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    Nikki Haley Asks Russia ‘How Many More Children Have To Die’ After Syria Gas Attack
    Apr06

    Nikki Haley Asks Russia ‘How Many More Children Have To Die’ After Syria Gas Attack

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley issued sharp criticism Wednesday of Russian actions in Syria, asking the U.N. Security Council, “How many more children have to die before Russia cares?”Haley’s statement was a response to a chemical weapons attack the day before in Syria’s Idlib province that killed scores of people,...

    Cabinet nod for Interior Ministry proposal
    Apr06

    Cabinet nod for Interior Ministry proposal

    The weekly Cabinet meeting, presided over by HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud, approved a proposal by the Ministry of Interior to amend some provisions of the Council of Ministers decision No 33 of 2010, establishing the National Committee for Traffic Safety. Giving...

    A Century After the US Entered World War I, Modern-Day Trench Warfare Continues in Ukraine
    Apr06

    A Century After the US Entered World War I, Modern-Day Trench Warfare Continues in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—On April 2, 1917, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson stood before a joint session of Congress, asking for a declaration of war against Germany so that the world would “be made safe for democracy.” “Neutrality is no longer feasible or desirable where the peace of the world is involved,” Wilson said. Four days later, on April 6, 1917,...

    IOC strips three medal-winners from Beijing and London over doping violations
    Apr05

    IOC strips three medal-winners from Beijing and London over doping violations

    Artur Taymazov, an Olympic wrestling champion from the 2008 Games in Beijing, has been stripped of his title by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after being found guilty of doping violations. The Uzbekistani won gold in the 96-120 kilogram freestyle category, but that result has now been removed from the record. “Re-analysis of...

    Russia: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is headed to Moscow
    Apr05

    Russia: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is headed to Moscow

    AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, Pool Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State RexTillerson will discuss global security, including the Syria, North Korea and Ukraine situations, during the latter’s visit to Moscow, the ministry said on Wednesday. Tillerson is to visit Russia on April 11-12, and Russia’s foreign...

    How The Trump Budget Undercuts Security Risks Posed By Pandemics
    Apr05

    How The Trump Budget Undercuts Security Risks Posed By Pandemics

    By Maureen Miller, Columbia University Medical Center President Trump proposed a US$54 billion military budget increase to solidify the security of our nation. However, the government also recognizes pandemic threats as an issue of national security – one that knows no borders. In the last four years, we have faced the Ebola epidemic – contained...

    Olympic Officials Strip Three More Athletes Of 2008, 2012 Medals
    Apr05

    Olympic Officials Strip Three More Athletes Of 2008, 2012 Medals

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stripped three athletes of medals they won in the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics after reanalysis of samples returned positive for banned substances. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Hopes Tillerson’s Visit Will Lead to Improved Ties
    Apr05

    Russia Hopes Tillerson’s Visit Will Lead to Improved Ties

    MOSCOW — Russia voiced hope Wednesday that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s planned visit next week will help improve relations between the former Cold War foes. The Russian Foreign Ministry said Tillerson’s talks next Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will focus on the fight against terrorism, various...

    Barys forward Bochenski may finish his career
    Apr05

    Barys forward Bochenski may finish his career

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM Barys HC forward Brandon Bochenski may finish his career for health problems. It is still unknown whether he will join the world championships in Kiev or not. The forward has not arrived in the location of Barys in Kazakhstan yet, Kazinform refers to Sports.kz. …read more Source:...

    Tillerson to visit Russia on April 11-12, says Moscow
    Apr05

    Tillerson to visit Russia on April 11-12, says Moscow

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first visit to Moscow next week, Russia’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday, as the Kremlin looks to improve ties with Donald Trump’s administration. The ministry said the visit on April 11-12 would include talks with counterpart Sergei Lavrov covering international security,...