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    Photographs reveal the decaying city of Pripyat abandoned after 1986 Chernobyl disaster
    Oct11

    Photographs reveal the decaying city of Pripyat abandoned after 1986 Chernobyl disaster

    Today the abandoned city of Pripyat, Ukraine sits in ruin after its 50,000 residents were evacuated a day after an explosion at the nearby Chernobyl power plant. …read more Source: Daily...

    Humans of New York photographer captures the humanity of the ‘swarm of people coming across the Mediterranean’
    Oct11

    Humans of New York photographer captures the humanity of the ‘swarm of people coming across the Mediterranean’

    The UK’s Prime Minister, David Cameron, recently faced heavy criticism for referring to refugees coming to Europe as “a swarm of people coming across the Mediterranean.” But despite the backlash against Cameron, the public and politicians often fail to acknowledge the humanity at the core of the migrant crisis. Enter Brandon...

    Syria, migrant crisis coverage wins war correspondents prizes
    Oct11

    Syria, migrant crisis coverage wins war correspondents prizes

    BAYEUX, France: France’s prestigious Bayeux-Calvados award for war correspondents on Saturday honoured journalists covering conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, as well as Europe’s worst migrant crisis since World War II. Two of the awards went to correspondents covering the Islamic State group’s game plan and its atrocities. The...

    Voters in Belarus Set to Give President Lukashenko 5th Term
    Oct11

    Voters in Belarus Set to Give President Lukashenko 5th Term

    MINSK, Belarus— A presidential election was under way Sunday in Belarus, where authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko faced no serious competition and was expected easily to win a fifth term. The opposition called for a boycott of the vote. Even before polls opened in the former Soviet republic, however, the Central Election Commission...

    The Murky Ethics of Publishing Data on Russian Servicemen ‘Bombing Syria’
    Oct11

    The Murky Ethics of Publishing Data on Russian Servicemen ‘Bombing Syria’

    Why are Ukrainian citizen sleuths exposing Russian military participating in Syrian airstrikes? Images from Luis Prado and Pavel N. for the Noun Project. Disclaimer: Aric Toler is a contributor for Bellingcat. On October 8, the Ukrainian website Mirotvorets (“Peacemaker”) published a list of nine Russian servicemen who were supposedly responsible...

    Lukashenko: No sense in a Russian airbase in Belarus
    Oct11

    Lukashenko: No sense in a Russian airbase in Belarus

    “The army is being constantly modernized and improved. We keep an eye on the conflicts in Ukraine, Syria, in Iraq before that, and other places. We evaluate what methods are used to wage wars or hot conflicts these days. We make the relevant conclusions and adjust our armed forces to these conflicts.” …read more Source:...

    Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland visits Bulgaria
    Oct11

    Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland visits Bulgaria

    Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov will meet with Thorbjorn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, who is paying an official visit to Bulgaria on 11 and 12 October. Bulgaria’s foreign minister is playing host to Mr. Jagland in his capacity of future chair of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. During their meeting...

    Ukraine Peace Talks Underway in Paris
    Oct11

    Ukraine Peace Talks Underway in Paris

    Ukraine Peace Talks Underway in Paris …read more Source:...

    Who shot it down? Families brace for final MH17 air crash report
    Oct11

    Who shot it down? Families brace for final MH17 air crash report

    International investigators will on Tuesday release their final report into the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn Ukraine, but the burning question of who was to blame will remain unresolved. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    US-RUSSIAN CLASH IN SYRIA,  THREAT OF WAR
    Oct11

    US-RUSSIAN CLASH IN SYRIA, THREAT OF WAR

    Perilous military face-off between two largest nuke powers? Bill Van Auken Activist-filmed footage in Homas province showing explosions after what they claim were Russian air strikes. The initiation of air strikes by Russian warplanes against Islamist militia targets inside Syria, followed by Washington’s bellicose denunciations, threatens...