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    Russian Military Missile Was Responsible for Downing Deadly Flight MH17, Investigators Find
    May24

    Russian Military Missile Was Responsible for Downing Deadly Flight MH17, Investigators Find

    (BUNNIK, Netherlands) — An international team of investigators says that detailed analysis of video images has established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based military unit. Wilbert Paulissen of the Dutch National Police said Thursday that the missile was from the...

    Emmanuel Macron Turns to Vladimir Putin in an Effort to Salvage the Iran Nuclear Deal
    May24

    Emmanuel Macron Turns to Vladimir Putin in an Effort to Salvage the Iran Nuclear Deal

    (PARIS) — Having failed to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to stay in the Iran nuclear accord, French President Emmanuel Macron is reaching out to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Macron heads to St. Petersburg on Thursday amid deep differences with Putin over Syria, Ukraine and alleged Russian meddling abroad. But both men want to salvage...

    Italy’s Swing to the Populist Fringe Is Profoundly Symbolic and Deeply Disturbing for the E.U.
    May23

    Italy’s Swing to the Populist Fringe Is Profoundly Symbolic and Deeply Disturbing for the E.U.

    The European Union can swing from euphoria to crisis in the blink of an eye. Just a few months ago, French President Emmanuel Macron was wooing liberal acolytes in the European Parliament with his vision of a European renaissance, a continent rebounding from the woes of the past with the kind of radical reform needed to win over a new generation....

    Sweden Advises Its Citizens to Prepare Wet Wipes and Tinned Hummus in the Event of War
    May22

    Sweden Advises Its Citizens to Prepare Wet Wipes and Tinned Hummus in the Event of War

    Sweden has not gone to war with another country for over two centuries, but that hasn’t stopped the government from reissuing an emergency manual from World War II that advises citizens on how best to cope with hypothetical hostilities. The newly updated 20-page pamphlet, entitled Om krisen eller kriget kommer (‘If crisis or war comes”),...

    Company Behind Cuba Plane Crash Was Subject of 2 Previous Performance Complaints
    May20

    Company Behind Cuba Plane Crash Was Subject of 2 Previous Performance Complaints

    (HAVANA) — The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews’ performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba’s national airline. Mexico’s government said late Saturday that its National Civil...

    How to Watch the Eurovision 2018 Finals Online for Free
    May12

    How to Watch the Eurovision 2018 Finals Online for Free

    Want to spend your weekend following juicy intracontinental drama, watching insane musical performances and marveling at out-of-this-world costumes? If your answer was “uh, obviously,” you’re in luck — Saturday is the grand final of the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest. The live singing competition will get under way at 21:00 CEST, or 3 p.m....

    The ‘Strongmen Era’ Is Here. Here’s What It Means for You
    May03

    The ‘Strongmen Era’ Is Here. Here’s What It Means for You

    In response to the social upheavals of the 1960s, Hollywood produced a series of highly popular “angry man” crime dramas in the 1970s. These are the stories of vigilantes and renegade cops, played by the likes of Clint Eastwood and Charles Bronson, who push past weak-willed bureaucrats, corrupt politicos and political correctness to restore...

    The U.S. and U.K Warn That Russia Is Targeting Global Internet Routers for Espionage
    Apr17

    The U.S. and U.K Warn That Russia Is Targeting Global Internet Routers for Espionage

    Washington and London on Monday jointly accused the Russian government of maliciously targeting global internet equipment for political and economic espionage. The two governments said the Russian operations, which allegedly involve planting malware on internet routers and other equipment, could also lay the foundation for future offensive...

    Pope Francis Calls for Peace in Easter Message
    Apr01

    Pope Francis Calls for Peace in Easter Message

    (VATICAN CITY) — On Christianity’s most joyful day, Pope Francis called for peace in a world marked by war and conflict, “beginning with the beloved and long-suffering land of Syria” and extending to Israel, where 15 Palestinians were killed on the Israeli-Gaza border two days before Easter Sunday. Francis reflected on the power of...

    Despite the Apparent Bromance, Trump Has Been Tough on Russia
    Mar29

    Despite the Apparent Bromance, Trump Has Been Tough on Russia

    We don’t yet know why Donald Trump seems so fond of Vladimir Putin. Maybe we never will. But the expulsion from the U.S. of 60 Russian diplomats and the shuttering of the Russian consulate in Seattle reminds us that the media obsession with the Trump-Putin bromance hides the reality that U.S. government policy remains as tough on Russia as...

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