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    Bad Egg: Nigerian pastor imprisoned in the UK for sexual assault
    Apr04

    Bad Egg: Nigerian pastor imprisoned in the UK for sexual assault

    A Nigerian man of God has been sentenced to jail in the United Kingdom after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting women. A 55-year-old Nigerian man of God based in the United Kingdom, Pastor Benjamin Egbujor, has been jailed after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl and another woman during ‘private prayer...

    Lend Your Leg campaign to help Ukrainian teen
    Apr04

    Lend Your Leg campaign to help Ukrainian teen

    The Slovenian-run demining fund ITF Enhancing Human Security has dedicated its annual campaign on the International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action to a 12-year Ukrainian girl, who suffered severe injuries in a mine explosion. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian defence minister to visit Petawawa – Canada, Ukraine sign agreement
    Apr04

    Ukrainian defence minister to visit Petawawa – Canada, Ukraine sign agreement

    Canada and Ukraine are further strengthening their ties. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Ukrainian Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak have signed what is being called the Canada-Ukraine Defence Cooperation Arrangement. The bilateral arrangement identifies areas of mutual cooperation such as defence policy; defence research, development, and...

    Ukrainian defence minister to visit Petawawa – Canada, Ukraine sign agreement
    Apr04

    Ukrainian defence minister to visit Petawawa – Canada, Ukraine sign agreement

    Canada and Ukraine are further strengthening their ties. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Ukrainian Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak have signed what is being called the Canada-Ukraine Defence Cooperation Arrangement. The bilateral arrangement identifies areas of mutual cooperation such as defence policy; defence research, development, and...

    Belarus and the Failure of the Russian World
    Apr04

    Belarus and the Failure of the Russian World

    In April 2014, a month after annexing Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared himself the defender of the Russkiy Mir—a “Russian world” dominated by ethnic Russians and encompassing most of the territory of the former Soviet Union. Observers in Russia and abroad had long interpreted the Kremlin’s interest in Eurasian integration...

    Trump loves despots: He couldn’t shake Angela Merkel’s hand, but falls hard for Egypt’s strongman. Sense a pattern?
    Apr04

    Trump loves despots: He couldn’t shake Angela Merkel’s hand, but falls hard for Egypt’s strongman. Sense a pattern?

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Evan Vucci) Whenever I hear someone on the cable gabfests say that President Trump is an isolationist I have to wonder if they’ve ever actually listened to anything the man says. It’s true he claimed to have been against military action in Iraq and Libya, against all evidence to the...

    Watchdog report: ‘Breakdown of democracy’ in Poland, Hungary
    Apr04

    Watchdog report: ‘Breakdown of democracy’ in Poland, Hungary

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — U.S.-based pro-democracy group Freedom House said Tuesday that a “spectacular breakdown of democracy” has been taking place in Poland and Hungary, two countries that stood as models of democratic change after the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe. The watchdog organization’s report said that Hungary now has the...

    Another Donald Trump-Russia contact: Eric Prince met with Russian sources just before inauguration
    Apr04

    Another Donald Trump-Russia contact: Eric Prince met with Russian sources just before inauguration

    (Credit: AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File) Two more individuals connected to Donald Trump have been revealed to have connections to Russia. Erik Prince, the brother of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and founder of the private security firm Blackwater (whose project manager once threatened to kill a government investigator), is reported to have...

    Meet Russia’s Warrior-Writer and Bloodthirsty Priest
    Apr04

    Meet Russia’s Warrior-Writer and Bloodthirsty Priest

    Photo: Pixabay. In addition to being a prominent contemporary writer in Russia, Zakhar Prilepin is a vocal political ideologue. A member of the National Bolshevik Party, he hosts a talk show on the nationalist, ultra-conservative Tsargrad TV network. Prilepin is also the chief editor of Svobodnaya Pressa, another pro-Kremlin media outlet that...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko thankful for Latvian support
    Apr04

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko thankful for Latvian support

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visited Latvia April 4, expressing his gratitude for the country’s strong support in defending its territory against occupying Russian forces int he east of the country. …read more Source:...