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    TV Show’s Revelation About Dustin Hoffman’s Roots Brings the Actor to Tears
    Mar10

    TV Show’s Revelation About Dustin Hoffman’s Roots Brings the Actor to Tears

    Actor Dustin Hoffman was overwhelmed with emotion after learning about the heroic actions and suffering of his great-grandparents in Soviet Russia, about whom he apparently knew nothing until he heard their story during an interview with PBS’s “Finding Your Roots.” Researchers with the genealogy show hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr....

    EU extends Russia sanctions
    Mar10

    EU extends Russia sanctions

    EU sanctions against Russian citizens and firms were extended for six months on Thursday as the bloc sought to maintain pressure on supporters of Russian aggression in Ukraine. The sanctions affect 146 people and 37 firms — most of them Russian — that are accused of supporting Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula and the conflict in...

    [Ticker] EU extends Russia blacklist for six months
    Mar10

    [Ticker] EU extends Russia blacklist for six months

    EU states Thursday extended for six months a visa ban and asset freeze on 146 Russians and Ukrainians as well as 37 entities deemed guilty of violating Ukraine’s territorial integrity. Three people were removed from the previous list because they died in the meantime. The new list expires 15 September. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] MEPs urge EU to blacklist Putin over Ukrainian pilot
    Mar10

    [Ticker] MEPs urge EU to blacklist Putin over Ukrainian pilot

    A group of 64 cross-party MEPs has written to EU foreign relations chief Mogherini urging her to propose visa bans and asset freezes on 29 Russians, including Russian leader Putin, deemed guilty of unlawfully detaining Ukrainian pilot Savchenko. The initiative comes ahead of an EU foreign ministers’ meeting Monday. …read more Source:...

    Western Sahara: Slamming U.N. Chief Ban Ki-moon Will Not Help Morocco
    Mar10

    Western Sahara: Slamming U.N. Chief Ban Ki-moon Will Not Help Morocco

    (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Washington – I have watched Polisario representatives at work for years. Unlike Moroccan officials who lobby top officials, Polisario activists abroad always target staff members and young activists working in key government agencies around the world or assisting high-ranking international...

    Captured Ukrainian Military Pilot Takes Drink, Easing Hunger Strike
    Mar10

    Captured Ukrainian Military Pilot Takes Drink, Easing Hunger Strike

    But Nadya V. Savchenko, who is on trial in Russia, may have done so after falling for a trick by the country’s intelligence agents, her lawyer said. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine conflict discussed at Global Baku Forum
    Mar10

    Ukraine conflict discussed at Global Baku Forum

    The Ukraine conflict has been high on the agenda of the 4th Global Baku Forum. At a session entitled “Ukraine as a watershed for regional security” participants discussed internal and external aspects of Ukrainian security, and looked at the roles and challenges for the international community …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Locals eating radioactive food 30 years after Chernobyl: Greenpeace tests
    Mar10

    Locals eating radioactive food 30 years after Chernobyl: Greenpeace tests

    Economic crises convulsing Russia, Ukraine and Belarus mean testing in areas contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster has been cut or restricted, Greenpeace said, and people continue to eat and drink foods with dangerously high radiation levels.According to scientific tests conducted on behalf of the environmental campaigning group, overall...

    Ukrainian pilot held in Russia relaxes dry hunger strike
    Mar10

    Ukrainian pilot held in Russia relaxes dry hunger strike

    A Ukrainian pilot being held in Russia has relaxed her dry hunger strike. Nadiya Savchenko, who is accused of murdering two Russian journalists, is… …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Defense Ministry Buys Five Military Dolphins
    Mar10

    Russia’s Defense Ministry Buys Five Military Dolphins

    Russia’s Ministry of Defense is planning to acquire five dolphins for military purposes, Russian state news agency Itar-Tass reported. A bid for two female and three male dolphins was posted on Russia’s public procurement website, for a total of $25,000. What the dolphins will be used for by the Ministry of Defense is not made clear,...