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    Czech President Zeman Tells Backers He Will Run for Second Term
    Mar10

    Czech President Zeman Tells Backers He Will Run for Second Term

    Czech President Milos Zeman told supporters on Thursday he would seek a second term in 2018, ending speculation over whether he would run again. Zeman, who has pushed for better ties with Russia and backed Donald Trump in the U.S. vote last year, announced his decision at an annual party at Prague Castle to celebrate the anniversary of his...

    Romania’s Health Care Exodus
    Mar10

    Romania’s Health Care Exodus

    Sonia Papiu started her first year of residency as a psychiatrist in the Romanian city of Cluj in January, but she plans to move abroad within the year, seeking better learning opportunities and hospital conditions. She will not be alone. “I don’t think any of my colleagues are planning to stay,” she said. “I think I could...

    Freeland has nothing to be ashamed of
    Mar09

    Freeland has nothing to be ashamed of

    I’ve heard it all before. It was fake news then and still is. Allegations about “Nazis in Canada” – the most recent regurgitation targeting Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland – have circulated for decades. Understandably, just after the war’s end, Jewish Canadians were alarmed at the prospect of “Ukrainian Nazis” escaping...

    Ukrainian Miners Bang Helmets To Get Back Pay
    Mar09

    Ukrainian Miners Bang Helmets To Get Back Pay

    Coal miners in Ukraine staged a protest in the western city of Lviv, demanding their unpaid wages, as a court considered a case against the company. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    European Parliament Committee Approves Ukraine Visa Liberalization
    Mar09

    European Parliament Committee Approves Ukraine Visa Liberalization

    A European Parliament committee has voted to scrap visa requirements for Ukraine in a further step to give Ukrainians easier access to EU countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trumpcare is the ultimate distraction, but don’t forget Donald Trump is already drowning in scandals
    Mar09

    Trumpcare is the ultimate distraction, but don’t forget Donald Trump is already drowning in scandals

    Republicans are in a rush to take from the poor, give to the rich, reward insurance executives, and keep America orange. And certainly a bill that’s literally life or death for millions of Americans demands attention. But while the media sometimes appears to have the attention span of a gnat, it shouldn’t be forgotten that the Trump...

    Putin tells German FM he wants better ties
    Mar09

    Putin tells German FM he wants better ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the visiting German foreign minister that he would like to improve ties between the two countries that were soured by the Ukraine crisis. Russia’s … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Putin tells German FM he wants better ties
    Mar09

    Putin tells German FM he wants better ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the visiting German foreign minister that he would like to improve ties between the two countries that were soured by the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin tells German FM he wants better ties
    Mar09

    Putin tells German FM he wants better ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the visiting German foreign minister that he would like to improve ties between the two countries that were soured by the Ukraine crisis. Russia’s … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Moldova: Russia intimidating officials over corruption probe
    Mar09

    Moldova: Russia intimidating officials over corruption probe

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Moldova accused Russia’s intelligence service on Thursday of intimidating politicians and other officials, amid an investigation in the former Soviet republic into alleged money laundering by Russian officials. Moldova’s Parliament said Russia intelligence agents had “abusively stopped…. interrogated, and...