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    The Man Who Flew Like a Bird by Svetlana Alexievich
    Nov03

    The Man Who Flew Like a Bird by Svetlana Alexievich

    IntroductionOn October 8, the Nobel Committee announced that the 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature was being awarded to Svetlana Alexievich, a writer and journalist whose body of work is unique both in scope and in genre. The bare facts of Alexievich’s biography reflect the nature of her greater subject: the memory, aspirations, tragedy, and...

    Football: Under-fire Mourinho hit with stadium ban, fine
    Nov03

    Football: Under-fire Mourinho hit with stadium ban, fine

    LONDON (AFP) – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been hit with a one-match stadium ban and a 40,000 pound ($61,680, 56,000 euros) fine after admitting to a charge of misconduct, the Football Association announced on Monday.The charge related to Mourinhos conduct towards referee Jon Moss during Chelseas recent 2-1 loss at West Ham United,...

    Hard Talks: Moving Forward From Vienna
    Nov03

    Hard Talks: Moving Forward From Vienna

    What Secretary of State John Kerry described as the ‘most promising opportunity’ for a political solution to the Syrian war, was an opportunity that could only be realized through compromise. Frustrated by Iranian positioning in the Vienna talks, the U.S. has stepped up the military side of their Syria strategy by committing special...

    Russian airline blames ‘external’ factors after IS releases ‘video proof’ they shot down aircraft in Egypt
    Nov02

    Russian airline blames ‘external’ factors after IS releases ‘video proof’ they shot down aircraft in Egypt

    The Russian passenger jet that crashed in Egypt came down because of “external” factors, the airline company said Monday, hours after Islamic State released ‘video proof’ they shot down the aircraft. “There are no technical failures that could lead to the plane breaking up in the air,” Alexander Smirnov, a senior official at Kogalymavia...

    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...