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    Sweden urged to boost alliances but avoid NATO
    May10

    Sweden urged to boost alliances but avoid NATO

    STOCKHOLM — Sweden should consider closer cooperation with the U.S. military but not go as far as joining NATO, according to a government-commissioned report to be released this summer. Concern about Russian aggression in Ukraine has forced Stockholm to reconsider the 200-year-old policy of neutrality in armed conflicts, but the left-leaning...

    ‘How can I get help if I can’t leave the room?’: older people left out in a crisis
    May10

    ‘How can I get help if I can’t leave the room?’: older people left out in a crisis

    Researchers surveying people aged over 60 in Lebanon, South Sudan and Ukraine found that the majority weren’t aware of available supportThe majority of older people caught up in conflict and disasters know little about the help available to them, a survey has found.Researchers at HelpAge International surveyed 300 people older than 60 in...

    Tory rift over EU grows as Johnson and PM lock horns over immigration
    May09

    Tory rift over EU grows as Johnson and PM lock horns over immigration

    Former London mayor labelled ‘Putin apologist’ over Ukraine comments as Iain Duncan Smith wades into row with speech lambasting migrationThe Conservative civil war over Europe came to a head yesterday as Boris Johnson accused the prime minister of undermining public trust over immigration before being rebuked for his own comments about the...

    Reinventing Europe
    May09

    Reinventing Europe

    After almost six decades of successful integration, Europe has become a large feature of everyday life a political, economic, institutional, and legal reality. But all of Europe’s manifestations depend on the vitality of its underlying idea, of its soul. If this idea dies among Europe’s citizens and peoples, the EU will come to an...

    Kerry says U.S. reaches new agreement with Russia to reinstate nationwide Syria cease-fire
    May09

    Kerry says U.S. reaches new agreement with Russia to reinstate nationwide Syria cease-fire

    PARIS — The United States said Monday that a new agreement with Russia would replace localized, piecemeal cease-fires in Syria with a revived, nationwide truce, as world leaders struggled to get faltering peace talks back on track. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, in Paris for meetings on the Syria crisis, said Russia had also committed to...

    The Pain of Watching Your Country Fall Apart
    May09

    The Pain of Watching Your Country Fall Apart

    It’s a terrible thing to watch the country of your birth slowly tear itself apart in an unwavering death march. That place which first welcomed my half-opened infant eyes is no longer the one I knew, nor the one from the stories I have heard. I am not talking about the suffering of Syria or the plight of Ukraine, though tragic their stories...

    Unfrozen Karabakh Conflict Opens the Pandora’s Box of War
    May09

    Unfrozen Karabakh Conflict Opens the Pandora’s Box of War

    Pavel Felgenhauer Karabakh, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Russia, Former Soviet Union, War, Eurasia The Azerbaijani-Armenian confrontation over Azerbaijan’s breakaway territory of Karabakh has been simmering for years. The 1994 ceasefire was broken time and again, soldiers on both sides were killed year after year, and all attempts to find a...

    Cameron says leaving EU puts peace at risk
    May09

    Cameron says leaving EU puts peace at risk

    LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron warned on Monday that a British exit from the EU would threaten peace on the continent, as the campaign for next month’s crucial referendum gathered steam after regional elections. With polls showing the two campaigns are neck-and-neck, Cameron and the de-facto leader of the “Leave” movement, former...

    Russia showcases Syria hardware in Red Square military parade
    May09

    Russia showcases Syria hardware in Red Square military parade

    MOSCOW // Russia rolled out an air defence missile system of the kind used to protect its base in Syria and some of the Russian jets flying missions there screamed overhead as it showcased its military war machine on Moscow’s Red Square on Monday.The annual Victory Day parade – marking the 71st anniversary of the Soviet Union’s...

    Ukraine Commends Over 1,000 ‘Heroic Mothers’
    May09

    Ukraine Commends Over 1,000 ‘Heroic Mothers’

    Ukraine is honouring over 1,000 women with the award “heroic mother,” given to women who have raised five or more children. The announcement that 1,085 Ukrainian mothers would be given the honour was made on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s official website on Sunday. The award commends “mothers who have raised five or more children...