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    The EU-Turkey Plan Won’t Stop Migration, But It Could Make It More Dangerous
    Mar12

    The EU-Turkey Plan Won’t Stop Migration, But It Could Make It More Dangerous

    Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. This week, we speak with The Guardian’s migration correspondent Patrick Kingsley about the EU-Turkey plan on the refugee crisis.As borders across Europe slammed shut to migrants and refugees this week, European Union leaders reached a...

    Mr. Spock at the “sh*t show”: Barack Obama, the rise of Trump and a world gone crazy
    Mar12

    Mr. Spock at the “sh*t show”: Barack Obama, the rise of Trump and a world gone crazy

    Barack Obama does not much appreciate being blamed for the rise of Donald Trump. But after reading Jeffrey Goldberg’s immense article on “The Obama Doctrine” in the Atlantic, which was based on several lengthy interviews with the president and his inner circle of advisors, I suspect Obama also knows that the charge contains a germ of truth,...

    The Word in Tokyo: Crimea
    Mar12

    The Word in Tokyo: Crimea

    It took a recent trip to Japan to hear “Crimea” mentioned whenever the subject of Russia came up. Two years after Russia invaded Ukraine, starting with Crimea and its illegal annexation, one rarely hears about the peninsula these days in Europe or the United States. Distracted by Russian actions in Syria, Western government officials and analysts...

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    Mar12

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian military says two of its soldiers were killed in clashes between government forces and pro-Russia separatists in southeast Ukraine over the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Syrian government to send delegation to Geneva talks
    Mar12

    Syrian government to send delegation to Geneva talks

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian government will send a delegation to Geneva to take part in U.N.-sponsored indirect peace talks with the opposition but has rejected the U.N. envoy’s call for presidential elections to be held in the next 18 months. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem told reporters that the government team will head...

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’
    Mar11

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s vehement former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, says the leaders who came to power following 2014’s bloody upheavals are stifling the country by tolerating corruption. …read more Source: CNS...

    Why Kazakhstan’s Alliance with Russia is Stronger than it Looks
    Mar11

    Why Kazakhstan’s Alliance with Russia is Stronger than it Looks

    On February 3, 2016, Kazakhstan’s president Nursultan Nazarbayev made a symbolically powerful decree on how Kazakh soldiers should march during military parades. The abolition of the Soviet goose step formation, utilized by Russia, was a striking display of the Kazakh military’s increasingly independent identity. As Georgia in 2007...

    Kerry arrives in Saudi for talks on Syria, Yemen wars
    Mar11

    Kerry arrives in Saudi for talks on Syria, Yemen wars

    HAFR AL-BATIN, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry landed Friday at a sprawling military facility in northeastern Saudi Arabia where the kingdom just finished a three-week-long counter-terrorism drill that included 20 nations and which observers say was a show of force against its foes. Kerry touched down at the King Khalid...

    Jewish Canadians demand 92-year-old Ukrainian Nazi’s deportation
    Mar11

    Jewish Canadians demand 92-year-old Ukrainian Nazi’s deportation

    TORONTO (JTA) — Jewish groups are calling on Canada to strip Canadian citizenship from a 92-year-old man who was once a member of a Nazi death squad. In a letter to Citizenship Minister John McCallum, the groups say it’s time to conclude to what has been a 20-year battle to deport Helmut Oberlander. “As has been clearly established, Mr....

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’
    Mar11

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’

    Ukraine’s vehement former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, says the leaders who came to power following 2014’s bloody upheavals are stifling the country by tolerating corruption. …read more Source: FOX...