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    Netanyahu is trying hard to court Putin. Is his rhetoric working?
    Jan31

    Netanyahu is trying hard to court Putin. Is his rhetoric working?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, greets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow, Jan. 29, 2018. (Alexey Nikolsky/AFP/Getty Images) MOSCOW (JTA) — The story behind the huge Victory Monument that was unveiled in 2012 in the Israeli city of Netanya is not exactly common knowledge even...

    MH17 relatives entitled to millions in damages: U.S. court
    Jan31

    MH17 relatives entitled to millions in damages: U.S. court

    A group of MH17 victims’ relatives won a lawsuit in a United States court which entitles them to hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, television program Zembla reports based on court documents. A total of 25 surviving relatives, including 10 Dutch, took part in this lawsuit filed against Igor Girkin, a leader among pro-Russian...

    Crises on the horizon in 2018: the view from Davos

    Political violence, increased weather threats, and the rise of strongmen will be key drivers of crises in 2018, experts told IRIN at the World Economic Forum this week. The Global Humanitarian Outlook, convened by IRIN News and the Overseas Development Institute in Davos, Switzerland, brought together UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian...

    Ukrainian was Beaten and Stabbed with a Knife in Burgas
    Jan31

    Ukrainian was Beaten and Stabbed with a Knife in Burgas

    Ukrainian was beaten and stabbed with a knife in Burgas. The incident occurred in the area of ​​the open municipal parking lot on General Gurko Blvd, police said in the seaside city. Ukrainian citizen Artem Karavatiy was attacked by two men around 19:50 last night when he got off his jeep. A site inspection was carried out, video recordings were...

    U.S. Envoy: ‘More Openness’ From Russia, But No Ukraine Peacekeeper Deal
    Jan31

    U.S. Envoy: ‘More Openness’ From Russia, But No Ukraine Peacekeeper Deal

    Russia has shown more “openness” to U.S. suggestions on a possible UN peacekeeping mission in war-torn eastern Ukraine, but Washington and Moscow remain far from striking a deal, the U.S. special envoy for Ukraine says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US Must Recognize Russia’s Concern over Stability in Eastern Europe: Tillerson
    Jan06

    US Must Recognize Russia’s Concern over Stability in Eastern Europe: Tillerson

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The United States and Russia must recognize Moscow’s concerns about creating stability in Eastern Europe and the situations in Ukraine and Syria, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in an interview. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Ukraine Is Building Its Own Tank-Killer Missiles to Fight Russia
    Jan06

    Ukraine Is Building Its Own Tank-Killer Missiles to Fight Russia

    Sebastien Roblin Security, But will they work? In June 2015, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko famously requested exactly 1,240 Javelin missiles—one for every former Soviet nuclear warhead that Ukraine voluntarily decommissioned in the 1990s. The former Soviet state was ruing its lack of deterrence after Russian tanks and artillery intervened...

    Russia High Court Upholds Election Ban for Opposition Leader
    Jan06

    Russia High Court Upholds Election Ban for Opposition Leader

    Russia’s Supreme Court has upheld a ruling barring opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running in the March presidential election. The high court upheld the Central Election Commission’s decision banning Navalny from running because of his conviction on criminal charges. Navalny and his followers say those charges were politically...

    Evening News Headlines
    Jan06

    Evening News Headlines

    News Highlights Fired CSs to remain in office Cabinet secretaries who were yesterday dropped by President Uhuru Kenyatta will remain in office until a new cabinet is fully constituted. This is according to Statehouse spokesman Manoah Esipisu. President Kenyatta has promised to fully constitute the cabinet in the coming days with individuals who...

    The Dawn Watch: a look at Joseph Conrad as a prophet of globalisation

    Maya Jasanoff offers a compelling examination of the great novellist’s life and work. The steamer Mavis arrived at Lowestoft on 10 June 1878 with a most remarkable young man on board. The 20-year-old Konrad Kor­zeniowski was the son of a poet and translator of aristocratic stock, but he arrived in Suffolk as an ordinary seaman, unqualified...