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    Five young people murdered in Mexico were mistaken for a rival drug cartel
    Mar02

    Five young people murdered in Mexico were mistaken for a rival drug cartel

    REUTERS/Alejandro AcostaMEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Five young Mexicans killed last month by gang members with ties to local police were murdered after being mistaken for a rival cartel, a top security official said Tuesday, another possible case of corrupt law enforcement in league with organized crime. The individuals were killed in a...

    Russia, Syria Said Using Migrant Crisis As ‘Weapon’ Against West
    Mar02

    Russia, Syria Said Using Migrant Crisis As ‘Weapon’ Against West

    NATO’s top commander warned that Russia and Syria have turned the refugee crisis into a “weapon” against the West at a time when it lacks resources to counter a “resurgent, aggressive” Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Spy Chief Expects More Power Grid Attacks Like One In Ukraine
    Mar02

    U.S. Spy Chief Expects More Power Grid Attacks Like One In Ukraine

    The head of the U.S. National Security Agency warned that hackers will inevitably attack U.S. infrastructure in an attempt to cause a power failure like the one in Ukraine last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The real story about Syria and Libya: Behind a new agreement with Moscow, and the insidious way the New York Times protects Hillary
    Mar02

    The real story about Syria and Libya: Behind a new agreement with Moscow, and the insidious way the New York Times protects Hillary

    Hardly does the Syria accord announced jointly in Washington and Moscow last week clarify the swamp of complications, divided loyalties and treachery that have defined the crisis for years. It does not. We do not know yet even if the “cessation of hostilities” will hold, to say nothing of whether it will open any door to political negotiation and...

    European Rights Body Says Worried by Hate Speech in Georgia
    Mar02

    European Rights Body Says Worried by Hate Speech in Georgia

    The Council of Europe told Georgia on Tuesday to improve its anti-discrimination policies and legislation, saying it was worried by an increase in cases of hate speech and violence against religious and sexual minority groups. The criticism from the pan-European human rights body comes at a sensitive time for Georgia as it seeks to move closer to...

    Ukraine’s booming IT sector is good news despite the war
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s booming IT sector is good news despite the war

    A plain Soviet-era office block squats on a residential street in the beautiful historic city of Lviv, Ukraine. The lobby is dimly lit and there is no seating, only a stern guard who points to the elevator to access local software engineering firm N-iX. The doors part and the offices are an orange and white oasis, with lofty ceilings and light...

    Ukraine Raises Electricity Rates For Households
    Mar01

    Ukraine Raises Electricity Rates For Households

    Ukraine has raised electricity rates on households, a step experts say was long overdue in a country that wastes energy like no other in the world. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama’s failed policy in Ukraine: Putin ‘has paid no price’ for invasion
    Mar01

    Obama’s failed policy in Ukraine: Putin ‘has paid no price’ for invasion

    Special to WorldTribune.com U.S. President Barack Obama’s policy in Ukraine of threatening Russian President Valdimir Putin but taking no substantial action has failed miserably, lawmakers and analysts say. Two years after protests toppled Ukraine’s pro-Moscow government, Obama’s policy languishes amid […] …read more...

    Russia Achieves Tactical Success in the Middle East, but No Strategic Victory
    Mar01

    Russia Achieves Tactical Success in the Middle East, but No Strategic Victory

    NEW HAVEN—Russia is on the march in Syria and Ukraine, defying predictions that it is walking into a quagmire in Syria while economic turmoil at home—exacerbated by Western sanctions—threatens President Putin’s rule. Meanwhile, a divided West objects, but has yet to come up with a coherent response. Perhaps Russian literary classic author...

    In face of labeling push, Dutch Christians hawking Israeli settlement goods
    Mar01

    In face of labeling push, Dutch Christians hawking Israeli settlement goods

    Pieter van Oordt, right, with his brother, Roger, at the Israel Products Center in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, Feb. 19, 2016. (Cnaan Liphshiz) NIJKERK, Netherlands (JTA) — As a boy, Pieter van Oordt would often accompany his father, Karel, on the elder van Oordt’s weekly shopping excursions specifically seeking out products made in Israel. A...