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    UN Staff Member Kidnapped in Eastern Ukraine
    Apr13

    UN Staff Member Kidnapped in Eastern Ukraine

    The United Nations is calling for the “immediate and unconditional” release of one of its staff members kidnapped in eastern Ukraine. A United Nations office in Ukraine statement says it is deeply concerned one of its staff members is being held captive in Donetsk. The statement says the United Nations has information the staff member...

    Ukraine Set For New Cabinet Amid Growing Infighting, Stymied Reform Agenda
    Apr13

    Ukraine Set For New Cabinet Amid Growing Infighting, Stymied Reform Agenda

    MOSCOW — On Sunday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk used a television statement to announce that his resignation would be formally submitted Tuesday and ratified by the country’s parliament. Two days later, this didn’t happen. Yatsenyuk remained in the prime minister’s job. It was the latest stay of execution for...

    Eight Ukrainian Soldiers Wounded In East
    Apr13

    Eight Ukrainian Soldiers Wounded In East

    Ukraine’s military says eight soldiers have been wounded in fighting with Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country over the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russians worried about economy before Putin call-in show
    Apr13

    Russians worried about economy before Putin call-in show

    MOSCOW (AP) — Before President Vladimir Putin’s annual call-in show on Thursday, the Kremlin has been sifting through more than 1 million questions from Russians across the country. Chief among concerns this year are the rising cost of utilities — a perennial issue — and the state of Russia’s roads, said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry...

    Lithuania blacklists 46 Russians for prosecuting Ukrainians
    Apr13

    Lithuania blacklists 46 Russians for prosecuting Ukrainians

    The Lithuanian government says it has blacklisted 46 Russian citizens involved in the criminal prosecution of several Ukrainians, including the imprisoned pilot Nadezhda Savchenko. …read more Source: FOX...

    Is Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik still a threat to Europe?
    Apr13

    Is Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik still a threat to Europe?

    As Anders Behring Breivik entered the gym turned courtroom in Skien prison, the jail in southern Norway that has held him since August 2013, a smile crossed his lips. He waited eagerly for one of the four guards who stood next to him to unlock his handcuffs. He looked around to see who was in the gym: two dozen journalists and some prison...

    The Morning Vertical, April 13, 2016
    Apr13

    The Morning Vertical, April 13, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Panamanian Police Have Raided The Headquarters Of Mossack Fonseca
    Apr13

    Panamanian Police Have Raided The Headquarters Of Mossack Fonseca

    Panama’s attorney general raided the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm late on Tuesday to search for any evidence of illegal activities, authorities said in a statement.The firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal has been accused of tax evasion and fraud. The national police, in an earlier statement, said they were searching...

    Panama Papers: Police Raid Mossack Fonseca Offices
    Apr13

    Panama Papers: Police Raid Mossack Fonseca Offices

    Panama’s attorney general late on Tuesday raided the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm to search for any evidence of illegal activities, authorities said in a statement. The Panama-based law firm is at the center of the “Panama Papers” leaks scandal that has embarrassed several world leaders and shone a spotlight on the...

    The Fallacy of Focusing on Islamic Radicalization
    Apr13

    The Fallacy of Focusing on Islamic Radicalization

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. There are Jihadists from dozens of countries who have joined ISIS. What do they all have in common? The official answer is radicalization. Muslims in Europe are “radicalized” by alienation, racism and unemployment. Neglected by...