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    Ukraine rebel group bans MSF, claiming medical aid body was engaging in espionage
    Oct26

    Ukraine rebel group bans MSF, claiming medical aid body was engaging in espionage

    Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern separatist Donetsk region said Sunday they had banned Doctors Without Borders (MSF) from working in the area for alleged espionage activity and other crimes. Medics with the Nobel Peace Prize winning organization were kicked out of the war-torn province along with nine other Western aid groups for...

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach
    Oct25

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach

    A voter casts her ballot at a polling station in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, October 25, 2015. Photo: AP MARIUPOL: Ukrainians are voting in local elections that are seen as a test of the strength of President Petro Poroshenko’s government and of the oligarchs accustomed to running regions of the country. The situation in Mariupol, a major port...

    Local elections cancelled in key Ukraine city, parties trade accusations of foul play
    Oct25

    Local elections cancelled in key Ukraine city, parties trade accusations of foul play

    Local elections in Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol were called off on Sunday, prompting the ruling party of President Petro Poroshenko and the pro-Russian Opposition Party to blame each other for alleged irregularities in the vote. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Slams Ukraine’s Flight Ban
    Oct25

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Slams Ukraine’s Flight Ban

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev today slammed the Ukrainian government’s decision to ban Russian airlines from flying to Ukraine, describing it as an action of shooting itself in the foot. …read more Source:...

    Bangladeshis, Rohingyas account for most of West Bengal foreign prisoners
    Oct25

    Bangladeshis, Rohingyas account for most of West Bengal foreign prisoners

    DHAKA : Almost half of the foreign prisoners in India are lodged in different jails of West Bengal and most of them are Bangladeshis and Rohingya Muslims, reports UNB. Quoting recent data released by the National Crime Records Bureau, The Times of India on Sunday reported that nearly 47 percent of the foreign prisoners are lodged in Bengal jails...

    Local elections cancelled in key Ukraine city, parties trade accusations of foul play
    Oct25

    Local elections cancelled in key Ukraine city, parties trade accusations of foul play

    KIEV (Reuters) – Local elections in Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol were called off on Sunday, prompting the ruling party of President Petro Poroshenko and the pro-Russian Opposition Party to blame each other for alleged irregularities in the vote. …read more Source: The...

    Decisive Ukraine polls marred by cancelled vote in key port
    Oct25

    Decisive Ukraine polls marred by cancelled vote in key port

    Western-backed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s fragile ruling coalition faced a major survival test on Sunday in local elections that were instantly marred as voting was cancelled in the strategic port of Mariupol. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine stopped
    Oct25

    Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine stopped

    Travelers between the two nations will now have to fly through another country, take the overnight train or drive. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine and Russia ground direct flights in latest spat
    Oct25

    Ukraine and Russia ground direct flights in latest spat

    Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia were grounded today as mistrust between the uneasy ex-Soviet neighbours boiled over into a new trade war that affects tens of thousands of families. “I never thought it would come to this,” said 30-year-old Muscovite Alexander Mikhaylin after walking off the very last Russian flight into...

    Voting is canceled in Ukraine’s strategic port of Mariupol
    Oct25

    Voting is canceled in Ukraine’s strategic port of Mariupol

    Ukraine’s local elections were canceled on Sunday in the strategic southeastern port of Mariupol because of what officials described as a lack of sufficient ballots in the disputed industrial city. “Polling stations did not open in Mariupol because the ballots were not ready in the voting offices,” said electoral commission Natalia...

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