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    Spain’s happy indignants
    May13

    Spain’s happy indignants

    MADRID — Sunday May 15, 2011 was the day Jon Aguirre Such felt the full impact of the new protest movement taking over the Spanish capital. As a spokesman for what would soon become known as “15-M,” or los indignados, the 26-year-old architecture student from the Basque Country climbed onto the back of a truck and took the microphone. Thousands...

    Australian couple whose children died on MH17 welcome baby
    May13

    Australian couple whose children died on MH17 welcome baby

    SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian couple whose three children were killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine two years ago has welcomed a new baby. …read more Source: U.S....

    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 …read more Source: Big News...

    Australian couple whose children died on MH17 welcome baby
    May13

    Australian couple whose children died on MH17 welcome baby

    SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian couple whose three children were killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine two years ago has welcomed a new baby…. …read more Source: Associated...

    US activates Romanian missile defense site, angering Russia
    May13

    US activates Romanian missile defense site, angering Russia

    A view shows the command center for the newly opened ballistic missile defense site at Deveselu air base, Romania, May 12, 2016. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea/via DEVESELU: The United States switched on an $800 million missile shield in Romania on Thursday that it sees as vital to defend itself and Europe from so-called rogue states but the Kremlin...

    US missile shield in Romania goes live to Russian fury
    May13

    US missile shield in Romania goes live to Russian fury

    DEVESELU: A US anti-missile defence system in Romania aimed at protecting NATO members from threats by “rogue” nations became operational Thursday, triggering Russian fury despite US insistence it does not target Moscow. Located in Deveselu in southern Romania, the missile interceptor station will help defend NATO members against the...

    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...