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    US targets 11 countries for lax copyright protection
    Apr27

    US targets 11 countries for lax copyright protection

    WASHINGTON — China, Russia and India are among 11 countries targeted by the Obama administration for leaving American producers of music, movies and other copyrighted material open to rampant piracy. The U.S. is placing the 11 countries on a “priority watch list” that subjects them to extra scrutiny and could lead to sanctions if the...

    US Urges Ukraine to Jail Corrupt Officials
    Apr27

    US Urges Ukraine to Jail Corrupt Officials

    The United States is urging Ukraine to start jailing corrupt officials, after months of political turmoil that has delayed billions of dollars in foreign loans. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland said in Kyiv Wednesday that she was encouraged by Ukraine’s commitment to reforms but stressed...

    Procedure to extradite Ukraine's Savchenko from Russia started – RIA
    Apr27

    Procedure to extradite Ukraine's Savchenko from Russia started – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A procedure to extradite jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from Russia has been started, RIA news agency quoted her lawyer as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Armenia Continues to Gamble on Aging Nuclear Plant in a Quake-Prone Area
    Apr27

    Armenia Continues to Gamble on Aging Nuclear Plant in a Quake-Prone Area

    Image: Armenia’s Metsamor nuclear power plant. Photo by Bouarf (CC BY-SA 3.0/Wikipedia) Armenia was supposed to have a new nuclear power plant this year that would replace one that National Geographic suggested a few years ago was the most dangerous in the world. The new plant was to have twice the electrical-generating capacity of the...

    At least four civilians killed at checkpoint in eastern Ukraine
    Apr27

    At least four civilians killed at checkpoint in eastern Ukraine

    At least four civilians were killed and several wounded by explosions at a village checkpoint in rebel-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said. …read more Source: Channel...

    At least four civilians killed at checkpoint in eastern Ukraine
    Apr27

    At least four civilians killed at checkpoint in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – At least four civilians were killed and several wounded by explosions at a village checkpoint in rebel-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said. …read more Source:...

    At least four civilians killed at checkpoint in eastern Ukraine
    Apr27

    At least four civilians killed at checkpoint in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – At least four civilians were killed and several wounded by explosions at a village checkpoint in rebel-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said. …read more Source: The...

    News24.com | Pregnant woman among 4 killed in east Ukraine
    Apr27

    News24.com | Pregnant woman among 4 killed in east Ukraine

    Four civilians including a pregnant woman have been killed and eight others wounded when their cars came under mortar fire in war-torn eastern Ukraine, rebel officials say. …read more Source:...

    Ottawa’s Beechwood more than just a cemetery
    Apr27

    Ottawa’s Beechwood more than just a cemetery

    It’s Canada’s national burial ground but beyond that people typically know little about Beechwood Cemetery. Located in Ottawa’s east end, its first burial took place in August 1873. John Alexander Craig was just three years old when he died, likely from one of the many diseases that threatened the populace of the day and pushed...

    Civilians Die As Shells Rip Apart Cars Near Donetsk
    Apr27

    Civilians Die As Shells Rip Apart Cars Near Donetsk

    Ukrainian government and Russia-backed separatist forces traded accusations about responsibility for a deadly shelling of civilians on a roadway near Donestsk. Local authorities reported at least five people died near a checkpoint in the separatist-controlled area. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...