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    North Korea Crisis Paved by Clinton-Era Pols, GOP Naysayers
    Aug18

    North Korea Crisis Paved by Clinton-Era Pols, GOP Naysayers

    When it comes to Korea, Americans are reliving the past without understanding it. In 1994, the United States and its ally South Korea had reached an impasse with the North Korean leadership headed by the current leader’s father, Kim Jong-il. Tensions reached such a pitch that the Korean Peninsula seemed perilously close to war. It was...

    AP: Saakashvili In Poland Preparing To Return To Ukraine
    Aug18

    AP: Saakashvili In Poland Preparing To Return To Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship last month, is in Poland preparing to return to Ukraine, The Associated Press reported on August 17. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Smoke over the skies of North America is another climate change warning
    Aug18

    Smoke over the skies of North America is another climate change warning

    Photo by Jonathan Hayward For nearly two weeks, beginning August 1, the skies over Vancouver were filled with the smoke of forest fires burning in central and northern British Columbia. The smoke from those fires and others farther afield has waxed and waned over much of North America since July. Three days ago, Vancouver and coastal BC and...

    Yanukovych’s State-Appointed Lawyer Quits, Treason Trial Adjourned Till September
    Aug18

    Yanukovych’s State-Appointed Lawyer Quits, Treason Trial Adjourned Till September

    The state-appointed lawyer defending former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in his in-absentia treason trial has quit. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Largest Class of Freshmen Bring Talent and Ambition to NU-Q
    Aug17

    Largest Class of Freshmen Bring Talent and Ambition to NU-Q

    The energy levels were high on the first day of orientation at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) as 95 freshmen started their undergraduate careers. The incoming class – NU-Q’s 10th – is the largest and most diverse with students from more than 25 different nationalities. Fifty-six percent of the class is Qatari and there are 10 new...

    Cincinnati Open: Rafael Nadal cruises, Rogers Cup champ Alexander Zverev stunned in first round
    Aug17

    Cincinnati Open: Rafael Nadal cruises, Rogers Cup champ Alexander Zverev stunned in first round

    Rafael Nadal cruised to victory in his first match since clinching a return to world number one while Alexander Zverev’s 10-match win streak was halted at the WTA and ATP Cincinnati Masters. Nadal, a 15-time Grand Slam champion who captured his 10th French Open crown in June, defeated Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-4, improving to 15-0 in ATP...

    Iran considering Ukraine as gateway for oil export to Europe
    Aug17

    Iran considering Ukraine as gateway for oil export to Europe

    Iran is considering Ukraine as a possible gateway for its oil exports to Europe. …read more Source:...

    Rosneft & Systema Locked In Legal Battle
    Aug17

    Rosneft & Systema Locked In Legal Battle

    In a headline-grabbing lawsuit between Russian corporate giants, regional oil company Bashneft and its parent Rosneft will be hoping to press home their claims tomorrow (Thursday) in the Bashkortostan regional capital of Ufa that the telecoms-to-travel conglomerate Sistema systematically stripped Bashneft of value while it owned the firm prior to...

    In Ukraine, a Malware Expert Who Could Blow the Whistle on Russian Hacking
    Aug17

    In Ukraine, a Malware Expert Who Could Blow the Whistle on Russian Hacking

    For the first time, an actual witness has emerged in the election hacking, and he has been interviewed by the F.B.I. …read more Source: The New York...

    The Ukrainian Who Lives In A ‘Glass House’
    Aug17

    The Ukrainian Who Lives In A ‘Glass House’

    A Ukrainian man has built a house with thousands empty bottles. Andriy Sisa said using bottles to build his home in the village of Bohatyrivka was cost effective and energy efficient. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...