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    Change Turkey’s Electoral System
    Apr10

    Change Turkey’s Electoral System

    Photo credit: Zaman, Ali Unal Turkish ruling party AKP announced this week that a shift to the presidential system will be its top electoral agenda. The party, which has ruled more than any other party in Turkish history, is bracing to solicit votes for upcoming parliamentary elections with a promise that the country will be better shaped if led...

    Ukrainian Town Cut off By Military Struggles to Survive
    Apr10

    Ukrainian Town Cut off By Military Struggles to Survive

    In eastern Ukraine, villages cut off by military front lines are on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. Ukraine’s Kyiv government can’t seem to get supplies in supplies and pro-Russia separatist forces have not been able to restore war-damaged services in towns behind their lines. Next week, European leaders are to meet in Germany to...

    Tories pressing for more details from allies on Iran nuclear deal
    Apr09

    Tories pressing for more details from allies on Iran nuclear deal

    OTTAWA – A skeptical Harper government will be pressing some of Canada’s closest allies about their deal to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons. The Canadian Press has learned that Prime Minister Stephen Harper will likely discuss the Iran agreement this weekend while he and President Barack Obama are in Panama for the Summit of...

    13 pictures that prove Amal Clooney is a complete boss
    Apr09

    13 pictures that prove Amal Clooney is a complete boss

    Amal Alamuddin Clooney has landed in New York City, and she’s made an even bigger splash than her mega-star husband, George Clooney. The pair are in the Big Apple while Clooney films a movie, and Alamuddin Clooney has been spotted everywhere from lunch with Anna Wintour to the halls of Columbia Law School, where the noted human rights...

    The Bursting of the BRICs Bubble
    Apr09

    The Bursting of the BRICs Bubble

    For much of the past decade, the seemingly inexorable growth of the BRICs led many experts to argue that the post-American world was at hand. This was always an exaggeration, but the narrative stuck. Today, the BRICs have stalled or gone into reverse while America is enjoying a period of renewed good fortune. Yet you wouldn’t guess this...

    Ukraine Bans Soviet-Era Symbols
    Apr09

    Ukraine Bans Soviet-Era Symbols

    Parliament voted to ban Soviet as well as Nazi symbols here, a move that reinforced Ukraine’s recent pivot away from Moscow but raised the prospect of exacerbating the country’s divisions. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Sanctions – Impact on Average Russian Life
    Apr09

    Sanctions – Impact on Average Russian Life

    Co-authored by William Witenberg a contemporary artist focused on abstract painting Russia’s economy is suffering from dramatically lower oil prices, a rapidly declining ruble, interest rates that are an astonishing 17 % and western sanctions over Ukraine. We thought it might be interesting to share some of the effects that this economic...

    Tories seeking fine print details from allies on Iran nuclear deal
    Apr09

    Tories seeking fine print details from allies on Iran nuclear deal

    OTTAWA – A skeptical Harper government will be pressing some of Canada’s closest allies about their deal to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons.The Canadian Press has learned that Prime Minister Stephen Harper will likely discuss the Iran agreement this weekend while he and President Barack Obama are in Panama for the Summit...

    US, Russian War Games Rekindle Cold War Tensions
    Apr09

    US, Russian War Games Rekindle Cold War Tensions

    US, Russian war games rekindle Cold War tensions in Eastern Europe amid Ukraine crisis …read more Source: ABC...

    Threefold Increase in Illegal Migrants Arriving in Greece by Sea
    Apr09

    Threefold Increase in Illegal Migrants Arriving in Greece by Sea

    The number of illegal migrants entering Greece by sea has dramatically increased, with the figure for the first quarter of this year standing at over 10,000. According to the Greek Coast Guard, 10,445 undocumented migrants entered Greece via Greek islands in the first three months of this year, representing a threefold increase on the same period...