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Mar 31, 2015

Slain Nemtsov's report proves Russian army in Ukraine, ally says

Research collected by the slain anti-Kremlin leader Boris Nemtsov shows evidence that Russian troops fought and died in the conflict in Ukraine, fellow opposition activist Ilya Yashin said. The report is being completed and will be published in April, Yashin said on Facebook on ...

Germanwings crash co-pilot had been treated for suicidal tendencies

Mar 31, 2015

Germanwings crash co-pilot had been treated for suicidal tendencies

The German pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps last week was treated for suicidal tendencies years ago before he received his pilot’s license, German prosecutors said on Monday. This was the first acknowledgement from German officials that the pilot, ...

As dialogue remains distant, fighting and airstrikes rage across Yemen

Mar 30, 2015

As dialogue remains distant, fighting and airstrikes rage across Yemen

Yemeni fighters loyal to Saudi-backed President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi clashed with Iranian-allied Houthi fighters on Sunday in Aden, the absent leader’s last major foothold in the country. Hadi loyalists in the southern port city reported a gunbattle in the central Crater district in ...

Mar 30, 2015

Russian theater director fired over 'decadent' opera staging

Russia’s culture minister on Sunday fired the director of a Siberian theater whose modern staging of Wagner’s opera “Tannhauser” offended the powerful Russian Orthodox Church. The announcement was made as several thousand people rallied outside the Novosibirsk theater to protest the opera, which they ...