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    Ukrainian Jewish politician arrested on embezzlement charges
    Nov02

    Ukrainian Jewish politician arrested on embezzlement charges

    (JTA) — A Ukrainian Jewish politician has been arrested on suspicion of embezzlement and participating in organized crime. Hennadiy Korban, head of the UKROP party that he founded in June, was arrested Saturday in Dnepropetrovsk, a city in eastern Ukraine. He is accused of stealing $1.7 million intended to fund Ukrainian troops fighting the...

    UN group says Malaysia Anwar’s jailing politically motivated
    Nov02

    UN group says Malaysia Anwar’s jailing politically motivated

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Imprisoned Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was prosecuted for political reasons and should be released, a U.N. body concluded after reviewing the case widely seen as politically motivated. The government rejected the findings and called for the legal process to be respected. Anwar began serving a five-year...

    Armenian film maker wins special prize at Ukraine’s Youth Film Festival
    Nov02

    Armenian film maker wins special prize at Ukraine’s Youth Film Festival

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    Human rights groups team up to oppose Canada selling arms to Ukraine
    Nov02

    Human rights groups team up to oppose Canada selling arms to Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Two human-rights groups have teamed up to oppose a plan by the outgoing Conservative government to allow the sale of so-called prohibited weapons to Ukraine, including automatic assault rifles and armoured vehicles.Amnesty International Canada and Project Ploughshares have written to the Department of Foreign Affairs expressing...

    Human rights groups oppose Canada selling arms to Ukraine
    Nov02

    Human rights groups oppose Canada selling arms to Ukraine

    Two human-rights groups have teamed up to oppose a plan by the outgoing Conservative government to allow the sale of so-called prohibited weapons to Ukraine, including automatic assault rifles and armoured vehicles. …read more Source: Global...

    Russian police raid Crimea Tatar TV channel, journalist homes (AFP)
    Nov02

    Russian police raid Crimea Tatar TV channel, journalist homes (AFP)

    Simferopol (AFP) – Russian police searched the offices of a Tatar TV channel in Crimea early Monday as well as homes of its employees as part of a new probe, the latest actions against the once popular network which was forced to go off air in April. …read more Source: The West...

    Information Transparency and No-Fly Zones in Conflict Areas
    Nov02

    Information Transparency and No-Fly Zones in Conflict Areas

    The crash of Metrojet flight 7K9268 from Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg over the weekend has again raised question about the safety of flying anywhere near a war zone. However, the Sinai Desert is not technically a war zone, and early indications are that the plane was probably brought down by a bomb rather than a missile. The video released...

    A Triage Guide to Thinking About the Russian Airliner Crash Over Egypt
    Nov02

    A Triage Guide to Thinking About the Russian Airliner Crash Over Egypt

    Marina Lystseva / ReutersThe Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt this weekend (Reuters) The Atlantic’s Krishnadev Calamur has a wrap-up of the latest news, rumors, statements, and so on about the Russian airliners crash over the Sinai Peninsula two days ago. In response to incoming queries, here is a triage guide to thinking about causes...

    Kiev’s call for EU mission falling on deaf ears
    Nov02

    Kiev’s call for EU mission falling on deaf ears

    Kiev has, again, urged the EU to send peacekeepers to east Ukraine. But there is little appetite in Brussels for the move, diplomats say. …read more Source:...

    Bodies of crash victims arrive in Russia
    Nov02

    Bodies of crash victims arrive in Russia

    Head of air transport agency says the aircraft disintegrated in the air while flying at a high altitude Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations employees prepare to load the bodies of the victims from the ministry’s plane at the airport in St Petersburg. — AFP photo A woman reacts in central Saint Petersburg as people gather to light...