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      Russian general Igor Sergun dies suddenly after being ‘sent to Syria by Vladimir Putin to ask President Assad to step down’ | Middle East | News
      Jan23

      Russian general Igor Sergun dies suddenly after being ‘sent to Syria by Vladimir Putin to ask President Assad to step down’ | Middle East | News

      A Russian general has died of unknown causes just weeks after reportedly being sent to Syria to negotiate with President Bashar al-Assad. Colonel-General Igor Sergun was the head of Russia’s secretive GRU military intelligence service and Deputy Chief of the armed forces General Staff. The Ministry of Defence gave no information on how or...

      Russians’ Anxiety Swells as Oil Prices Collapse
      Jan23

      Russians’ Anxiety Swells as Oil Prices Collapse

      Photo Workers at a Sbarro restaurant in Moscow protested, claiming they had not been paid in months. Credit James Hill for The New York Times KRASNODAR, Russia — Last year was bad enough financially for Sergei and Victoria Titov, both music teachers getting along in years. Her government salary was slashed by one third, and rampant inflation put...

      Britain had more motivation to kill Aleksandr Litvinenko than Russia, brother claims — RT News
      Jan22

      Britain had more motivation to kill Aleksandr Litvinenko than Russia, brother claims — RT News

      The brother of Aleksandr Litvinenko says the UK government had more motivation to kill him than Russia did, despite a British public inquiry which concluded that President Putin “probably” approved the assassination. Maksim Litvinenko, Aleksandr’s younger brother who lives in Rimini, Italy, responded to the Thursday report by saying it was...

      Globalfest Showcases the Sounds and Traditions of World Music
      Jan19

      Globalfest Showcases the Sounds and Traditions of World Music

      Photo The band Fendika, with Zinash Tsegaye, left, and Melaku Belay, performing Sunday at Globalfest at Webster Hall. Credit Kevin Yatarola Roots were tangled, elastic and portable at this year’s Globalfest, the annual showcase for world music that started in 2003. With 12 overlapping sets on Sunday night at Webster Hall, Globalfest...

      Lifting of Iran sanctions is ‘a good day for the world’ | World news
      Jan16

      Lifting of Iran sanctions is ‘a good day for the world’ | World news

      The lifting of nuclear-related sanctions on Iran will be “a good day for the world”, its foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said as leaders gather in Vienna to complete the agreement. “It’s a good day for the people of Iran … and also a good day for the region. The sanctions will be lifted today,” he said on Saturday after arriving...

      The Tempting of Bernie Sanders
      Jan15

      The Tempting of Bernie Sanders

      The front-runner for the Democratic nomination is beset by scandal, trailing (some) Republicans in general-election polling, and at risk of losing to her socialist rival in the earliest two states. That same socialist rival is arguably technically further to the left than Donald Trump is to the right, he has higher polling averages than Trump,...

      List of youngest birth mothers
      Jan15

      List of youngest birth mothers

      This is a list of known biological mothers between 5 and 10 years of age. Date Mother Age of mother Father Country Description 1939-05-14 May 14, 1939 Lina Medina 7000507000000000000♠ 5 years,7 months Unknown Peru Peru Lina Medina, from the Ticrapo District of Peru, gave birth by cesarean section in Lima at age 5 1⁄2. The infant was a 2.64 kg...

      Tomgram: Michael Klare, The Look of a Badly Oiled Planet
      Jan13

      Tomgram: Michael Klare, The Look of a Badly Oiled Planet

      When it comes to news about Saudi Arabia, the execution of an oppositional Shiite cleric, Nimr al-Nimr, has topped the headlines recently — and small wonder. Aging King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud and his 30-year-old son, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the new defense minister who has already involved his country in a classic...

      Iran frees US Navy sailors held in Gulf after incursion
      Jan13

      Iran frees US Navy sailors held in Gulf after incursion

      Media caption”Iran appears keen to avoid a stand-off”, reports Frank GardnerIran has released 10 US sailors held for entering its territorial waters, in an incident that tested newly improved US-Iranian ties. The US expressed its gratitude to Iran for swiftly resolving the issue. The sailors were detained on Tuesday when one of their...

      Lebanon awaits winner in regional war: Shias or Sunnis? Iran, Saudi Arabia or Isis? | World news
      Jan13

      Lebanon awaits winner in regional war: Shias or Sunnis? Iran, Saudi Arabia or Isis? | World news

      A doctor specialised in geriatrics tells me he has more and more patients presenting with conditions stemming from anxiety. “It’s somehow worse than the civil war [1975-90],” he says. “In the war, there were clear sides.” “In a war you can see the gunman in front of you, and you can hope for a ceasefire,” says Yasser Akkaoui, who has edited...