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    Gay-themed traffic lights removed from Austrian city
    Dec08

    Gay-themed traffic lights removed from Austrian city

    VIENNA, Austria — Three pedestrian traffic lights meant to support gay rights have been removed in the Austrian city of Linz by order of a right-wing politician and replaced by ordinary signals. The lights showed couples — two women, two men and a mixed pair. They were mounted last year in emulation of Vienna, where […] The post Gay-themed...

    Ukraine extends ban on farmland sale until 2017
    Dec08

    Ukraine extends ban on farmland sale until 2017

    KIEV, Dec. 8 — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill into law to extend a ban on the sale of the country’s farmland until Jan. 1, 2017, the presidential press service said Monday. “Extending the moratorium will remove the tension that has arisen in society because of political speculations on this issue and provide...

    Ukraine ‘in process’ of resuming power supplies to Crimea – Ukrenergo
    Dec07

    Ukraine ‘in process’ of resuming power supplies to Crimea – Ukrenergo

    Ukraine is resuming electricity supplies to Russian-annexed Crimea, a state energy official said on Monday, more than two weeks after unknown saboteurs blew up power lines to the peninsula causing widespread blackouts. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine 'in process' of resuming power supplies to Crimea – Ukrenergo
    Dec07

    Ukraine 'in process' of resuming power supplies to Crimea – Ukrenergo

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is resuming electricity supplies to Russian-annexed Crimea, a state energy official said on Monday, more than two weeks after unknown saboteurs blew up power lines to the peninsula causing widespread blackouts. …read more Source: The...

    Father of California shooter says son ‘agreed with IS ideology’: report
    Dec07

    Father of California shooter says son ‘agreed with IS ideology’: report

    The father of Syed Farook, who with his wife shot dead 14 people in San Bernardino, California, says his son approved the ideas of the Islamic State group and was fixated with Israel, the Italian daily La Stampa reported Sunday. “He said he agreed with (IS chief Abu Bakr) al-Baghdadi’s ideas for creating the Islamic State, and he was...

    Stolen Dutch art found in Ukraine ‘risks being sold illegally
    Dec07

    Stolen Dutch art found in Ukraine ‘risks being sold illegally

    © AFP/File | Five months ago, two men claiming to be from the ultra-nationalist Organisation of Ukrainian Nationalists militia entered the Dutch embassy in Kiev claiming to have stumbled upon the complete collection of paintings THE HAGUE: Two dozen 17th-century Dutch paintings stolen a decade ago have resurfaced in Ukraine, a Dutch museum...

    EU, Ukraine to introduce trade pact despite Russian threats
    Dec07

    EU, Ukraine to introduce trade pact despite Russian threats

    EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (right) welcomes Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk upon his arrival at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels on Monday. (AP/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)The European Union and Ukraine say they will introduce a free trade pact next month as planned despite Russia’s threat to take...

    Biden announces more US aid for Ukraine
    Dec07

    Biden announces more US aid for Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has assured Ukraine of continuing U.S. support and announced the release of an additional $190 million …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Biden in Ukraine to push reforms, reaffirm US support
    Dec07

    Biden in Ukraine to push reforms, reaffirm US support

    KIEV: US Vice President Joe Biden meets Ukrainian leaders on Monday to kickstart their drive against corruption and reassure them of Western support in the face of the current focus on Syria. Biden’s visit is his fourth to Kiev since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in March 2014 and then watched with approval as pro-Kremlin...

    Dutch Golden Age art stolen from museum traced to Ukraine
    Dec07

    Dutch Golden Age art stolen from museum traced to Ukraine

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A trove of Dutch Golden Age art stolen from a provincial Dutch museum nearly 11 years ago has been linked …read more Source: Taiwan...

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