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    100 British soldiers to join German, American forces in Baltic region
    Oct08

    100 British soldiers to join German, American forces in Baltic region

    UK pledges troops for Baltic States as NATO-Russia tensions simmering over Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russian Man Sentenced For Spying For Ukraine
    Oct08

    Russian Man Sentenced For Spying For Ukraine

    Russia has found another person guilty of espionage by providing confidential information to Ukrainian officials. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Prize in Literature
    Oct08

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

    Svetlana Alexievich, a Belarussian journalist and prose writer, won the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time,” the Swedish Academy announced. Ms. Alexievich, 67, is the 14th woman to win the literature prize. Sara Danius, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy,...

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins 2015 Nobel Prize In Literature
    Oct08

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins 2015 Nobel Prize In Literature

    Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday.The 67-year-old Belarusian author, whose work has been published in 19 countries, was honored “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time,” the Swedish Academy said.Born in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine and currently living in Belarus,...

    Saving the West
    Oct08

    Saving the West

    In an April 2001 letter to the editor of the Washington Post, Senator Jesse Helms, the then-firebrand conservative from North Carolina—irked by what he saw as an uppity and naive European Union—wrote that he was “heartened by the news that EU is willing to step in and fill the security void left by the United States on the Korean peninsula.” But...

    Festival to offer tasty foods
    Oct08

    Festival to offer tasty foods

    Following the gathering of cinema lovers in different countries, a Kiev-based young team’s short film food festival project, “Food Film Festival World,” will take place at the TÜRVAK Cinema Museum. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    The Nobel Prize and a ‘Monument to Suffering and Courage’
    Oct08

    The Nobel Prize and a ‘Monument to Suffering and Courage’

    Sergei Grits / APThe Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich has been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature for her “polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time.” Alexievich, 67, is perhaps best known for Voices from Chernobyl, which told the consequences of the nuclear disaster, and Boys In Zink, which...

    Turkey Could Look Elsewhere for Gas Supplies, NPP Builder, Erdogan Tells Russia   
    Oct08

    Turkey Could Look Elsewhere for Gas Supplies, NPP Builder, Erdogan Tells Russia  

    Turkey could receive the natural gas it needs from sources other than Russia, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday amidst mounting tensions between Ankara and Moscow over recent violations of Turkish airspace by Russian warplanes flying bombing missions in Syria, newswires reported. He also warned Russia that Turkey can find a...

    Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel literature prize
    Oct08

    Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel literature prize

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday for works that the prize judges called “a monument to suffering and courage.” Alexievich, 67, used the skills of a journalist to create literature chronicling the great tragedies of the Soviet Union and its 1991 collapse: World War II, the Soviet...

    Belarusian Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel Prize for Literature (Updated)
    Oct08

    Belarusian Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel Prize for Literature (Updated)

    Belarussian author Svetlana Alexievich has won the Nobel Prize for Literature for her portrayal of life in the former Soviet Union which the Swedish Academy said was “a monument to suffering and courage in our time.” Alexievich’s work includes a series of books called the “Voices of Utopia” about individuals in the former Soviet Union as...