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    E-Mail Hack Gives Glimpse Into Russia’s Influence Drive In Eastern Europe
    Mar11

    E-Mail Hack Gives Glimpse Into Russia’s Influence Drive In Eastern Europe

    Ukrainian hackers release a trove of electronic communications from a Belarusian man at the center of a network of pro-Russian and anti-Western groups operating in Central and Eastern Europe. He says that just because his efforts “aren’t public doesn’t make them a conspiracy of enemies of Ukraine.” …read more Source:...

    Russian MPs Joined EU Colleagues at PACE For the First Time Since Boycott
    Mar11

    Russian MPs Joined EU Colleagues at PACE For the First Time Since Boycott

    The Russian delegation had suspended their involvement after disagreements following Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    The Black Death: How Rats, Fleas and Germs Almost Wiped Out Europe
    Mar11

    The Black Death: How Rats, Fleas and Germs Almost Wiped Out Europe

    Kyle Mizokami Society, Europe And changed world history. More than six centuries ago, disaster struck the people of Europe. A deadly plague, traveling west along trade routes from Central Asia, struck the continent with such force it wiped out entire villages and killed as many as twenty-five million people. The “Black Death,” as it was called,...

    Ukraine lawyer seeks probe of alleged hacked texts of Manafort’s daughter
    Mar11

    Ukraine lawyer seeks probe of alleged hacked texts of Manafort’s daughter

    A Ukrainian human rights attorney representing the victims of mass police shootings in Kiev in 2014 has asked prosecutors to investigate what are purported to be the hacked text messages of one of Paul Manafort’s daughters, saying the texts point to possible influence Manafort had with Ukraine’s president during that period. “You know...

    ‘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...