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    News of the day from across the globe, April 27
    Apr27

    News of the day from across the globe, April 27

    Portugal’s Constitutional Court rejected a former CIA operative’s appeal against extradition to Italy to serve a six-year sentence for her part in the U.S. extraordinary renditions program, a court official said Tuesday. A judge ruled there were no constitutional grounds to reverse a decision by a lower court and the Supreme Court to...

    The Atlantic Daily: Chernobyl Anniversary, Radioactive Animals, U.S. Primaries
    Apr27

    The Atlantic Daily: Chernobyl Anniversary, Radioactive Animals, U.S. Primaries

    Vasily Fedosenko / ReutersWhat We’re Following: Chernobyl, 30 Years Later Three decades after an explosion at a Soviet nuclear power plant spewed radiation across Europe and forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people, workers continue the long process of securing Chernobyl. Relatives and friends remembered the thousands of...

    US Pledges Support for Ukraine’s New Cabinet
    Apr27

    US Pledges Support for Ukraine’s New Cabinet

    The United States pledged its support for the new Ukrainian government as it embarks on the road of major reforms and changes in the country. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland met Tuesday in Kyiv with newly-elected Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and Chairman of Ukraine’s parliament Andriy...

    Ukraine remembers Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion 30 years later
    Apr27

    Ukraine remembers Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion 30 years later

    Ivan Ivanovich and his wife knew something was wrong in April 1986 when officials began handing out free vodka, which was supposed to protect against radiation exposure. Soon after, the couple were evacuated from their village near the Chernobyl nuclear plant. Like many others, they were sent to… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Aerial footage shows Chernobyl 30 years after the world’s worst nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Aerial footage shows Chernobyl 30 years after the world’s worst nuclear disaster

    …More about Explosion, Nuclear, Us World, Ukraine, and Climate …read more Source:...

    Crimean Tatar governing body banned by Russian court
    Apr26

    Crimean Tatar governing body banned by Russian court

    Allen ConeSIMFEROPOL, Crimea, April 26 (UPI) — Crimea’s Supreme Court called the group that represents Crimean Tatars an “extreme organization” and officially banned it. …read more Source: United Press...

    Crimean Court Bans Tatar Ruling Body
    Apr26

    Crimean Court Bans Tatar Ruling Body

    Crimea’s supreme court banned Crimean Tatars’ highest ruling body Tuesday, declaring it an “extremist” organization in a move one exiled leader said was part of a Kremlin drive to crush the minority ethnic group on the Russia-annexed peninsula. Most Crimean Tatars, a Muslim people indigenous to the Black Sea region,...

    6 Structures Designed to Save Humanity From Itself
    Apr26

    6 Structures Designed to Save Humanity From Itself

    This article originally appeared on ArchDaily.On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the city of Pripyat in northern Ukraine suffered a catastrophic failure, resulting in a nuclear meltdown and a series of explosions which scattered radioactive material across large areas of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia.More than 50,000 people...

    Chernobyl 30th anniversary recalls painful memories
    Apr26

    Chernobyl 30th anniversary recalls painful memories

    Kiev, Ukraine — As Ukraine and Belarus on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident with solemn words and an angry protest, some of the men who were sent to the site in the first chaotic and frightening days were gripped by painful memories. The disaster shone a spotlight on lax safety standards and government secrecy...

    Chernobyl 30th anniversary recalls painful memories
    Apr26

    Chernobyl 30th anniversary recalls painful memories

    Kiev, Ukraine — As Ukraine and Belarus on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident with solemn words and an angry protest, some of the men who were sent to the site in the first chaotic and frightening days were gripped by painful memories. The disaster shone a spotlight on lax safety standards and government secrecy...