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    The UN plans to get direly needed aid to 154,000 besieged Syrians in the next 5 days
    Feb29

    The UN plans to get direly needed aid to 154,000 besieged Syrians in the next 5 days

    Thomson ReutersThe United Nations and partner aid organizations plan to deliver life-saving aid to 154,000 Syrians in besieged areas in the next five days, the U.N. Resident Coordinator in Damascus Yacoub El Hillo said in a statement on Sunday. Pending approval from parties to the conflict, the U.N. is ready to deliver aid to about 1.7 million...

    ‘I Can’t Believe I’m Free’: A Ukrainian POW Returns Home
    Feb28

    ‘I Can’t Believe I’m Free’: A Ukrainian POW Returns Home

    KYIV, Ukraine—Vadym Krypychenko was sure he was going to die. His vehicle had broken down along the front lines in eastern Ukraine near the village of Verkhniotroitske. It was Aug. 10, 2015, only four days before the end of his military service commitment and his scheduled return home. Krypychenko, a private in the Ukrainian army’s 53rd...

    We’re never winning these wars: America has zero to show for its decades of bloodshed in the Middle East
    Feb28

    We’re never winning these wars: America has zero to show for its decades of bloodshed in the Middle East

    It may be hard to believe now, but in 1970 the protest song “War,” sung by Edwin Starr, hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. That was at the height of the Vietnam antiwar movement and the song, written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong, became something of a sensation. Even so many years later, who could forget its famed chorus?...

    ISIS claims responsibility for suicide bombing that killed at least 70 at crowded Baghdad market
    Feb28

    ISIS claims responsibility for suicide bombing that killed at least 70 at crowded Baghdad market

    Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters The death toll of a twin suicide bombing in a Shi’ite district of Baghdad on Sunday rose to 70, with more than 100 wounded, police, medics and morgue sources said. The attack in Sadr City was earlier claimed by Islamic State. In a statement circulated online, Islamic State said that two suicide bombers had carried...

    Who Will Dethrone the Tsar?
    Feb28

    Who Will Dethrone the Tsar?

    Five years ago, when then-Prime Minister Vladimir Putin announced that he would be taking back the Presidency from Dmitry Medvedev, Russian intellectuals fell into despair. They saw no end to the Putin regime, and prophesied that Vladimir Vladimirovich would once again “castle” with his junior partner in 2024 to become Prime Minister after his...

    Spicer: Britain should look to the EU’s true heroine
    Feb28

    Spicer: Britain should look to the EU’s true heroine

    Day after day, night after terrifying night, flimsy little boats dump their human cargo into the angry, icy Mediterranean. Who cares? German Chancellor Angela Merkel does. Late last year, she said her country could easily “manage” one million or more refugees from the intractable conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. Three months ago,...

    President of Prestigious Liberal Arts College ‘Respects’ Free Speech Rights of ‘Social Justice Writing’ Professor Following Anti-Semitic Facebook Posts
    Feb28

    President of Prestigious Liberal Arts College ‘Respects’ Free Speech Rights of ‘Social Justice Writing’ Professor Following Anti-Semitic Facebook Posts

    The president of Oberlin College in Ohio said that his institution “respects” the right of professors to express their views following the revelation that one of his faculty members placed anti-Semitic posts and 9/11 conspiracy theories on social media, and even claimed that the Islamic State group is not a jihadist terrorist group but rather a...

    The Latest: Hungary’s Orban orders fence on Romanian border
    Feb28

    The Latest: Hungary’s Orban orders fence on Romanian border

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on Europe’s immigration crisis. (all times local): 5 p.m. Hungary’s prime minister says he has ordered the country’s interior and defense ministers to begin preparing defenses along the border with Romania to prevent migrants from entering. Prime Minister Viktor Orban says Sunday that “if...

    Szydlo exaggerated on refugees from Ukraine in Poland
    Feb28

    Szydlo exaggerated on refugees from Ukraine in Poland

    In a politically motivated statement, Prime Minister Beat Szydlo claimed that “a million Ukrainian refugees” were living in Poland. They are, however, mostly foreign workers. …read more Source:...

    Szydlo exaggerated on refugees from Ukraine in Poland
    Feb28

    Szydlo exaggerated on refugees from Ukraine in Poland

    In a politically motivated statement, Prime Minister Beat Szydlo claimed that “a million Ukrainian refugees” were living in Poland. They are, however, mostly foreign workers. …read more Source: Deutsche...