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    Aid organizations slam UN Security Council for failures in Syria
    Mar14

    Aid organizations slam UN Security Council for failures in Syria

    RELATED LINKSWhy is the UN World Food Program turning off aid to 1.7 million Syrian refugees? Oxfam: Syrian neighbors can’t absorb growing refugee crisis alone Syrian refugees top 3 million, says U.N. agency JUDY WOODRUFF: As the Syrian civil war marks another grim milestone this weekend, more than 20 leading international aid organizations...

    Radwanska advances at Indian Wells
    Mar14

    Radwanska advances at Indian Wells

    Indian Wells (United States) (AFP) – Agnieszka Radwanska, who lost in last year’s Indian Wells final, easily defeated Alison Riske 6-3, 6-1 to reach the third round of the joint WTA/ATP tournament on Friday.Radwanska, who turned 26 a week ago, needed just 66 minutes to dispatch Riske on centre court at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden...

    AP Exclusive: Children in Ukraine’s war zone
    Mar14

    AP Exclusive: Children in Ukraine’s war zone

    AP looks at the war zone of Ukraine’s recent fight against Russian-backed separatists, where the UN estimates some 1.7 million children have suffered through lack of proper shelter, nutrition, medicine or schooling. (March 13) …read more Source: USA...

    Putin’s Absence Inspires Online Satire and Rumors of Death
    Mar14

    Putin’s Absence Inspires Online Satire and Rumors of Death

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A wave of savage mockery broke over President Vladimir Putin across the Internet on Friday, sparked by days of absence from public view, despite official insistence it was business as usual in the Kremlin. State television footage of Putin working at his residence failed to quell the tide of fantastical theories...

    There’s No Such Thing as Peacetime
    Mar13

    There’s No Such Thing as Peacetime

    Most of us view perpetual war as deeply inimical to human rights, democracy, and the rule of law. We’re not wrong: Since the 9/11 attacks, two successive U.S. presidential administrations have embraced indefinite detention, massive secret surveillance programs, covert cross-border targeted killings, and a host of other troubling practices....

    Ukraine’s grinding war stains innocence of childhood
    Mar13

    Ukraine’s grinding war stains innocence of childhood

    Yelena Nikulenko, the director of the children’s home in the rebel-held town of Khartsyzk, says kids like Seryozha have been let down twice. First orphaned or abandoned by their parents, they were then dumped by their new families when the Ukrainian government stopped paying benefits to foster families in separatist-controlled areas. The...

    NATO disputes Conservative claim that Russians confronted Canadian warship
    Mar13

    NATO disputes Conservative claim that Russians confronted Canadian warship

    The Conservative government has ratcheted up its war of words over Ukraine, with the parliamentary defence secretary claiming Russian warships confronted a Canadian frigate in the Black Sea. But NATO officials say no such thing happened. James Bezan, parliamentary secretary to Minister of National Defence Jason Kenney, told the House of Commons...

    NATO disputes Conservative claim that Russians confronted Canadian warship
    Mar13

    NATO disputes Conservative claim that Russians confronted Canadian warship

    The Conservative government has ratcheted up its war of words over Ukraine, with the parliamentary defence secretary claiming Russian warships confronted a Canadian frigate in the Black Sea. But NATO officials say no such thing happened. James Bezan, parliamentary secretary to Minister of National Defence Jason Kenney, told the House of Commons...

    How Britain Is Becoming an Isolated Island
    Mar13

    How Britain Is Becoming an Isolated Island

    LONDON — Europe is once again divided between East and West — only this time the fault line runs through the European Union. The eastern members — most notably Poland and the Baltic states — are clinging fast to the EU in the face of Russian aggression. At the other geographic and political extreme, the United Kingdom is...

    Putin biographer: He’s not dead — but chaos is brewing in the Kremlin
    Mar13

    Putin biographer: He’s not dead — but chaos is brewing in the Kremlin

    There’s something going on behind the scenes in the Kremlin. Russian president Vladimir Putin hasn’t been seen in public since March 5. (Video featuring Putin on March 13 was not live.) Analysts are speculating that his absence suggests there may be a power struggle behind it all. And it appears as though Boris Nemtsov’s murder...