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    Ukrainians rally to demand Russia release Savchenko
    Mar06

    Ukrainians rally to demand Russia release Savchenko

    About 2,000 people have rallied on Independence Square in Kiev to demand that Russia release Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russian Rights Ombudswoman Says Savchenko In Satisfactory Health
    Mar06

    Russian Rights Ombudswoman Says Savchenko In Satisfactory Health

    Russia’s presidential human rights envoy has spoken by telephone to the family of Ukrainian pilot and Verkhovna Rada deputy Nadia Savchenko and has assured them Savchenko is in satisfactory health and is being monitored closely. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Malaysia Airlines out of danger 2 years after MH370 disaster
    Mar06

    Malaysia Airlines out of danger 2 years after MH370 disaster

    Two years ago this week, disaster struck when Flight 370 vanished, leaving the company reeling from a crisis magnified months later by the downing of a second Boeing 777 over Ukraine. Shunned by travelers and already ailing from years of mismanagement that saddled it with at least $1.7 billion in losses since 2011, the Southeast Asian airline...

    Malaysia Airlines out of danger 2 years after MH370 disaster
    Mar06

    Malaysia Airlines out of danger 2 years after MH370 disaster

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines is out of intensive care. Now it’s working on long-term rehabilitation. Two years ago this week, disaster struck when Flight 370 vanished, leaving the company reeling from a crisis magnified months later by the downing of a second Boeing 777 over Ukraine. Shunned by travelers and already...

    At least 10 shot and killed by men dressed in police uniforms in Honduras
    Mar06

    At least 10 shot and killed by men dressed in police uniforms in Honduras

    REUTERS/Jorge CabreraTEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) – At least 10 people were shot dead by men dressed in police uniforms in an attack in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa on Saturday, security and hospital forces said. Five men arrived in a vehicle at a billiards hall in the violent northeastern December 1 neighborhood and opened fire with AK-47...

    There’s a reason why you keep seeing El Chapo’s face in the news
    Mar06

    There’s a reason why you keep seeing El Chapo’s face in the news

    Getty ImagesMEXICO CITY (AP) — The once-secretive Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has launched a public relations blitz, calling on his lawyers and even his common-law wife to keep his name in the news. Emma Coronel, mother of Guzman’s twin 4-year-old daughters, has given unprecedented media interviews, issuing dire...

    The family of a missing former FBI agent is furious he wasn’t part of the Iran prisoner swap
    Mar06

    The family of a missing former FBI agent is furious he wasn’t part of the Iran prisoner swap

    AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaCORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — The family and colleagues of a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran nine years ago while on a CIA mission expressed anger and disappointment at a rally Saturday that he wasn’t part of a January prisoner exchange with Tehran. Several hundred people attended the rally for Robert...

    How to Lose a Proxy War with Russia
    Mar06

    How to Lose a Proxy War with Russia

    Michael Kofman Global Governance, Eurasia The only winning move is not to play. The tenuous cease-fire deal in Syria offers an opportunity for reflection on not just the Syrian war, but also the conflict in Ukraine, where the war burned bright this time last year and still simmers. Aspects of the conflict in Syria offer a window on how a proxy...

    How Fracking and Dodd-Frank are Reshaping Petro-Politics Around the World
    Mar05

    How Fracking and Dodd-Frank are Reshaping Petro-Politics Around the World

    By Paul Friesen A number of authoritarian regimes around the world are heavily dependent on oil revenues and institutional corruption to remain in power. However, two seemingly unconnected U.S. trends: the rise of “fracking” and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reforms may in fact play a substantial role in creating new opportunities for...

    Europe Begins to Worry
    Mar05

    Europe Begins to Worry

    After Super Tuesday, the odds now heavily favor Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to clinch their parties’ nominations. So it is not too early to ask how a Clinton or Trump presidency would shape Transatlantic relations. To judge by what I have heard, Europeans who have been paying attention to the race are increasingly anxious—no matter who...