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    Abbott resumes Russia fight
    Mar21

    Abbott resumes Russia fight

    Tony Abbott has redoubled his support for Ukraine in its clash with Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: THE...

    West should not lift sanctions on Russia following Savchenko verdict – Lithuanian political scientist  – The Baltic Times
    Mar21

    West should not lift sanctions on Russia following Savchenko verdict – Lithuanian political scientist – The Baltic Times

    Laurynas Kasciunas, a political scientist from Vilnius University’s Eastern European Studies Centre, believes the guilty verdict for Ukrai…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    World Water Day: Water Scarcity Is a Clear and Present Danger
    Mar21

    World Water Day: Water Scarcity Is a Clear and Present Danger

    By Farhana Haque Rahman, Director General, Inter Press ServiceROME, Mar 21 2016 (IPS)Water scarcity is already a clear and present danger, and it is the innocent, particularly women and children, who are harmed most. When we are inundated with information about water it’s easy to become desensitized. World Water Day on March 22nd gives us...

    Rights activists, EU, US slam Russian trial of Ukrainian pilot
    Mar21

    Rights activists, EU, US slam Russian trial of Ukrainian pilot

    As Russian news agencies prematurely reported that Ukranian pilot Nadiya Savchenko had been found guilty of murder, human rights activists and foreign powers slammed the trial of the 34-year-old, who was captured by pro-Russian rebels nearly two years ago. …read more Source: Radio France...

    Watson: Yes, we’re back…and desperate to be liked again
    Mar21

    Watson: Yes, we’re back…and desperate to be liked again

    Here’s a simple question for those who think it’s terrific news this country is going to campaign for one of the 10 non-permanent seats on the Security Council: How many of the current non-permanent members can you name? Without checking I couldn’t name any. (They are Angola, Egypt, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Senegal, Spain,...

    Russian court begins delivering verdict in Ukraine pilot trial
    Mar21

    Russian court begins delivering verdict in Ukraine pilot trial

    Donetsk, Russia // A Russian court yesterday began delivering its verdict in the high-profile murder trial of Ukrainian helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko, which Kiev and the West have slammed as a political sham.Prosecutors are demanding a 23-year jail term for Savchenko’s alleged involvement in the killing of two Russian state TV...

    Russian court poised to find Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ guilty for deaths of journalists
    Mar21

    Russian court poised to find Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ guilty for deaths of journalists

    A Russian court on Monday found a Ukrainian helicopter pilot nicknamed Ukraine’s “Joan of Arc” guilty of involvement in the 2014 deaths of two Russian journalists, Russian news agencies reported, the conclusion to a case that has drawn international condemnation and reviv …read more Source: South China Morning...

    The Obama Doctrine: Made for the ’90s, Disastrous Today
    Mar21

    The Obama Doctrine: Made for the ’90s, Disastrous Today

    James F. Jeffrey Global Governance, Americas The president isn’t interested in protecting the global status quo. Among the copious commentary on President Obama’s extraordinary foreign policy interview with the Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg (“The Obama Doctrine”), Paul Pillar’s approving piece in the National Interest stands...

    New stats say Russia’s poor grew sharply
    Mar21

    New stats say Russia’s poor grew sharply

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s state statistical service says the number of people living in poverty last year spiked up by nearly 20 percent. Statistics reported Monday for last year said 19.2 million Russians — about 13 percent of the population — were living at or below the official poverty level of 9662 rubles ($142) a month. That’s an...

    Pakistan hosts Nuclear-Security Training Conference
    Mar21

    Pakistan hosts Nuclear-Security Training Conference

    Dunya News Report (Madiha Fareed)According to a press release issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The annual Meeting of the International Network for Nuclear Security Training and Support Centres (NSSC) was held from 14 -18 March in Islamabad in collaboration with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The Meeting was held for the...