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    Syrian army battles jihadists near Palmyra
    May12

    Syrian army battles jihadists near Palmyra

    BEIRUT (AFP) – Syrian regime forces Wednesday battled jihadists who cut a key supply route west of ancient Palmyra, after new bombardments hit Aleppo city where a ceasefire was due to expire at midnight.The latest fighting comes as world powers prepare to meet in Vienna next week to try to revive peace talks aimed at ending a five-year...

    US to switch on European missile shield despite Russian alarm
    May12

    US to switch on European missile shield despite Russian alarm

    US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter testifies on operations against the Islamic State, on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, April 28, 2016. REUTERS BUCHAREST: The United States’ European missile defence shield goes live on Thursday almost a decade after Washington proposed protecting NATO from Iranian rockets and despite Russian warnings that...

    Couple whose three children died in MH17 crash welcome new baby Violet
    May12

    Couple whose three children died in MH17 crash welcome new baby Violet

    ‘We will continue to love all four of our children equally,’ say Australians Anthony Maslin and Marite Norris. ‘Violet brings some hope and joy for us’A Western Australian couple who lost their three children when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine have welcomed the arrival of a baby daughter.MH17 was brought...

    Russia completes power bridges linking Crimea, ending dependence on Kiev
    May12

    Russia completes power bridges linking Crimea, ending dependence on Kiev

    Russia completed on Wednesday the construction of energy bridges linking Crimea, putting an end to the peninsula’s reliance on Ukraine for its electricity. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine recovers stolen masterpieces
    May12

    Ukraine recovers stolen masterpieces

    Ukraine says it has recovered 17 paintings – including works by Tintoretto and Rubens – stolen from an Italian museum and worth more than €16m (£13m; $18m). …read more Source:...

    Flirting With Humanity
    May12

    Flirting With Humanity

    There have been machines that move themselves for millennia. In the first century C.E., the Greek mathematician Hero of Alexandria designed dolls that could be used to act out miniature theatrical scenes. The original treatises he wrote about these automata were lost to history. But a group of Sicilian scholars discovered Arabic translations in...

    US to Switch On European Missile Shield Despite Russian Alarm
    May12

    US to Switch On European Missile Shield Despite Russian Alarm

    The United States’ European missile defense shield goes live on Thursday almost a decade after Washington proposed protecting NATO from Iranian rockets and despite Russian warnings that the West is threatening the peace in central Europe. Amid high Russia-West tension, U.S. and NATO officials will declare operational the shield at a remote...

    Eurovision’s Ukraine singer Jamala pushes boundaries on Crimea
    May12

    Eurovision’s Ukraine singer Jamala pushes boundaries on Crimea

    Eurovision artist stretches rules with song from Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Why the OSCE Keeps Failing to Make Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh
    May12

    Why the OSCE Keeps Failing to Make Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh

    Azad Garibov Security, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh The Minsk Group’s co-chairs could put Azerbaijan and Armenia on the road to resolution. The unprecedented escalation of hostilities on the frontline between the armed forces of Azerbaijan and Armenia on April 2–5, 2016, brought the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict back onto the...

    Moscow, Keiv agree on Ukraine demilitarized zone
    May12

    Moscow, Keiv agree on Ukraine demilitarized zone

    Moscow and Kiev reach agreement over establishing demilitarized zones in areas held by pro-Russia fighters in Ukraine. …read more Source:...