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    Kerry, Russian Counterpart Try to Hammer Out Syria Plan
    Aug26

    Kerry, Russian Counterpart Try to Hammer Out Syria Plan

    The United States and Russia renewed efforts Friday to negotiate a peaceful end to the fighting in Syria in light of a more volatile and complicated situation with the introduction of Turkish forces on the ground. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are meeting in Geneva, trying to come to an agreement...

    Trump’s New Campaign CEO Was Charged With Assaulting His Wife In 1996
    Aug26

    Trump’s New Campaign CEO Was Charged With Assaulting His Wife In 1996

    Donald Trump’s newly-appointed campaign CEO Steve Bannon was charged with assault in 1996 over an incident involving his then-wife, Mary Louise Piccard, who accused him of grabbing her by the neck and wrist and smashing the phone when she attempted to call the police.After the incident, first reported by the New York Post, Piccard told...

    Steve Bannon’s Bad Day: Allegations of Voter Fraud and Domestic Violence
    Aug26

    Steve Bannon’s Bad Day: Allegations of Voter Fraud and Domestic Violence

    Barely a week into the job, Donald Trump’s new campaign CEO is already facing harsh scrutiny over a 20-year-old domestic-violence charge and an allegation of voter-registration fraud.On Thursday night, the New York Post and other outlets reported that Stephen Bannon was charged with misdemeanor domestic violence, battery, and dissuading a...

    The Battle Lines are Being Drawn
    Aug26

    The Battle Lines are Being Drawn

    With tensions between Russia and Ukraine flaring around Crimea this month, German Chancellor Angela Merkel set down a marker: European sanctions on Russia would stay in place come January, she said, as she had seen little evidence that Russia has made any efforts at the implementation of the Minsk ceasefire. Of course, the extension of sanctions...

    Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader
    Aug26

    Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader

    Human Rights Watch urged Russia to drop separatism charges against Umerov and provide him with necessary medical treatment. Ukraine’s Supreme Rada on Monday urged Umerov’s immediate release, calling his detention an example of “systematic repression of freedom” of Crimean Tatars. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin...

    Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader
    Aug26

    Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader

    An international rights group has urged Russia to release a Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov who has been sent to a psychiatric hospital …read more Source: U.S....

    U.S., Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria
    Aug26

    U.S., Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria

    GENEVA — The United States and Russia on Friday renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria as conditions on the ground continued to deteriorate after months of hesitation, missed deadlines and failed attempts to forge a nationwide truce. RELATED LINKSTurkish, U.S. forces launch operation in...

    Moscow Court Prolongs House Arrest Of Ukrainian Library Director
    Aug26

    Moscow Court Prolongs House Arrest Of Ukrainian Library Director

    A court in Moscow has prolonged the house arrest of Natalya Sharina, the director of the Ukrainian Literature Library, who is facing charges of extremism and embezzlement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rights Group Urges Russia to Release Crimean Tatar Leader
    Aug26

    Rights Group Urges Russia to Release Crimean Tatar Leader

    An international rights group has urged Russia to release a Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov who has been sent to a psychiatric hospital.Umerov, 59, is a former deputy chairman of Mejlis, the Crimean Tatars’ representative body. He is also one of the most outspoken Tatar… …read more Source:...

    Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader
    Aug26

    Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader

    An international rights group has urged Russia to release a Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov who has been sent to a psychiatric hospital. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...