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    Five young people murdered in Mexico were mistaken for a rival drug cartel
    Mar02

    Five young people murdered in Mexico were mistaken for a rival drug cartel

    REUTERS/Alejandro AcostaMEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Five young Mexicans killed last month by gang members with ties to local police were murdered after being mistaken for a rival cartel, a top security official said Tuesday, another possible case of corrupt law enforcement in league with organized crime. The individuals were killed in a...

    Busting 3 Brexit myths
    Mar02

    Busting 3 Brexit myths

    LONDON — Three years ago, British Prime Minister David Cameron transformed “Brexit” from buzzword into real-life politics. In 15 weeks’ time, Brexit might become reality when British citizens choose whether to stay in the EU — and the rest of Europe will find out if the EU should bother celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome...

    ‘It’s hunting season’ – Kompany issues rivals title warning
    Mar02

    ‘It’s hunting season’ – Kompany issues rivals title warning

    Kompany has warned the Premier League’s title hopefuls that Manchester City have nothing to lose Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany said it is “hunting season” for his team-mates as they seek to overhaul the three sides above them and claim a surprise Premier League title. City – crowned League Cup champions against...

    Russia, Syria Said Using Migrant Crisis As ‘Weapon’ Against West
    Mar02

    Russia, Syria Said Using Migrant Crisis As ‘Weapon’ Against West

    NATO’s top commander warned that Russia and Syria have turned the refugee crisis into a “weapon” against the West at a time when it lacks resources to counter a “resurgent, aggressive” Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Spy Chief Expects More Power Grid Attacks Like One In Ukraine
    Mar02

    U.S. Spy Chief Expects More Power Grid Attacks Like One In Ukraine

    The head of the U.S. National Security Agency warned that hackers will inevitably attack U.S. infrastructure in an attempt to cause a power failure like the one in Ukraine last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO commander says Russia, Syria using migrant crisis as weapon
    Mar02

    NATO commander says Russia, Syria using migrant crisis as weapon

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Top NATO General Philip Breedlove warned US lawmakers Tuesday that Russia is helping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad turn the refugee crisis into a weapon against the West.The supreme allied commander in Europe for the 28-member military alliance said the massive flow of migrants from war-torn Syria has had a...

    Kremlin defends TV blackout of toddler’s grisly death
    Mar02

    Kremlin defends TV blackout of toddler’s grisly death

    MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Tuesday defended a controversial media blackout on the grisly murder of a toddler allegedly killed and decapitated by her nanny who then paraded the bloodied head on a Moscow street. The death of the girl named Nastya, said by investigators to be just three or four years old, has shocked usually hardened Muscovites. City...

    News Analysis: Ukraine teeters on brink of chaos amid new political crisis
    Mar02

    News Analysis: Ukraine teeters on brink of chaos amid new political crisis

    The political crisis that has been dragging on in Ukraine for almost a year took new twists in February after the parliament unsuccessfully tried to oust the government, the ruling coalition lost its legislative majority and the prosecutor general resigned at the request of the president. …read more Source: <a...

    The real story about Syria and Libya: Behind a new agreement with Moscow, and the insidious way the New York Times protects Hillary
    Mar02

    The real story about Syria and Libya: Behind a new agreement with Moscow, and the insidious way the New York Times protects Hillary

    Hardly does the Syria accord announced jointly in Washington and Moscow last week clarify the swamp of complications, divided loyalties and treachery that have defined the crisis for years. It does not. We do not know yet even if the “cessation of hostilities” will hold, to say nothing of whether it will open any door to political negotiation and...

    European Rights Body Says Worried by Hate Speech in Georgia
    Mar02

    European Rights Body Says Worried by Hate Speech in Georgia

    The Council of Europe told Georgia on Tuesday to improve its anti-discrimination policies and legislation, saying it was worried by an increase in cases of hate speech and violence against religious and sexual minority groups. The criticism from the pan-European human rights body comes at a sensitive time for Georgia as it seeks to move closer to...