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    Assange finds surprising ally — but it may not be enough
    Feb04

    Assange finds surprising ally — but it may not be enough

    LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has found a surprising ally — a little known United Nations panel that has decided he has been unfairly detained in Britain while seeking to avoid extradition to Sweden to answer allegations of sexual misconduct. Swedish officials said Thursday the UN panel report concludes Assange has been a victim...

    Prague Releases Suspected Lebanese Arms Trader Wanted By U.S.
    Feb04

    Prague Releases Suspected Lebanese Arms Trader Wanted By U.S.

    A Czech court has set free a suspected Lebanese arms trader wanted by Washington in an exchange to free five Czech citizens held in Lebanon. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s economic minister resigns over government corruption
    Feb04

    Ukraine’s economic minister resigns over government corruption

    Andrew V. PestanoKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 4 (UPI) — Ukraine’s economic minister resigned on Wednesday, saying government officials actively attempted to block his efforts to combat corruption. …read more Source: United Press...

    Putin Is a Compulsive Risk-Taker
    Feb04

    Putin Is a Compulsive Risk-Taker

    He is doubling down on Ukraine, Syria and his failing economic policies. …read more Source:...

    Economic minister’s resignation plunges Ukraine into new crisis
    Feb04

    Economic minister’s resignation plunges Ukraine into new crisis

    Aivaras Abromavičius and his entire team quit complaining of ingrained corruption, a major blow to president and governmentUkraine has been thrust into a new political crisis after the economic minister and his team tendered their resignations complaining of ingrained corruption, which has replaced the simmering separatist conflict as the...

    Ukraine faces fresh crisis after economy minister quits
    Feb04

    Ukraine faces fresh crisis after economy minister quits

    Ukraine faced the prospect Thursday of a fresh political crisis sparked by its reformist economy minister’s resignation in protest at alleged influence-peddling and state graft. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine faces fresh crisis after economy minister quits
    Feb04

    Ukraine faces fresh crisis after economy minister quits

    Ukraine faced the prospect Thursday of a fresh political crisis as its reformist economy minister resigned in protest at alleged influence-peddling and state graft. …read more Source: Global...

    These Are the World’s ‘Most Miserable’ Economies
    Feb04

    These Are the World’s ‘Most Miserable’ Economies

    Venezuela, Argentina and South Africa top the list of the “world’s most miserable economies,” according to a new Bloomberg report. The list ranks 63 world economies factoring in each country’s unemployment and inflation rates.Top ranking Venezuela, four times as miserable as its closest competitor on the list, has a staggering...

    Ukraine faces fresh crisis after economy minister quits (AFP)
    Feb04

    Ukraine faces fresh crisis after economy minister quits (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine faced the prospect Thursday of a fresh political crisis sparked by its reformist economy minister’s resignation in protest at alleged influence-peddling and state graft. …read more Source: The West...

    MEPs Condemn Russia’s ‘Unprecedented’ Abuses Against Crimean Tatars
    Feb04

    MEPs Condemn Russia’s ‘Unprecedented’ Abuses Against Crimean Tatars

    The European Parliament has passed a resolution slamming the “unprecedented levels of human rights abuses” being perpetrated against Crimean Tatars by Russian authorities in the Moscow-annexed Ukrainian region. Since the beginning of the year, Crimean Tatars have endured a wave of searches, interrogations, confiscations, and other...