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    More Ukrainian lawmakers join draft document on recognition of Armenian Genocide 
    Nov08

    More Ukrainian lawmakers join draft document on recognition of Armenian Genocide 

    ArmInfo. More Ukrainian lawmakers have joined the draft document on recognition of Armenian Genocide. The draft document was initiated by people’s deputy Vitaly Barvinenko. Genocide.org.ua reports that people’s deputies of Ukraine Dmitry Svyatash (Revival Party group), Mykhailo Dobkin and Dmitry Dobkin (Opposition Bloc) have joined...

    Russian hackers target cash before politics
    Nov08

    Russian hackers target cash before politics

    MOSCOW: Just as the scandal over alleged Russian hacking of the US Democratic Party erupted in June, police in Russia were rounding up a group known as Lurk. In the underground world of Russian hackers, a shadowland of anonymous internet forums where users exchange the latest malware, Lurk was legendary. The group, active since 2011, was accused...

    Former Georgian President resigns as Ukrainian governor in protest
    Nov08

    Former Georgian President resigns as Ukrainian governor in protest

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Estonia’s pro-West coalition collapses amid infighting
    Nov08

    Estonia’s pro-West coalition collapses amid infighting

    TALLINN: Estonia’s three-party coalition government collapsed on Monday as its two junior partners ended their cooperation with pro-Nato Prime Minister Taavi Roivas amid infighting over his leadership. “For the Social Democrats SDE and conservative IRL party the cooperation with the Reform party in this government has finished,”...

    Cambodian Lawmaker Sentenced in Border Treaty Dispute
    Nov07

    Cambodian Lawmaker Sentenced in Border Treaty Dispute

    Exiled Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) leader Sam Rainsy rallied to the defense of an opposition lawmaker sentenced to a seven-year prison term on Monday for posting a disputed copy of the border agreement between Cambodia and Vietnam on Facebook in 2015. On Monday the Phnom Penh Municipal Court found Senator Hong Sok Hour guilty of forging...

    Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region
    Nov07

    Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region

    Saakashvili is now wanted in Georgia on criminal charges. …read more Source:...

    IFC Study Finds Climate Pact Helped Open Up $23 Trillion in Emerging-Market Opportunities
    Nov07

    IFC Study Finds Climate Pact Helped Open Up $23 Trillion in Emerging-Market Opportunities

    A study released today by IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, shows that the historic global agreement on climate change adopted in Paris last year helped open up nearly $23 trillion in opportunities for climate-smart investments in emerging markets between now and 2030. Since the Paris Agreement was adopted in December 2015, a total of 189...

    Quitting as Odessa governor, Saakashvili hits out at Ukraine leadership
    Nov07

    Quitting as Odessa governor, Saakashvili hits out at Ukraine leadership

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili tendered his resignation as governor of Ukraine’s southern Odessa region on Monday, accusing highly-placed officials in Kiev of obstructing his attempts at reform. …read more Source: Channel...

    Former Georgia President resigns as Ukraine Odessa governor
    Nov07

    Former Georgia President resigns as Ukraine Odessa governor

    The news channel 112 Ukrayina TV said Saakashvili cited corruption in the capital, Kiev, as one reason for his decision. …read more Source:...

    Saakashvili resigns as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region
    Nov07

    Saakashvili resigns as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili tendered his resignation as governor of Ukraine’s southern Odessa region on Monday, accusing highly-placed officials in Kiev of obstructing his attempts at reform, Reuters reports. Saakashvili, who is widely credited with cracking down on graft when he was president of Georgia from 2004-2013,...

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