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Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a news conference in Moscow, Russia, December 18, 2014.
2014-12-18, Tampa Bay Online
MOSCOW (AP) — PresidentVladimir Putin vowed Thursday to fix Russia's economic woes within two years by diversifying away from its heavy reliance on oil and gas and...
Panorama under the Eiffel Tower at sunset.
2014-12-17, Philadelphia Daily News
PARIS (AP) - France's top security official says the country has dismantled 13 jihadi networks recruiting young people for fighting in Syria since fall 2013, but the...
Khaleej Times: Internet addiction is an impulse-control problem marked by an inability to inhibit internet use which can adversely affect a person’s life. New York - A study has revealed that six per cent of people are suffering from internet addiction worldwide,...
noodls: (Source: Delegation of the European Union to Turkey) Brussels, 18/12/2014 141218_05_en Statement by the HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the International Migrants Day This day is a strong reminder of the responsibility we carry towards those who...
Dawn: KIEV: Ukrainian forces lost five soldiers on Friday in a sudden resurgence of clashes ahead of peace talks aimed at ending the separatist conflict and mending East-West ties. The toll was the highest since Kiev and Russian-backed militias struck a Dec 9 truce...
The Irish Times: Recent EU treaty changes have had much less significance for Ireland than the “regular and automatic” changes brought about by new laws from Brussels and decisions from European courts, a former attorney general has said. Senior counselPaul Gallagher, writing...
The Irish Times: ground to rise above $60 a barrel, helping the beleaguered rouble to claw back a small portion of the huge losses incurred in a week of turmoil. Having lost about 58 per cent of its value at the culmination on Monday of a months-long rout, the rouble gained...
WorldNetDaily: Shortly after the tragic attack of Sept. 11, 2011, I traveled to Brussels to file a criminal complaint under then Belgian law against Fidel and Raul for their crimes against humanity. Traveling with me were Jose Basulto and other victims of the Castro...
The Independent: Britain’s Office for National Statistics released a report earlier this year confirming that the length of your commute is directly linked to overall levels of well-being. Which means the Belgians should be...
BBC News: The US and EU have imposed an array of sanctions on Russian individuals and businesses in response to the annexation of Crimea and the crisis in eastern Ukraine. The deaths of 298 people on board a Malaysia Airlines plane destroyed over eastern Ukraine on 17...
noodls: (Source: DePauw University) December 19, 2014 Email Written by Christopher L. Wolfe for DePauw Magazine, Fall 2014 I first met Professor of EnglishAndreaSununu in 2011, a few years into my time at DePauw. By then, I had formed a strong impression of who she...
National Journal: President Obama heads to Hawaii and his long Christmas break on the wings of a press conference that may have been the best of his six-year presidency. In sharp contrast to his last White House press conference immediately after the midterm elections, the...
Huffington Post: Between emigration and multiculturalism, there's a third way: a Judaism open to the public. France is suffering from a serious democratic crisis--a crisis that comes mostly from the chasm that has opened up between its political and economic elites on the one...
Stars and Stripes: The European Union’s unanimous resolve to punish Russia for its aggression in Ukraine appeared to be cracking as French, German, Austrian and Italian leaders voiced concern at an alliance summit of inflicting too much pain on Moscow as its economy tumbles....