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    Rõivas meets UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
    May04

    Rõivas meets UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

    Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas (Reform) met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday. At the meeting they discussed the UN’s role in ongoing conflicts around the world, among them its work in Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source:...

    Is this the Russian missile launcher that shot down MH17?
    May04

    Is this the Russian missile launcher that shot down MH17?

    A team from Bellingcat arrived at their findings after comparing features on a BUK missile launcher seen in rebel-held Ukraine on the day the jet was shot down with images of Russian weapons. …read more Source: Daily...

    Orlando Bloom visits schoolchildren in war-scarred Ukraine
    May04

    Orlando Bloom visits schoolchildren in war-scarred Ukraine

    Orlando Bloom has visited children whose school was destroyed by shellfire during the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    75m children deprived of school: UNICEF
    May04

    75m children deprived of school: UNICEF

    In Syria, five years of civil war have left 6,000 schools out of use. – Reuters photo Some 75 million school-age children in crisis areas around the world are in desperate need of educational support, according to a new report by UNICEF. One in four children aged 3-18 – 462 million – live in countries affected by humanitarian crises, the report...

    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...