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  • Ukraine's Poroshenko to attend crisis talks with Putin, EU's Ashton

    KIEV (Reuters) - Russia and Ukraine said on Tuesday their presidents would meet together with top European Union officials in Belarus's capital of Minsk on August 26 to discuss their confrontation over Ukraine which has plunged relations to an all-time...
  • Ig Nobel Prizes: Why onions make you cry and Enya is bad in the O.R.

    Ig Nobel Prizes: Why onions make you cry and Enya is bad in the O.R.
    Let’s face it: The Nobel Prizes aren’t for everyone. That’s why we celebrate the Ig Nobel Prizes, which were handed out Thursday night at Harvard’s Sanders Theater. Among this year’s winners were scientists who discovered...
  • Parrying U.S. snub, Putin holds court with dignitaries at Olympics

    Parrying U.S. snub, Putin holds court with dignitaries at Olympics
    MOSCOW – Russian television viewers could be forgiven Friday for failing to notice that the leaders of the United States and some of its political allies were absent from the hoopla in Sochi. President Vladimir Putin used the hours before the...
  • Ukraine protesters try to storm presidential headquarters

    Ukraine protesters try to storm presidential headquarters
    KIEV, Ukraine — The political confrontation between President Viktor Yanukovich and his opposition reached a fever pitch Sunday as protesters, armed with flares, bricks and a bulldozer, were rebuffed as they attempted to storm the presidential...
  • 'Minsk, 2011' finds sexual heat in totalitarian chill

     'Minsk, 2011' finds sexual heat in totalitarian chill
    In these free, privileged United States, the phrase "Sex in the City" conjures up a premium-cable experience of hot nights, cool fashion, heavy appetizers and relationship angst so light it might fly away on the West Village breeze. But whither real sex...
  • This weekend is bringing a 'Measure' of 'Proof'

    This weekend is bringing a 'Measure' of 'Proof'
    This is a busy theater weekend in Chicago. Playwright David Auburn's "Proof" comes home to Hyde Park after 13 years, and at the Goodman Theatre, William Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" takes a trip, perhaps a strange trip, to 1970s New York, an era...
  • Belarus Free Theatre explores oppression through the prism of sex

    Belarus Free Theatre explores oppression through the prism of sex
    The sex lives of modern cities — Berlin in the 1920s, New York or San Francisco in the 1970s — tend to be characterized in terms of underground cabarets and over-the-top discos, of fast times fueled by carefree hedonism. But the sex life...
  • Tom Stoppard, Don Delillo and Billy Crudup read to aid Belarus Free Theater

     
    Tom Stoppard, Don Delillo, E.L. Doctorow and Billy Crudup read in New York Wed Jan 19 to support the Belarus Free Theater....
  • Ruslan Salei -- a.k.a. 'Rusty' -- was more than a hockey player

     
    Being cut up by Ruslan Salei was a rite of passage for a beat writer, or anyone else who wandered through the Anaheim Ducks' dressing room. There would be the nod, the verbal jab and the closing smirk ... quick and surgically neat....
  • Bahrain, Belarus newly dubbed as 'Internet enemies'

     
    After a tumultuous year of protests and crackdowns, the island nation of Bahrain has been newly labeled as an “enemy of the Internet” by a nonprofit that advocates for press freedom, Reporters Without Borders. Also on the list are Belarus,...
  • Are the media free? What people said around the world

     
    Where do people believe that their media are free? A Gallup Poll in 133 countries asked whether residents believed journalists in their countries were free to report the news. Worldwide, nearly two of three people said yes. But the numbers differ...
  • Belarus leader denied entry to Britain for Olympics or otherwise

     
    Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, viewed by many as Europe's last dictator, will not attend the London games after being denied a British visa, officials said Wednesday....