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    ‘Out of sight, out of mind’: Humanitarian crisis worsens in Ukraine as world focuses on Syria, Iraq
    Mar11

    ‘Out of sight, out of mind’: Humanitarian crisis worsens in Ukraine as world focuses on Syria, Iraq

    Canada extended its military training mission in Ukraine this week, but the country needs more help to help ease the escalating humanitarian crisis, say an MP and a human rights advocate who just visited the country. …read more Source:...

    UN Warns Of Possible Threat Of Chemical Disaster In Eastern Ukraine
    Mar11

    UN Warns Of Possible Threat Of Chemical Disaster In Eastern Ukraine

    The United Nations has raised the alarm over the threat of a possible chemical disaster due to the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News of the day from across the globe, March 11
    Mar11

    News of the day from across the globe, March 11

    The head of the African Union mission in Somalia is seeking a surge in troops to help the country’s military control areas won back from extremist group al-Shabab, saying the Somali National Army has been unable to take charge as expected. 3 Rebel trial: A Congolese court in Beni on Friday sentenced to death nine rebels and acquitted two...

    Searching for the American Dream on the Edge of the War in Ukraine
    Mar11

    Searching for the American Dream on the Edge of the War in Ukraine

    SLOVIANSK, Ukraine—At the public library in this eastern Ukrainian city about 50 kilometers, or 30 miles, from the war’s front lines, a group of teenagers gather on a Monday afternoon to learn about life in America. This is Presidents Day back in the United States, and, as a way to practice their English, the students write letters to U.S....

    Radioactive Boars Rule Abandoned Japanese Towns In Wake Of Fukushima Disaster
    Mar10

    Radioactive Boars Rule Abandoned Japanese Towns In Wake Of Fukushima Disaster

    Six years after the Fukushima Daichi nuclear disaster — a major nuclear meltdown brought on by an earthquake and tsunami hitting Fukushima, Japan — some residents who fled the area are getting the go-ahead to finally return home.The government has cleared four towns in the Fukushima prefecture as being safe for people, but there’s at least...

    Trump and Merkel to discuss NATO, terrorism in next week’s meeting
    Mar10

    Trump and Merkel to discuss NATO, terrorism in next week’s meeting

    WASHINGTON — After accusing German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the campaign trail of “ruining Germany” by welcoming refugees, President Trump will have his first face-to-face meeting with the German leader at the White House on Tuesday. The two were expected to discuss strengthening the NATO alliance, collaborating to fight terrorism and taking...

    Trump And Russia: Shortest Reset Ever
    Mar10

    Trump And Russia: Shortest Reset Ever

    It has all the hallmarks of a compelling thriller.A U.S. president willing to put his reputation on the line in the interests of peace and prosperity prepares to reach out to Russia. The Kremlin shows some cautious interest. But before the president can propose anything substantial, his opponents do everything possible to derail his...

    Don’t use a zero as Senators’ logo
    Mar10

    Don’t use a zero as Senators’ logo

    Let’s not opt for an ‘O’ Re: New Look Possible For Sens, March 6. I was rather disturbed to read that Senators’ management is considering adopting the stylized “O” as the team’s primary logo. As a longtime Senators fan, I like the Roman soldier logo (even if it’s not a senator). However, my main reason for writing is...

    Trump to Ask Merkel’s Advice on Putin, Ukraine – US Officials
    Mar10

    Trump to Ask Merkel’s Advice on Putin, Ukraine – US Officials

    President Donald Trump will ask Chancellor Angela Merkel for advice on how to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. officials said on Friday, as the U.S. and German leaders meet next week after sometimes pointed disagreements in recent months. Merkel will visit the White House on Tuesday for talks with Trump and a joint news conference...

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released
    Mar10

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released

    A South African man and his pregnant Ukrainian fiancee will not face charges in the United Arab Emirates following their arrest for having sex outside of marriage, a local newspaper reported …read more Source: ABC...