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    Why Uganda is one of the world’s most hospitable refugee destinations
    Oct19

    Why Uganda is one of the world’s most hospitable refugee destinations

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Next: In a world struggling to accommodate a record number of refugees, one country has been notably welcoming. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro has a report from Uganda. It’s part of his Agents for Change series. FRED DE SAM LAZARO: Nakivale in Southern Uganda looks like any other dusty rural African town....

    Merkel to host Putin, Poroshenko for Ukrainian peace summit (+video)
    Oct19

    Merkel to host Putin, Poroshenko for Ukrainian peace summit (+video)

    Amid increasingly murky relations between Russia and the West, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting a summit in Berlin to try to bring peace to the conflict between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russia separatists. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Amid Diplomatic Tensions, Paris to Inaugurate Russian Orthodox Center
    Oct19

    Amid Diplomatic Tensions, Paris to Inaugurate Russian Orthodox Center

    Pedestrians pause to take in the towering gold spires of Russia’s latest export, sitting in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. Tape still fences off the gleaming white complex that houses an Orthodox cathedral, cultural center and school. Yet even before its inauguration Wednesday, the new $187 million Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Center...

    Clinton plots mop-up of Trump’s global mess
    Oct19

    Clinton plots mop-up of Trump’s global mess

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is already looking past Nov. 8 and is plotting out what she will do on the international front to reassure allies, deter enemies and otherwise repair the damage to America’s reputation caused by Donald Trump.The biggest challenge? Deciding where on earth the new president should start. “Everybody wants to be...

    Merkel to host Putin, Poroshenko for Ukrainian peace summit in Berlin
    Oct18

    Merkel to host Putin, Poroshenko for Ukrainian peace summit in Berlin

    Amid increasingly murky relations between Russia and the West, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting a summit in Berlin to try to bring peace to the conflict between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russia separatists. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    OSCE Monitor Says 70 Percent Of Restrictions In Ukraine Are In Separatist-Controlled East
    Oct18

    OSCE Monitor Says 70 Percent Of Restrictions In Ukraine Are In Separatist-Controlled East

    A senior member of the monitoring mission in Ukraine from the OSCE says 70 percent of the restrictions imposed on the free movement of monitors since May has been in areas outside of the control of Ukraine’s government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bomb in Ukrainian apartment building kills pro-Russian rebel commander known as Motorola
    Oct18

    Bomb in Ukrainian apartment building kills pro-Russian rebel commander known as Motorola

    KIEV, Ukraine — A prominent commander of the Russian-backed separatist forces in eastern Ukraine has been killed by a bomb, rebel leaders and Russian news reports said on Monday. Arsen Pavlov, the commander, who went by the nom de guerre Motorola after the brand of walkie-talkie he preferred, was blown up as he rode the elevator in his apartment...

    Ukrainian Anticorruption Activists Dare ‘Sissy Pants’ Officials To Declare Assets
    Oct18

    Ukrainian Anticorruption Activists Dare ‘Sissy Pants’ Officials To Declare Assets

    With the aim of reminding bureaucrats that they are now legally required to file electronic asset declarations, anticorruption activists played off the word “trusi,” which means both underwear and cowards in Ukrainian, to taunt them in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Red Underwear For Poroshenko At Kyiv Demo
    Oct18

    Red Underwear For Poroshenko At Kyiv Demo

    Activists had an outsized pair of red underpants ready for the Ukrainian president, in an effort to encourage him to submit a declaration of interests. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU leaders to debate stance on Russia at Brussels summit
    Oct18

    EU leaders to debate stance on Russia at Brussels summit

    Putin has proven to be a master at dividing the Europeans, and no geopolitical challenge has proven more difficult for the EU than the increasingly unpredictable and threatening neighbor to its east. […] a Dutch-led investigation naming Russia as the source of a mobile missile launcher that shot down a Malaysian jetliner over eastern...