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    A Brief But Stunning Visual History Of Ballet In The 20th Century
    Nov01

    A Brief But Stunning Visual History Of Ballet In The 20th Century

    As holiday season approaches, visions of sugar-plum fairies inevitably begin dancing in our heads. ‘Tis the time of “The Nutcracker,” and other classic ballet performances that countdown to a whole new season of dance across the world. In honor of the possibilities of the 2014-2015 season, we dug into the photographic archives...

    Flight MH17: More Human Remains Found Amid Break In Eastern Ukraine Fighting
    Nov01

    Flight MH17: More Human Remains Found Amid Break In Eastern Ukraine Fighting

    The Netherlands said Friday a break in fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists allowed a small team of Dutch investigators to recover more human remains from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The plane was shot down over Eastern Ukraine on July 17. The remains are headed to Amsterdam for analysis. Remains of nine of the 298...

    Weekend Roundup: Why the Arab Spring is Still Flowering in Tunisia
    Nov01

    Weekend Roundup: Why the Arab Spring is Still Flowering in Tunisia

    The savagery of ISIS, the slaughterhouse of Syria’s civil war, the marauding militias in Libya and the restored autocracy in Egypt have devoured the hopes of the Facebook generation that spawned the Arab Spring. In Tunisia alone the spirit of the Jasmine Revolution still flowers. While the character of Tunisian society and culture has much...

    Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays
    Nov01

    Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays

    EU Commissioner for Energy Guenther Oettinger, center, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak , left, and Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan sign an agreement that guarantees Russian gas … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Choice Between Voters and Rioters?
    Nov01

    Choice Between Voters and Rioters?

    “Voter fraud” or “voter suppression” defines current contortionist politics, too frequently depending on one’s party affiliation. There are some lessons America can garner from the experience of other societies more recently and perhaps its own before most US voters were born. Democracy frustrated can erupt into...

    Ukraine rebel vote “absolutely illegal” say Kiev residents
    Oct31

    Ukraine rebel vote “absolutely illegal” say Kiev residents

    Pro-Russian separatists controlling swathes of east Ukraine are set to hold leadership polls on Sunday that Moscow has backed despite condemnation from Kiev and the West. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Coal Miners Stuck in the Middle of Ukraine’s War
    Oct31

    Coal Miners Stuck in the Middle of Ukraine’s War

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland. Vitaly Khristich is one of hundreds of miners who each day brave the artillery fire that flares between pro-Russian separatists and...

    Ukraine rebel vote drives further wedge between Russia and West
    Oct31

    Ukraine rebel vote drives further wedge between Russia and West

    Pro-Russian separatists controlling swathes of east Ukraine are set to hold leadership polls on Sunday that Moscow has backed despite condemnation from Kiev and the West. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    America Just Lost One Of Its Top Counter-Terror Partners In Africa
    Oct31

    America Just Lost One Of Its Top Counter-Terror Partners In Africa

    After 27 years in power, Blaise Compaore, president of Burkina Faso, has been overthrown following a wave of popular protests. Faso joins Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovych — the Kremlin client tossed from the presidency during widespread protests in Kiev this past February — as the only other world leader ejected from office as the result of a...

    Red Hot Chilly Peoples
    Oct31

    Red Hot Chilly Peoples

    Ukraine and Russia have settled their natural gas dispute — for now. But that doesn’t mean the wider conflict is anywhere near resolved. …read more Source: Foreign...