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    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute
    Mar20

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

    The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia are meeting in Tokyo for the first “two-plus-two” talks since Russia’s annexation of Ukraine. Monday’s one-day meeting comes as the sides … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute
    Mar20

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

    The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia are meeting in Tokyo for the first such “two-plus-two” talks since Russia’s annexation of Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute
    Mar20

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

    TOKYO (AP) — The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia are meeting in Tokyo for the first such “two-plus-two” talks since Russia’s annexation of Ukraine. Monday’s one-day meeting comes as the sides work to end a decades-long territorial dispute that is blocking them from forging a peace treaty. At the same time, Japan,...

    ‘Separatism’ Trial Of RFE/RL Journalist Set To Begin In Crimea
    Mar20

    ‘Separatism’ Trial Of RFE/RL Journalist Set To Begin In Crimea

    An RFE/RL contributing correspondent is set to go on trial in Russia-annexed Crimea on separatism-related charges for an article he wrote criticizing Moscow’s seizure of the Ukrainian peninsula and expressing support for a blockade of the territory initiated by Ukrainian activists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Son of Minnesota man, 98, accused of Nazi war crimes, calls for release of evidence
    Mar19

    Son of Minnesota man, 98, accused of Nazi war crimes, calls for release of evidence

    (JTA) – The son of a Minnesota man, 98, accused by a police court of Nazi war crimes, has called for the evidence against his father to be released. Andriy Karkoc, son of the Minnesota man first identified by the Associated Press as Michael Karkoc, called on Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, the two Democratic senators from Minnesota, to intervene in...

    Canadian wins $1M Global Teacher Prize for work with Quebec Innu community
    Mar19

    Canadian wins $1M Global Teacher Prize for work with Quebec Innu community

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Canadian school teacher whose teaching philosophy underscores hope and acts of kindness in an isolated corner of Quebec won a $1 million prize Sunday in what has become one of the most-coveted and high-profile awards for teaching excellence. Maggie MacDonnell was awarded the annual Global Teacher Prize during a...

    Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine: report
    Mar19

    Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine: report

    Paul Manafort, who served as President Trump’s campaign manager during the summer of 2016, is wanted for questioning in Ukraine in a corruption case. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Says IMF Postpones Fresh Loan To Assess Blockade Targeting Separatists
    Mar19

    Ukraine Says IMF Postpones Fresh Loan To Assess Blockade Targeting Separatists

    Ukraine says the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has postponed a review of the disbursement of a new $1 billion loan following Kyiv’s imposition of a trade embargo on areas controlled by Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian wins $1M global award for teaching excellence
    Mar19

    Canadian wins $1M global award for teaching excellence

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Canadian school teacher whose teaching philosophy underscores hope and acts of kindness in an isolated corner of Quebec won a $1 million prize Sunday in what has become one of the most-coveted and high-profile awards for teaching excellence. Maggie MacDonnell was awarded the annual Global Teacher Prize during a...

    REMEMBERING JIMMY BRESLIN — TRUMP infighting — TILLERSON’s warm words for China — BLOOMBERG’s warning to Dems on Gorsuch — SUNDAY BEST — PENCE visits Mar-A-Lago — B’DAY: Jill Abramson
    Mar19

    REMEMBERING JIMMY BRESLIN — TRUMP infighting — TILLERSON’s warm words for China — BLOOMBERG’s warning to Dems on Gorsuch — SUNDAY BEST — PENCE visits Mar-A-Lago — B’DAY: Jill Abramson

    BULLETIN — REMEMBERING JIMMY BRESLIN – N.Y. Daily News’ Jason Silverstein: “Jimmy Breslin — the cigar-chomping, hard-nosed newspaperman who won the Pulitzer Prize for his Daily News’ columns championing ordinary New Yorkers — died Sunday morning, according to friends and family members. He was 86. The cause of death was not...