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    Pope decries ‘vile’ attack on Syrians in Easter address
    Apr16

    Pope decries ‘vile’ attack on Syrians in Easter address

    By FRANCES D’EMILIO VATICAN CITY (AP) — On Christianity’s most joyful day, Pope Francis lamented the horrors generated by war and hatred, delivering an Easter Sunday message that also decried the “latest vile” attack on civilians in Syria. Both in his impromptu homily during Mass in St. Peter’s Square and later in his formal...

    Pope Decries ‘vile’ Attack on Syrians in Easter Address
    Apr16

    Pope Decries ‘vile’ Attack on Syrians in Easter Address

    On Christianity’s most joyful day, Pope Francis lamented the horrors generated by war and hatred, delivering an Easter Sunday message that also decried the “latest vile” attack on civilians in Syria. Both in his impromptu homily during Mass in St. Peter’s Square and later in his formal “Urbi et Orbi”‘...

    Millions of Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter
    Apr16

    Millions of Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter

    Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world have celebrated Easter in overnight services and with “holy fire” from Jerusalem, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected nearly 2,000 years ago. This year the Orthodox churches celebrate Easter on the same Sunday that Roman Catholics and Protestants mark the...

    Pope prays for peace, decries ‘vile’ Syria attack in Easter address
    Apr16

    Pope prays for peace, decries ‘vile’ Syria attack in Easter address

    Pope Francis marked Easter Sunday with an address praying for relief for the violence-beset populations of Syria, south Sudan, Iraq, and Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Is America’s Alliance with Turkey Doomed?
    Apr16

    Is America’s Alliance with Turkey Doomed?

    Sukru Hanioglu Security, Middle East The historic breakdown in Anglo-Ottoman relations is a useful model for evaluating today’s troubled alliance between the United States and Turkey. SHORTLY BEFORE his death in 1869, the pro-Western former Ottoman grand vizier and foreign minister Keçecizâde Mehmed Fuad Pasha commented, “It appeared...

    Chabad Emissary Dies From His Wounds
    Apr15

    Chabad Emissary Dies From His Wounds

    Rabbi Menachem Mendel Deitsch was attacked in the Ukraine in October 2016. …read more Source: The Jewish...

    Trudeau runs risk keeping flawed politician as foreign affairs minister
    Apr15

    Trudeau runs risk keeping flawed politician as foreign affairs minister

    The irrational has begun to dominate our politics as if the American virus has stealthily moved north to infect our national narratives. It reflects itself in various ways but it seems that wars – old wars, current wars and future wars – have gripped the minds of our political elite and their courtiers in the media. Most problematic is Chrystia...

    Making nukes mandatory: a lesson for dictators
    Apr15

    Making nukes mandatory: a lesson for dictators

    Donald Trump; Kim Jong-un (Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson/Getty/KCNA/Salon) You know how far it is from Damascus to Pyongyang? It’s 4,600 miles. If they had air service between the two outlaw capitals, it would be about an eight-and-a-half-hour flight, about as long as it takes you to fly from Dallas to London. But the two cities may as well...

    Russia could soon take over a chunk of U.S. oil infrastructure
    Apr15

    Russia could soon take over a chunk of U.S. oil infrastructure

    Russia may soon take control of American oil and gasoline infrastructure in a deal U.S. lawmakers warn represents a threat to energy security. Rosneft, Russia’s state-controlled oil company, could end up with a majority stake in Texas-based Citgo after the entity that owns Citgo, Venezuela’s state-owned oil and natural gas company...

    Smart cities can be vulnerable: That Dallas emergency siren hack is a warning of things to come
    Apr15

    Smart cities can be vulnerable: That Dallas emergency siren hack is a warning of things to come

    San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency light rail vehicle (Credit: AP/Alison Yin) By infrastructure-hacking standards, the overnight triggering of the Dallas storm-warning system on April 7 was relatively benign. Starting at about 20 minutes before midnight more than 150 sirens across the city of 1.3 million people blared periodically,...