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    The Horrific History of Ghost Town Oradour-sur-Glane Haunts Us Still
    Jan30

    The Horrific History of Ghost Town Oradour-sur-Glane Haunts Us Still

    In 1944, nearly every man, child, and woman in Oradour-sur-Glane, France, was massacred. Its empty buildings and still streets remain as a reminder of the horror. Some continue to this day to seek justice against the German SS soldiers responsible—soldiers who were then 18 or 19, and now are close to 90. 642 people were killed, including 254...

    Met Opera: Love and Obsession in ‘Iolanta’ and ‘Bluebeard’s Castle’
    Jan30

    Met Opera: Love and Obsession in ‘Iolanta’ and ‘Bluebeard’s Castle’

    At first thought, the heroines of Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta and Bartok’s Bluebeard’s Castle wouldn’t seem to have a lot in common. But as the Metropolitan Opera’s snow-delayed opening of those two seemingly disparate one-acts showed, both are simply looking for love in a couple of very unlikely places, especially in the...

    Ukraine to ask UN states to formally recognize Russia as a sponsor of terrorism
    Jan30

    Ukraine to ask UN states to formally recognize Russia as a sponsor of terrorism

    Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations says his country soon will ask the world body’s member states to formally recognize Russia as a sponsor of terrorism. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Hack that Warmed the World
    Jan30

    The Hack that Warmed the World

    The client wanted carbon credits: tradable serial numbers that confer the right to pollute the Earth with invisible, odorless gas. Jugga, as the client called himself, planned to steal the credits, quickly resell them, and become rich overnight—but he needed the Black Dragon to hack into a computer system to help him do it. The Dragon, who in...

    Ukraine to ask UN states to call Russia a terrorism sponsor
    Jan30

    Ukraine to ask UN states to call Russia a terrorism sponsor

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations says his country soon will ask the world body’s member states to formally recognize Russia as a sponsor of terrorism. Yuriy Sergeyev told reporters on Friday that Ukraine will submit a draft resolution to the U.N. General Assembly that echoes the declaration by the...

    Photos Jan 30: Top images from around the world
    Jan30

    Photos Jan 30: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. Kurdish Peshmerga fighters surround extremists inside a hotel near police headquarters in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, 290 kilometers (180 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. (AP Photo)...

    NATO Will Set Up Commands in Nervous Eastern Europe
    Jan30

    NATO Will Set Up Commands in Nervous Eastern Europe

    The allies are nervous about Russian intentions following Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region. …read more Source:...

    Litvinenko’s Murder ‘Part of a Policy of Assassinating Defectors’
    Jan30

    Litvinenko’s Murder ‘Part of a Policy of Assassinating Defectors’

    The alleged assassination of Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko at the hands of Russian intelligence is part of a larger policy brought forward by Russian President Vladimir Putin of “liquidating” defectors from Russia’s security services, according to New York-based thinktank the Institute for Modern Russia (IMR). “As one former KGB...

    New Greek Defense Minister Prompts Turkey To Scramble Jets
    Jan30

    New Greek Defense Minister Prompts Turkey To Scramble Jets

    ATHENS, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Greece’s new nationalist defense minister prompted Greece’s perennial rival Turkey to scramble jets on Friday, just days after he took office, by flying over uninhabited islets off the Turkish coast that nearly triggered a war in 1996. Turkish fighter jets entered Greek airspace and were intercepted by...

    NATO to deploy units to 6 Eastern European nations
    Jan30

    NATO to deploy units to 6 Eastern European nations

    NATO will deploy small units in six Eastern European nations to help co-ordinate a spearhead force set up in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine, the alliance’s secretary-general said Friday. …read more Source: CTV...