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    Almaty narrows gap on Beijing in 2022 Olympics race
    Jul27

    Almaty narrows gap on Beijing in 2022 Olympics race

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Beijing and Almaty on Monday embarked on a frantic final lobbying campaign for the 2022 Winter Olympics ahead of a decision this week on the winner.High level delegations from China and Kazakhstan are in Kuala Lumpur where the International Olympic Committee will hold a secret ballot on Friday to decide between the two...

    Huge crowd turns out for the Capital Ukrainian Festival and its perogies
    Jul27

    Huge crowd turns out for the Capital Ukrainian Festival and its perogies

    More than 7,500 people attended the Capital Ukrainian Festival, a three-day occasion that marked the first of its kind in more than 35 years. Organizers called it an “overwhelming” success, since they had anticipated 5,000 visitors, at most, over the weekend. “It’s beyond our imagination,” said Jane Kolbe, chair of the festival. “The...

    News of the day from across the globe, July 27
    Jul27

    News of the day from across the globe, July 27

    Militants took control of a large police base in a remote part of northeastern Afghanistan after some 100 police and border guards surrendered following three days of fighting, security officials said Sunday. Bailout negotiators from the European Commission, European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund had been due to start arriving...

    Iraq’s Rule of Law
    Jul26

    Iraq’s Rule of Law

    By Omar Al Saadoon and Luay Al KhatteebThe concept of the “Rule of Law” is a very wide subject encompassing issues such as institutional reform, human rights and socio-economic issues. This post, however, is intended to give an overview of the legal concept of the rule of law comparatively speaking with common law jurisdictions and...

    Another suspected Russian soldier was caught with a truck full of ammunition in Ukraine
    Jul26

    Another suspected Russian soldier was caught with a truck full of ammunition in Ukraine

    Ukrainian border guards detained a soldier suspected of being a Russian army officer who was picked up while riding in a military truck packed with ammunition at the Berezove checkpoint, about 28 miles southwest of the militant-held city of Donetsk. Guards found nearly 200 cases containing grenades and ammunition, including rocket-propelled...

    Ukraine Detains Alleged Russian Officer In East
    Jul26

    Ukraine Detains Alleged Russian Officer In East

    Ukraine’s border-guards service says it has detained a Russian officer who was driving in a military truck packed with ammunition in the country’s war-torn east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Op-Ed Contributor: An AIDS Crisis in Ukraine
    Jul26

    Op-Ed Contributor: An AIDS Crisis in Ukraine

    Nothing is gained by making patients hostage to geopolitical disputes. …read more Source: The New York...

    New research shows that a common workplace mistake is actually contagious
    Jul26

    New research shows that a common workplace mistake is actually contagious

    We experience rudeness and incivility all the time. From simple insults and offhand remarks to purposely excluding others from groups, these behaviors are largely tolerated in our daily lives and in the workplace. The question is, what effect do these behaviors have on us? It’s pretty clear that high-intensity negative behaviors like abuse,...

    Mega armoured vehicle made in Toronto by hand attracts the rich and powerful
    Jul26

    Mega armoured vehicle made in Toronto by hand attracts the rich and powerful

    TORONTO – A black tank-like truck cruises downtown Toronto, prompting stunned pedestrians to whip out their smartphones to provide proof of what they’ve seen.What they’ve seen is the Conquest Knight XV. It is a rare beast. There are only 17 in the world, sold to the likes of Middle Eastern royalty and a basketball star. The...

    Ukraine Claims Russian Officer Detained
    Jul26

    Ukraine Claims Russian Officer Detained

    SCOW (AP) – Ukraine’s border guards service says it has detained a Russian officer who was driving a truck packed with weapons including rocket-propelled grenades.There was no immediate comment from the Russian military, but the self-styled defense ministry of the rebel… …read more Source:...