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Kostantin Sigov: We want Ukrainian autocephaly and end to Russian exploitation of religion for …

The great Ukrainian intellectual explains the reasons that push his people to demand independence from the patriarchate of Moscow. In Russia, state pressures and the exploitation of the Church are the order of the day. An independent Church would be a very important step towards the liberation of Ukraine from its Soviet past. But the problem is above all a spiritual one.

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In a war between China and the United States, China would lose and the Party fall

Chinese social networks are a buzz with rumors of a possible war between the two world giants. Many, blinded by nationalism, push China to counter the US in the South China Sea. And even Xi Jinping's think tanks are pushing for war, extolling a possible victory. For the great dissident in exile, the result of a confrontation would be the defeat of China and the end of the communist dictatorship in the country. But with much suffering for the Chinese people.

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Chinese representative in Macao commits suicide

Zheng Xiaosong, 59, jumped from the top story of his residence. For the government "he suffered from depression". In recent years, due to the anti-corruption campaign, many Chinese bureaucrats have committed suicide. Tomorrow he was due to take part in the inauguration of the new mega-bridge between Zhuhai, Macao and Hong Kong.

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Mumbai: Nadia Murad, anti-Isis symbol given 2018 Mother Teresa award

For the president of the Harmony Foundation, the Yazidi activist is the voice of those who "cannot defend themselves". The agency's fight against "sexual abuse and violations of women and children". Even today, thousands of people are enslaved by jihadists. Murad's appeal they be freed and helped on the path of recovery.

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The Google Pixel 3 Features Travelers Will Appreciate

Google has revealed the new Pixel 3 smartphone, and several features of both the hardware and software are likely to appeal to travelers. Since the original Pixel debuted, the camera has been a standout feature. Tom’s Guide called the Pixel 2 XL the “best overall camera phone” of 2018 and …

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China: international engagement on whose terms

Author: Editorial Board, ANU China’s recent recall and apparent extrajudicial detention of Interpol Chief Meng Hongwei underscores two important points about China’s engagement with the liberal international order. First, it serves as a reminder that China takes the international system seriously. It seeks to influence it from within by promoting Chinese representation in key international […]

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