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    Fierce But Friendly Warriors Fight ‘Battle Of The Nations’
    May07

    Fierce But Friendly Warriors Fight ‘Battle Of The Nations’

    A massive battle was under way in the Czech capital, Prague, as warriors wielded swords and battle axes in an imitation of medieval hand-to-hand combat. The competition, called “The Battle of the Nations,” was founded in Ukraine and pits national teams against each other. But the fighters stayed friendly even when facing off against...

    Obama's DOJ Won't Call "Felons", Felons Anymore
    May07

    Obama's DOJ Won't Call "Felons", Felons Anymore

    Understandable. We wouldn’t want to stigmatize murderers, drug dealers, rapists and robbers. Their victims might disagree, but they’re just Crimeaphobic. Assistant Attorney General Karol Mason, who has headed the Office of Justice Programs since 2013, announces in a guest post that her agency will no longer use words such as “felon”...

    Russia beams message into Georgia: ‘You belong to us’
    May07

    Russia beams message into Georgia: ‘You belong to us’

    TBILISI, Georgia — The EU used to be seen here as a beacon of democracy and prosperity. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, the prospect of membership fueled reforms all over the region. The allure of today’s European Union, plagued with crisis, appears to be waning. For most Georgians, Europe is little more than a fantasy that comes to...

    Oman issues warning about tickborne disease
    May07

    Oman issues warning about tickborne disease

    Residents told not to slaughter livestock with Crimean — Congo haemorrhagic fever …read more Source: Gulf...

    The most popular places of Kyrgyzstan included in Google’s Street view project
    May07

    The most popular places of Kyrgyzstan included in Google’s Street view project

    Cholpon-Ata, May 7 / Kabar /. Google’s Street view project is available for all Internet users, public relations director of Google to Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan Marina Tarasova told in Cholpon-Ata during the presentation of the project. “We covered the largest city of Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek, Osh, Talas,...

    Why Moscow’s Man in the Vladimir Putin Mask Wants to Go to Jail
    May07

    Why Moscow’s Man in the Vladimir Putin Mask Wants to Go to Jail

    Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. But in Russia, the real hardships fall on the head wearing a Vladimir Putin mask. One man knows this better than anyone. Over the last few months, Roman Roslovtsev has been detained nine times for an offense he describes as “absurd.” Now, when he stands in front of the Kremlin sporting a rubber mask of the...

    Abe, Putin sound each other out prior to G7 meet
    May07

    Abe, Putin sound each other out prior to G7 meet

    First face-to-face encounter between leaders since Japan followed US in imposing sanctions against Russia for Ukraine action …read more Source: Anadolu...

    2015 crisis has political connotation, Crimea fueled tensions – Minister
    May07

    2015 crisis has political connotation, Crimea fueled tensions – Minister

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Barack Obama sets up council to aid smooth transition for next govt
    May07

    Barack Obama sets up council to aid smooth transition for next govt

    The White House Transition Coordinating Council would provide guidance to executive departments and agencies and the Federal Transition Coordinator regarding preparations for the Presidential transition, including succession planning and preparation of briefing materials. (Source: AP) US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order...

    IMF Sees ‘Very Encouraging’ Signs From Ukraine’s New Government
    May07

    IMF Sees ‘Very Encouraging’ Signs From Ukraine’s New Government

    Early signs coming from Ukraine’s new government are “very encouraging,” a top International Monetary Fund official said on May 6. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...