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    Election in Georgia seen as test of stability after violence
    Oct07

    Election in Georgia seen as test of stability after violence

    TBILISI: A close parliamentary election in Georgia on Saturday is being seen as a test of stability in the ex-Soviet state after a car bombing and a shooting marred the run-up to the vote. Criss-crossed by strategically important oil and gas pipelines and traditionally buffeted between Russia and the West, a fifth of Georgian territory remains...

    UN Security Council nominates Portugal’s Guterres as UN chief
    Oct06

    UN Security Council nominates Portugal’s Guterres as UN chief

    UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council on Thursday unanimously backed Antonio Guterres, the former prime minister of Portugal who was the UN’s refugee chief for a decade, to be the next secretary-general. During a closed-door meeting, the 15 council members adopted a resolution formally presenting Guterres as their choice to be the world´s...

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on October 19: reports
    Oct06

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on October 19: reports

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin will visit Paris on Oct. 19 to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. … …read more Source:...

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports
    Oct06

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports

    President Vladimir Putin will visit Paris on Oct. 19 to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports
    Oct06

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin will visit Paris on Oct. 19 to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Warns Citizens Against Traveling to Russia
    Oct06

    Ukraine Warns Citizens Against Traveling to Russia

    Ukraine warned its citizens on Wednesday (05/10) against traveling to Russia, saying they were at risk following an increase in harassment and detentions of Ukrainians by Russian security services. …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Colombian journalist honoured for tackling taboos on wartime rape
    Oct06

    Colombian journalist honoured for tackling taboos on wartime rape

    When journalist Jineth Bedoya went to Bogota’s maximum-security prison 16 years ago to interview an infamous paramilitary warlord, little did she know the visit would mark her life and convert her into a leading rights activist. Bedoya never made it to the interview but instead was kidnapped, gang-raped, tortured and left on the side of a...

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States
    Oct06

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States

    Russia has further curtailed its cooperation with the United States on nuclear energy by suspending a research agreement and terminating another on uranium conversion, two days after the Kremlin shelved a plutonium pact with Washington. The Russian government said Wednesday that as a countermeasure to the U.S. sanctions imposed on it over events...

    Germany considering a push for EU sanctions on Russia over Syria
    Oct06

    Germany considering a push for EU sanctions on Russia over Syria

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, the person said, is examining ways to push Moscow to change course in Syria. …read more Source:...

    Next US President, Putin’s Fourth, Inherits Sinking Russia Ties
    Oct06

    Next US President, Putin’s Fourth, Inherits Sinking Russia Ties

    Confronted by Russia in Syria, Ukraine and cyber space, the next US president will be the fourth to face Vladimir Putin and the challenge of deterring a Kremlin often more willing than the White House to take risk and project power. …read more Source: The Jakarta...

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