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    Nigerian Army Takes Boko Haram Capital and Boosts Goodluck Jonathan’s Election Chances
    Mar27

    Nigerian Army Takes Boko Haram Capital and Boosts Goodluck Jonathan’s Election Chances

    The Nigerian army said on Friday that it re-taken the town of Gwoza where the Islamist militant group Boko Haram had maintained its headquarters. “These successful operations have culminated in the dislodgment of terrorists from towns and communities in Adamawa, Yobe and Borno states,” military spokesman Chris Olukolade told the BBC. He said that...

    Ukraine Rebels Hand Over Bodies of 22 Govt Soldiers
    Mar27

    Ukraine Rebels Hand Over Bodies of 22 Govt Soldiers

    Ukraine rebels hand over bodies of 22 govt soldiers killed in battle for Donetsk airport …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine rebels hand over bodies of 22 govt soldiers
    Mar27

    Ukraine rebels hand over bodies of 22 govt soldiers

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Separatists in eastern Ukraine have handed over the bodies of 22 government soldiers killed during the fierce, months-long battle over the airport near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk. …read more Source: U.S....

    Poland suspects Russian flight controllers in 2010 crash that killed president
    Mar27

    Poland suspects Russian flight controllers in 2010 crash that killed president

    Announcement comes at a time when Poland’s ties with Russia are tense over the deadly conflict in neighbouring Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine rebels hand over bodies of 22 govt soldiers
    Mar27

    Ukraine rebels hand over bodies of 22 govt soldiers

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Separatists in eastern Ukraine have handed over the bodies of 22 government soldiers killed during the fierce, months-long battle over the airport near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Can China Promise Blue Skies for 2022 Winter Olympics?
    Mar27

    Can China Promise Blue Skies for 2022 Winter Olympics?

    With the 2022 Winter Olympics looming, there are only two significant impediments to China’s efforts to host the Games in Beijing: Almaty, Kazakhstan, and the notorious smog that chokes the Chinese capital. This isn’t the first time China has had to struggle against itself to make sure that an international event isn’t...

    Two Ukrainian Officials Detained On Corruption Charges To Be Released
    Mar27

    Two Ukrainian Officials Detained On Corruption Charges To Be Released

    A court in Kyiv has refused to sanction the arrest of two top officials detained on corruption charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘I Wanted To Die’ — In Russia, A Woman’s Life Unravels After Trip To Kyiv
    Mar27

    ‘I Wanted To Die’ — In Russia, A Woman’s Life Unravels After Trip To Kyiv

    The director of a Ukrainian choir in Russia has had her life turned upside down since the crisis erupted in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Orthodox Church suspends priest who blessed Ukraine-bound fighters
    Mar27

    Russian Orthodox Church suspends priest who blessed Ukraine-bound fighters

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Orthodox Church has suspended a priest who publicly blessed a group of fighters heading to eastern Ukraine,… …read more Source:...

    The Interview: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg
    Mar27

    The Interview: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg

    (David Kawai for Maclean’s Magazine) Jens Stoltenberg has been secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization since October. Before that, he was prime minister of Norway for nine years. He was in Ottawa this week. Q: You met this morning with Prime Minister Harper and with some senior ministers, including Jason Kenney and Rob...