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    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 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...

    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… …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...

    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...

    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 […]...

    Ukraine Military Suicides Leading Cause Of Non-Battle Deaths, Country’s Ministry Says
    Oct08

    Ukraine Military Suicides Leading Cause Of Non-Battle Deaths, Country’s Ministry Says

    Suicide was the leading cause of deaths outside of battle during the last two years for Ukraine’s military, the country’s Defense Ministry said Wednesday, local media reported. There were 171 cases of suicide followed by 137 cases of accidents as the leading causes of non-battle deaths, according to the ministry. The Ukrainian...

    Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel Literature Prize
    Oct08

    Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel Literature Prize

    Stockholm (AFP) – Belarussian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, honoured for her work chronicling the horrors of war and life under the repressive Soviet regime.The Swedish Academy hailed the 67-year-old for writings that were “a monument to suffering and courage in our time” —...

    Russia in Syria – Opportunism or Opportunity?
    Oct08

    Russia in Syria – Opportunism or Opportunity?

    Facing Factions Nearly five years of civil war in Syria has produced more than 300,000 war victims, and unleashed an exodus of Biblical proportions, with four million refugees converging on Europe and neighboring Middle Eastern countries and almost eight million displaced internally. Meanwhile, large swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq have...