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    Narendra Modi’s Surprisingly Successful Selfie Diplomacy
    Jun15

    Narendra Modi’s Surprisingly Successful Selfie Diplomacy

    New Delhi — Last month, in front of the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang posed for Modi’s smartphone and snapped a photo. “It’s selfie time! Thanks Premier Li,” Modi tweeted to his 13 million Twitter followers. The photo of the two men–together...

    Sudan’s President Evades Arrest in South Africa, Highlighting ICC’s Weaknesses
    Jun15

    Sudan’s President Evades Arrest in South Africa, Highlighting ICC’s Weaknesses

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) – The escape of Sudan’s President from an arrest warrant demonstrates the International Criminal Court’s weaknesses, just as it prepares to venture into even more politically-charged cases in places like the Palestinian territories and Ukraine. The Hague-based court has no enforcement powers of its own, and...

    Artillery duels in Ukraine war once again taking their toll on civilian lives
    Jun15

    Artillery duels in Ukraine war once again taking their toll on civilian lives

    Crackling forth over radio, the voice ordered tanks to take position in a residential area in Donetsk, the stronghold of separatist rebels in east Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s artillery duels again take toll on civilians
    Jun15

    Ukraine’s artillery duels again take toll on civilians

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Crackling forth over radio, the voice ordered tanks to take position in a residential area in Donetsk, the stronghold of separatist rebels in east Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine’s artillery duels again take toll on civilians
    Jun15

    Ukraine’s artillery duels again take toll on civilians

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Crackling forth over radio, the voice ordered tanks to take position in a residential area in Donetsk, the stronghold of separatist rebels in east Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine’s Artillery Duels Again Take Toll on Civilians
    Jun15

    Ukraine’s Artillery Duels Again Take Toll on Civilians

    Artillery duels in Ukraine war once again taking their toll on civilian lives …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine’s artillery duels again take toll on civilians
    Jun15

    Ukraine’s artillery duels again take toll on civilians

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Crackling forth over radio, the voice ordered tanks to take position in a residential area in Donetsk, the stronghold of separatist rebels in east Ukraine. The rebel armored vehicles trundled to their destination accompanied by a reinforced minivan carrying infantrymen to provide cover. Artillery duels like this one have...

    ‘Gifts, Prizes, Winnings’ A Windfall For Ukraine Judges
    Jun15

    ‘Gifts, Prizes, Winnings’ A Windfall For Ukraine Judges

    Several judges at a prominent Kyiv court have reported large sums of money from “gifts, prizes, and winnings” on official income declarations. Anticorruption activists suspect the public servants are using this column in the declarations to “legalize” bribe money. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Drone Footage Shows Extent Of Damage In Ukrainian Village
    Jun15

    Drone Footage Shows Extent Of Damage In Ukrainian Village

    Drone footage provided to RFE/RL’s Current Time TV program by Russian-backed separatist fighters shows widespread damage to the village of Pisky, near Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. The source stated that the footage was shot in May. Fighting between separatists and Ukrainian military forces around Pisky has heated up again in recent days....

    China has taken up Russia’s deepest fear
    Jun15

    China has taken up Russia’s deepest fear

    President Xi Jinping wants his people to know that the greatest threat to China is an insidious export from the West — ideas that could lead to a Color Revolution. “The one non-neglectable factor [in the development of] color revolutions in these countries is the spreading of Western ideology, especially from the US,” wrote Xu Songwen, of the...