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    Shas MK enters stormy diplomatic waters with Crimea visit
    Feb12

    Shas MK enters stormy diplomatic waters with Crimea visit

    Talks broke with policy of showing strict neutrality in Russia-Ukraine conflict …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Indonesian jazz prodigy to perform at Grammys
    Feb12

    Indonesian jazz prodigy to perform at Grammys

    Indonesian jazz prodigy Joey Alexander plays the piano. The 12-year-old musician is set to perform during the 2016 Grammy Awards on Feb. 15 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo courtesy of joeyalexandermusic.com)Jazz prodigy Joey Alexander has made history by becoming the first Indonesian musician to be nominated for a Grammy...

    Assertive Russia Looms Large At Annual Munich Security Conference
    Feb12

    Assertive Russia Looms Large At Annual Munich Security Conference

    The war in Syria, the refugee crisis and Russia’s border-bending interference on Europe’s eastern edge topped the agenda as senior officials gathered in Munich, Germany, for a high-profile annual security conference. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    OSCE Official Warns Of Worsening Rights Situation In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    OSCE Official Warns Of Worsening Rights Situation In Eastern Ukraine

    A top OSCE official has warned that the human rights situation in eastern Ukraine is worsening and the transatlantic security organization is still barred from entering the Russian-annexed Crimean Peninsula to investigate alleged abuses there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief
    Feb12

    Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund, became assured Thursday of a second term as managing director to steer it through a global economic slowdown.The executive board of the global crisis lender announced that there were no challengers facing Lagarde, for the five-year term that...

    What Russian Orthodoxy Wants From Pope Francis
    Feb12

    What Russian Orthodoxy Wants From Pope Francis

    Nicolai N. Petro Society, Europe This week’s Havana Summit is a historic opportunity. Although the Patriarchate of Constantinople holds a place of honor among the fourteen canonical Orthodox Churches, it is the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), the world’s largest, that has emerged as the leading spokesman for Orthodox Christians. Its...

    Two superpowers were responsible for a big chunk of last year’s increase in military spending
    Feb12

    Two superpowers were responsible for a big chunk of last year’s increase in military spending

    The 2016 edition of The Military Balance, the Institute for International and Strategic Studies’ definitive annual report on the state of the world’s various armed forces has some encouraging and not-so-encouraging news about global defense spending. On the one hand, growth in military spending is slowing down in the volatile Middle...

    South Sudan President Re-appoints His Rival
    Feb12

    South Sudan President Re-appoints His Rival

    South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has re-appointed his rival Riek Machar as vice president, a decree said on Thursday, the culmination of a deal to try to end months of civil war in the world’s newest nation. The announcement returned the presidency to where it was soon before fighting erupted between supporters of the two men in...

    Rabbi Azman attempts to ‘put out the fire’
    Feb11

    Rabbi Azman attempts to ‘put out the fire’

    Ukraine’s Chief Rabbi Reuven Azman attempts to defuse the situation in light of MK Margi’s visit to Crimea. …read more Source: Arutz...

    NATO agrees to deter Russia
    Feb11

    NATO agrees to deter Russia

    Baltics, Poland say they need more protection A NATO defense ministers meeting was held at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday. REUTERS/Yves Herman BY ROBIN EMMOTT AND PHIL STEWART Reuters BRUSSELS – NATO agreed on Wednesday to its boldest steps yet to deter Russia from any attack in the Baltics or eastern Europe,...