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    A Last Goodbye to André Glucksmann
    Nov14

    A Last Goodbye to André Glucksmann

    What is a philosopher thinking about when he decides, as André Glucksmann did, that he wishes to be cremated? Resolute atheism? Residual Platonism? The uselessness of this body, of which nothing need remain? Confidence in books, the philosopher’s real tomb, the only one that counts, the only memorial worth putting his name on? Nothing...

    Paris attacks give G-20 summit new urgency
    Nov14

    Paris attacks give G-20 summit new urgency

    WASHINGTON — The global anxiety sparked by a series of deadly attacks in Paris by the Islamic State group has given new urgency to President Barack Obama’s upcoming talks with world leaders. The crisis in Syria, where the Islamic State group has taken root, was already high on the agenda at the meeting of 20 leading industrialized and...

    Things That Can and Cannot Be Said
    Nov14

    Things That Can and Cannot Be Said

    This post originally appeared as a four-part series at Outlook India.__________Part I: Things That Can And Cannot Be SaidJohn Cusack__________Every nation-state tends towards the imperial–that is the point. Through banks, armies, secret police, propaganda, courts and jails, treaties, taxes, laws and orders, myths of civil obedience,...

    Kyiv Says Five Soldiers Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov14

    Kyiv Says Five Soldiers Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    Kyiv says five government soldiers have been killed in clashes with pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east over the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Paris attacks cast pall as Obama, world leaders head to G20
    Nov14

    Paris attacks cast pall as Obama, world leaders head to G20

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The global anxiety sparked by a series of deadly attacks in Paris by the Islamic State group has given new urgency to President Barack Obama’s upcoming talks with world leaders.The crisis in Syria, where the Islamic State group has taken root, was already high on the agenda at the meeting of 20 leading industrialized and...

    World mourns and condemns attacks in Paris
    Nov14

    World mourns and condemns attacks in Paris

    Paris (AFP) – Mourners across the globe reacted to the attacks in Paris with tears, shows of solidarity and condemnations of those who carried out the assaults that left at least 128 dead.Among politicians, there were loud calls for the world to ratchet up the fight against terrorism.Bouquets, candles and messages of condolence were laid at...

    Ukraine Military Says 5 Soldiers Killed in East
    Nov14

    Ukraine Military Says 5 Soldiers Killed in East

    Five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the past 24 hours during fighting in the east of Ukraine, the Ukrainian military said on Saturday, its highest death toll since a fragile cease-fire with pro-Russian separatists began two months ago. The guns have been mostly silent since early September, but there has been an increase in cease-fire...

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill
    Nov14

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that bans discrimination of gays, key legislation intended to help pave the way for visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European Union. …read more Source: CNS...

    World Athletic Body Suspends Russia from Track and Field for Doping
    Nov14

    World Athletic Body Suspends Russia from Track and Field for Doping

    The world athletics governing body suspended Russia on Friday from participating in global track and field events because of alleged state-sponsored doping. The International Association of Athletics Federations voted 22 to 1 in favor of provisional sanctions on Russia. This includes banning the Russian track and field team from competing in the...

    Biden To Visit Ukraine In December Amid Peace Efforts
    Nov14

    Biden To Visit Ukraine In December Amid Peace Efforts

    The White House announced November 13 that U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine in early December amid efforts to forge a lasting peace in the war-torn nation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...