irish Revenue Seize over 18,000 Smuggled Cigarettes Originating from Bulgaria, Ukraine

    The Irish authorities have seized more than 18,800 smuggled cigarettes which originated from Bulgaria and Ukraine. The cigarettes with an estimated retail value of more than EUR 9,400 were first detected in two mail centres, according to Irish media reports. The illicit cigarettes have been seized during searches by Revenue officers at a house in...

    The revolution-inspired graffiti changing the face of Kiev – in pictures
    Aug26

    The revolution-inspired graffiti changing the face of Kiev – in pictures

    Two years since the protests that overthrew the government, large murals have been appearing across Ukraine’s capital – some by renowned street artists, others by politically charged locals. RFE/RL takes a tour … …read more Source: The...

    If an American PR Whiz Had Not Helped Yanukovych, Would Ukraine Still Be Intact?
    Aug26

    If an American PR Whiz Had Not Helped Yanukovych, Would Ukraine Still Be Intact?

    Image: Viktor Yanukovych. Public Domain If an American PR whiz had not helped Yanukovych, would Ukraine still be intact? A British scholar wrote an eye-opening book a decade ago on the tactics that candidates in the former Soviet Union used to win elections. Andrew Wilson’s “Virtual Politics” became an instant classic in the...

    Senate hails PH naval officer awarded at British Royal Navy College
    Aug26

    Senate hails PH naval officer awarded at British Royal Navy College

    The Senate on Thursday hailed Philippine naval officer Ensign Maycee Angga for receiving the best international student award at the Britannia Royal Navy College (BRNC) in Darmouth, United Kindgom. MB FILE(Photo c/o of DFA)(mb.com.ph) “Ensign Angga’s achievement exemplifies the determination and commitment of all our uniformed personnel in...

    Champions League draw analysis: Pep returns to Barca, Real v/s Dortmund and more…
    Aug26

    Champions League draw analysis: Pep returns to Barca, Real v/s Dortmund and more…

    The 2016-17 UEFA Champions League threw up some mouth-watering clashes that will excite football fans across the world unless of course they support the Milan clubs, Manchester United or Liverpool. Pep Guardiola will return to Camp Nou to face a new, more radioactive version of the monster that he created, while Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid...

    WhatsApp to share phone numbers with Facebook
    Aug26

    WhatsApp to share phone numbers with Facebook

    Messaging service WhatsApp will share some user data with its parent – Facebook – to allow for more relevant advertisements. ||| San Francisco – Popular messaging service WhatsApp said it would start sharing users’ phone numbers with parent Facebook, marking a notable shift in its stance on privacy. When Facebook bought...

    The European Union And Why Legalism Destroys Multilateralism
    Aug26

    The European Union And Why Legalism Destroys Multilateralism

    By Christina Hambleton, Denison University The Brexit debate in the United Kingdom is only the most recent of a number of threats to the European Union’s integrity. Commenters increasingly frame these threats as xenophobia brought on by economic distress, phobic reactions to terrorism, and refugee flows. In the case of the UK, they also...

    German Minister Urges New Arms Control Pact With Russia
    Aug26

    German Minister Urges New Arms Control Pact With Russia

    Germany’s foreign minister has called for a new arms control deal with Moscow to avoid an escalation of tensions in Europe, where intensified military exercises by Russia and NATO have raised concerns that a war could inadvertently be triggered. In an apparent reference to Russia’s annexation of the Crimea region of Ukraine,...

    Russia’s New Education Minister Gives Stalin a Nod
    Aug26

    Russia’s New Education Minister Gives Stalin a Nod

    President Vladimir Putin’s choice of Olga Vasilyeva as Russia’s education and science minister is proving to be one of his more controversial cabinet appointments, at least for the country’s human rights activists and some representatives of religious minorities. Vasilyeva, historian of the Russian Orthodox Church, wrote her...

    Russia holds large-scale snap military exercises
    Aug26

    Russia holds large-scale snap military exercises

    Russian military forces have launched large snap military drills in areas bordering Ukraine and the Baltic states. …read more Source:...