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    Amnesty says Ukraine rebels executed government soldiers
    Apr09

    Amnesty says Ukraine rebels executed government soldiers

    Amnesty says Ukraine rebels executed government soldiers KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Amnesty International says it has evidence that Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine executed several captured government soldiers in gross violation of international humanitarian law. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Amnesty says Ukraine rebels executed government soldiers
    Apr09

    Amnesty says Ukraine rebels executed government soldiers

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Amnesty International says it has evidence that Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine executed several captured… …read more Source:...

    Amnesty: Evidence Of Summary Killings By Ukraine Rebels
    Apr09

    Amnesty: Evidence Of Summary Killings By Ukraine Rebels

    Amnesty International says it has new evidence of “execution-style killings” by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Greece to make April IMF payment, but uncertainty reigns
    Apr09

    Greece to make April IMF payment, but uncertainty reigns

    Athens (AFP) – Greece is due to make its 459 million euro ($495 million) April loan payment to the IMF Thursday following days of uncertainty, but the European nation’s ability to honour its debts remains a source of acute anxiety to creditors.As Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras launched a two-day charm offensive in Moscow on...

    Russia’s Round 2: A New Conflict in Eastern Europe?
    Apr09

    Russia’s Round 2: A New Conflict in Eastern Europe?

    A year of chaos in Ukraine has given Vladimir Putin plenty of practice in undermining the West. …read more Source: U.S....

    ‘Lady Death’ WWII sniper film aims for hit in Russia and Ukraine
    Apr09

    ‘Lady Death’ WWII sniper film aims for hit in Russia and Ukraine

    Moscow (AFP) – A Russian-Ukrainian film about a legendary Soviet sniper nicknamed “Lady Death” is aiming to be a hit on the silver screen in both nations, despite the crisis that has turned the former allies against each other. Titled “Battle for Sevastopol” in Russia but “Indestructible” across the...

    Amnesty Alleges Summary Killings by Rebels in Ukraine
    Apr09

    Amnesty Alleges Summary Killings by Rebels in Ukraine

    A human rights group says it has new evidence of “execution-style killings” by pro-Russian armed groups in eastern Ukraine and is calling for greater accountability for human rights violations in the Ukrainian conflict. Amnesty International said that the evidence is a new indicator of the escalating human rights crisis in eastern...

    Iran Calls For Global Nuclear Powers To Disarm Weapons
    Apr09

    Iran Calls For Global Nuclear Powers To Disarm Weapons

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran accused the five nuclear powers Wednesday of failing to take concrete action to eliminate their stockpiles and called for negotiations on a convention to achieve nuclear disarmament by a target date.Iran’s deputy U.N. ambassador Gholam Hossein Dehghani told the U.N. Disarmament Commission that “a...

    Open Source: Toronto Orchestra Drops Pianist Over Tweets About Ukraine
    Apr09

    Open Source: Toronto Orchestra Drops Pianist Over Tweets About Ukraine

    Officials in Toronto decided that Twitter comments by Valentina Lisitsa, a Ukrainian pianist, had crossed a line into “intolerance.” …read more Source: The New York...

    A World Leader and a Pop Star Are Neck-and-Neck in the TIME 100 Reader’s Poll
    Apr09

    A World Leader and a Pop Star Are Neck-and-Neck in the TIME 100 Reader’s Poll

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and South Korean pop star Lee Chae-rin are tied for first place in the TIME 100 reader’s poll. Lee Chae-rin—better known as CL—is a member of the South Korean pop group 2NE1. The group has gained popularity worldwide and is considered one of the most successful K-pop groups. CL currently has a higher...