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    This Olympic Star Could Signal Big Change in Women’s Sports
    Aug19

    This Olympic Star Could Signal Big Change in Women’s Sports

    A star athlete poised to win gold in the women’s 800-meter race at the Rio Olympics has sparked an ethics debate over gender and sex in competitive sports. “Semenya has been nearly unbeatable, prompting speculation that she had been suppressing her testosterone with medication.”—@SITimLayden @SInowe Caster Semenya, of South Africa, has her...

    Trump to ‘sharpen message’ after campaign shake-up
    Aug19

    Trump to ‘sharpen message’ after campaign shake-up

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has appointed the first woman manager of a Republican presidential run by Jennie Matthew | AFP photo NEW YORK: Donald Trump’s campaign went on the offensive Thursday, promising to “sharpen” its message and let the Republican candidate be his authentic — if controversial — self as rival Hillary...

    Prominent Russian Lawyer Barred From Leaving Russia
    Aug19

    Prominent Russian Lawyer Barred From Leaving Russia

    Prominent Russian human rights lawyer Mark Feygin has been barred from leaving Russia in a move he says is aimed at preventing him from defending Crimean Tatars at an Organization for Security and Coo …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine President Warns Of Conflict Escalation, Possible ‘Martial Law’
    Aug19

    Ukraine President Warns Of Conflict Escalation, Possible ‘Martial Law’

    Ukraine’s president has said the likelihood of an escalation of the conflict with Russia and Russia-back separatists in eastern Ukraine “remains significant” and said he cannot rule out “a full-scale …read more Source: Big News...

    Almost Holy review – documentary of a saintly do-gooder
    Aug19

    Almost Holy review – documentary of a saintly do-gooder

    Steve Hoover’s portrait of Gennadiy Mokhnenko hints at a darker side to the pastor who runs a children’s orphanage in UkraineCharismatic and somewhat sinisterly convinced of his own inviolate righteousness, Pastor Gennadiy Mokhnenko runs the rehab centre-cum-orphanage Pilgrim in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol. Working outside what...

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if fighting escalates: Poroshenko
    Aug19

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if fighting escalates: Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he did not rule out introducing martial law and a new wave of military mobilization if the conflict with pro-Russian separatists worsened. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine could introduce martial law: Poroshenko
    Aug18

    Ukraine could introduce martial law: Poroshenko

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he did not rule out introducing martial law and a new wave of military mobilisation if the conflict with pro-Russian separatists worsened. Poroshenko made his comments as fresh tension with Russia over Crimea reignited fears that a fragile ceasefire deal hammered out in the Belarussian...

    Vladimir Putin’s Plan Trumps Obama’s Scolding
    Aug18

    Vladimir Putin’s Plan Trumps Obama’s Scolding

    A military buildup in Crimea and warplane deployments from Iran continue to show Russia is a potent and potentially dangerous player on the world stage. …read more Source: U.S....

    3 govt. troops killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Aug18

    3 govt. troops killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

    At least 3 Ukrainian soldiers are killed in fresh clashes with pro-Russia fighters in the volatile east Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian anti-corruption office under pressure
    Aug18

    Ukrainian anti-corruption office under pressure

    In Ukraine, a conflict is brewing between the public prosecutor’s office and the anti-corruption authority. It could stall key reforms promised by Kyiv to the European Union. …read more Source: Deutsche...