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Clive Crook: It was a union for the ages, until it wasn't. Is Europe lost? 28.8.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Britain’s vote to quit the European Union is the enterprise’s worst setback since it was conceived in the 1950s. Until now, the EU has always grown in scale and ambition. For the first time, Brexit shows that Europe’s manifest destiny - ever closer union - may not be destiny after all. Merely knowing that European integration can be reversed is a threat: It makes the unthinkable thinkable. But this isn’t the only danger. The union is increasingly unpopular not only in the U.K. but also in other ...
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Pakistan seeks only legal action against MQM founder, no extradition 27.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 27. : Pakistan has said that it will not seek the extradition of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain from Britain, but will pursue legal action against him for his recent provocative speech that led to violence in Karachi on August 22.
'China getting interested in political developments in countries around India' 27.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
Agartala, Aug 27 : China, which earlier provided support to terrorists in northeast India, is now trying to get involved in political developments in the countries adjoining India, security experts from India and Bangladesh said here.
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Dhoni invites Windies to bat in first T20I 27.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
Lauderhill (Florida) Aug 27 : India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to field in the first of the two-match T20 International series against the West Indies at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground here on Saturday.
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Centurion Lewis takes Windies to 245/6 in first T20I vs India 27.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
Lauderhill (Florida), Aug 27 : Riding on opener Evin Lewis' century, West Indies posted 245/6 in the first T20 International against India at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground here on Saturday.
Kerry to be in Delhi, Parrikar in Washington next week 27.8.2016 Hindu: International
India and the U.S started the annual strategic dialogue in 2009 and the commercial track was added last year.
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Trump is getting precious little support from Republicans. It could be fatal. 26.8.2016 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Trump is getting precious little support from Republicans. It could be fatal.
du Plessis bats for more home Tests 26.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
Johannesburg, Aug 26 : South Africa's Twenty20 skipper Faf du Plessis on Friday urged administrators to emulate India, who are all set to play as many as 13 Tests this season in their own backyard.
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Five Times History Taught us the True Art of the Deal 26.8.2016 Inc
Lesson one - don't negotiate with evil dictators
A transcript of Jill Stein's meeting with The Washington Post editorial board 26.8.2016 Washington Post: Op-Eds
A transcript of Jill Stein's meeting with The Washington Post editorial board
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The UN Is Calling for Investigations Into International Law Violations In Yemen 26.8.2016 Mother Jones
Today, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights called for independent investigations into alleged violations of international humanitarian and human rights laws by all sides in the ongoing conflict in Yemen. Citing the civil war's devastating impact, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said in a statement , "Civilians in Yemen have suffered unbearably over the years from the effects of a number of simultaneous and overlapping armed conflicts. And they continue to suffer, absent any form of accountability and justice, while those responsible for the violations and abuses against them enjoy impunity." A new report by the UN details many human rights abuses committed in the Yemen conflict, from targeted killings and the use of child soldiers to airstrikes on civilian neighborhoods. The war has pit Saudi Arabia-led Coalition Forces loyal to President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi against Houthi rebels and army units loyal to former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Since it ...
Perera penalised, Starc reprimanded for ICC code of conduct breaches 25.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
Dubai {UAE}, Aug. 25 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee while Mitchell Starc of Australia has received an official reprimand for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct in separate incidents during the second one-day international in Colombo on Wednesday.
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Reigning T20 champs Windies can leapfrog second-ranked India in USA 25.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
Dubai, Aug 25 : Two-time ICC World Twenty20 champions West Indies can leapfrog second-ranked India in the T20I team rankings when they go head-to-head in a two-match series in Lauderhill, Florida, USA, on 27 and 28 August.
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The Hague Convicts a Tomb-Destroying Extremist With Smart Design 25.8.2016 Wired Top Stories
The Hague Convicts a Tomb-Destroying Extremist With Smart Design
This week, smart design helped the ICC find Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi guilty for the destruction of multiple historic sites in Timbuktu. The post The Hague Convicts a Tomb-Destroying Extremist With Smart Design appeared first on WIRED.
Whitewash of Windies won't be enough for India to get top T20I rank 25.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
Dubai, Aug 25 : A whitewash of the West Indies in the forthcoming two-match Twenty20 International series in Florida on August 27-28 will still not help second-placed India climb to the top of the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 rankings.
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U.S. Navy calls high-speed approach by Iranian ships dangerous harassment 25.8.2016 Washington Post
A spokesman for the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet described the Iranian actions as "unsafe and unprofessional."
FARC Rebels, Colombian Government Sign Historic Peace Treaty 25.8.2016 NPR News
The guerrilla war between Marxist rebels and Colombia's government has stretched on for more than half a century. Now the two sides have met in Havana to sign a peace agreement.
Family of Slain US Journalist Hopes for Hearing in Syrian Civil Suit 25.8.2016 Truthout.com
The danger level for journalists in hot spots continues to rise worldwide.  Colvin et al v. Syrian Arab Republic, the lawsuit against Bashar al-Assad, is a small step toward ending the trend of killing journalists with impunity. Rosemarie Colvin, the mother of Marie Colvin, an American reporter working for The Sunday Times of London, holds Marie's high school yearbook as she speaks with family at her home in Long Island, New York, February 22, 2102. (Photo: Uli Seit / The New York Times) Stories like this can only be published because of readers like you. Show your support for independent journalism by making a small tax-deductible donation today! When journalist Marie Colvin was shelled to her death in 2012, ostensibly by Bashar al-Assad's government forces, there was little sign that her killers -- or those who killed hundreds of her fellow journalists -- would face any court of justice. In fact, over the course of the past decades, the vast majority of killers of journalists have gone unpunished , ...
FARC rebels, Colombian government sign historic peace treaty 25.8.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The guerrilla war between Marxist rebels and Colombia's government has stretched on for more than half a century. Now the two sides have met in Havana to sign a peace agreement.
Here are the details — critics would say the devils — in Colombia's peace deal with FARC 25.8.2016 Washington Post
Here are the details — critics would say the devils — in Colombia's peace deal with FARC
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