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    Famous Harvard professor calls some student protesters ‘oppressive intolerants representing the worst of the pack’
    Nov19

    Famous Harvard professor calls some student protesters ‘oppressive intolerants representing the worst of the pack’

    Famed Harvard Law professor and attorney Alan Dershowitz is a staunch defender of civil liberties. He has served on a number of high-profile court cases, including working on Nelson Mandela’s international legal defense team. Though he has worked on behalf of one of history’s greatest supporters of civil rights, Dershowitz opposes...

    App blocks IS propaganda channels
    Nov19

    App blocks IS propaganda channels

    Encrypted messaging app Telegram says it has blocked 78 accounts associated with the jihadist Islamic State group. ||| The instant messenger app Telegram, created by Russian Internet guru Pavel Durov, says it has blocked 78 accounts associated with the jihadist Islamic State group following the attacks in Paris.“We were disturbed to learn that...

    Jewish group’s report: Nationalism, anti-Semitism appear in some Polish textbooks
    Nov19

    Jewish group’s report: Nationalism, anti-Semitism appear in some Polish textbooks

    WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — Nationalism and anti-Semitism are present in some history textbooks in Poland, a new report found. The report, “Anti-Semitism is not an option,” by the Czulent Jewish Association in conjunction with the Autonomia Foundation, analyzed 142 Polish history textbooks used in formal education settings accepted by the Polish...

    How ISIS brought Russia and the West together
    Nov19

    How ISIS brought Russia and the West together

    Last year, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin found himself shunned by fellow world leaders at the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, and he ducked out early. After Russia’s annexation of Crimea and support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, America and Europe had imposed harsh sanctions against the country, with the...

    Poroshenko Calls For Elimination of Russian Text Within Documents
    Nov19

    Poroshenko Calls For Elimination of Russian Text Within Documents

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked the government to replace Russian-language text with English text in Ukrainian identification documents. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Diplomat Warns West Against Easing Pressure On Russia
    Nov19

    Kyiv Diplomat Warns West Against Easing Pressure On Russia

    A senior Ukrainian diplomat says the West should not ease pressure on Russia over its role in Ukraine’s conflict — even if antiterrorism cooperation begins. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine says West must not ease pressure on Russia despite Paris
    Nov19

    Ukraine says West must not ease pressure on Russia despite Paris

    The West should not ease pressure on Russia over its role in Ukraine’s conflict even if it cooperates with the Kremlin to fight terrorism, a senior Ukrainian diplomat said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Exclusive – EU’s Juncker dangles trade ties with Russia-led bloc to Putin
    Nov19

    Exclusive – EU’s Juncker dangles trade ties with Russia-led bloc to Putin

    European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, suggesting closer trade ties between the 28-nation EU and a Russian-led economic bloc, linking them to progress on implementing a ceasefire in Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine says West must not ease pressure on Russia despite Paris
    Nov19

    Ukraine says West must not ease pressure on Russia despite Paris

    KIEV, (Reuters) – The West should not ease pressure on Russia over its role in Ukraine’s conflict even if it cooperates with the Kremlin to fight terrorism, a senior Ukrainian diplomat said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – EU's Juncker dangles trade ties with Russia-led bloc to Putin
    Nov19

    Exclusive – EU's Juncker dangles trade ties with Russia-led bloc to Putin

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, suggesting closer trade ties between the 28-nation EU and a Russian-led economic bloc, linking them to progress on implementing a ceasefire in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...