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    Ukraine acts to purge court system of bribery, corruption
    Jan22

    Ukraine acts to purge court system of bribery, corruption

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s constitutional court approved moves on Friday to stamp out political meddling in the judicial system and halt bribe-taking among judges, part of an anti-corruption drive to help secure aid and goodwill from vital international backers. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry says lifting of sanctions on Russia possible
    Jan22

    Kerry says lifting of sanctions on Russia possible

    U.S Secretary of State John Kerry said during the World Economic Forum in Davos that lifting of sanctions on Russia is achievable. …read more Source:...

    US to seek boost in UN humanitarian funding amid refugee crisis
    Jan22

    US to seek boost in UN humanitarian funding amid refugee crisis

    US Secretary of State John Kerry attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland on Friday, January 22, 2016. Photo: AP DAVOS: US Secretary of State John Kerry took aim Friday at government corruption, saying it fuels crime, violent extremism and disillusionment with society that contributes to the global...

    Armenia to be guest of honor at Minsk Book Fair
    Jan22

    Armenia to be guest of honor at Minsk Book Fair

    Armenia will be the Guest of Honor of the Minsk International Book Fair to be held in the Belarusian capital on 10 to 14 February, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Information Ministry. In different years, the honorary title was given to Russia, Ukraine, Israel, Kazakhstan, France, Germany, Venezuela, and China. This year’s edition of the...

    Violin Sound Comes from the Heart, Says Ordabek Duissen
    Jan22

    Violin Sound Comes from the Heart, Says Ordabek Duissen

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. Well-known Kazakh musicians Ordabek and Dina Duissen have announced plans to present a concert as the Duissen Duo during the 2016-2017 season in London. An honoured worker of Kazakhstan and laureate of the State Youth Award Daryn, Duissen and his sister, a...

    Amal Clooney confirmed as jailed Azeri reporter’s defense counsel
    Jan22

    Amal Clooney confirmed as jailed Azeri reporter’s defense counsel

    Clooney has represented WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in recent years. …read more Source:...

    Putin likely OK’d Alexander Litvinenko death, British inquiry says
    Jan22

    Putin likely OK’d Alexander Litvinenko death, British inquiry says

    British investigators say Russian President Vladimir Putin probably personally approved the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko, a Russian spy-turned-dissident who was exiled in Britain after criticizing Putin and describing him, among other things, as a pedophile. Retired High Court Judge Robert Owen, who conducted the inquiry, wrote that he...

    EU, European stocks gain as ECB hints at more stimulus
    Jan22

    EU, European stocks gain as ECB hints at more stimulus

    NEW YORK (AFP) – European and US stocks staged a rebound Thursday on hints of additional European Central Bank stimulus and a rise in oil prices from 12-year lows.After plunging by 3.5 percent Wednesday, major European indices in Frankfurt, London and Paris shot up nearly two percent after the ECB signalled it stood ready to help if the...

    U.S., German leaders discuss refugee crisis
    Jan22

    U.S., German leaders discuss refugee crisis

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 — U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday discussed by phone the European response to the refugee crisis, the White House said. Both leaders agreed that the upcoming Syria donors conference in London presents an important opportunity to galvanize global efforts to address the Syrian...

    Kiev, Amsterdam coordinate policies ahead of vote on EU-Ukraine Association
    Jan22

    Kiev, Amsterdam coordinate policies ahead of vote on EU-Ukraine Association

    KIEV, Jan. 22 — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the EU-Ukraine relations with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, coordinating their positions ahead of a referendum on the approval of the Association Agreement between Brussels and Kiev, the presidential press service said Thursday. The Netherlands is set to hold the advisory...

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