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    Kazakhstan Loses Censorship Battle in U.S. Courts — But Silences Opposition Website Anyway
    Jan30

    Kazakhstan Loses Censorship Battle in U.S. Courts — But Silences Opposition Website Anyway

    Image: Flag of Kazakhstan. Stock Photo. Kazakhstan has given up trying to use the U.S. court system to identify those who obtained and published a number of Kazakh officials’ embarrassing emails. The outcome in Kazakhstan’s nasty campaign was a victory for journalists and dissidents who have made a conscious decision to live overseas...

    Will Trump be Prosecuted for War Crimes?
    Jan30

    Will Trump be Prosecuted for War Crimes?

    Consequences for President Donald Trump’s rhetoric differ substantively from those of Candidate Trump as such may affect his personal culpability over potential crimes under international law and now that he is Commander in Chief. Incitement may be enough to create criminal culpability. However, being in the chain of command, at the very...

    The Latest: Thousands protest traveler ban in San Francisco
    Jan30

    The Latest: Thousands protest traveler ban in San Francisco

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, his travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries and other immigration actions (all times local): ___ 11:30 p.m. Thousands of people chanting “Trump Out, Refugees In!” have descended for a second day on the San Francisco International Airport to protest President Donald Trump’s ban of...

    GOP warns Trump not to lift Russia sanctions after call with Putin
    Jan30

    GOP warns Trump not to lift Russia sanctions after call with Putin

    WASHINGTON — A day after Donald Trump’s first call as president with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, leading congressional Republicans made clear they oppose any attempt by the new administration to wipe away U.S. penalties imposed on Moscow by the Obama White House. “I’m absolutely opposed to lifting sanctions on the Russians,” Senate...

    Another possible reset with Russia? Trump should consider perils of Big Oil diplomacy first
    Jan30

    Another possible reset with Russia? Trump should consider perils of Big Oil diplomacy first

    Traditional Russian wooden dolls called Matryoshka depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, hours before Donald Trump is to be sworn in as president of the United States, are displayed for sale at a street souvenir shop in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky) (Credit: AP) Energy has long...

    Four Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Clashes With Separatist Fighters
    Jan29

    Four Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Clashes With Separatist Fighters

    Ukrainian authorities said four soldiers had been killed in fighting Russia-backed separatists, some of the worst violence in weeks in war-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    HIAS: Several Jewish families affected by entry ban
    Jan29

    HIAS: Several Jewish families affected by entry ban

    (JTA) — The U.S. temporary ban on issuing entry visas citizens of seven predominantly-Muslim countries has affected several Jewish families, according to HIAS, a global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees. The 90-day ban, which came Friday in an executive order signed by President Donald Trump, has plunged into further uncertainty the lives...

    Merkel, Trump Discuss ‘Fundamental Importance’ Of NATO During Call
    Jan29

    Merkel, Trump Discuss ‘Fundamental Importance’ Of NATO During Call

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump stressed the importance of the NATO alliance to global security during their first call since Trump’s inauguration. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist offensive: military
    Jan29

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist offensive: military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed when pro-Russian rebels attacked government positions in Avdiyivka on Sunday, cutting… …read more Source:...

    Lesser-known walls: How Trump’s presidency is intensifying fear in the Baltics
    Jan29

    Lesser-known walls: How Trump’s presidency is intensifying fear in the Baltics

    Donald Trump isn’t the only one talking about walls as of late. In the Baltic region, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia are building walls along the Russian border — a sort of line in the sand in the face of renewed aggression. And like Trump’s effort, they may further stoke already simmering tensions, Don Murray writes. …read more...