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    Book review: The official incompetence, laziness and cronyism – behind the nightmare of Chernobyl
    Feb14

    Book review: The official incompetence, laziness and cronyism – behind the nightmare of Chernobyl

    Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich’s devastating “Voices from Chernobyl – The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster”, is a towering work not only about the devastating effects on the lives of ordinary people who survived the 1986 nuclear accident in the Ukraine, but also of government incompetence, cruelty, lies and official cover-up. While...

    Russia Blocking Ukraine Trucks in Response to Protests
    Feb14

    Russia Blocking Ukraine Trucks in Response to Protests

    Russia’s Transport Ministry has ordered that Ukraine-registered trucks be stopped from entering in Russia, in response to growing efforts by protesters in Ukraine to block Russian trucks.The ministry’s order on Sunday comes as Ukrainian news media reported trucks being… …read more Source:...

    There’s a Good Chance Your Valentine’s Day Roses Came From This Country
    Feb14

    There’s a Good Chance Your Valentine’s Day Roses Came From This Country

    NYAHURURU, Kenya (AP) — This Valentine’s Day, there’s a good chance your flowers came from Kenya. “I know the flowers are for giving on Valentine’s Day,” said Phanice Cherop, a worker at a flower farm in Kenya. “They are very beautiful.” On a crisp February morning, Cherop squeezed through a row of shoulder-high white roses, cut...

    Putin, Obama agree on cooperation to implement Syria agreement
    Feb14

    Putin, Obama agree on cooperation to implement Syria agreement

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama agreed to intensify diplomatic and other cooperation to implement an agreement on Syria struck at talks in Munich, the Kremlin said on Sunday. Major powers agreed on Friday to a temporary “cessation of hostilities” in Syria. The pause is due to begin in a week’s time. After...

    Putin, Obama discuss on the phone Syrian settlement, situation in Ukraine
    Feb14

    Putin, Obama discuss on the phone Syrian settlement, situation in Ukraine

    MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – Presidents of Russia and the U.S. Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama during a telephone conversation discussed the Syrian settlement and the situation in Ukraine, the Kremlin said on Sunday. …read more Source:...

    In Germany: Germany struggles as Syria, refugee crises rage
    Feb14

    In Germany: Germany struggles as Syria, refugee crises rage

    On Saturday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his German counterpart Steinmeier did their best to sound optimistic. Germany, Europe’s reluctant hegemon, is trying its best to lead in the face of multiple overlapping crises, but no one is following.That was a central message from this year’s Munich Security Conference, an annual...

    Obama urges Putin to end air strikes against Syrian opposition
    Feb14

    Obama urges Putin to end air strikes against Syrian opposition

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) spoke over the phone with US President Barack Obama about the situation in Syria (AFP Photo/Mikhail Klimentyev ) RANCHO MIRAGE (United States): US President Barack Obama has urged his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to end air strikes against Syrian opposition forces, the White House said Sunday. In a phone...

    The United States Should Peacefully Let China Rise
    Feb14

    The United States Should Peacefully Let China Rise

    President Obama’s hosting of the leaders of the 10 members of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) shows that Obama regards that region as the hinge of what has turned out to be a sluggish “pivot to Asia” in American strategy. This pivot from the U.S. emphasis on Europe and the Middle East during the Cold War...

    Russia blocking Ukraine trucks in response to protests
    Feb14

    Russia blocking Ukraine trucks in response to protests

    Russia’s Transport Ministry has ordered that Ukraine-registered trucks be stopped from entering in Russia, in response to growing efforts by protesters in Ukraine to block Russian trucks. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia blocking Ukraine trucks in response to protests
    Feb14

    Russia blocking Ukraine trucks in response to protests

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Transport Ministry has ordered that Ukraine-registered trucks be stopped from entering in Russia, in response to growing efforts by protesters in Ukraine to block Russian trucks. …read more Source: U.S....