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    Ex-rights ombudsman named Russia’s election chief ahead of polls
    Mar28

    Ex-rights ombudsman named Russia’s election chief ahead of polls

    MOSCOW: Russia’s former human rights ombudsman Ella Pamfilova was on Monday appointed the country’s top elections chief ahead of parliamentary polls this year. Her candidacy was approved by the majority of members of the central election commission. Russia will hold parliamentary elections this September amid a prolonged economic...

    Trump’s Jumbled, Deal-Obsessed Foreign Policy
    Mar28

    Trump’s Jumbled, Deal-Obsessed Foreign Policy

    Leon Hadar does a good job making some sense out of Trump’s recent rambling interviews on foreign policy with The New York Times and Washington Post: We should reassess the American role in NATO and the rationale for continuing to maintain it. But Trump needs to explain to us why we need to do that, not like a technocrat going through the...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of March 28, 2016
    Mar28

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of March 28, 2016

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasThe Brussels AttacksThe revelations of massive...

    An historic Week: Bringing War Criminals to Justice
    Mar28

    An historic Week: Bringing War Criminals to Justice

    Like proverbial buses, it seems you can wait ages for a landmark international justice case, and then four come along at the same time. By any standards, this has been a remarkable week for international justice. On Thursday Radovan Karadžić was convicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for his role in...

    Lost in TRUMPLANDIA
    Mar28

    Lost in TRUMPLANDIA

    Trump victory party, New Hampshire, February 2016. In the crowd: Rich, a former submariner (in camo); a great-grandmother named Diana Ross (Blossom hat); the author (pixie cut, no socks). “THE FED OWNS COWS!” a protester bellowed at me as I moved blindly toward the doors of a Donald Trump rally. It was February 8, the eve of the New Hampshire...

    Russia’s Artful Exit from Syria
    Mar28

    Russia’s Artful Exit from Syria

    Alexander Kirss Security, Middle East Moscow entered and exited the conflict all within five months. Vladimir Putin’s surprise announcement that he is withdrawing the majority of Russian troops stationed in Syria will lead to much speculation over his true motives for doing so. Has the Russian military, as his announcement claimed, actually...

    Murray wins but Nadal pulls out
    Mar28

    Murray wins but Nadal pulls out

    MIAMI — Britain’s Andy Murray moved into the third round of the ATP and WTA Miami Open Saturday but Rafael Nadal, dizzy as he struggled to cope with heat and humidity, retired from his match. World No. 2 Murray, twice a Grand Slam champion, downed Uzbekistan’s 76th-ranked Denis Istomin 6-3, 7-5 to reach the third round in a night...

    Pope Urges Using ‘Weapons Of Love’ To Combat Evil In Easter Message
    Mar27

    Pope Urges Using ‘Weapons Of Love’ To Combat Evil In Easter Message

    Pope Francis urged the world in his Easter message on Sunday to use the “weapons of love” to combat the evil of “blind and brutal violence”, following the attacks in Brussels.After a week of somber religious events commemorating Jesus’ death, Francis said an Easter Sunday Mass under tight security for tens of...

    Pope Urges Using ‘Weapons Of Love’ To Combat Evil In Easter Message
    Mar27

    Pope Urges Using ‘Weapons Of Love’ To Combat Evil In Easter Message

    Pope Francis urged the world in his Easter message on Sunday to use the “weapons of love” to combat the evil of “blind and brutal violence”, following the attacks in Brussels.After a week of somber religious events commemorating Jesus’ death, Francis said an Easter Sunday Mass under tight security for tens of...

    Kremlin rejects call for Ukrainian pilot’s release under Minsk protocol
    Mar27

    Kremlin rejects call for Ukrainian pilot’s release under Minsk protocol

    Amy R. ConnollyMOSCOW, March 27 (UPI) — The Kremlin said former Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, convicted in the deaths of two Russian journalists, will serve her 22-year prison sentence. …read more Source: United Press...