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Putin can’t seem to find a ‘national idea’ for Russians, so he’s proposing a law to do it

MOSCOW — Among Vladi­mir Putin’s headaches as he headed into the weekend were an international tug of war over a medieval saint, an infamous revolution he would rather that no one remembered and crowds of angry men calling for his imprisonment.<p>And you think you had a rough week.<p>The Russian …

Russia

Next U.S. President’s Toughest Assignment Will Be Putin

Whoever wins the U.S. election less than two weeks away is going have a rough time managing the relationship with Russia.<p>At an annual gathering of …

Russia

Education is key to reducing child and maternal mortality rates

Last week, The Lancet released the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study. On the global front, there is good news: Between 1990 and 2015, deaths of …

The Final Collapse of Obama's Syrian Policy

<i>Russian President Vladimir Putin and American President Barack Obama</i><p>The Syrian ceasefire has disintegrated. At best it survived 48 hours. In reality it was still born. Washington has now officially suspended further talks with Moscow over reestablishing a Syrian ceasefire. Secretary of State John …

China could be the only country with space station in 2024

China may be the only space station in service when the International Space Station (ISS) retires in 2024, an official of the China Aerospace Science …

How India's Muslims view the Kashmir dispute

Jammu and Kashmir, India's only Muslim-majority state, has drawn media focus in recent months due to the volatile situation there. Muslim …

The Self-Help Books That Changed My Life

I'll admit it. I'm a self-help book junkie. I've been reading them for years and have at least a dozen personal development books on my "to read" …

Mindfulness

Spouting Nonsense - LSE Boss Rolet Says 100,000 Clearing Jobs At Risk From Brexit

The head of the London Stock Exchange, Xavier Rolet, is warning that up to 100,000 British jobs could be at risk from Brexit. These jobs would be in clearing and the jobs would go as a result of the EU trying to insist that euro-clearing must be done inside the European Union. Which, obviously, …

United Kingdom