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    The World’s Greatest Fears, Mapped by Country
    Oct20

    The World’s Greatest Fears, Mapped by Country

    The biggest fear among the Japanese is, unsurprisingly, nuclear weapons. People in South Africa, Kenya, and Uganda are most worried about AIDS and other diseases. And inequality is the deepest concern for much of Europe and the U.S. These are among the findings of Pew Research Center’s survey of more than 48,000 people in 44 countries this...

    Lavrov Slams U.S. For ‘Double Standards’ Over IS
    Oct20

    Lavrov Slams U.S. For ‘Double Standards’ Over IS

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has slammed what he calls Washington’s “double standards in order to implement geopolitical designs,” including over the fight against terrorism and the Islamic State (IS) militant group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Voices: Rescuing a woman stuck in Ukraine war zone
    Oct20

    Voices: Rescuing a woman stuck in Ukraine war zone

    We rescued a widow from obvious danger, but couldn’t leave her on the street. …read more Source: USA...

    Nadezda Panasyk in DONETSK, Ukraine
    Oct20

    Nadezda Panasyk in DONETSK, Ukraine

    …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine parliament says 100s died in battle
    Oct20

    Ukraine parliament says 100s died in battle

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A report by Ukraine’s parliament revealed Monday that more than 300 soldiers were killed during a weeks-long battle that marked a crushing setback in the military campaign… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Rights Group Cites Isolated Summary Executions in E. Ukraine
    Oct20

    Rights Group Cites Isolated Summary Executions in E. Ukraine

    A leading international human rights group says that both Russia-backed separatists and pro-Kyiv forces have been responsible for “isolated incidents” of summary killings in eastern Ukraine, but that Russian media and authorities have exaggerated the scale of such crimes committed by the latter. In a briefing published Monday, Amnesty...

    Sweden’s Massive Search for Russian Sub Shows ‘Cold War’ Fears Are Back
    Oct20

    Sweden’s Massive Search for Russian Sub Shows ‘Cold War’ Fears Are Back

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – It has all the makings of a Cold War thriller — an emergency military deployment with stealth ships and helicopters hunting for a foreign submarine in the Stockholm archipelago. Grainy photographs of a mysterious vessel. Sightings of a black-clad man wading in shallow coastal waters. Whether it was caused by...

    No Cease-Fire in Ukraine, As Donetsk Airport Gets Shelled And Top-Level Talks Fail
    Oct20

    No Cease-Fire in Ukraine, As Donetsk Airport Gets Shelled And Top-Level Talks Fail

    Fighting around the symbolically and strategically important Donetsk airport area in rebel-held eastern Ukraine has intensified with the failure of talks among leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia. The battle over control of the area has become one of the fiercest clashes since fighting between pro-Russia separatists and the army began...

    German Intelligence Agency Blames Pro-Russian Rebels for Downing of Flight MH17
    Oct20

    German Intelligence Agency Blames Pro-Russian Rebels for Downing of Flight MH17

    A German intelligence agency has determined that pro-Russian rebels were responsible for the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, which killed 298 people in eastern Ukraine in July. The Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), the agency responsible for foreign intelligence, reportedly gathered information suggesting that Russian loyalists captured a...

    Malaysia Airlines MH17: Rebels Shot Down Plane with Seized Ukrainian Buk Missile, Says Germany
    Oct20

    Malaysia Airlines MH17: Rebels Shot Down Plane with Seized Ukrainian Buk Missile, Says Germany

    A German intelligence report has alleged that pro-Russian separatists shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 using an air-defence missile system seized from a Ukrainian military base. Germany’s federal intelligence service BND told a parliamentary committee that unambiguous evidence, including satellite images, suggested that MH17 was...