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    Singapore gets third Paralympic gold in its history thanks to swimming champ Yip Pin Xiu
    Sep16

    Singapore gets third Paralympic gold in its history thanks to swimming champ Yip Pin Xiu

    National para-swimmer Yip Pin Xiu has won a second gold medal at the Rio Paralympics on Friday morning, local media reported. She came in first in the women’s 50m backstroke S2 event with the timing of 1 min 00.33sec, followed by China’s Feng Yazhu (1:02.66) and Ukraine’s Iryna Sotska (1:17.22). SEE ALSO: Table tennis player who...

    We Have to Deal With Putin
    Sep16

    We Have to Deal With Putin

    Since Donald Trump said that if Vladimir Putin praised him, he would return the compliment, Republican outrage has not abated. Arriving on Capitol Hill to repair ties between Trump and party elites, Gov. Mike Pence was taken straight to the woodshed. John McCain told Pence that Putin was a “thug and a butcher,” and Trump’s embrace of him...

    US And Russia Strike Unprecedented Cease-Fire
    Sep16

    US And Russia Strike Unprecedented Cease-Fire

    The U.S. and Russia have reached an unprecedented agreement on a cease-fire in the Syrian civil war that will allow humanitarian assistance to reach beleaguered parts of the country and lead to coordinated U.S. and Russian strikes against ISIS and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham. The ceasefire took effect Monday evening and Tuesday was the first full day of...

    Ukraine Faces Battle to Speed Economic Growth, Secure Peace
    Sep16

    Ukraine Faces Battle to Speed Economic Growth, Secure Peace

    Ukraine feels its reform efforts have been vindicated by the International Monetary Fund’s decision to give it another $1 billion in aid, but the country still faces a struggle to speed economic growth and achieve lasting change. After waiting for nearly a year for Kyiv to accelerate reforms, the IMF announced the release of more aid...

    5 reasons Trump might fall in autumn
    Sep16

    5 reasons Trump might fall in autumn

    The GOP nominee prefers his KFC by the bucket, devours the fries before the Big Mac, and only eats greens out of taco bowls perched atop white linen napkins — but make no mistake, these are Donald Trump’s salad days.Counted down in the dark days after his gloomy Cleveland convention, with polls showing him behind by double digits, Trump has...

    U.S. Foreign Policy for Sale? Behind the Trump Organization’s Vast Financial Network
    Sep15

    U.S. Foreign Policy for Sale? Behind the Trump Organization’s Vast Financial Network

    A sweeping new investigation has raised questions about the little-known Trump Organization and potential conflicts of interest should Trump become president. The investigation published in Newsweek magazine reveals the Trump Organization is a vast financial network that stretches from New York City to India, Ukraine, China, Brazil, Argentina,...

    Analysis: Russian Military Activities from South China Sea to Sevastopol
    Sep15

    Analysis: Russian Military Activities from South China Sea to Sevastopol

    Russian troops participating in the Kavkaz-2016 exercise Donald Thieme | USNI Russia is simultaneously conducting operations along the eastern Ukraine border, participating in large bilateral naval exercises with China in the South China Sea and conducting large-scale amphibious exercises in the Black Sea around the Crimean peninsula. The Russian...

    Putin Visits Kerch Bridge Construction Site
    Sep15

    Putin Visits Kerch Bridge Construction Site

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has inspected construction work on a bridge aimed at linking the annexed Crimean Peninsula to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Busted Anti-Corruption Official Cashed Out $120 Million
    Sep15

    Busted Anti-Corruption Official Cashed Out $120 Million

    Another week, another major arrest among the siloviki in Russia: on Sunday, the FSB detained deputy chief of the Ministry of Internal Affairs’ Committee for Economic Security and Combating Corruption, Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko. The special forces officers found $120 million of cash, in dollars bills, during searches conducted in the...

    Steinmeier: Ukraine Cease-Fire Largely Holding
    Sep15

    Steinmeier: Ukraine Cease-Fire Largely Holding

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says a new cease-fire declared in eastern Ukraine appears to be holding. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...