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    Why We Must Offend Religion More
    Feb23

    Why We Must Offend Religion More

    Our enduring deference to toxic ancient myths is what allows religion to survive. “Yes, it is freedom of speech, but,” said Inna Shevchenko, the 24-year-old leader of the topless, fiercely atheist activist group Femen in France. On Feb. 14 she was addressing the conference on art, blasphemy and freedom of expression held at the Krudttønden, a...

    Ukraine says pro-Russian separatist forces shell southeastern villages
    Feb23

    Ukraine says pro-Russian separatist forces shell southeastern villages

    The Kiev government says it can’t withdraw heavy weaponry from the front line while its troops are under attack. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Sweden hopes Ukraine truce mends Russia-EU relations
    Feb23

    Sweden hopes Ukraine truce mends Russia-EU relations

    Swedish Ambassador Bjorn Lyrvall discussed European economy, Ukraine with USA TODAY. …read more Source: USA...

    Will ISIS drag America and its allies into a World War?
    Feb23

    Will ISIS drag America and its allies into a World War?

    Between the emergence of ISIS and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s move on Ukraine, many experts wonder if we are heading for another major global conflict. …read more Source: CNY...

    Ukraine says weapons withdrawal not yet possible due to rebel attacks
    Feb23

    Ukraine says weapons withdrawal not yet possible due to rebel attacks

    Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Four Suspects Arrested in Kharkiv Attack Plot
    Feb23

    Four Suspects Arrested in Kharkiv Attack Plot

    Ukraine’s security service — the SBU — detains two men late Sunday in the northeastern city of Kharkiv. They’re suspects in a deadly bomb blast from earlier in the day. The SBU says it’s detained a total of four men suspected of planning a series of attacks in the city with a Russian-made rocket launcher. The arrests...

    Rocket Launcher Attack Threatens to Open New Front in East Ukraine
    Feb23

    Rocket Launcher Attack Threatens to Open New Front in East Ukraine

    The Ukrainian security services accused Russia of arming and training a group of terrorists who allegedly launched a deadly attack on a peaceful demonstration the as yet untouched Eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv yesterday. An explosion, thought to have been caused by a rocket attack, ripped through the crowd at a march towards a vigil in honour...

    Madeleine Albright: The UN ‘Has To Act’ If A State Doesn’t Protect Its Citizens
    Feb23

    Madeleine Albright: The UN ‘Has To Act’ If A State Doesn’t Protect Its Citizens

    Madeleine Albright, the U.S. Secretary of State from 1997 to 2001, chairs the Advisory Council of The Hague Institute for Global Justice. She spoke to The European last week about international security.The European: Mrs. Secretary, the slogan of this year’s Munich Security Conference asked whether the world order was collapsing. Do you...

    Russia and US spar over global crises at UN meeting
    Feb23

    Russia and US spar over global crises at UN meeting

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister is implicitly accusing the United States of violating U.N. principles by bombing Syria, occupying Iraq under false pretenses and manipulating a Security Council mandate to destroy and create chaos in Libya. Sergey Lavrov, clearly pointing at the U.S. without naming it, said these acts were the...

    Russia and US trade accusations at UN meeting over global crises from Syria to Ukraine
    Feb23

    Russia and US trade accusations at UN meeting over global crises from Syria to Ukraine

    Russia’s foreign minister is implicitly accusing the United States of violating U.N. …read more Source: FOX...