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    Congolese doctor receives EU prize for helping rape victims
    Nov26

    Congolese doctor receives EU prize for helping rape victims

    STRASBOURG, France: Doctor Denis Mukwege received the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize on Wednesday for his work in helping thousands of gang rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo. European Parliament president Martin Schulz, who presented the 59-year-old with the award at a ceremony in Strasbourg,...

    NATO commander says Russian forces are still in east Ukraine
    Nov26

    NATO commander says Russian forces are still in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – NATO’S top military commander said during a visit to Kiev on Wednesday that Russian forces were still operating in eastern Ukraine, providing the “backbone” to separatist rebels fighting government forces. …read more Source: The...

    Continued Russia Sanctions ‘Unavoidable’: German Chancellor Angela Merkel
    Nov26

    Continued Russia Sanctions ‘Unavoidable’: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says continued sanctions against Russia are “unavoidable” and that it will take “patience and perseverance” to end the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Merkel says patience needed to resolve Ukraine crisis
    Nov26

    Merkel says patience needed to resolve Ukraine crisis

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel accused Russia in a speech in parliament on Wednesday of violating international law with its interventions in Ukraine and said resolving the conflict would require patience. …read more Source: The...

    France delays warship delivery to Russia ‘until further notice’
    Nov26

    France delays warship delivery to Russia ‘until further notice’

    France on Tuesday pushed back “until further notice” the delivery of a controversial warship to Russia because of the Ukraine crisis, sparking a measured initial response from Moscow. President Francois Hollande said in a statement that the “current situation in eastern Ukraine still does not allow for the delivery of the first” of two...

    Russia’s new push for Syria dialogue unlikely to be fruitful
    Nov26

    Russia’s new push for Syria dialogue unlikely to be fruitful

    Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov. (Source: AP photo) Fresh Russian efforts to encourage Syrian peace talks are unlikely to make progress because Moscow rejects opposition and Western calls for the swift departure of President Bashar al-Assad. Moscow has long-supported Assad, including with arms supplies for Syria, but he...

    Merkel hits diplomatic dead-end with Putin
    Nov26

    Merkel hits diplomatic dead-end with Putin

    After nine months of non-stop German diplomacy to defuse the crisis in Ukraine, Chancellor Angela Merkel decided in mid-November that a change of tack was needed. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    7 killed in E.Ukraine amid fierce fighting
    Nov26

    7 killed in E.Ukraine amid fierce fighting

    Intense fighting between government troops and independence-seeking insurgents in eastern Ukraine killed seven people over the past 24 hours, authorities said Tuesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine, Russia agree on nuclear fuel supply in 2015-2016
    Nov26

    Ukraine, Russia agree on nuclear fuel supply in 2015-2016

    Ukraine’s state unclear power company Energoatom has reached an agreement with Russian state-owned fuel company TVEL on supplies of nuclear fuel for the former’s reactors within the next two years, an official said here Tuesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Leaders show mettle post-G20 meeting
    Nov26

    Leaders show mettle post-G20 meeting

    Citing lack of sleep Russian President Vladimir Putin left the G20 early as Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed business deals only a day after the Brisbane summit.Behind the facade of world leaders’ photo ops lurk their strategies on the international stage. Putin’s early exit is like a...

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