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    Marco Reus out of Euro 2016, Schweinsteiger in Germany squad
    May31

    Marco Reus out of Euro 2016, Schweinsteiger in Germany squad

    Germany players pose for a photograph prior to their International friendly football match against France at Stade de France Stadium on November 13, 2015. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus was dropped from Germany’s European Championship squad on Tuesday, and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger made the final cut...

    The Dwindling Options for Surrogacy Abroad
    May31

    The Dwindling Options for Surrogacy Abroad

    For the Australian couple Stephen* and Michael*, having kids involved people from five different countries. Australian law forbids anyone from contracting surrogates or paying women to have children for them, but Stephen and Michael knew other gay couples who’d found a workaround: In developing nations, laxer rules and bigger loopholes...

    Russia Warns NATO It Will Neutralize Any Threat From Black Sea
    May31

    Russia Warns NATO It Will Neutralize Any Threat From Black Sea

    Relations between NATO and Russia continue to deteriorate after Moscow promised to neutralize any threats to its presence in the Black Sea. The country’s envoy to NATO, Alexander Grushko, told state newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta that the Black Sea would not become a “NATO lake.” Russia sees the region as vital to its foreign policy—since the...

    Ukrainian authorities honor nationalists whose troops butchered Jews
    May31

    Ukrainian authorities honor nationalists whose troops butchered Jews

    (JTA) — Amid a divisive debate in Ukraine on state honors for nationalists viewed as responsible for anti-Semitic pogroms, the country observed the first minute of silence in memory of Symon Petliura — a 1920s statesman blamed for the murder of 50,000 Jewish compatriots. The minute was observed on May 25, the 90th anniversary of Petliura’s...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Addresses Parliament
    May31

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Addresses Parliament

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko was welcomed by parliament on Tuesday, a week after being released from two years of Russian captivity during which she herself was elected a lawmaker. “I have returned and I will not let you forget — you, the people who sit in these armchairs in parliament – about the boys who began laying...

    Ukrainian pilot released in prisoner-swap warns Kiev parliament :nothing is forgotten or forgiven
    May31

    Ukrainian pilot released in prisoner-swap warns Kiev parliament :nothing is forgotten or forgiven

    Kiev // She was strong, she was strident, she was not to be cowed. In an emotionally-charged first appearance before the Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday, Nadiya Savchenko, the pilot released in exchange for two Russians strode to the podium draped in the Ukrainian flag and sang the national anthem. She also tore down a banner bearing her name and...

    Ukraine’s released pilot assumes parliament seat
    May31

    Ukraine’s released pilot assumes parliament seat

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s defiant pilot Nadiya Savchenko sang the national anthem Tuesday in a strident first appearance in parliament since her release in a prisoner swap with Russia last week. The 35-year-old member of former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko’s populist party strode to the … …read more Source:...

    Book review: Black Wind, White Snow examines the ideological excuses for Putin’s territorial ambitions
    May31

    Book review: Black Wind, White Snow examines the ideological excuses for Putin’s territorial ambitions

    How do you solve a problem like Russia? That is the question on the lips of EU heads of state when they meet later this month to decide whether to renew sanctions imposed in 2014 following Moscow’s annexation of the Crimea. Two years on, the punitive measures have done nothing to dent Russia’s resolve to hold on to the tiny sliver of...

    The Best (and Worst) Laid Plans
    May31

    The Best (and Worst) Laid Plans

    The United States has been pursuing an audacious project to fashion a global system according to its specifications and under its tutelage since the Cold War’s end. For a quarter of a century, the paramount goal of all its foreign relations has been the fostering of a system whose architectural design features the following: a neo-liberal...

    Hapless Reus! Germany’s Marco Reus out of Euro 2016 due to injury concerns
    May31

    Hapless Reus! Germany’s Marco Reus out of Euro 2016 due to injury concerns

    Winger Marco Reus was left out of Germany’s final Euro 2016 squad on his 27th birthday on Tuesday over injury concerns, missing out on his second consecutive major tournament. Coach Joachim Loew also cut 20-year-old midfielder Julian Brandt along with his Bayer Leverkusen team mate Karim Bellarabi and defensive midfielder Sebastian Rudy....