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    Ukraine poll foresees big election win for pro-Poroshenko bloc
    Oct10

    Ukraine poll foresees big election win for pro-Poroshenko bloc

    KIEV (Reuters) – A bloc supporting President Petro Poroshenko looks set to register a strong win in a parliamentary election in Ukraine overshadowed by the separatist conflict in the east, according to a poll published on Friday. …read more Source:...

    France-Russia warship deal in choppy waters amid sanctions against Putin
    Oct10

    France-Russia warship deal in choppy waters amid sanctions against Putin

    Francois Hollande reluctant to renege on controversial 1.2bn contract signed with French shipyard before conflict in UkraineAt the shipyard in Saint Nazaire the superstructure sticks out like a sore thumb, a great tower surrounded by cranes and lifting devices that signal to the town that the helicopter carrier is moored here, in the oily waters...

    Belarus police detain Ukraine fans for singing anti-Putin songs
    Oct10

    Belarus police detain Ukraine fans for singing anti-Putin songs

    15 people held after Belarus v Ukraine qualifier in Borisov Ukraine government: They are accused of sticking up postersBelarus police detained scores of Ukrainian and Belarussian football fans who shouted patriotic Ukrainian slogans and chanted abuse against Russian President Vladimir Putin at a match, a rights organisation and local media said...

    Families of MH17 victims to seek damages from Dutch state: lawyer
    Oct10

    Families of MH17 victims to seek damages from Dutch state: lawyer

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch relatives of victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17, downed over Ukraine in July, will hold the Dutch government liable for damages for its handling of the aftermath of the crash, a lawyer representing families said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Belarus detains Ukrainian soccer fans for anti-Putin chants
    Oct10

    Belarus detains Ukrainian soccer fans for anti-Putin chants

    MINSK (Reuters) – Belarus police detained scores of Ukrainian and Belarussian soccer fans who shouted patriotic Ukrainian slogans and chanted abuse against Russian President Vladimir Putin at a match, a rights organization and local media said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Special Report: Flaws found in Ukraine’s probe of Maidan massacre
    Oct10

    Special Report: Flaws found in Ukraine’s probe of Maidan massacre

    KIEV (Reuters) – For millions of Ukrainians, it was a crime against humanity. In February, more than 100 protesters were gunned down in the Maidan uprising that toppled the president, Viktor Yanukovich. The victims are now known as “the Heavenly Hundred.” …read more Source:...

    Kazakhstan upgrades ties with EU
    Oct10

    Kazakhstan upgrades ties with EU

    The European Union and Kazakhstan yesterday (9 October) announced that they have completed negotiations on a partnership and co-operation agreement, bringing three years of fitful talks to a close. José Manuel Barroso, the president of the European Commission, hailed the new agreement – an expansion of an existing deal – not just for its benefits...

    Three killed in overnight attacks in Donetsk
    Oct10

    Three killed in overnight attacks in Donetsk

    Three Ukrainian civilians have died overnight in mortar fire around Donetsk airport, where government forces held out against pro-Russian rebels in the latest deadly violation of a ceasefire. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Serbian, Finnish FMs talk EU bid, Ukraine
    Oct10

    Serbian, Finnish FMs talk EU bid, Ukraine

    Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja on Thursday met with Serbian counterpart Ivica Dačić,and “commended Serbia’s progress on the path towards the EU.”After the meeting in Helsinki, he added that Finland was “looking forward to the day when the agreement on Serbia’s EU accession will be signed.” …read...

    All in one
    Oct10

    All in one

    In 1918, Leon Koffler came to Canada from Romania. At 47, he left two pharmacies to his son, who then lost one of them due to bad investment advice. Now, after cashing out from the Shoppers Drug Mart chain in Canada, the Koffler family operates a fast-growing chain of “3-in-1” drug stores in Poland, Israel and China. In an exclusive interview...

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