Ukraine rebel leader asserts claims

Ukraine rebel leader Zakharchenko asserts claims 18 April 2015 From the section Europe A senior rebel leader in eastern Ukraine has claimed the Minsk peace deal will fail unless Kiev recognises the independence of rebel-held territory.

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Apr 18, 2015

Email claim over Kiev killings

Ukraine conflict: Email claim for Kiev killings By David Stern BBC News, Kiev 18 April 2015 From the section Europe A Ukrainian nationalist group has said it was behind the deaths of two public figures in Kiev earlier this week.

BBC
Apr 18, 2015

Obama appeal to Gulf states on Libya

Libya crisis: Obama appeals to Gulf states 18 April 2015 From the section Africa President Obama has called on Gulf nations to use their influence on Libya's warring factions to help resolve the chaotic situation there.

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Apr 18, 2015

Where on Earth is Umm al Qaiwain?

Where on Earth is Umm al Qaiwain? 18 April 2015 From the section Middle East Dubai and Abu Dhabi have become synonymous with the skyscrapers, glitz and glamour that have escaped much of the Arab world.

BBC
Apr 17, 2015

'I am his eyes and he is my arms'

The disabled men who act as each other's arms and eyes By Kathleen Hawkins BBC News, Ouch 18 April 20

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Apr 17, 2015

Trainee teachers 'being deterred'

Trainee teachers 'deterred by complexities' By Hannah Richardson BBC News education reporter 18 April

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Apr 17, 2015

'One-size-fits-all' on obesity opposed

Scientists call for stop to 'one-size-fits-all' weight loss plans 18 April 2015 From the section Health Doctors need to move beyond a "one-size-fits-all" approach to tackling obesity, say scientists in Sheffield.

BBC
Apr 17, 2015

The death and rebirth of Y264 TKP

The death and rebirth of Hyundai Trajet Y264 TKP By Jamie Robertson BBC World News 17 April 2015 From

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Apr 17, 2015

The long, troubling consequences of India’s partition that created Pakistan

Kapil Komireddi?has written from South Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. The Longest August The Unflinching Rivalry Between India and Pakistan By Dilip Hiro Nation. 503 pp.

The Washington Post
Apr 17, 2015

Welcome to the alternate universe of faux democracy

Christopher Walker is executive director of the International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy. Authoritarian regimes create a facade of democracy to maintain a veneer of legitimacy.

The Washington Post
Apr 17, 2015

When did America forget that it’s America?

Natan Sharansky, a human rights activist and former political prisoner in the Soviet Union, is chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel.

The Washington Post
Apr 17, 2015

Can Armenia move past its hatred of Turkey?

Next Friday Armenians in this country and around the world will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the most calamitous event of their history — the mass murder of their ancestors in the Ottoman Empire.

The Washington Post
Apr 17, 2015

Fight brewing over proposal to add rush-hour tolls on I-66

A plan to turn Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway into a toll road during morning and evening rush hours has opened up sharp divisions between Virginia Gov.

The Washington Post
Apr 17, 2015

Thousands of Iraqis flee as Islamic State makes gains in Sunni heartland

SADR AL-YUSUFIYAH — Thousands of families fleeing Iraq’s western city of Ramadi choked checkpoints leading to Baghdad on Friday, after an Islamic State advance spread panic and left security forces clinging to control.

The Washington Post
Apr 17, 2015

Syria conflict: Fighting for a future for Yarmouk

Syria conflict: Fighting for a future for Yarmouk By Lyse Doucet Chief international correspondent 17

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Apr 17, 2015