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    And the Palme d’Or goes to . . . a Swedish satire
    May29

    And the Palme d’Or goes to . . . a Swedish satire

    Swedish writer-director Ruben Östlund wins Cannes Film Festival’s prestigious Palme d’Or for The Square (Photograph by Brian D. Johnson) The high altar of world cinema climaxed its 70th anniversary edition by awarding its top prize to a ferocious satire that skewers pretension and liberal hypocrisy in the gala art world. Swedish...

    Donald Trump-Russia probes turn into hunt for finance criminality
    May28

    Donald Trump-Russia probes turn into hunt for finance criminality

    President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office of the White House, January 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. Also pictured, from left, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Vice President Mike Pence, White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, Press Secretary Sean Spicer and National Security...

    ‘We Must Fight For Our Own Future’: German Chancellor Angela Merkel Urges European Unity
    May28

    ‘We Must Fight For Our Own Future’: German Chancellor Angela Merkel Urges European Unity

    (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged European Union nations to stick together in the face of emerging policy divisions with the U.S., Britain’s decision to leave the bloc and other challenges. Speaking at a campaign event held in a Bavarian beer tent, Merkel suggested that the G-7 summit in Italy that ended Saturday...

    Unannounced, new Russian passenger plane completes maiden flight
    May28

    Unannounced, new Russian passenger plane completes maiden flight

    Russia completed the maiden flight of its new MS-21 medium-range passenger plane on Sunday, its first foray into mainline commercial aircraft since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Russia, squeezed by Western sanctions over its role in the Ukraine crisis, is trying to rejuvenate domestic industrial production to make the country less dependant...

    Admission: A Life in Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh – a handbook for giving up hope joyfully
    May28

    Admission: A Life in Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh – a handbook for giving up hope joyfully

    Globetrotting brain surgeon’s second memoir offers a frank asessment of man and medicine. I confess: I haven’t read Henry Marsh’s first memoir, Do No Harm, nor was I aware of the praise it had garnered or the prizes it received, before I read this, his second memoir. I did, however, have an encounter with Marsh some years ago:...

    US Senate Panel Advances Measure on Russian Propaganda, Election Meddling
    May28

    US Senate Panel Advances Measure on Russian Propaganda, Election Meddling

    FILE – Sen. Ben Cardin, right, holds a news conference with Sen. John McCain during a media availability on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 6, 2012. (Credit: VOA )WASHINGTON — A key U.S. Senate committee has moved forward on new legislation aimed at countering Russian propaganda and election meddling in the United States and elsewhere. The bill,...

    Does Vladimir Putin really own Donald Trump? It’s more likely than you think
    May28

    Does Vladimir Putin really own Donald Trump? It’s more likely than you think

    (Credit: Reuters/Maxim Shipenkov/Christopher Aluka Berry/Photo montage by Salon) Imagine the moment when Vladimir Putin first learned that his Russian hackers had struck gold by obtaining the emails of John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Shots of vodka all around, singing, dancing and hurling empty glasses...

    Macron to Meet Russia’s Putin to Settle Syria, Ukraine Disagreements
    May28

    Macron to Meet Russia’s Putin to Settle Syria, Ukraine Disagreements

    From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English. Paris – French President Emmanuel Macron will meet Russia’s Vladimir Putin at the palace of Versailles outside Paris on May … continue reading Macron to Meet Russia’s Putin to Settle Syria, Ukraine Disagreements …read more Source: ASHARQ...

    Amid Tatar Renaissance In Europe, An American Mosque Turns To Its Roots
    May28

    Amid Tatar Renaissance In Europe, An American Mosque Turns To Its Roots

    Separated from its homelands since 1938, Brooklyn’s 110-year-old Lipka Tatar community is finally reaching out to its European cousins. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland weighs benefits of surge in migrants from Ukraine
    May28

    Poland weighs benefits of surge in migrants from Ukraine

    Influx of almost 1.3m last year is proving both politically and economically useful …read more Source: Financial...