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    Ukraine prepares to mark 30 years since Chernobyl
    Apr18

    Ukraine prepares to mark 30 years since Chernobyl

    Ukraine is preparing to mark 30 years since the Chernobyl disaster, the world’s worst nuclear accident whose death toll remains a mystery and which continues to jeopardize the local population’s health. More than 200 tons of uranium remain inside the reactor that exploded three decades ago at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, raising...

    Defying radiation, elderly residents cling on in Chernobyl
    Apr18

    Defying radiation, elderly residents cling on in Chernobyl

    CHERNOBYL: Defying radioactive contamination and a government evacuation order, Yevgeny Markevich returned to his beloved Chernobyl shortly after it suffered the world’s worst nuclear accident 30 years ago this week. The sturdy 78-year-old former teacher is among 158 people still living in the 30 kilometre (19 mile) exclusion zone around...

    Toward a Global Realignment
    Apr18

    Toward a Global Realignment

    Five basic verities regarding the emerging redistribution of global political power and the violent political awakening in the Middle East are signaling the coming of a new global realignment.The first of these verities is that the United States is still the world’s politically, economically, and militarily most powerful entity but, given...

    Bets are off for stranded HK casino ship, forlorn crew
    Apr18

    Bets are off for stranded HK casino ship, forlorn crew

    HONG KONG: Captain Valerie Lyzhyn and his 45 crew are stranded in Hong Kong, big losers in a gambling slump triggered by a Chinese crackdown on corruption that has scared off the high-rollers. Lyzhyn, 62, a Russian-born Ukrainian and veteran… …read more Source: The News...

    Delo: UN sec-gen selection process far from democratic
    Apr18

    Delo: UN sec-gen selection process far from democratic

    Given the state of the global economy and conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East, nominations for the new UN secretary general have been a prime diplomatic topic for quite some time and the selection process seems to be more interesting then before, Delo notes on Monday in The Big Race. …read more Source:...

    Why a babushka refuses to leave Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone
    Apr18

    Why a babushka refuses to leave Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone

    A Ukrainian grandmother and her sisters refuse to leave Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone. …read more Source: USA...

    Latest battle to wipe out polio begins with vast vaccine switch
    Apr17

    Latest battle to wipe out polio begins with vast vaccine switch

    In a huge immunisation effort in 150 countries, health teams will on Sunday launch what they hope will be the final push against polio. Stopping transmission of the contagious viral disease that has infected millions is possible within a year, experts say. And full, official, global eradication could be declared by the end of this decade. First,...

    Chernobyl’s searing legacy still crippling and killing
    Apr17

    Chernobyl’s searing legacy still crippling and killing

    Thirty years later, 5 million people still live on heavily contaminated lands in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, and hundreds of thousands of people are sick or suffering in different ways. …read more Source: USA...

    Problems fixed all over Russia after pleas for help on Putin’s call-in show
    Apr17

    Problems fixed all over Russia after pleas for help on Putin’s call-in show

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – In just one day, roads of a Siberian city were repaired, swindled fishery workers got wads of cash and a child prodigy was invited to go to a Crimean summer camp. One thing made it possible: President Vladimir Putin’s Thursday call-in show …………… …read more Source: The China...

    Chernobyl won’t be radiation-free, if ever, for at least 24,000 years
    Apr17

    Chernobyl won’t be radiation-free, if ever, for at least 24,000 years

    Thirty years later, 5 million people still live on heavily contaminated lands in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, and hundreds of thousands of people are sick or suffering in different ways. …read more Source: USA...