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  • An Albanian Muslim family who risked their lives to shelter Jews during Holocaust 25 Apr 2017 02:43 The Dawn WASHINGTON: In 1943, when Refik Veseli, a photographer’s apprentice, smuggled his mentor Moshe Mandil and Mandil’s family across Albania to escape the Nazis, he didn’t see himself as particularly heroic. Mandil, who had already fled the Nazis in …
  • State Department 'Regrets' Website Post on Mar-a-Lago 25 Apr 2017 02:10 NBCNews A glowing description of President Donald Trump's Florida estate, Mar-a-Lago — calling it the "winter White House" — was posted on State Department websites, drawing criticism from ethics watchdogs and Democrats. The item, published ahead of …
  • Albania opposition fights for technocrat government 25 Apr 2017 01:15 Arab News TIRANA: Supporters of Albania’s opposition Democratic Party blocked several main roads on Monday for one hour, escalating their two-month-old protest for a caretaker government to oversee the June 18 general elections. Party leader Lulzim Basha joined …
  • US State Department Website Takes Down Article On Donald Trump's Florida Resort 25 Apr 2017 00:55 NDTV Washington:  A US State Department website on Monday took down an article it published this month about President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort which had prompted criticism from prominent ethics experts that the piece represented use of public …
  • State Dept. apologizes for using website to promote Mar-a-Lago 25 Apr 2017 00:52 New York Daily News Online Package deal! Three nights in a suite at Mar-a-Lago and what’s left of America’s dignity. President Trump’s State Department removed a post promoting his Palm Beach resort after outrage over the misuse of taxpayer resources. A blog post from the U.S. …
  • Bethesda's Nannies Brace For Government Shutdown 25 Apr 2017 00:30 Politics Daily Like what you read below? Sign up for HUFFPOST HILL and get a cheeky dose of political news every evening! U.S. embassies are promoting President Trump’s properties — though without a “Plenipotentiary For You and the Kids!” slogan, alas. A Republican …
  • Serbian Leaders Tell Brussels Top Goal Of Vucic Presidency Is Joining EU 24 Apr 2017 23:59 Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty BRUSSELS -- Serbia’s Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has told European Union officials that Belgrade’s top foreign policy priority after Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic assumes Serbia’s presidency on May 31 will continue to be joining the EU. Dacic made the …
  • U.S. embassies are promoting Mar-a-Lago online and people are pissed 24 Apr 2017 22:50 Mashable Why buy ads when you can get the government to advertise your stuff for free, ya know?Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Several embassies of the United States would like you to know about Mar-a-Lago. The one in the United Kingdom is promoting Trump's …
  • State Department Mar-a-Lago Post Raises Ethics Concerns 24 Apr 2017 22:32 MSNBC A glowing description of President Donald Trump's Florida estate, Mar-a-Lago — calling it the "winter White House" — has been posted on State Department websites, drawing criticism from ethics watchdogs and Democrats. The item, published …
  • US Embassies tout Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort 24 Apr 2017 22:04 The Age Washington: The US State Department is tasked with promoting American interests abroad, but marketing a private club owned by the US President has not generally been part of its official duties - until now. An article posted on many US Embassy websites …