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    Kerry: Countries with No Free Press Have Nothing to Brag About
    May04

    Kerry: Countries with No Free Press Have Nothing to Brag About

    A country without a free and independent press has nothing to brag about and nothing to teach the world, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday. Kerry spoke at the State Department to recognize World Press Freedom Day. “No government, whatever its pretensions or whatever its accomplishments, can fairly claim respect if its citizens...

    Kerry: Countries with No Free Press Have Nothing to Brag About
    May04

    Kerry: Countries with No Free Press Have Nothing to Brag About

    A country without a free and independent press has nothing to brag about and nothing to teach the world, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday. Kerry spoke at the State Department to recognize World Press Freedom Day. “No government, whatever its pretensions or whatever its accomplishments, can fairly claim respect if its citizens...

    Missile launcher that downed MH17 ‘DID belong to Vladimir Putin’, shocking report claims
    May04

    Missile launcher that downed MH17 ‘DID belong to Vladimir Putin’, shocking report claims

    THE missile responsible for obliterating passenger jet MH17 belonged to Vladimir Putin’s armoury, according to a sensational new report. …read more Source:...

    Tennis: Nadal, Murray through in Madrid
    May04

    Tennis: Nadal, Murray through in Madrid

    MADRID (AFP) – Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal stretched his perfect start to the European clay-court season to 11 matches with a routine 6-3, 6-3 win over Russias Andrey Kuznetsov to reach round three of the Madrid Masters on Tuesday.Defending champion Andy Murray began his defence of the title with a 7-6 (7/3), 3-6, 6-1 win...

    Stealing Is Not a Crime If You Are Poor and Hungry, Rules Italian Supreme Court
    May04

    Stealing Is Not a Crime If You Are Poor and Hungry, Rules Italian Supreme Court

    Italy’s highest judicial court overturned the conviction of a poor man who stole food out of necessity. During November of 2011, Roman Ostriakov—a homeless young Ukrainian man—paid for a packet of bread sticks at a supermarket in Genoa, Italy. Another customer in the store reported that Ostriakov had unpaid items in his pocket: two pieces...

    The Limits of Power
    May04

    The Limits of Power

    It is difficult to get things changed in a democracy democracy. People have different opinions as to what needs to be done and how, and since they vote, they are listened to. For a change of some significance to happen, all centers of power that need to cooperate to make the change happen need to agree to it. How does it happen? The situation has...

    Macedonia: Sliding Towards Autocracy?
    May04

    Macedonia: Sliding Towards Autocracy?

    It was in February of 2015 when Zoran Zaev, head of the Social-Democratic Union of Macedonia (SDSM), the leader of the country’s largest opposition party, revealed that 20,000 citizens were illegally wire-tapped over a period of several years, starting as early as in 2011. Among those were government and opposition officials, academics,...

    These Are The Most Dangerous Countries For Journalists In 2016
    May03

    These Are The Most Dangerous Countries For Journalists In 2016

    World Press Freedom Day, while celebrating advances in free media and protection for journalists, is often a sobering reminder of just how little press freedom exists in many parts of the world. It’s evidenced by the World Press Freedom Index, released on April 20 by Reporters Without Borders (also known as Reporters Sans...

    Enough! It’s Time for the UN to Stop the Attacks on Hospitals
    May03

    Enough! It’s Time for the UN to Stop the Attacks on Hospitals

    Last Wednesday, airstrikes obliterated Al Quds Hospital in Aleppo. They blew apart at least 50 men, women and children. It killed one of the last remaining pediatricians in the city. A murderous airstrike. There were almost 300 airstrikes in Aleppo over the last 10 days. Civilians, often in crowds, were repeatedly struck. What are individuals in...

    As US Rotates Generals in Europe, Job Is Prevent New ‘Cold War’
    May03

    As US Rotates Generals in Europe, Job Is Prevent New ‘Cold War’

    As he stepped down as America’s top commander in Europe on Tuesday, retiring Air Force General Philip Breedlove recalled how he began his career more than three decades ago trying to keep the peace during the Cold War with the Soviet Union. “I think my career is now ending here, trying to prevent a Cold War – and continue to...