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    Polish officials rapped for perceived revisionism of Holocaust history
    Jul21

    Polish officials rapped for perceived revisionism of Holocaust history

    Michael Schudrich, Poland’s chief rabbi, reciting a prayer for the victims of the Jedwabne massacre at the town’s Jewish cemetery, July 10, 2016. (JTA/Cnaan Liphshiz) (JTA) — Several Jewish organizations condemned recent statements by Polish officials that the critics see as detrimental to historical accuracy on the Holocaust and...

    8 things to do Thursday: It’s shawarma time!
    Jul21

    8 things to do Thursday: It’s shawarma time!

    Thursday, July 21 The Lebanese Festival celebrates the lovely people who made sure all Ottawans are now connoisseurs of the shawarma, with more traditional food — hummus, tabouli, falafel — midway rides, Middle Eastern market, dance lessons and live music, from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., St. Elias, 700 Ridgewood Ave. Admission: Free. On until Sunday...

    Ukrainian Priest Tells Of Beatings In Separatist Captivity
    Jul21

    Ukrainian Priest Tells Of Beatings In Separatist Captivity

    Ukrainian Priest Father Valentin told RFE/RL’s Current Time TV of daily beatings from Russia-backed separatists who detained him in November 2014, and held him for 15 months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Notebook: Fear Of ‘Dark Times’ After Journalist’s Killing
    Jul21

    Kyiv Notebook: Fear Of ‘Dark Times’ After Journalist’s Killing

    The death of a passionate investigative reporter in a car bombing in the Ukrainian capital has sent shock waves through Kyiv and its journalist community. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Polish officials under fire for perceived revisionism of Holocaust history
    Jul21

    Polish officials under fire for perceived revisionism of Holocaust history

    Michael Schudrich, Poland’s chief rabbi, reciting a prayer for the victims of the Jedwabne massacre at the town’s Jewish cemetery on July 10, 2016. (JTA/Cnaan Liphshiz) (JTA) — Several Jewish organizations condemned recent statements by Polish officials, which the critics deemed detrimental to historical accuracy on the Holocaust and...

    Trump’s remarks on NATO set off freakout
    Jul21

    Trump’s remarks on NATO set off freakout

    Donald Trump’s suggestion that the U.S. shouldn’t automatically come to the defense of its NATO allies if they are attacked is already alarming longstanding American allies — and is likely to please U.S. rival Russia. “Solidarity among allies is a key value for NATO,” the military alliance’s secretary general, Jens...

    Watchdogs: Civilians Detained, Tortured in Ukraine
    Jul21

    Watchdogs: Civilians Detained, Tortured in Ukraine

    Arbitrary detentions, sometimes involving torture, are taking place in Eastern Ukraine both by Ukrainian authorities and Russian-backed separatists, according to a joint report released by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch Thursday. At least nine cases were documented of Ukrainian authorities detaining civilians accused of coordinating...

    The Latest: Crimean athlete in shock at Olympic ban
    Jul21

    The Latest: Crimean athlete in shock at Olympic ban

    The Latest on Russia’s appeal against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes (all times local to Rio de Janeiro): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    The Latest: Crimean athlete in shock at Olympic ban
    Jul21

    The Latest: Crimean athlete in shock at Olympic ban

    The Latest on Russia’s appeal against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes (all times local to Rio de Janeiro): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Latest: Crimean athlete in shock at Olympic ban
    Jul21

    The Latest: Crimean athlete in shock at Olympic ban

    The Latest on Russia’s appeal against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):8:20 a.m.A Crimean… …read more Source:...