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    150 Danish soldiers to be stationed in Estonia to ward off Russian advances
    May19

    150 Danish soldiers to be stationed in Estonia to ward off Russian advances

    Some 150 Danish soldiers will join a British-led coalition of over 6,000 NATO forces in Estonia to halt Russia’s advances in the region, Politiken reports. They will help to deter Russia from continuing its aggressive security policies in the region – the same policies that have recently led to the war in eastern Ukraine and the annexation...

    Ukraine may cancel “Eurovision”
    May19

    Ukraine may cancel “Eurovision”

    Finance Minister called to the sober assessment of the country’s budget possibilities. …read more Source: News.Az

    51 Islamic nations do not want transgender and gay groups to attend UN AIDS conference
    May19

    51 Islamic nations do not want transgender and gay groups to attend UN AIDS conference

    Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation asked that 11 organisations not be allowed to attend the conference next month. The letter, dated April 26 and...

    Report Shows People Across The Globe Willing To Help Refugees
    May19

    Report Shows People Across The Globe Willing To Help Refugees

    Despite what their governments might say, citizens around the world are overwhelmingly open to the idea of helping refugees. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Clinton’s Hawk-in-Waiting
    May19

    Clinton’s Hawk-in-Waiting

    The other day, a question popped up on a Facebook thread I was commenting on: “Where is Victoria Nuland?” The short answer, of course, is that she is still holding down her position as assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs. But a related question begs for a more expansive response: Where will Victoria Nuland be after...

    Former Ukraine president claims innocence regarding 2014 killings
    May19

    Former Ukraine president claims innocence regarding 2014 killings

    Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych says he is ready to testify in court on events of the country’s civil unrest back in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
    May19

    Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference

    UNITED NATIONS — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation asked that 11 organizations not be allowed to attend the conference next month. The letter, dated...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision victory shifts focus from music to politics  – The Baltic Times
    May19

    Ukraine’s Eurovision victory shifts focus from music to politics – The Baltic Times

    As Lithuania increased its foothold in the Eurovision Song Contest with a well deserved 9th position, its artist Donny Montell vowed to come bac…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
    May19

    Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation asked that 11 organizations not be allowed to attend the conference next month. The letter,...

    In: the case for Europe
    May19

    In: the case for Europe

    David Cameron makes campaign calls for Britain Stronger in Europe, alongside Tessa Powell, Paddy Ashdown and Neil Kinnock (right) ©Stefan Rousseau/AFP/Getty Images The 23rd June referendum on whether the UK will stay in the European Union will be an immense jolt to the country’s politics and economics whatever the result. If British people...