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    The temple-well at Gurlo village
    Feb10

    The temple-well at Gurlo village

    We found out about the “temple-well” near Gurlo village near Pernik from mountain guide Stanoy Arabadjiev who has been endeavouring to spark interest in Bulgarian antiquities. To enter, we had to clear the thicket that was hiding it from view. The well is said to be a temple to the Sumerian god Enki. It was discovered in 1971 by archaeologist...

    US spy chiefs predict Syria, Ukraine wars to drag on
    Feb10

    US spy chiefs predict Syria, Ukraine wars to drag on

    The Syria war will get worse in 2016 and the Ukraine war won’t end, US intelligence chiefs have said, in what one of them called a “litany of doom.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine sought Fayad’s release from Czech custody – press
    Feb10

    Ukraine sought Fayad’s release from Czech custody – press

    Prague – The Ukrainian embassy in Prague previously sought the release of Ali Fayad, a Lebanese with Ukrainian nationality, from a Czech custody prison where he was waiting for Prague’s decision… …read more Source: České...

    Dear Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem: Feminism demands we reject America’s deadly imperialism
    Feb10

    Dear Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem: Feminism demands we reject America’s deadly imperialism

    Two powerful backers of Hillary Clinton attracted headlines—and outrage—this weekend when they uttered sweeping statements under the banner of “feminism,” calling on young women to back the former Secretary of State’s presidential bid. Madeleine Albright, the first woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of Sate, introduced Clinton in New...

    U.S. vs the World? Women as Top Political Leaders
    Feb10

    U.S. vs the World? Women as Top Political Leaders

    By Tara SonenshineTo this day, most prime ministers and presidents are men. Women are not even close, despite some progress.International Women’s Day is coming up. Reason enough to reflect on the political power of women in top posts in countries around the world. Scorecards matter. This is especially true with regard to the United States,...

    Ukraine’s contact group meeting in Minsk postponed
    Feb10

    Ukraine’s contact group meeting in Minsk postponed

    The meeting of the contact group is likely to take place after the talks of the Normandy Four ministers of foreign affairs in Munich. …read more Source:...

    Intelligence officials: IS determined to strike US this year
    Feb10

    Intelligence officials: IS determined to strike US this year

    Worldwide threat: Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on worldwide threats. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Leaders of the Islamic State are determined to strike targets in the United States this year, senior U.S. intelligence...

    What makes Russian diplomats tick?
    Feb10

    What makes Russian diplomats tick?

    “WHY don’t you influence me, then?” I asked a Russian diplomat engaged in Asian affairs, after “an unnecessary discussion” about my column in The Malaysian Reserve. I mean, it is easy to just find fault in anyone’s work, but it is not as easy to pick the right subject when you begin to piece your column, especially one that is of the...

    Pentagon seeks $583 billion budget for 2017; Republicans say not enough
    Feb10

    Pentagon seeks $583 billion budget for 2017; Republicans say not enough

    U.S. President Barack Obama listens to remarks during his meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington February 8, 2016. REUTERS WASHINGTON: The Pentagon on Tuesday proposed a $582.7 billion defense budget that emphasizes emerging threats from Russia, China and Islamic State rebels, but the...

    EU to unveil new energy plan today
    Feb10

    EU to unveil new energy plan today

    A European Union (EU) flag flutters outside the Athens’ Stock Exchange in Athens, Greece, on Monday, August 3, 2015. Photo: AP Brussels, February 9 The European Union (EU) will unveil on Wednesday plans to give it power to examine energy contracts that European states sign with countries outside the bloc, amid concerns about Europe’s...