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    Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich denounces Russian 'invasion' in Ukraine
    Oct08

    Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich denounces Russian 'invasion' in Ukraine

    Belarussian author awarded for works that the prize judges called “a monument to suffering and courage.” …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Vladimir Putin’s new world order in the Middle East
    Oct08

    Vladimir Putin’s new world order in the Middle East

    Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to officers as he attends Russia’s large-scale Center-2015 military exercises at Donguzsky Range September 19, 2015 in Orenburg, Russia. (Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images) The civil war in Syria raged for more than four years and killed more than 250,000 people without an outside power dropping a bomb...

    Merkel, Zerai, Pope Francis all in Nobel Peace Prize buzz
    Oct08

    Merkel, Zerai, Pope Francis all in Nobel Peace Prize buzz

    OSLO, Norway (AP) — Europe’s record-breaking refugee crisis was a hot topic ahead of the Nobel Peace Prize announcement on Friday, but a Saudi blogger, a pope who reveres the Earth and its poorest people and the key players in the Iranian nuclear deal were also generating buzz. The Norwegian Nobel Committee has given no clues but those...

    UN: Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns
    Oct08

    UN: Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it’s worried that millions of doses of polio vaccine might be wasted in the Ukraine after concerns were raised by a patient group that the doses are unsafe. …read more Source: CNS...

    UN: Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns
    Oct08

    UN: Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it’s worried that millions of doses of polio vaccine might be wasted in the Ukraine after concerns were raised by a patient group that the doses are unsafe. The oral polio vaccine must be kept frozen while being stored, according to WHO guidelines. The all-Ukrainian Council for...

    Turkey Wants NATO to Sustain Patriot Defenses
    Oct08

    Turkey Wants NATO to Sustain Patriot Defenses

    Turkey appealed to its NATO allies on Thursday to shore up missile defenses in the country aimed at shooting down Syrian rockets, as Germany said again that it will withdraw its Patriot batteries and the United States was set to do the same. NATO is now waiting for other nations to plug those gaps. Days after Russian jets violated Turkey’s...

    UN: Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns
    Oct08

    UN: Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it’s worried that millions of doses of polio vaccine might be wasted in the Ukraine after… …read more Source:...

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Literature Prize
    Oct08

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Literature Prize

    The Nobel Prize committee in Stockholm, Sweden, has awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature to Belarusian journalist Svetlana Alexievich, for what the Nobel Committee called “her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time.” Alexievich has written books on the human impact of the Chernobyl...

    Russian mayor invites Donald Trump to Crimea
    Oct08

    Russian mayor invites Donald Trump to Crimea

    At least one Russian official is eager to extend an olive branch to an American — the catch is that it’s being proffered not to President Obama but to his would-be successor, Donald Trump. The mayor of Yalta, the historic seaside city on the Crimean coast, has welcomed Trump’s entry into the U.S presidential race. In a […]...

    These Are the Top Contenders for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize
    Oct08

    These Are the Top Contenders for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

    With the Nobel Peace Prize winner due to be announced at 6am ET on Friday, speculation is running rampant about which do-gooder(s) might be taking home the prestigious award. British bookmaker William Hill said it had seen a flurry of last minute betting on the prize, awarded almost every year since 1901 to the candidate who the Nobel committee...