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    Ukrainians rally to demand Russia release Savchenko
    Mar06

    Ukrainians rally to demand Russia release Savchenko

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — About 2,000 people have rallied on Independence Square in Kiev to demand that Russia release Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko. On Saturday night, the Russian Embassy said it was attacked by men armed with baseball bats, who were wearing camouflage and ski masks and badly damaged three embassy vehicles and threw smoke bombs....

    Russian Rights Ombudswoman Says Savchenko In Satisfactory Health
    Mar06

    Russian Rights Ombudswoman Says Savchenko In Satisfactory Health

    Russia’s presidential human rights envoy has spoken by telephone to the family of Ukrainian pilot and Verkhovna Rada deputy Nadia Savchenko and has assured them Savchenko is in satisfactory health and is being monitored closely. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot in ‘satisfactory condition’ (AFP)
    Mar06

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot in ‘satisfactory condition’ (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – A jailed female Ukrainian pilot, who this week rejected food and water to protest delays in her controversial murder trial in Russia, is in “satisfactory condition,” her lawyer said Sunday. …read more Source: The West...

    Fukushima ‘dark tourism’ aids remembrance, healing
    Mar06

    Fukushima ‘dark tourism’ aids remembrance, healing

    NAMIE: Shinichi Niitsuma enthusiastically shows visitors the attractions of the small town of Namie: its tsunami-hit coastline, abandoned houses and hills overlooking the radiation-infested reactors of the disabled Fukushima nuclear plant. Five years after the nuclear disaster emptied much of Japan’s northeastern coast, tourism is giving...

    Trump poses threat to peace, economic development: German Vice Chancellor
    Mar06

    Trump poses threat to peace, economic development: German Vice Chancellor

    German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel has criticised leading US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as a right-wing populist whose political views pose a threat to peace and prosperity. The comments by Gabriel, economy minister and leader of the Social Democrats, are the clearest sign yet that ruling politicians in Europe are...

    Hamdan bin Rashid receives Ukrainian Consul-General
    Mar06

    Hamdan bin Rashid receives Ukrainian Consul-General

    DUBAI, 6th March, 2016 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, today received Oleksandr Balanutsa, Ukrainian Consul-General in Dubai, who paid a courtesy visit to H.H. at the beginning of his tenure in the country. …read more Source:...

    Fukushima ‘dark tourism’ aids remembrance and healing
    Mar06

    Fukushima ‘dark tourism’ aids remembrance and healing

    NAMIE: Shinichi Niitsuma enthusiastically shows visitors the attractions of the small town of Namie: its tsunami-hit coastline, abandoned houses and hills overlooking the radiation-infested reactors of the disabled Fukushima nuclear plant. Five years after the nuclear disaster emptied much of Japan’s northeastern coast, tourism is giving...

    Serbian and US armies hold defense consultations
    Mar06

    Serbian and US armies hold defense consultations

    BELGRADE – The armed forces of Serbia and the United States have held bilateral defense consultations, preceded by a meeting of Serbian Defense Minister Zoran Djordjevic and Chief of General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces, Gen. Ljubisa Dikovic, with Michael Carpenter, U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense with responsibility for Russia,...

    Empire’s martyrs: the British obsession with heroic failure
    Mar06

    Empire’s martyrs: the British obsession with heroic failure

    The British take a perverse pleasure in glorious defeat, as Heroic Failure and the British by Stephanie Barczewski examines. In 1799 the Scottish explorer Mungo Park published Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa, which described his voyage across Senegal and along the River Niger in Mali, in search of the city of Timbuktu. In 1805 he...

    Malaysia Airlines out of danger 2 years after MH370 disaster
    Mar06

    Malaysia Airlines out of danger 2 years after MH370 disaster

    FILE – In this Feb. 29, 2016 file photo, a Malaysia man is silhouetted as a Malaysia Airlines plane prepares for take off at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Speang, Malaysia.Malaysia Airlines is out of intensive care after it was hit by twin disasters in 2014, starting with the disappearance of Flight 370. The airline’s new chief...