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    Obama Plans Summit On Global Refugees At UN
    Jan22

    Obama Plans Summit On Global Refugees At UN

    U.S. President Barack Obama plans to host world leaders for a summit on global refugees at the UN General Assembly in September. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What the Litvinenko assassination accusation means for the Kremlin
    Jan22

    What the Litvinenko assassination accusation means for the Kremlin

    HARI SREENIVASAN: We dig deeper into the story with Michael McFaul, U.S. ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014. He’s now a professor at Stanford University. And Steven Lee Myers, he covers foreign affairs and national security at The New York Times. He was based in Russia from 2002 to 2007. He’s also the author of “The New Tsar: The...

    UK judge: Putin ‘probably approved’ killing of ex-KGB agent
    Jan22

    UK judge: Putin ‘probably approved’ killing of ex-KGB agent

    Ambassador of the Russian Federation Alexander Yakovenko leaves the Foreign Office in London after being summoned following the findings of Litvinenko inquiry on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2006. Russian President Vladimir Putin probably approved a plan by Russia’s FSB security service to kill a former agent turned Kremlin critic Alexander...

    Russia’s Litvinenko Is Just One Of Many Silenced Kremlin Critics
    Jan22

    Russia’s Litvinenko Is Just One Of Many Silenced Kremlin Critics

    While a report by a British judge found that Russian president Vladimir Putin probably approved of the Russian security service’s plan to kill Alexander Litvinenko, a former KGB officer turned Kremlin critic, justice remains far for many other dead, disappeared or jailed Putin critics. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 56...

    Tennis: Murray demolishes Groth to reach third round
    Jan22

    Tennis: Murray demolishes Groth to reach third round

    MELBOURNE (AFP) – Andy Murray made dealing with the worlds biggest serve look easy on Thursday as he reached the Australian Open third round alongside Ana Ivanovic, who was shaken by an elderly spectators courtside fall.Murray, faced with the world record-breaking serve of the physically imposing Sam Groth, had all the answers as he won...

    Lagarde gets strong backing from Europe to stay at IMF
    Jan22

    Lagarde gets strong backing from Europe to stay at IMF

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Christine Lagarde garnered strong backing from Europe Thursday for a second mandate as IMF managing director.With her term coming to an end in July, the International Monetary Fund formally began accepting nominations for who will guide the global crisis lender for the next five years.Lagarde, who has led the IMF through...

    Euro dips after ECB signals more stimulus
    Jan22

    Euro dips after ECB signals more stimulus

    NEW YORK (AFP) – The euro slipped against the dollar Thursday after the European Central Bank signaled further stimulus could soon be on the way for the eurozone.In volatile trade, the euro tumbled to a two-week low of $1.0778, before regaining its footing at $1.0878 around 2200 GMT.Nevertheless, that was weaker than the $1.0890 trade at...

    NATO allies miffed over Canada’s failure to meet defence spending commitment
    Jan22

    NATO allies miffed over Canada’s failure to meet defence spending commitment

    The British may form the world’s most orderly line-ups but they tend to lose patience when people don’t live up to their commitments. At the conclusion of the NATO summit in Wales two years ago, all countries signed a declaration reaffirming collective defence, after Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, and agreeing to increase...

    The Moment Russia Went Fully Rogue
    Jan21

    The Moment Russia Went Fully Rogue

    The grave of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London Toby Melville / ReutersIn many ways it all began with the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko. Not that Vladimir Putin’s Russia was exactly a model global citizen before the November 2006 killing of the former KGB spy who defected to Great Britain. But when Litvinenko was lethally...

    Hewitt goes down fighting
    Jan21

    Hewitt goes down fighting

    Retiring Aussie slams match-fixing slur as ‘absolute farce’ Murray, Azarenka and Wawrinka roll at Australian Open MELBOURNE — Former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt slammed match-fixing allegations as an “absolute farce” Thursday as his emotional retirement at the Australian Open was tainted by the corruption claims which have rocked tennis....