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  • A turning point for climate policy and development? [Commentary]

    A turning point for climate policy and development? [Commentary]
    Climate change has been in the news a lot lately. The United Nations held a Climate Change Summit, which was attended by more than 100 heads of state. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of New York for a "People's Climate March," the...
  • John Kincaid: How nations can cope with growing separatist movements

    John Kincaid: How nations can cope with growing separatist movements
    The Scots voted 55.3 percent against independence. But to get that vote, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron promised the Scots more autonomy. He also pledged to maintain the Barnett formula, which awards a higher share of U.K. government spending to...
  • Sweden to recognize Palestine statehood, new prime minister says

    Sweden to recognize Palestine statehood, new prime minister says
    Sweden will become the first major European nation to recognize Palestinian statehood, newly sworn-in Prime Minister Stefan Lofven announced Friday. In unveiling his Cabinet appointments and governing priorities to Parliament, Lofven said recognizing...
  • Robert Redford Honored by International Documentary Association

    Robert Redford has been selected as the recipient of the International Documentary Association's career achievement award. The honor will be presented at the 30th Annual IDA Documentary Awards on Dec. 5 at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles. The IDA cited...
  • IFC Developing 'Uncle Chubby's' Comedy From Denis Leary's Banner

    IFC is developing a scripted comedy "Uncle Chubby's" from Denis Leary's Apostle banner. "Uncle Chubby's" follows the exploits of a group of friends in their late 20s as they play on an ice hockey team, determined to win the adult league title despite...
  • Islamic State's secret weapon in Iraq? Wheat, other grains

    Islamic State's secret weapon in Iraq? Wheat, other grains
    For Salah Paulis, it came down to a choice between his faith and his crop. A wheat farmer from outside Mosul, Paulis and his family fled the militant group Islamic State early last month. The group overran the family farm as part of its offensive that...
  • Can't-miss UNESCO World Heritage Sites

    Can't-miss UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    The list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites (whc.unesco.org) grew to 1,007 in 161 countries in June when 26 sites were added. For travelers, this is a veritable buffet of possibilities of great destinations. Among the cultural or natural treasures added...
  • Ukraine cease-fire pressured by pro-Russia attacks, weapons buildup

    Ukraine cease-fire pressured by pro-Russia attacks, weapons buildup
    Pro-Russia separatists attacked Ukrainian government forces with Grad rockets and artillery in two unsuccessful attempts to seize the idled Donetsk international airport, Ukrainian security officials said Tuesday. The concerted campaign to wrest...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Ukraine is toppling Lenin 20 years too late

    Leonid Bershidsky: Ukraine is toppling Lenin 20 years too late
    The Lenin statue in Kharkiv was the biggest in Ukraine. Perhaps that's why it lasted longer than most, escaping what has been called the Leninfall — the mass tear down of monuments to the Soviet Union's founder that Ukraine's Euromaidan revolution...
  • WHO to issue guidelines on treating Ebola with blood, plasma therapies

    WHO to issue guidelines on treating Ebola with blood, plasma therapies
    It's an unproven, yet potentially hope-lifting treatment for Ebola: Pumping the blood of infection survivors into patients who are now suffering the deadly effects of the virus. With experimental drug treatments or vaccines still months away from...
  • Scotland rejects independence in historic vote

    Scotland rejects independence in historic vote
    Scotland rejected independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain’s remaining global clout. A vote for the 307-year union is a relief for millions of Britons...