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    Report: World Freedom in Decline for 10th Year
    Jan27

    Report: World Freedom in Decline for 10th Year

    More aggressive tactics by authoritarian regimes, an upsurge in terrorist attacks and a global economic downturn have contributed to a disturbing decline in global freedom in 2015, according to a U.S.-based international human rights group. In its newly released annual report, Freedom House found an overall drop in freedom for the 10th...

    Last Year Saw Biggest Slide In Freedom In A Decade, Says Monitoring Group
    Jan27

    Last Year Saw Biggest Slide In Freedom In A Decade, Says Monitoring Group

    The worst year in global freedom in a decade saw Russia and China cracking down more due to “fear of social unrest” and particularly bad rankings for Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, and Belarus, the rights monitor Freedom House reports. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moderate Iran is a fantasy
    Jan27

    Moderate Iran is a fantasy

    The nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the P5+1 (China, France, Germany, Russia, the U.K. and the U.S.) was a significant development. But there are a number of reasons why it should be considered with more caution than excitement. Is it really a landmark achievement for world peace and security? Many friends of the...

    Russia And Ukraine Again Rank As Most Corrupt Nations In Eastern Europe
    Jan27

    Russia And Ukraine Again Rank As Most Corrupt Nations In Eastern Europe

    With deteriorating economic ties and an ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine, one of the few things Ukraine and Russia have left in common is corruption. The two countries rank as the most corrupt states in Eastern Europe in the latest international corruption rankings released late Tuesday by non-governmental organization Transparency...

    Doomsday Clock stays unchanged at three minutes to midnight
    Jan27

    Doomsday Clock stays unchanged at three minutes to midnight

    Members of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists sit after unveiling the ‘Doomsday Clock’ that remains at three minutes to midnight (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) The Iran nuclear deal and movement on climate change prompted the scientists who maintain the Doomsday Clock, a symbolic countdown to global catastrophe, to keep it unchanged on Tuesday at...

    US investigation into ‘Russian meddling’ in the EU will be a farce — RT Op-Edge
    Jan27

    US investigation into ‘Russian meddling’ in the EU will be a farce — RT Op-Edge

    Danielle Ryan is an Irish freelance journalist and media analyst. She has lived in the US and Germany and is currently based in Moscow. She previously worked as a digital desk reporter for the Sunday Business Post in Dublin. She studied political reporting at the Washington Center for Politics & Journalism in Washington, DC and also has a...

    Fort Lauderdale Strikers fall 1-0 to Ukraine club FC Shakhtar Donetsk in friendly
    Jan27

    Fort Lauderdale Strikers fall 1-0 to Ukraine club FC Shakhtar Donetsk in friendly

    The Fort Lauderdale Strikers came close to a draw against Ukrainian powerhouse FC Shakhtar Donetsk after conceding a late goal in a tough 1-0 loss at Lockhart Stadium. The Strikers … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine declares flu epidemic as death toll reaches 83
    Jan27

    Ukraine declares flu epidemic as death toll reaches 83

    Ukraine officially declared a flu epidemic in the country on Tuesday as the outbreak of the deadly virus has claimed the lives of 83 people. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Crimeans vote in referendum
    Jan27

    Crimeans vote in referendum

    Residents of Ukraine’s Crimea region headed to the polls on Sunday to vote in a disputed referendum on whether to join Russia or become an effectively independent state connected to Ukraine. A child casts her mother’s ballot while holding a Russian flag at a polling station in Simferopol. The head of Crimean Election Commission said...

    Ukraine unveils home-made unmanned aerial complexes
    Jan27

    Ukraine unveils home-made unmanned aerial complexes

    The Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) on Tuesday unveiled unmanned aerial complexes that were developed and produced in Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...