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    When limiting access to violent extremist videos could be erasing evidence
    Sep14

    When limiting access to violent extremist videos could be erasing evidence

    JUDY WOODRUFF: But first: From Syria to Ukraine to Iraq, a window on the modern battlefield is a click away, across the Internet. But now there are concerns that some video evidence from those potential crime scenes could be endangered. Hari Sreenivasan has that from New York. HARI SREENIVASAN: Recently, YouTube took down hundreds of thousands of...

    Fearing Russia, Sweden Holds Biggest War Games in 20 Years
    Sep14

    Fearing Russia, Sweden Holds Biggest War Games in 20 Years

    Neutral Sweden has launched its biggest war games in two decades with support from NATO countries, drilling 19,000 troops after years of spending cuts that have left the country fearful of Russia’s growing military strength. On the eve of Russia’s biggest maneuvers since 2013, which NATO says will be greater than the 13,000 troops...

    Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili’s hotel
    Sep12

    Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili’s hotel

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian border guards and police turned up at the hotel where Mikhail Saakashvili is staying Tuesday after he forced his way across the border from Poland in a move that puts him on a collision course with the authorities in Kiev. Television footage showed Ukrainian security officials in Leopolis Hotel’s lobby in the...

    Poland Drops Passport Plan That Angered Ukraine, Lithuania

    Poland’s government says it is abandoning a plan to include images in Polish passports of landmarks that are now within the borders of Ukraine and Lithuania. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili’s hotel
    Sep12

    Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili’s hotel

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian border guards and police turned up at the hotel where Mikhail Saakashvili is staying Tuesday after he forced his way across the border from Poland in a move that puts him on a collision course with the authorities in Kiev. Television footage showed Ukrainian security officials in Leopolis Hotel’s lobby in the...

    It’s Not Just America Losing Patience With North Korea
    Sep12

    It’s Not Just America Losing Patience With North Korea

    The UN Security Council voted unanimously on Monday to impose fresh sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for its nuclear test last weekend—after United States, the measure’s sponsor, watered down its initial proposal in order to win support for it. The outcome reflects the difficulty of securing international backing for punitive...

    It’s Not Just America Losing Patience With North Korea
    Sep12

    It’s Not Just America Losing Patience With North Korea

    The UN Security Council voted unanimously on Monday to impose fresh sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for its nuclear test last weekend—after United States, the measure’s sponsor, watered down its initial proposal in order to win support for it. The outcome reflects the difficulty of securing international backing for punitive...

    Saakashvili Plans to Unite Ukraine Opposition Against President

    A day after forcing his way past border guards back into Ukraine, former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili said he would unite the opposition against his former ally President Petro Poroshenko and planned to campaign for support. Saakashvili wants to unseat Poroshenko at the next election, accusing the president of reneging on promises to...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison

    A court in Ukraine’s Russian-controlled Crimea region has sentenced a prominent Crimean Tatar leader, Akhtem Chiygoz, to eight years in prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Israeli blogger jailed in Azerbaijan pardoned by president
    Sep11

    Israeli blogger jailed in Azerbaijan pardoned by president

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — The president of Azerbaijan has pardoned an Israeli blogger who was sentenced to three years in prison in Azerbaijan for illegally entering Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed the pardon on Monday for Alexander Lapshin and it went into effect immediately, Haaretz reported. In July, Lapshin, 40, who also...