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    U.S. Presidents Abroad
    Mar20

    U.S. Presidents Abroad

    By The GlobalistA brief history of presidential travel.The irony of any U.S. presidency is that the candidate for that high office almost always runs on a domestic platform — only to become embroiled in global affairs afterwards. Yet, serious U.S. presidential travel is a rather recent phenomenon. Our Globalist Factsheet examines how U.S....

    Why Democratic Party Foreign Policy Fails and Will Continue to Fail
    Mar20

    Why Democratic Party Foreign Policy Fails and Will Continue to Fail

    By Richard Falk For six years (2008-2014) I acted as UN Special Rapporteur for Occupied Palestine, and found myself routinely and personally attacked by the top UN diplomats representing the U.S. Government. Of course, I knew that America was in Israel’s corner no matter what the issue happened to be, whether complying with a near unanimous...

    Risk of nuclear war in Europe growing warns Russian ex-minister
    Mar19

    Risk of nuclear war in Europe growing warns Russian ex-minister

    The East-West standoff over the Ukraine crisis has brought the threat of nuclear war in Europe closer than at any time since the 1980s, a former Russian foreign minister warned on Saturday. “The risk of confrontation with the use of nuclear weapons in Europe is higher than in the 1980s,” said Igor Ivanov, Russia’s foreign minister from 1998...

    Dubai Airliner Crashes in Russia Killing All 62 on Board
    Mar19

    Dubai Airliner Crashes in Russia Killing All 62 on Board

    MOSCOW— Winds were gusting before dawn Saturday over the airport in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don when a plane carrying 62 people from a favorite Russian holiday destination decided to abort its landing. The timing was tricky. Two planes had landed just a few minutes before the FlyDubai plane aimed to touch down. On the other hand, a...

    What Brought Down the Plane From Dubai?
    Mar19

    What Brought Down the Plane From Dubai?

    ReutersA passenger plane coming from the United Arab Emirates has crashed while trying to land at a Russian airport, killing all 62 people on board, officials said. The Boeing 737-800 crashed early Saturday as it made its second attempt to land in the city of Rostov-on-Don, according to Russian officials. Flight FZ981, operated by airline...

    Plane explodes in Dubai, kills 62
    Mar19

    Plane explodes in Dubai, kills 62

    Russian Emergency Ministry employees investigate the wreckage of a crashed plane at the Rostov-on-Don airport, about 950 kilometers (600 miles) south of Moscow, Russia Saturday, March 19, 2016. A Dubai airliner crashed and caught fire early Saturday while landing in strong winds in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, officials said. (AP...

    Crimean Tatars March In Prague On Second Anniversary Of Annexation
    Mar19

    Crimean Tatars March In Prague On Second Anniversary Of Annexation

    Members of the Crimean Tatar community marched in the Czech capital, Prague, on March 19 to mark the second anniversary of Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine. The Crimean Tatar minority has been strongly critical of the annexation, and their self-governing body, the Mejlis, has refused to recognize the change of...

    FlyDubai plane crashes in southern Russia, kills all 62 passengers aboard
    Mar19

    FlyDubai plane crashes in southern Russia, kills all 62 passengers aboard

    Emergencies Ministry members and investigators work at the crash site of the Boeing 737-800 Flight FZ981 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia. (Source: Reuters) All 62 people aboard a passenger jet flying from Dubai to southern Russia were killed when their plane crashed on its second attempt to...

    We found a surprising number of Airbnb rentals in the middle of war zones
    Mar19

    We found a surprising number of Airbnb rentals in the middle of war zones

    REUTERS/Mohammad IsmailAirbnb has some stunning rentals on its site, with people renting out everything from tree houses to castles. But there are also some rentals in unexpected places — like in global conflict zones. Though some Airbnb rentals can be found in war zones like Afghanistan or Yemen, there are others in places that are relatively...

    Vladimir Putin threatens to ‘hang’ someone if Crimea and Russia bridge is not done
    Mar19

    Vladimir Putin threatens to ‘hang’ someone if Crimea and Russia bridge is not done

    Russian president flew into Crimea on the second anniversary of Moscow’s ‘illegal’ annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine despite the strong opposition of the international community. …read more Source: Daily...