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    Chernobyl anniversary puts spotlight on nuclear safety
    Apr27

    Chernobyl anniversary puts spotlight on nuclear safety

    On Tuesday, Ukraine marked the anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear disaster. The meltdown at the fourth reactor at the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl happened 30 years ago, but the wounds it inflicted on the world’s psyche are still felt today. …read more Source: China...

    OSCE Chief, Iranian Defense Minister In Moscow For Security Conference
    Apr27

    OSCE Chief, Iranian Defense Minister In Moscow For Security Conference

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is scheduled to meet in Moscow on April 27 with Lamberto Zannier, the secretary-general of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Free speech row after Ukraine strips top political talk show host of work permit
    Apr27

    Free speech row after Ukraine strips top political talk show host of work permit

    Ukraine’s most prominent political talk show host was stripped of his work permit on Tuesday in what he described as a politically-charged case. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Most brutal tyrants in history (photos)
    Apr27

    Most brutal tyrants in history (photos)

    As the saying goes ‘One man’s hero is another man’s tyrant’. No matter what we believe about the validity or virtues of a political agenda, there is no doubt that some leaders did not hold back in brute force when trying to achieve their goals. Here is a brief list of the most ruthless leaders of all time. You could probably add...

    Ukrainian Talk Show Host Loses Work Permit, Vows Hunger Strike
    Apr27

    Ukrainian Talk Show Host Loses Work Permit, Vows Hunger Strike

    A prominent Ukrainian talk show host was stripped of his work permit on April 26, sparking an uproar that forced Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to defend his record on media freedom. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Klimkin Visits China April 27-28
    Apr27

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Klimkin Visits China April 27-28

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin will visit the People’s Republic of China on April 27-28 for meetings with his Chinese counterpart and other senior officials. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Watchdog Report: World Press Freedom Hits 10-Year Low
    Apr27

    Watchdog Report: World Press Freedom Hits 10-Year Low

    Freedom of the press declined across the globe last year to its lowest point in more than a decade, a Washington watchdog group has concluded. Freedom House, which advocates for the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world, said in a new report Wednesday that only one in seven people across the globe lives in countries where coverage...

    Watchdog Report: World Press Freedom Hits 10-Year Low
    Apr27

    Watchdog Report: World Press Freedom Hits 10-Year Low

    Freedom of the press declined across the globe last year to its lowest point in more than a decade, a Washington watchdog group has concluded. Freedom House, which advocates for the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world, said in a new report Wednesday that only one in seven people across the globe lives in countries where coverage...

    Let’s get ready to rumble at Bernabeu, says City’s Hart
    Apr27

    Let’s get ready to rumble at Bernabeu, says City’s Hart

    Manchester City’s Joe Hart applauds the fans at the end of the match.Reuters Manchester City are set up to land Real Madrid a knockout blow at the Bernabeu next week and earn a place in the Champions League final, Joe Hart said after his saves helped earn a 0-0 draw in Tuesday’s first leg. The England goalkeeper produced two...

    Chernobyl and Communism
    Apr27

    Chernobyl and Communism

    Chernobyl has been much in the news, with good reason. Thirty years ago, on April 26, 1986, as Lydia Smith noted in the International Business Times, “one of the four nuclear reactors at the Chernobyl power plant in northern Ukraine exploded. It was the most catastrophic nuclear disaster the world has ever witnessed, sending massive amounts of...