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    Two Foreigners in the UAE Face Long Jail Terms For Having Sex Even Though they Were Engaged
    Mar09

    Two Foreigners in the UAE Face Long Jail Terms For Having Sex Even Though they Were Engaged

    A South African man and his Ukrainian fiancee have been detained in the United Arab Emirates for having sex outside of marriage. Emlyn Culverwell‚ 29, and Iryna Nohai, 27, were arrested in an Abu Dhabi hospital in late January after a doctor discovered that Nohai, who had been suffering from stomach cramps, was pregnant, the BBC reports. Sex...

    Israeli Leader To Urge Putin To Oust Iran And Its Allies From Syria, Lebanon
    Mar09

    Israeli Leader To Urge Putin To Oust Iran And Its Allies From Syria, Lebanon

    Russia will be a center for diplomacy on March 9, hosting both the leaders of Israel and Turkey, as well as the foreign minister of Germany. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Women In Kyiv Say They March For Equality, Not Flowers And Compliments
    Mar09

    Women In Kyiv Say They March For Equality, Not Flowers And Compliments

    Nearly a thousand people marched through Kyiv on International Women’s Day calling for women to rise up, fight domestic violence, and demand equality. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    As Trump’s Team Faces More Scrutiny Over Russia Ties, Russians See End Of Bromance
    Mar09

    As Trump’s Team Faces More Scrutiny Over Russia Ties, Russians See End Of Bromance

    MOSCOW ― While Americans are wondering if U.S. President Donald Trump’s team is too closely tied to Russia, Russians themselves are unconcerned with these connections. Instead, politicians, media and ordinary people express an anxious frustration rooted in the impact of the unending controversy rather than the allegations themselves. The...

    News of the day from across the globe, March 9
    Mar09

    News of the day from across the globe, March 9

    The national police department said 38 people were injured and the country’s Health Ministry said 14 were in serious condition with severe burns. Romanian and American troops staged joint exercises as part of a New York-based Army brigade’s nine-month deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, which aims to reassure...

    Authorities looked into Manafort protégé
    Mar09

    Authorities looked into Manafort protégé

    U.S. and Ukrainian authorities have expressed interest in the activities of a Kiev-based operative with suspected ties to Russian intelligence who consulted regularly with Paul Manafort last year while Manafort was running Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.The operative, Konstantin Kilimnik, came under scrutiny from officials at the...

    Enter the Freeland-Nazi conspiracy — and the amping-up of Russia’s mischief in Canada
    Mar09

    Enter the Freeland-Nazi conspiracy — and the amping-up of Russia’s mischief in Canada

    It’s such a juicy story, isn’t it? Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s ambitious young foreign affairs minister, is secretly itching to draw Canada into a showdown with Russia because of the seething hatreds she inherited from her Ukrainian grandfather, a Nazi collaborator and war profiteer she never told us about. She’s been...

    In Belarus, a rising fear: Will we be the next Ukraine?
    Mar08

    In Belarus, a rising fear: Will we be the next Ukraine?

    The relationship between Russia and Belarus has never been an easy one. The two former Soviet republics have spent the last two decades on a roller coaster ride—sometimes allies, sometimes in the middle of heated public rows. Now, as Russia’s neighbors grow increasingly worried about Moscow’s ambitions… …read more Source:...

    How a single mom revolutionized Moldova’s Jewish community
    Mar08

    How a single mom revolutionized Moldova’s Jewish community

    Olga Levus (Courtesy of JDC) BERSHAD, Ukraine (JTA) — Olga Levus didn’t set out to revolutionize the Jewish community of her native Moldova when she opened its first-ever support group for single mothers. Unemployed and living in the city of Chisinau, she was mostly concerned 17 years ago with feeding and clothing her three boys in one of...

    A Bellwether Case For Ukraine’s Reform Movement
    Mar08

    A Bellwether Case For Ukraine’s Reform Movement

    Ukraine’s fledgling independent anti-corruption agency will get its first day in court. …read more Source: Foreign...