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    Dutch investigation to pinpoint MH17 missile site by summer
    Mar08

    Dutch investigation to pinpoint MH17 missile site by summer

    BUNNIK, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch-led team carrying out a criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in July 2014 says it soon should determine the exact launch site of the missile that brought down the plane, killing all 298 people on board. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Hillary Might Break the Glass Ceiling If She Wins, But She Won’t Put a Dent in the Military-Industrial Complex
    Mar07

    Hillary Might Break the Glass Ceiling If She Wins, But She Won’t Put a Dent in the Military-Industrial Complex

    In the lead-up to International Women’s Day on March 8th, we present an excerpt from False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Clinton. The following essay by Medea Benjamin appears in the forthcoming book, False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Clinton, on June 14 this year:In March 2003, just before the US invasion of Iraq, about...

    Time to Reboot Leadership in International Affairs
    Mar07

    Time to Reboot Leadership in International Affairs

    If you take a glimpse at media coverage or think tank reports in past few years you will notice that unfortunately we don’t fall short of issues related human security and human rights. In fact it is a matter of discussion and debate all across the world which will never cease to end. Think about it, so far there are around 9 million...

    Over 2,000 Russian Fighters Killed in Ukraine: President’s Spokesman
    Mar07

    Over 2,000 Russian Fighters Killed in Ukraine: President’s Spokesman

    More than 2,000 Russian fighters have been named as killed in action in east Ukraine by the Ukrainian government, despite Moscow’s denials that it has sent any troops to its neighbour. Ukraine has been fighting a low-intensity conflict with pro-Russian rebels in its eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions, known collectively as Donbas, since...

    Ukrainian Journalist Details Her 419 Days In Separatist Captivity
    Mar07

    Ukrainian Journalist Details Her 419 Days In Separatist Captivity

    Ukrainian journalist Maria Varfolomeyeva spent 419 days in Russia-backed separatists’ captivity in eastern Ukraine, accused of spying. Three days after she was exchanged for two people in Ukrainian captivity, she talked about her detention and captivity. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Defence industry update: Airbus buys Waterloo-area firm, Canadians work on Type 26 combat ships
    Mar07

    Defence industry update: Airbus buys Waterloo-area firm, Canadians work on Type 26 combat ships

    Esprit de Corps magazine, in its latest issue, has these details on developments in the defence and aerospace industry: Rolls-Royce announced that it had achieved a significant milestone for the Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ship program. At a recent ceremony in Bristol the company marked the completion of a successful factory...

    Pro-LGBTQ Users Hijack Homophobic Russian Hashtag
    Mar07

    Pro-LGBTQ Users Hijack Homophobic Russian Hashtag

    Russia is not exactly known for its acceptance of the LGBTQ community and a social media campaign declaring that “Gays Are Not People” in Russia on Monday set Twitter ablaze. However it was not for the reason its authors intended. The hashtag #ГеиНеЛюди (Gays Are not People) appeared on Monday morning alongside posts declaring that homosexuality...

    New mortars for Ukraine military
    Mar07

    New mortars for Ukraine military

    Richard TomkinsKIEV, Ukraine, March 7 (UPI) — Ukraine’s Ukroboronprom’s Mayak business unit has delivered its initial batch of new 120mm Molot mortars to the country’s military. …read more Source: United Press...

    Peru is turning into Latin America’s newest ‘narco’-state
    Mar07

    Peru is turning into Latin America’s newest ‘narco’-state

    Reuters/Enrique Castro-MendivilPeru has long vied with Colombia as the world’s top producer of cocaine, but has only periodically produced high profile drug lords. Gerson Gálvez Calle — alias “Caracol” or Snail — is one of these. Caracol sprung to the nation’s attention late last year after news emerged that he was heading...

    Russian Embassy in Kiev Pelted by Rocks and Eggs in Savchenko Protest
    Mar07

    Russian Embassy in Kiev Pelted by Rocks and Eggs in Savchenko Protest

    Protesters calling for Russia to free Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko have attacked the Russian embassy in Kiev over the weekend, throwing rocks, eggs and tomatoes at the building, according to reports from independent news agency Interfax . Savchenko is on trial in Russia for allegedly directing artillery fire towards two Russian journalists in...