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    We’re Speeding Toward a Climate Change Catastrophe…and That Makes 2016 the Most Important Election in a Generation
    Apr11

    We’re Speeding Toward a Climate Change Catastrophe…and That Makes 2016 the Most Important Election in a Generation

    How the U.S. confronts climate change will shape the world for generations; neither Clinton nor Trump seems to care. Before dropping out of the presidential race last month, Marco Rubio repeatedly declared that the 2016 presidential election is “the most important in a generation.” Such language is, of course, not uncommon to hear during election...

    G-7 foreign ministers push nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima
    Apr11

    G-7 foreign ministers push nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries called Monday for a renewed push for nuclear disarmament at the end of a two-day meeting in the atomic-bombed city of Hiroshima in western Japan. They also condemned recent terrorist attacks in a range of countries — Turkey, Belgium, Nigeria, Ivory Coast...

    Ukraine’s prime minister will resign amid coalition crisis
    Apr11

    Ukraine’s prime minister will resign amid coalition crisis

    Ukraine’s prime minister said he is resigning, opening the way for the formation of a new government to end a drawn-out political crisis. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Two Chinese People Suspected in Bangladesh Bank Theft
    Apr11

    Two Chinese People Suspected in Bangladesh Bank Theft

    Hackers almost succeeded in stealing US$951 million from the central bank of Bangladesh in early February. The latest investigation has revealed that the theft planners may have come from China. In the end, they managed to steal US$81 million. The hackers, using authenticated SWIFT codes, masqueraded as officials from Bangladesh Bank on Feb 5 to...

    How to Play Putin’s Game in Syria
    Apr11

    How to Play Putin’s Game in Syria

    Alexander Decina, Eugene Steinberg Security, Syria, Russia, United States Moscow wants prestige. That means the conflict is not as zero-sum as it may seem. Two weeks after Vladimir Putin announced that Moscow had “generally fulfilled” its aims in Syria and would withdraw the “main part” of its forces, Russia’s defense ministry revealed...

    The Ugly Truth About Nuclear Terrorism
    Apr11

    The Ugly Truth About Nuclear Terrorism

    Tom Z. Collina Security, United States We’re half a step behind. The fourth, and likely final, Nuclear Security Summit wrapped up last week, aimed at controlling nuclear bomb materials so terrorists can’t get them. To be sure, some real progress has been made. But if we take a step back and compare that progress to the immensity of...

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Calls It Quits, Pressure Mounts to Form New Coalition
    Apr11

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Calls It Quits, Pressure Mounts to Form New Coalition

    KYIV, Ukraine—In a televised address Sunday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced he would step down Tuesday, marking the end of a two-month-long political crisis. “We cannot allow destabilization of the executive branch during a war,” Yatsenyuk said. Ukrainian forces are still battling combined Russian-separatist forces in a...

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Yatseniuk Resigns
    Apr11

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Yatseniuk Resigns

    KIEV, April 10 (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk tendered his resignation in a televised broadcast on Sunday and signaled support for parliamentary speaker and presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman to take over his post.Yatseniuk has resisted pressure to resign since surviving a no-confidence motion against his government...

    Ukraine’s embattled prime minister resigns
    Apr11

    Ukraine’s embattled prime minister resigns

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine’s embattled prime minister announced Sunday that he is resigning, opening the way for the formation of a new government to end a drawn-out political crisis. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukrainians May Get Visa-Free Travel Despite Dutch Vote, Source Says
    Apr11

    Ukrainians May Get Visa-Free Travel Despite Dutch Vote, Source Says

    The European Commission will propose this month granting visa-free travel to Ukrainians despite a Dutch referendum vote against an EU-Ukraine agreement partly motivated by hostility to migration, a senior EU source said. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker promised Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in March that the EU executive would put...