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    Putin, Merkel edge Obama to new low in Forbes power ranking
    Nov05

    Putin, Merkel edge Obama to new low in Forbes power ranking

    Barack Obama on Wednesday became the first sitting United States (US) president to slide out of the top two power rankings as published by Forbes, beaten not just by Russian President Vladimir Putin but also German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now been ranked ninth as he jumped six places from last year. He is...

    Ukraine insurgents complete small arms withdrawal
    Nov05

    Ukraine insurgents complete small arms withdrawal

    Ukraine’s rebels said on Thursday that they had completed the withdrawal of their smaller weapons from a buffer zone in the ex-Soviet state’s east. …read more Source: Global...

    NATO chief sounds alarm over Russian buildup in Baltic, Mediterranean
    Nov05

    NATO chief sounds alarm over Russian buildup in Baltic, Mediterranean

    British Royal Marines and Portuguese fuzileiros, exit amphibious boats during the NATO Trident Juncture exercise 2015 in Troia, south of Lisbon, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. NATO Allies and partner nations join forces during three weeks for the Alliance’s Trident Juncture live military exercise involving 36,000 troops from more than 30 nations...

    NATO chief sounds alarm over Russian buildup
    Nov05

    NATO chief sounds alarm over Russian buildup

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg attends a press conference after the NATO military demonstration in Zaragoza, Spain, Wednesday. (AP/Abraham Caro Marin)NATO’s secretary-general sounded the alarm Thursday over the build-up of Russian military forces from the Baltic Sea to the Mediterranean and called on the US-led alliance to come up...

    Ukraine Must Reform to Get EU Visa-Free Travel, Says Juncker
    Nov05

    Ukraine Must Reform to Get EU Visa-Free Travel, Says Juncker

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Putin, Merkel edge Obama to new low in power ranking
    Nov05

    Putin, Merkel edge Obama to new low in power ranking

    Barack Obama on Wednesday became the first sitting US president to slide out of the top two power rankings as published by Forbes, beaten not just by Vladimir Putin but also Angela Merkel. The magazine published its seventh annual ranking just weeks after Putin opened a new front in the Syria war by conducting air strikes, then Putin hosted...

    OSCE monitoring: No violation of cease-fire regime reported
    Nov05

    OSCE monitoring: No violation of cease-fire regime reported

    On November 5, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan in the eastern direction of the Talish village of the NKR Martakert region. From the positions of the...

    Ukraine’s rebel center in limbo as fighting dies down
    Nov05

    Ukraine’s rebel center in limbo as fighting dies down

    DONETSK:The fighting has subsided, but Donetsk is quickly sinking into the past — a shabby Soviet-like state of empty streets and deprivation. Huge portraits of Josef Stalin hanging in the city center only reinforce the impression of failure. The wounds are raw in the capital of eastern Ukraine’s pro-Russia insurgency and its prognosis not...

    Former Georgia Education Minister to head National Police of Ukraine
    Nov05

    Former Georgia Education Minister to head National Police of Ukraine

    The Ukrainian government has chosen the head of the National police of Ukraine, created by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk in early September. The Department has been headed by Advisor to the Deputy head of the Ministry of internal Affairs Khatia Dekanoidze, who previously held the post of Minister of education of Georgia, reports UNN....

    Putin emerged world’s most powerful person on Forbes’ annual ranking 2015
    Nov05

    Putin emerged world’s most powerful person on Forbes’ annual ranking 2015

    The World’s Most Powerful People 2015 on Forbes’ annual ranking shows Vladimir Putin as the world’s most powerful person for the third year running. According to the report, Putin continues to prove he’s one of the few men in the world powerful enough to do what he wants –and get away with it. “International sanctions set...

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