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Krishnadev Calamur

Krishnadev Calamur appears in the following:

Ukraine's President Dissolves Parliament, Calls For New Elections

Monday, August 25, 2014

Petro Poroshenko said fresh elections would be held Oct. 26. The move comes as his country continues to accuse Russia of backing separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine.

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Rival Leaders, Rival Governments In Libya As Crisis Deepens

Monday, August 25, 2014

Days after Islamist militias captured Tripoli's airport, the outgoing Parliament picked a new Islamist-backed government. Neighboring Egypt says the development threatens the entire region.

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Israel's Netanyahu Vows 'A Continuous Campaign' Against Hamas

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The comments come a day after a truce collapsed, leading to the resumption of rocket fire against Israel and Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip. At least 20 Palestinians have been killed since then.

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Wreck Of World War II-Era U.S. Ship Dubbed 'Galloping Ghost' Is Found

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The USS Houston was sunk by the Japanese in 1942, killing about 700 sailors and Marines. U.S. and Indonesian divers have confirmed that a vessel in the Java Sea is the wreck of the Houston.

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Top 40 In A Summer Of Discontent

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

It's striking how little current pop hits reflect the angst and anger that have dominated this summer's news. But critic Ann Powers finds that one of 2014's biggest songs offers unexpected guidance.

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Israel Resumes Gaza Strikes After Rocket Attacks

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The resumption of violence casts doubts about the future of indirect talks in Cairo, but similar flare-ups in the past have not prevented the two sides from reinstating another temporary truce.

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Europe's Latest Grass-Roots Movement: Cannabis Social Clubs

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Europeans are developing a third option that lies somewhere between legalization and prohibition of marijuana: limited use in private clubs.

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Michael Brown's Family Plans Memorial; National Guard Is In Ferguson

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

While early reports Tuesday quoted police saying that 31 people had been arrested last night, NBC News says it has more recent data showing 78 arrests.

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Book News: J.K. Rowling Profiles 'Singing Sorceress' Celestina Warbeck

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Also: King Richard III's "privileged" diet; novelist Karen Russell on the fantastical.

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Pope Says It's OK To 'Stop' Aggressors In Iraq To Protect Minorities

Monday, August 18, 2014

Pope Francis added "the means that can be used to stop them must be evaluated." The comments come as the U.S. conducts airstrikes against militants of the Islamic State who are targeting minorities.

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Kurds Say They Have Retaken Strategic Mosul Dam From Militants

Monday, August 18, 2014

But the jihadist Islamic State said it still controls the dam, and that fighting is ongoing. If the Kurdish claim is confirmed, it would deal the militants their first major reversal since June.

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Photographer Recalls How Ebola Patients Were Carried Off In Liberia

Monday, August 18, 2014

Protesters attacked a quarantine center holding the patients, forcing at least 20 to leave the facility. Getty's John Moore says the "mob ... pulled people out of the isolation ward."

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Math's Highest Honor Is Given To A Woman For The First Time

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Iranian Maryam Mirzakhani, a professor at Stanford, was among four winners of the Fields Medal. She said she hopes the win "encourages young female scientists and mathematicians."

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Amid Reports Of Cease-Fire Extension, Hostilities Continue

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Israel says rockets were fired from Gaza just before the last three-day truce was due to end. Israel responded with airstrikes.

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Gaza Talks To Continue As Cease-Fire Between Israel, Hamas Holds

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The two sides attended the indirect, Egypt-mediated talks Monday in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, but The Associated Press quoted a senior Israeli official saying the talks had not gone well.

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Book News: Petitions, Orwell And The Amazon-Hachette Fight

Monday, August 11, 2014

Also, an interview with Ursula Le Guin; notable books coming out this week.

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Israel, Hamas Agree To More Talks As Truce Appears To Hold

Monday, August 11, 2014

But the two sides appeared no closer to a settlement to end the fighting in the Gaza Strip that has left nearly 2,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and 67 Israelis, mostly soldiers, dead.

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Ebola Moving Faster Than Efforts To Control It, WHO Chief Says

Friday, August 01, 2014

WHO announced a $100 million response plan to combat the spread of the virus that has killed more than 700 people. Meanwhile, efforts are underway to evacuate two Americans who have contracted Ebola.

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Court Orders Russia To Pay Former Yukos Shareholders $50B

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Permanent Court of Arbitration called Russia's seizure of the oil company "devious and calculated." The ruling, one of the largest such awards, adds to tensions between Moscow and the West.

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Ukraine's Prime Minister Quits After Allies Withdraw From Coalition

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Svoboda and Udar parties pulled out of the governing coalition, prompting Arseniy Yatsenyuk's decision. Parliament's speaker said it was up to the two parties to name a temporary prime minister.

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