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Greece lifts legal immunity of more Golden Dawn MPs | Reuters

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece’s parliament stripped legal immunities from five lawmakers from the far-right Golden Dawn party on Wednesday, clearing the way for another round of criminal charges against its members.<p>Supporters of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party shout slogans during a rally in Athens …

Meet Ukraine's Top Presidential Candidate, the Willy Wonka of Eastern Europe

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Over the weekend, Vitali Klitschko, boxer-turned-democratic party leader, announced that he would be …

Ukraine crisis: Kiev takes on far right

<b>Early on Tuesday, a group of young men - and a few young women - left the Dnipro Hotel in the centre of Kiev and marched through a cordon of heavily armed riot police.</b><p>Some of the group were wearing ski masks and black military uniforms. They boarded buses which reportedly then took them to a …

Russia's Plans to Partition Ukraine

The Kremlin's leaders have set their sights beyond Crimea. How should the West react?<p>In the weeks since Russian forces seized Crimea, Vladimir Putin’s plan for mainland Ukraine has become increasingly clear: partition.<p>Putin’s ambassadors and ministers don’t use that word, of course. In talks with …

U.S. Navy Sending Destroyer to Black Sea to Support Ukraine

The U.S. Navy is sending a destroyer into the Black Sea in the coming days as a symbolic gesture of support for Ukraine and other allies in the region, according to two senior defense officials.<p>The USS Donald Cook, a guided missile destroyer based in Rota, Spain, and will travel to the Black Sea …

NATO allies pledge to beef up eastern defenses

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO foreign ministers moved Tuesday to beef up the defenses of front-line alliance members feeling menaced by a more assertive …

Obama celebrates 7.1 million health care sign-ups

WASHINGTON (AP) — After facing a rocky start and chorus of naysayers who declared his health care law a failure, President Barack Obama on Tuesday …

Outgunned Ukraine strives for military overhaul

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Tanks headed north into Ukraine this week from Russian-controlled Crimea. Not at the head of an invading army, but on a …

NASA Published The Clearest Panorama Of The Milky Way Ever Created

NASA has released an interactive mosaic of infrared images of the Milky Way. It is the "clearest infrared panorama of our galactic home ever made," according to the voiceover in the video below.<p>The zoomable image is a composite of more than 2 million photos taken the by the Spitzer Space Telescope …

The Quest for Immortality: Would You Want to Live Forever?

A big part of our culture, the global culture that is, lies in the process of aging, of growing old. It’s difficult to edify, just how much of our …

Meet the Man Who Jumped Off One World Trade Center

Last summer, I interviewed dozens of the ironworkers who were working around the clock to turn One World Trade Center into the tallest building in …

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Fukushima Families Return to Homes in 'Hot Zone'

The completion of decontamination work allowed residents of a small part of the Fukushima exclusion zone to return home Tuesday, just over three years after they were forced into exile.<p>The reopening of the Miyakoji area of Tamura, a city inland from the wrecked nuclear station, marks a tiny step …

Is the Latest Round of North Korean Aggression Cause for Concern?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On Monday, North and South Korea exchanged fire over their disputed maritime border, a move that was …