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    A modern martyr
    Mar10

    A modern martyr

    A defiant Nadia Savchenko UKRAINIAN historians may yet be grateful to Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin. His war against the country has given it a rallying cause. He has also provided it with a national hero, a Ukrainian Joan of Arc. She is Nadia Savchenko, a 34-year-old military pilot who served in Iraq. In July 2014 Ms Savchenko was...

    Captured Ukrainian pilot defies Russian judge
    Mar10

    Captured Ukrainian pilot defies Russian judge

    MOSCOW: A Ukrainian pilot held in Russia over the death of two Russian journalists during separatist fighting in eastern Ukraine climbed onto a table and flashed an obscene gesture at a judge at the end of her trial on Wednesday. Nadezhda Savchenko (pix), 34, who faces up to 25 years jail if found guilty, has become a hero for many in Ukraine...

    Obama welcomes Trudeau, celebrates thaw in US-Canada relations
    Mar10

    Obama welcomes Trudeau, celebrates thaw in US-Canada relations

    By David Ljunggren and Roberta Rampton President Barack Obama offered a warm, red-carpet welcome for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House on Thursday, ending a frosty period in US-Canada relations and celebrating their shared goals on climate and trade. Obama has much in common with Trudeau, the progressive 44-year-old...

    TV Show’s Revelation About Dustin Hoffman’s Roots Brings the Actor to Tears
    Mar10

    TV Show’s Revelation About Dustin Hoffman’s Roots Brings the Actor to Tears

    Actor Dustin Hoffman was overwhelmed with emotion after learning about the heroic actions and suffering of his great-grandparents in Soviet Russia, about whom he apparently knew nothing until he heard their story during an interview with PBS’s “Finding Your Roots.” Researchers with the genealogy show hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr....

    EU extends Russia sanctions
    Mar10

    EU extends Russia sanctions

    EU sanctions against Russian citizens and firms were extended for six months on Thursday as the bloc sought to maintain pressure on supporters of Russian aggression in Ukraine. The sanctions affect 146 people and 37 firms — most of them Russian — that are accused of supporting Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula and the conflict in...

    [Ticker] EU extends Russia blacklist for six months
    Mar10

    [Ticker] EU extends Russia blacklist for six months

    EU states Thursday extended for six months a visa ban and asset freeze on 146 Russians and Ukrainians as well as 37 entities deemed guilty of violating Ukraine’s territorial integrity. Three people were removed from the previous list because they died in the meantime. The new list expires 15 September. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] MEPs urge EU to blacklist Putin over Ukrainian pilot
    Mar10

    [Ticker] MEPs urge EU to blacklist Putin over Ukrainian pilot

    A group of 64 cross-party MEPs has written to EU foreign relations chief Mogherini urging her to propose visa bans and asset freezes on 29 Russians, including Russian leader Putin, deemed guilty of unlawfully detaining Ukrainian pilot Savchenko. The initiative comes ahead of an EU foreign ministers’ meeting Monday. …read more Source:...

    Western Sahara: Slamming U.N. Chief Ban Ki-moon Will Not Help Morocco
    Mar10

    Western Sahara: Slamming U.N. Chief Ban Ki-moon Will Not Help Morocco

    (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Washington – I have watched Polisario representatives at work for years. Unlike Moroccan officials who lobby top officials, Polisario activists abroad always target staff members and young activists working in key government agencies around the world or assisting high-ranking international...

    Captured Ukrainian Military Pilot Takes Drink, Easing Hunger Strike
    Mar10

    Captured Ukrainian Military Pilot Takes Drink, Easing Hunger Strike

    But Nadya V. Savchenko, who is on trial in Russia, may have done so after falling for a trick by the country’s intelligence agents, her lawyer said. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine conflict discussed at Global Baku Forum
    Mar10

    Ukraine conflict discussed at Global Baku Forum

    The Ukraine conflict has been high on the agenda of the 4th Global Baku Forum. At a session entitled “Ukraine as a watershed for regional security” participants discussed internal and external aspects of Ukrainian security, and looked at the roles and challenges for the international community …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...