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    Bulgaria in turmoil after PM quits over new pro-Russia president
    Nov14

    Bulgaria in turmoil after PM quits over new pro-Russia president

    EU member Bulgaria faced an uncertain future Monday after centre-right Prime Minister Boyko Borisov quit following the crushing defeat of his presidential nominee at the hands of a Moscow-friendly general backed by the Socialist opposition. Critics fear the surprise win could tilt ex-communist Bulgaria, which has long walked a tightrope between...

    Obama on farewell tour to Europe fearful of ‘Trump effect’
    Nov14

    Obama on farewell tour to Europe fearful of ‘Trump effect’

    Barack Obama will travel Monday to Greece and Germany in a final official visit designed, in a strange bit of political contortion, at reassuring worried Europeans about a man he once warned was “unfit” for the presidency: Donald Trump. The irony is cruel: In the name of a peaceful transition, the American president, having thoroughly denounced...

    South African Adventurer and his Challenging Trip Bring Kazakhstan and His Nation Closer
    Nov14

    South African Adventurer and his Challenging Trip Bring Kazakhstan and His Nation Closer

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Travelling keeps one’s mind open to new horizons and impressions. Experiencing other cultures promotes peaceful co-existence. South African traveller David Clinton Marcus and his exciting discoveries are a good example of a way to rise above social...

    Uzbekistan starts exporting home electronics to Ukraine
    Nov14

    Uzbekistan starts exporting home electronics to Ukraine

    TASHKENT (TCA) — Uzbekistan has started the export of home electronics of the Artel trademark to Ukraine, Uzbekistan’s Jahon information agency reported. According to the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Ukraine, a first batch of Artel products has been delivered to Ukraine.Uzbek Ambassador to Ukraine Alisher Abdualiev said that production of home...

    Bulgaria PM quits after pro-Russia candidate wins presidential vote
    Nov14

    Bulgaria PM quits after pro-Russia candidate wins presidential vote

    SOFIA: Bulgaria’s centre-right Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stepped down Sunday (Monday in Manila) after his presidential nominee suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of a Moscow-friendly general backed by the Socialist opposition. Observers say the surprise win could tilt ex-communist Bulgaria, which has long walked a tightrope between...

    Bulgaria PM quits after pro-Russia candidate wins presidential vote
    Nov14

    Bulgaria PM quits after pro-Russia candidate wins presidential vote

    SOFIA: Bulgaria’s centre-right Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stepped down Sunday after his presidential nominee suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of a Moscow-friendly general backed by the Socialist opposition. Observers say the surprise win could tilt ex-communist Bulgaria, which has long walked a tightrope between Moscow and...

    Moldovans face ?East-West? choice in presidential runoff
    Nov14

    Moldovans face ?East-West? choice in presidential runoff

    CHISINAU: Moldovans were voting on Sunday to choose between pro-Moscow and pro-European candidates in a runoff vote for the next president of the impoverished ex-Soviet country. It marks the first time in 16 years that Moldova — wracked by corruption scandals in recent years — is electing its leader by national vote instead of having...

    Safety pins: a pointed show of solidarity after Trump election
    Nov13

    Safety pins: a pointed show of solidarity after Trump election

    People have long used ribbons, flowers, colors or badges to symbolize political causes, from the carnations of Portugal’s 1974 revolution to the orange ribbons of Ukraine’s 2004 revolution to the gel wristbands now worn to promote almost any charity. Enter the lowly safety pin. That humble but practical device is fast gaining a higher...

    Americans wear safety pins to show solidarity in wake of Trump’s election
    Nov13

    Americans wear safety pins to show solidarity in wake of Trump’s election

    People have long used ribbons, flowers, colours or badges to symbolise political causes, from the carnations of Portugal’s 1974 revolution to the orange ribbons of Ukraine’s 2004 revolution to the gel wristbands now worn to promote almost any charity. Enter the lowly safety pin. That humble but practical device is fast gaining a...

    Former air force commander tipped to win Bulgarian presidency
    Nov13

    Former air force commander tipped to win Bulgarian presidency

    Rumen Radev, presidential candidate of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Sofia, Bulgaria, October 24, 2016. REUTERS SOFIA: Bulgarians are expected to elect a Russia-friendly former air force commander as president in a runoff election on Sunday, setting the stage for months of political uncertainty. A...

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