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Obama Says More Russia Sanctions "Teed Up," Putin Warns Ukraine Of Consequences

While U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have called for a diplomatic solution to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, the two leaders both made comments Thursday with the potential to inflame rather than tamp down the s ... [Published RTTNews.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Zimbabwe Military Junta Subverting Democratic Processes

The continuation of the country's political and economic crisis, nine months after the 2013 elections, is a result of the failure by the government of national unity to implement security sector ... ... [Published Big News Network - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

This Day in 1914 in The Record: April 23, 2014

. With both sides in the Mexican civil war condemning American military intervention, many people in Troy believe that “a crisis has been reached and war is likely to be declared at any time,” The Record reports.American troops have occupied the port ... [Published Troy Record - Apr 23 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Zimbabwe military junta subverting democratic processes

The continuation of the country's political and economic crisis, nine months after the 2013 elections, is a result of the failure by the government of national unity to implement security sector reforms, a leading human rights campaigner has said.Charles ... [Published Bulawayo24 News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Tony Blair: West Should Prioritise Fight Against Islamic Extremism

Former British Prime Minister Tony BlairReutersFormer British prime minister Tony Blair has called on Western nations to take sides in the Middle East, between moderate and radical Muslims, and to shift the fight against global Islamic extremism to the ... [Published International Business Times UK - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

In Support of Dictatorship, US to Send Egypt Military Helicopters

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel meets with Egyptian general Abdel Fatah Saeed Al SisyThe Washington Post reports that the U.S. has decided to “partially resume military aid to Egypt”:The United States has decided to resume delivery of Apache helicopters ... [Published Antiwar.com - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Magna Carta was reactionary not radical | @guardianletters

Good to be cheered up by Guy Standing's three principles that help define a new progressive agenda for a precariat charter (, 21 April), even if the groups worldwide that he cites would not necessarily see themselves as part of such a movement. These ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Burma - Win Tin's fight for press freedom and democracy goes on

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.Reporters Without Borders is deeply saddened to learn of the death of the dissident journalist Win Tin in Rangoon on 21 April. Burma has lost one of its ... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands pay last respect to Myanmar’s renowned activist

THOUSANDS of mourners Wednesday attended the funeral of Win Tin, a giant of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement, in an outpouring of grief for one of the country's best loved champions of freedom.Activists, political figures and ordinary citizens crowded ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Roundup

May Gabriel Garcia Marquez rest in peace . International Politics Overall - The U.S., Russia, EU and Ukraine have produced a series of steps to take in order to reduce tensions in Ukraine; President Obama is not optimistic about it - President ... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Roundup

Good Morning. International Politics Overall - Pew: Research was conducted throughout 40 countries on what is deemed “morally acceptable.” The issue mostly seen as morally unacceptable was infidelity – extramarital affairs, with 78 percent saying ... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Military junta implements reign of terror in Egypt

The military junta is institutionalising a reign of terror in Egypt, sweeping away what little remains of democratic and political rights. Stepping up its crackdown on dissent, it has approved a new ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]

Quotes

"There was some possibility that Russia could take the wiser course after the meetings in Geneva," Obama said. "So far, at least, we have seen them not abide by the spirit or the letter of the agreement."
In a research paper titled "A new twilight in Zimbabwe? The Military VS Democracy Mangongera said Zimbabweans had high hopes that restrictive laws would be repealed so that they could freely participate in political, social, and economic life."
"His fight and his progressive ideas on basic freedoms will continue to inspire journalists, writers and intellectuals of all kinds in Burma and elsewhere in the world" said Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire
"His bravery in the face of cruel hardship continues to echo through Burma's fragile reform process" he added

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This Day in 1914 in The Record: April 24, 2014 [Published Troy Record - 19 hours ago]
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I sold out to China [Published Aeon Magazine - 22 hours ago]
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What Blair Gets Wrong on Islamism [Published Bloomberg View - Apr 23 2014]
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Win Tin: Myanmar’s Longest-held Political Priso... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 23 2014]
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Get ready for the next decade of Erdogan [Published AlMonitor - Apr 23 2014]
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Win Tin: Myanmar’s Longest-held Political Priso... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 23 2014]
Win Tin, legendary Burmese journalist and activist, died last April 21. Photo from @hrw (Human Rights Watch Veteran Burmese journalist and pro-democracy activist U Win Tin died of renal failure on April 21, 2014 at the age of 85. Before the rise ...
Pegu police prohibit constitution protest [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
Activists in the Pegu Division town of Nyaunglebin have been denied permission to hold a protest calling for amendments to the 2008 Constitution. Bo Tauk, a former political prisoner and member of the Nyaunglebin Public Campaign Committee, said the ...
Burma’s emerging rich [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 21 2014]
As Burma’s economy steadily grows, a higher percentage of Rangoon’s population are finding themselves with more cash to spend. Imported products from Thailand and Hong Kong can be seen on display in downtown shopping malls – something that would have ...
NLD veteran Win Tin has died, aged 85 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 21 2014]
U Win Tin, the veteran NLD leader, former journalist and ex-political prisoner, died of renal failure on Monday morning at a Rangoon hospital, aged 85. On Friday, his physician Dr Myint Thein confirmed that Win Tin had suffered from kidney failure and ...
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