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    Tribute to Fidel Castro on His 90th Birthday
    Aug17

    Tribute to Fidel Castro on His 90th Birthday

    Photo by Marcelo Montecino On Saturday, August 13, the world will celebrate the 90th birthday of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro Ruz, the only individual ever to be acknowledged by the UN as a “World Hero of Solidarity.” It is very hard to think of a more important world leader than Fidel. The contribution he has made to the world...

    Trump campaign circles the wagons around Manafort
    Aug17

    Trump campaign circles the wagons around Manafort

    Donald Trump’s campaign defended its embattled chairman, Paul Manafort, on Tuesday, pushing back against reports that the former consultant had received secret cash payments from a deposed Ukrainian leader with close ties to the Kremlin — while being careful to distance Manafort from any possible wrongdoing by the candidate...

    Russia’s Crimea Bridge Project Beset By Engineering Worries And Labor Woes
    Aug16

    Russia’s Crimea Bridge Project Beset By Engineering Worries And Labor Woes

    Russia is racing to build a bridge to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula it annexed in 2014. The strategically vital project is beset by charges of near-slave labor for workers and engineering concerns. …read more Source:...

    Fourth Olympic gold for Biles, China flop in Gymnastics
    Aug16

    Fourth Olympic gold for Biles, China flop in Gymnastics

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 16, 2016 (AFP) – US star Simone Biles claimed a record-equalling fourth Olympic womens gold on the floor in Rio on Tuesday as former gymnastics giants China flopped to their worst Games showing in 32 years.The 19-year-old Biles sealed the floor title with a powerful display of acrobatics and tumbling to add to her team,...

    Ukraine’s honoring of war criminals leaves Jews uneasy, divided
    Aug16

    Ukraine’s honoring of war criminals leaves Jews uneasy, divided

    Veneration of pro-Nazi collaborators raises concerns among Ukrainian Jews. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Dire situation in Ukraine overshadows Manafort story
    Aug16

    Dire situation in Ukraine overshadows Manafort story

    I don’t know if GOP nominee Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was paid boatloads of cash by former Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych, who is widely considered a corrupt thug. I don’t know if Manafort has or remains on Yanukovych’s… …read more Source: The...

    Russia-Ukraine tensions rise as Putin hints at war
    Aug16

    Russia-Ukraine tensions rise as Putin hints at war

    Ukraine says it thinks Vladimir Putin is planning a new invasion, and it’s not hard to see why: the Russian leader has built up troops on its border and resumed the hostile rhetoric that preceded his annexation of Crimea two years ago. …read more Source: Global...

    Hollande warns against ‘escalation’ of Ukraine conflict (AFP)
    Aug16

    Hollande warns against ‘escalation’ of Ukraine conflict (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande warned Tuesday against any “escalation” of the Ukraine conflict after telephone talks with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. …read more Source: The West...

    The Latest: Ukrainian gymnast takes men’s parallel bars gold
    Aug16

    The Latest: Ukrainian gymnast takes men’s parallel bars gold

    Oleg Verniaiev of the Ukraine picked up his second medal in men’s gymnastics, taking gold in the parallel bars final on Tuesday …read more Source: U.S....

    Vladimir Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge
    Aug16

    Vladimir Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge

    …read more Source: The Indian...