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    Donbass conflict still far from resolution
    Apr15

    Donbass conflict still far from resolution

    The conflict in eastern Ukraine has dragged into its 3rd year with no end in sight. …read more Source:...

    Smart cities can be vulnerable: That Dallas emergency siren hack is a warning of things to come
    Apr15

    Smart cities can be vulnerable: That Dallas emergency siren hack is a warning of things to come

    San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency light rail vehicle (Credit: AP/Alison Yin) By infrastructure-hacking standards, the overnight triggering of the Dallas storm-warning system on April 7 was relatively benign. Starting at about 20 minutes before midnight more than 150 sirens across the city of 1.3 million people blared periodically,...

    Russia Boycotts Kyiv-hosted Eurovision Event Over Contestant Kerfuffle
    Apr15

    Russia Boycotts Kyiv-hosted Eurovision Event Over Contestant Kerfuffle

    Russia’s leading state broadcaster has announced plans to boycott the Eurovision 2017 song contest after the host country, Ukraine, barred Russia’s contestant, wheelchair-bound singer Yulia Samoylova, from entering the country. Kyiv’s decision in late March to ban the 28-year-old Russian paraplegic vocalist stemmed from her June...

    Kremlin fury at Eurovision dropping Russia
    Apr15

    Kremlin fury at Eurovision dropping Russia

    A decision by the organizers of the Eurovision Song Contest to drop Russia from this year’s contest following a spat with Ukraine was roundly denounced by Moscow on Friday. Russia’s state-run Channel…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Kremlin blasts Eurovision   for dropping Russia
    Apr15

    Kremlin blasts Eurovision for dropping Russia

    MOSCOW: Moscow on Friday denounced the decision by Eurovision Song Contest organisers to drop Russia from this year’s contest, following a row with hosts Ukraine. Russia’s state-run Channel One said on Thursday it would not broadcast the event, after rejecting proposals for contestant Yulia Samoilova to take part via video link or be...

    If Marine Le Pen is France’s Donald Trump, then this dark horse with momentum could be their Bernie Sanders
    Apr14

    If Marine Le Pen is France’s Donald Trump, then this dark horse with momentum could be their Bernie Sanders

    (Credit: AP Photo/Bob Edme) Far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen may proudly crow that she is “Made in France,” but it looks like a name mostly unknown outside of the country — France’s own answer to Bernie Sanders — is on the verge of pulling off a major political upset. Jean-Luc Mélenchon was found by a “Paris Match” survey to...

    Politics: Polish foreign minister: Russia may respond to US strike on Syria by escalating war in Ukraine
    Apr14

    Politics: Polish foreign minister: Russia may respond to US strike on Syria by escalating war in Ukraine

    The Polish foreign minister says Russian might respond to the US strike in Syria by escalating the war in Ukraine. Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said Friday that Russia might respond to the US strike in Syria by escalating fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine. “Now everyone is waiting for the reaction from Russia. Either it...

    Kremlin raps Eurovision for dropping Russia this year
    Apr14

    Kremlin raps Eurovision for dropping Russia this year

    Moscow has denounced the decision by Eurovision Song Contest organisers to drop Russia from this year’s contest, following a row with hosts Ukraine.Russia’s state-run Channel One said yesterday that it would not broadcast the event, after rejecting proposals for contestant Yulia Samoilova to take part via video link or be replaced,...

    Politics matters: Pot, power, projections of growth
    Apr14

    Politics matters: Pot, power, projections of growth

    She inspired. She joked. She brought tears to their eyes. Malala Yousafzai, the passionate 19-year-old who was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school in Pakistan five years ago, brought Canadian politicians from both sides of the aisle to their feet — even as she provoked them, eye to eye, to do so much more for the education of girls...

    Russia’s Policy in Syria, Afghanistan Clashing with US
    Apr14

    Russia’s Policy in Syria, Afghanistan Clashing with US

    Multi-nation talks on the prospects for Afghan security and national reconciliation, the third such round since December, began Friday in Moscow. Eleven countries are taking part in discussions, including Afghanistan, China, Iran, Pakistan and India. Former Soviet Central Asian states have been invited to attend for the first time. The United...