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    Report Shows People Across The Globe Willing To Help Refugees
    May19

    Report Shows People Across The Globe Willing To Help Refugees

    Despite what their governments might say, citizens around the world are overwhelmingly open to the idea of helping refugees. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Clinton’s Hawk-in-Waiting
    May19

    Clinton’s Hawk-in-Waiting

    The other day, a question popped up on a Facebook thread I was commenting on: “Where is Victoria Nuland?” The short answer, of course, is that she is still holding down her position as assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs. But a related question begs for a more expansive response: Where will Victoria Nuland be after...

    Former Ukraine president claims innocence regarding 2014 killings
    May19

    Former Ukraine president claims innocence regarding 2014 killings

    Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych says he is ready to testify in court on events of the country’s civil unrest back in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
    May19

    Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference

    UNITED NATIONS — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation asked that 11 organizations not be allowed to attend the conference next month. The letter, dated...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision victory shifts focus from music to politics  – The Baltic Times
    May19

    Ukraine’s Eurovision victory shifts focus from music to politics – The Baltic Times

    As Lithuania increased its foothold in the Eurovision Song Contest with a well deserved 9th position, its artist Donny Montell vowed to come bac…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference
    May19

    Muslim nations block gay groups from UN Aids conference

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS. A letter from Egypt on behalf of 51 countries in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation asked that 11 organizations not be allowed to attend the conference next month. The letter,...

    In: the case for Europe
    May19

    In: the case for Europe

    David Cameron makes campaign calls for Britain Stronger in Europe, alongside Tessa Powell, Paddy Ashdown and Neil Kinnock (right) ©Stefan Rousseau/AFP/Getty Images The 23rd June referendum on whether the UK will stay in the European Union will be an immense jolt to the country’s politics and economics whatever the result. If British people...

    All should avoid new arms race, says Nato
    May18

    All should avoid new arms race, says Nato

    Brussels: Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday called for avoiding a new arms race, as the US-led alliance pushes ahead with its biggest military revamp since the Cold War to counter a more assertive Russia. Russian intervention in Ukraine and its 2014 annexation of Crimea stung Nato leaders into action after years of complacency and defence...

    Trump would consider talks with Kim Jong Un
    May18

    Trump would consider talks with Kim Jong Un

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program. ||| New York – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear...

    Islamic Countries Are Blocking LGBT Groups From A UN Meeting On AIDS
    May18

    Islamic Countries Are Blocking LGBT Groups From A UN Meeting On AIDS

    More than 20 nonprofit groups, most of which work explicitly with gay and transgender communities, are being blocked from participating in a major UN session on AIDS by a coalition of Islamic countries, as well as Russia and two additional African member states.The 2016 High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS will begin next month in New York. Writing...