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    Tensions Grow Over Russia’s ‘Secret’ EU Travel Blacklist
    Jun05

    Tensions Grow Over Russia’s ‘Secret’ EU Travel Blacklist

    The thing about secret lists is that you don’t know if you’re on one — until you find out you are. Germany’s conservative lawmaker Karl-Georg Wellmann learned this lesson the hard way. Arriving in Russia for an official visit last month, Wellmann ended up spending the night in the Moscow airport transit zone. Much to his...

    Report details ‘dramatic’ rights abuses against Ukrainians who voted wrong in Putin referendum
    Jun05

    Report details ‘dramatic’ rights abuses against Ukrainians who voted wrong in Putin referendum

    Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Describing the situation as a “collapse of law and order” in the territories controlled by the self-proclaimed rebel Republics, and amid on- going hostilities between the Ukrainian government troops and […] The post Report details ‘dramatic’ rights abuses against Ukrainians who...

    Five GOP Chicken Hawks: These Candidates Want To Send Troops Abroad, But Never Served In The Military
    Jun05

    Five GOP Chicken Hawks: These Candidates Want To Send Troops Abroad, But Never Served In The Military

    All would send ground troops to fight ISIS. As the GOP’s 2016 cast of men who would be president grows, so too do its ranks of chicken hawks—candidates who have never served in the military but are eager send American men and women into wars overseas. While it’s no surprise that these Republicans are feeding off each other in a...

    OSCE say cease-fire violations in Ukraine more frequent
    Jun05

    OSCE say cease-fire violations in Ukraine more frequent

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The mission monitoring a cease-fire agreement in Ukraine warned Friday that violations are becoming more frequent and… …read more Source:...

    Photos of the Week: 5/30-6/5
    Jun05

    Photos of the Week: 5/30-6/5

    This week we have images of renewed fighting in Ukraine, people trying to capture “Manhattanhenge”, a simulated bomb attack in Israel, a robotic teacher in China, attacks on gay rights activists in Moscow, Parkour among Greek ruins in Libya, the rescue of a suicidal man in China, a Red Panda in Italy, and much more.This article was...

    European Court Backs French Decision to Remove Life Support 
    Jun05

    European Court Backs French Decision to Remove Life Support 

    In a closely-watched case with implications far beyond France, Europe’s top rights court has backed Friday an earlier French ruling to take a man in a vegetative state off life support, but the battle is not over. Whether to take 38-year-old Vincent Lambert off life support has bitterly divided his family and France ever since 2008. That is...

    Five GOP Chicken Hawks: They Want To Send Troops Abroad, But Never Served In The Military
    Jun05

    Five GOP Chicken Hawks: They Want To Send Troops Abroad, But Never Served In The Military

    All would send ground troops to fight ISIS. As the GOP’s 2016 cast of men who would be president grows, so too do its ranks of chicken hawks—candidates who have never served in the military but are eager send American men and women into wars overseas. While it’s no surprise that these Republicans are feeding off each other in a...

    Will Kiev’s LGBT Pride Go Ahead?
    Jun05

    Will Kiev’s LGBT Pride Go Ahead?

    The Ukrainian capital is scheduled to hold an LGBT Pride parade tomorrow—its first since the revolution–despite tensions between activists, and between activists and the authorities. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko supports pride parade in Kiev
    Jun05

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko supports pride parade in Kiev

    MOSCOW — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday voiced support for LGBT rights, saying he believes an ‘Equality March’ planned for Saturday in Kiev should take place as planned. “I will not participate in it but I don’t see any reason to impede this march because it’s a constitutional right of every citizen...

    Ukraine urges Canada to push for more G7 sanction against Russia
    Jun05

    Ukraine urges Canada to push for more G7 sanction against Russia

    Ukraine’s envoy is urging Prime Minister Stephen Harper to push his fellow G7 leaders into a strong political stand against the latest Russian aggression, but says his country can make do without weapons from the West. …read more Source:...