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    Asian nations and international organizations condemn North Korea’s bomb test
    Jan07

    Asian nations and international organizations condemn North Korea’s bomb test

    THE reaction to North Korea’s announcement that it conducted a hydrogen bomb test Wednesday has been swift with Asian nations and international organizations vowing a tough response. This compilation of reports from the Associated Press presents the reactions from nations like South Korea, Japan, Australia and China, along with...

    Netflix becomes ‘global TV network’ in 190 countries
    Jan07

    Netflix becomes ‘global TV network’ in 190 countries

    LAS VEGAS (AFP) – Streaming pioneer Netflix said Wednesday it had significantly expanded its global footprint to 190 countries, making its Internet TV service available in 130 new markets including India — but not China.Netflix, which began as a mail-order DVD service but is now producing award-winning original content alongside its...

    U.S. officials look toward Russia while investigating cyberattack on Ukraine’s power grid – report
    Jan07

    U.S. officials look toward Russia while investigating cyberattack on Ukraine’s power grid – report

    Intelligence officials in Washington have reportedly begun investigating claims that Russian hackers launched a cyberattack last month that targeted the electrical grid in neighboring Ukraine. As many as 700,000 Ukrainian households lost power for several hours in late December as the result of an apparent cyberattack, and sources familiar with...

    Epiphany celebrated in Orthodox Christian, Catholic nations
    Jan07

    Epiphany celebrated in Orthodox Christian, Catholic nations

    The birth and baptism of Jesus: Citizens of Warsaw watchingthe Epiphany parade in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday. The Epiphany day celebrates the visit of the Three Kings to the infant Jesus. (AP/Czarek Sokolowski)Wednesday is Epiphany, a major holiday in much of Orthodox Christianity celebrating the birth and baptism of Jesus. Religious services are...

    Open Source: Coca-Cola Retreats From Social Media War Over Crimea
    Jan07

    Open Source: Coca-Cola Retreats From Social Media War Over Crimea

    Coca-Cola deleted a map of Russia from the web after managing to anger both Russians and Ukrainians by first excluding and then including Crimea. …read more Source: The New York...

    Jewish politician on trial in Ukraine invokes blood libel
    Jan07

    Jewish politician on trial in Ukraine invokes blood libel

    Hennadiy Korban runs the nationalist UKROP party and has a seat on the board of the Dnepropetrovsk Jewish community. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Russia and Ukraine Don’t Want to ‘Share a Coke’
    Jan06

    Russia and Ukraine Don’t Want to ‘Share a Coke’

    Both Russians and Ukrainians were left angry after a failed Coca-Cola ad campaign. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Igor Sergun, chief of Russian military intelligence, dies at 58
    Jan06

    Igor Sergun, chief of Russian military intelligence, dies at 58

    Russian and Ukrainian media and blogs rife with conspiracy theories about death of general being linked to the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Christmas in Kyiv: Ukraine’s Holiday From the War Comes to an End
    Jan06

    Christmas in Kyiv: Ukraine’s Holiday From the War Comes to an End

    KYIV, Ukraine—Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas on Jan. 7. So in Ukraine’s capital city, the holiday season is still in full swing. The festivities in Kyiv reflect the continuance of normal life despite the frozen conflict in eastern Ukraine and looming battles on the nation’s domestic political front. At the Gulliver shopping...

    Netflix Just Achieved Near World Domination
    Jan06

    Netflix Just Achieved Near World Domination

    Video streaming company Netflix Inc on Wednesday launched its services in 130 countries, covering almost the entire globe except China, as part of efforts to counter slowing growth in the United States.Shares of the company, whose popular shows include “House of Cards”, “Orange Is The New Black” and “Narcos”,...