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    ’Tis but a modest migration proposal
    Sep19

    ’Tis but a modest migration proposal

    If I were Greek, I’d be feeling pretty pissed just about now. The very Germans who couldn’t bring themselves to spit at a Greek dying of thirst by the side of the road this summer are now flinging the doors open to an influx of migrants from outside Europe (even as Angela Merkel has had second thoughts about it). Frankly, I’d be...

    Davis Cup: Nadal wins on return to national duty for Spain
    Sep19

    Davis Cup: Nadal wins on return to national duty for Spain

    Rafa Nadal returned to Davis Cup action for the first time in two years on Friday with his victory putting Spain ahead in a Group One relegation playoff against Denmark. The 14-times grand slam champion, short of form and beaten in the third round of the U.S. Open by Fabio Fognini, overcame world number 909 Mikael Torpegaard 6-4 6-3 6-2. The...

    Sixteenth-century lessons for 21st-century Italy
    Sep19

    Sixteenth-century lessons for 21st-century Italy

    Italy needs a reboot — appropriate enough in a country shaped like an item of footwear. Few countries can boast anything like the heritage the land that produced the Roman Empire and the Renaissance. But few, in Europe at least, are as uncertain about what the future holds. Italy is the soft underbelly of the European project, and perhaps the...

    US and Russia to Hold Talks on Syrian Conflict
    Sep19

    US and Russia to Hold Talks on Syrian Conflict

    Both countries have not discussed military issues since April 2014, when they halted communications over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    World Briefing: Ukraine: U.S. Judge Tosses Tymoshenko Lawsuit
    Sep19

    World Briefing: Ukraine: U.S. Judge Tosses Tymoshenko Lawsuit

    A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday dismissed a civil lawsuit filed by Yulia V. Tymoshenko, the former Ukrainian prime minister and presidential candidate. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin and Berlusconi sued over ‘Ukrainian’ wine: Russian president and disgraced former Italian leader accused of uncorking a 240-year-old bottle in Crimea
    Sep19

    Putin and Berlusconi sued over ‘Ukrainian’ wine: Russian president and disgraced former Italian leader accused of uncorking a 240-year-old bottle in Crimea

    Putin and his old friend Berlusconi spent last weekend in Crimea, touring ancient ruins and visiting the peninsula’s prized Massandra winery. …read more Source: Daily...

    US and Russian militaries launch talks on Syria
    Sep19

    US and Russian militaries launch talks on Syria

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States and Russia renewed high-level contacts between their militaries on Friday to discuss how to deal with the war in Syria.US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Russias Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu spoke by telephone, spokesmen from their ministries said.Washington and its NATO allies broke off ties with...

    U.S. Court Dismisses Ex-Ukrainian Leader’s Suit Against Political Foes
    Sep19

    U.S. Court Dismisses Ex-Ukrainian Leader’s Suit Against Political Foes

    A U.S. court judge dismissed a lawsuit by former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko accusing her political opponents of running a U.S.-based racketeering enterprise that led to her imprisonment. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Chief To Make First Visit To Ukraine Next Week
    Sep19

    NATO Chief To Make First Visit To Ukraine Next Week

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg will next week make his first visit to Ukraine to hold talks with top officials and launch a joint disaster-management exercise, the alliance said September 18. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko Removes European Reporters From Ban List
    Sep19

    Poroshenko Removes European Reporters From Ban List

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed an order September 18 to revoke a ban on several journalists of British, Spanish and German citizenship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...