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    AP Essay: Of a plane still missing, and a planet still vast
    Mar07

    AP Essay: Of a plane still missing, and a planet still vast

    Searches of vast swaths of the Indian Ocean continue, pegged to a cocktail of science and optimism that we hope will provide some answers for those families left behind — and for the rest of us. With all that we’ve learned, it remains unique under the sun, enduring in the public consciousness, eating up millions of dollars in search efforts...

    Georgia’s Parliamentary Chief Says Relations With Russia Deteriorating
    Mar07

    Georgia’s Parliamentary Chief Says Relations With Russia Deteriorating

    WASHINGTON – The chairman of Georgia’s parliament says Tbilisi’s relations with Russia have deteriorated since start of the war in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s War Remains Focus Of EU Ministers Meeting In Riga
    Mar07

    Ukraine’s War Remains Focus Of EU Ministers Meeting In Riga

    European Union foreign ministers are meeting for a second day in the Latvian capital, Riga, on March 7 for talks focusing on the war in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Welcome to Ukraine: Wild West of Populist Politics
    Mar07

    Welcome to Ukraine: Wild West of Populist Politics

    In the wake of revolution and the midst of war, Ukrainian politics is becoming increasingly more volatile. Intent on proving their anti-establishment bona fides, public figures are turning to firebrand populism in an effort to bolster their own “authenticity” and folksiness. In a sense, the rise of populist politics and accompanying...

    Monitors Inspect Column of Heavy Weapons, as Ukraine Truce Holds
    Mar07

    Monitors Inspect Column of Heavy Weapons, as Ukraine Truce Holds

    European monitors in east Ukraine inspect a column of multiple rocket launchers, in the town of Artevemisk. The Ukrainian military is withdrawing its rocket systems from the front-line, as required in a European-brokered ceasefire deal that seems to be finally working. The head of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe says the...

    Russia-Canada war of words turns hostile amid Nazi accusations
    Mar07

    Russia-Canada war of words turns hostile amid Nazi accusations

    A 93-year-old Quebec beekeeper accused of being a Nazi war criminal has become the latest salvo in an increasingly hostile war of words between the Canadian and Russian governments. The two countries have been slinging insults and accusations at each other on Twitter and other social media since Russia annexed Crimea and began providing military...

    The Ugly Fight to Be Our Man in Havana
    Mar07

    The Ugly Fight to Be Our Man in Havana

    If anyone thinks Loretta Lynch, the nominee to replace Eric Holder as U.S. attorney general, is facing a bruising confirmation fight, spare a thought for the next ambassador to Cuba. Barack Obama’s administration says it wants to reopen the U.S. Embassy in Havana by early April — an ambitious launch date that has triggered a flurry of...

    Russia-Canada war of words turns hostile amid Nazi accusations
    Mar07

    Russia-Canada war of words turns hostile amid Nazi accusations

    A 93-year-old Quebec beekeeper accused of being a Nazi war criminal has become the latest salvo in an increasingly hostile war of words between the Canadian and Russian governments. The two countries have been slinging insults and accusations at each other on Twitter and other social media since Russia annexed Crimea and began providing military...

    Kremlin critic Navalny released after 15 days in custody
    Mar07

    Kremlin critic Navalny released after 15 days in custody

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny walks free after serving 15-day sentence …read more Source:...

    Powerful Senate Democrat Faces Corruption Charges
    Mar07

    Powerful Senate Democrat Faces Corruption Charges

    For two years, Robert Menendez, one of the most prominent foreign-policy hawks in the Senate, has angrily dismissed allegations of a quid pro quo deal with a longtime friend and political donor as baseless. His staff has criticized reporters for even raising the issue, despite the widely known existence of an FBI probe into his ties to Salomon...