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    Moderate Earthquake Rocks Romania’s Vrancea
    Dec28

    Moderate Earthquake Rocks Romania’s Vrancea

    A 5-6 magnitude quake hit Vrancea county in Romania early Wednesday and was felt across Bulgaria, seismologists and media report. There are no reports of injured people after the quake.The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre measured its epicenter at a depth of 98 km beneath the surface, 148 km north of the capital Bucharest and 8 km west of...

    Winners and losers of 2017
    Dec28

    Winners and losers of 2017

    Ladies and gentlemen, a big drum roll — and a few honking raspberries — for your list of likely 2017 winners and losers: Winners Gold leaf dealers: Donald and Melania Trump are moving into the White House. Will there be an inch of the private apartments that has not been gilded by the time they leave? Theresa May:Â...

    Dacic: Foreign diplomats should not be lecturing Serbia
    Dec27

    Dacic: Foreign diplomats should not be lecturing Serbia

    BELGRADE- Foreign diplomats in Belgrade should not be lecturing Serbia or interfering in its policy, Serbian FM Ivica Dacic said Tuesday. Reacting to a statement by Ukrainian Ambassador Oleksandr Aleksandrovych that Serbia has “shot itself in the foot” by voting against a UN General Assembly resolution on the Crimea, Dacic said he was unsure...

    No peace in sight in Eastern Ukraine
    Dec27

    No peace in sight in Eastern Ukraine

    Despite Angela Merkel’s and Francois Hollande’s efforts there’s no progress in the peace process in Eastern Ukraine. Fighting continues, there are new casualties almost every day – and Kyiv does not have a strategy. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russia: Ukraine’s ban on military exports not a big problem
    Dec27

    Russia: Ukraine’s ban on military exports not a big problem

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    How the West should punish Putin
    Dec27

    How the West should punish Putin

    Over the Christmas week, CapX is republishing its favourite pieces from the past year. You can find the full list here. As NATO scrambles to beef up its defences in the frontline states and Western diplomacy is humiliated in Syria, the New Cold War is no longer a fanciful book title. It is fact. As the author of that book — much-criticised when...

    US Heads for Political Showdown with UN
    Dec27

    US Heads for Political Showdown with UN

    United Nations Secretariat BuildingBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Dec 27 2016 (IPS)The United States has had a longstanding love-hate relationship with the United Nations ever since 1952 when the world body began operations in New York city on an 18-acre piece of land which housed an abattoir where cattle was being trucked daily for slaughter.The...

    Moscow Court Rules Change in Power in Ukraine in 2014 Is Coup
    Dec27

    Moscow Court Rules Change in Power in Ukraine in 2014 Is Coup

    A Moscow court has ruled that the events in February 2014 in Ukraine constitute a state coup, reported TASS. The decision of the Dorogomilovsky court came after a request on behalf of former Ukrainian deputy Vladimir Oleynik. The participation of “armed nationalist forces” in the change of the regime is an important factor in the decision of the...

    Poroshenko hopes for closer Belarus-Ukraine ties
    Dec27

    Poroshenko hopes for closer Belarus-Ukraine ties

    This period of effective cooperation has laid a solid foundation for the upward development of the multifaceted relations in the interests of Ukraine and Belarus. Historical and cultural ties between our nations are key to building a successful relationship between the two states based on understanding, trust and mutual respect, reads the...

    Putin says new gas pipeline will boost annexed Crimea’s economy
    Dec27

    Putin says new gas pipeline will boost annexed Crimea’s economy

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Tuesday activated a pipeline carrying Russian gas to Crimea with President Vladimir Putin hailing it as a step that would power economic growth on a peninsula Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source:...

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