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    Child sex exploitation spreads to new destinations as tourism booms
    May13

    Child sex exploitation spreads to new destinations as tourism booms

    LONDON: Portugal, Moldova and Ukraine in Europe, and Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam in Asia have emerged as new child sex tourism destinations, prompting activists to call for governments to include measures to protect children in their tourism plans. Sex tourism has spread around the world to countries that were previously inaccessible as tourism...

    Putin Is Selling A Narrative On Syria And Some Media Organizations Are Buying It
    May13

    Putin Is Selling A Narrative On Syria And Some Media Organizations Are Buying It

    It’s been a banner week for the Kremlin’s propaganda machine. At home, and across the border in the parts of Ukraine held by Russia-backed separatists, Russian military hardware was for the May 9 Vict …read more Source: Big News...

    Canada will not commit to doubling defence spending
    May13

    Canada will not commit to doubling defence spending

    Minister of National Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick WASHINGTON – Canada isn’t committing to a massive boost in military spending, such as is being demanded of U.S. allies by...

    Sorry, Trump: Canada isn’t committing to doubling defence spending
    May13

    Sorry, Trump: Canada isn’t committing to doubling defence spending

    WASHINGTON — Canada isn’t committing to a massive boost in military spending, such as is being demanded of U.S. allies by Donald Trump as part of his presidential election platform. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan was asked during a visit to Washington about the request that NATO allies meet their stated goal of spending two per cent of GDP...

    European Parliament Condemns Banning of Crimean Tatar Council
    May13

    European Parliament Condemns Banning of Crimean Tatar Council

    The European Parliament on Thursday strongly condemned last month’s decision by Crimea’s Russia-backed authorities to ban the Crimean Tatars’ representative body amid reports that access to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Crimea news website had been blocked in the region. A resolution passed by the European legislature...

    Bulgaria’s Poli Genova Proceeds to Eurovision Final
    May13

    Bulgaria’s Poli Genova Proceeds to Eurovision Final

    Bulgarian singer Poli Genova, who represents Bulgaria at this year’s edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “If Love Was a Crime”, qualified for the final which will take place in Stockholm on Saturday. Genova, who also participated in 2011, was one of the eighteen artists performing in the second semifinal on...

    Eurovision 2016: 10 more finalists through to the Grand Final
    May13

    Eurovision 2016: 10 more finalists through to the Grand Final

    Tonight in the second show of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, broadcast live from the Globe Arena, 18 countries took part in the second Semi-final in order to qualify for the remaining 10 places available in Saturday’s final. The winners are Latvia, Georgia, Bulgaria, Australia, Ukraine, Serbia, Poland, Israel, Lithuania and...

    Ukraine Peace Talks Stall While Divisions Within the Country Deepen
    May12

    Ukraine Peace Talks Stall While Divisions Within the Country Deepen

    James CardenBesides the economic hardship, the country remains at risk of being further divided by Kiev’s illiberal turn. …read more Source: The...

    Who Owns What Where? British Anti-Graft Push And Ex-Soviet Elites’ Lavish Properties
    May12

    Who Owns What Where? British Anti-Graft Push And Ex-Soviet Elites’ Lavish Properties

    A new push by Britain to uncover the true owners of pricey foreign-owned real estate in the country could shine a spotlight on scores of business and political elites from the former Soviet Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Child sex tourism spreads in Europe, SEA
    May12

    Child sex tourism spreads in Europe, SEA

    Portugal, Moldova and Ukraine in Europe, and Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam in Asia have emerged as new child sex tourism destinations. …read more Source:...