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    Tiny Bunks, Red Bull and LIfe on the Black Sea
    Mar14

    Tiny Bunks, Red Bull and LIfe on the Black Sea

    What’s life like on a guided missile cruiser sailing some 300 miles south of the Crimean Peninsula? NBC News went on board to find out. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s grinding war stains innocence of childhood
    Mar14

    Ukraine’s grinding war stains innocence of childhood

    KHARTSYZK, Ukraine — Seryozha colors in his drawing of a tank, lost in thought. Like many 7-year-olds in eastern Ukraine, he has trouble recalling a time before the war. “They’ve always been shooting,” he says, vigorously scratching with the brightest of pencils. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    If Greece Leaves Eurozone, Spain And Italy Would Be Next, Says Greek Defense Minister
    Mar14

    If Greece Leaves Eurozone, Spain And Italy Would Be Next, Says Greek Defense Minister

    BERLIN, March 14 (Reuters) – If Greece were to leave the eurozone, Spain and Italy would also end up quitting the common currency bloc, Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos told German newspaper Bild in an interview to be published on Saturday. “If Greece explodes, Spain and Italy will be next and then at some point, Germany. We...

    Ukraine leader reports ‘de-escalation’ in fighting with separatists
    Mar14

    Ukraine leader reports ‘de-escalation’ in fighting with separatists

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko reported Friday a “gradual de-escalation” in the conflict between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east as Kiev received the first tranche in a multi-billion-dollar IMF bailout.Speaking on Ukraine’s private 1+1 television network...

    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...