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    Georgian ruling party wins in disputed polls
    Oct31

    Georgian ruling party wins in disputed polls

    Georgia’s ruling party scored a landslide victory in the second round of parliamentary polls, according to official results issued Monday. Pro-Western Georgian Dream won just under 49 percent of the vote in a first round on October 8. The United National Movement (UNM) came second, at just over 27 percent. The first round also saw the...

    Three sisters to represent the Netherlands at Eurovision Song Contest
    Oct31

    Three sisters to represent the Netherlands at Eurovision Song Contest

    Girl group O’G3NE have been picked to represent the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev in May next… …read more Source:...

    Russia falls back in love with Ivan the Terrible
    Oct31

    Russia falls back in love with Ivan the Terrible

    ORYOL, Russia — In 1947, Josef Stalin summoned film director Sergei Eisenstein to the Kremlin to discuss his movie, “Ivan the Terrible.” While Stalin had enjoyed the first installment of the masterpiece, released three years earlier, he intensely disliked the sequel, then in production, which depicted the czar’s descent into paranoia and...

    Sofia shows reticence towards future increase of NATO forces near border with Russia
    Oct30

    Sofia shows reticence towards future increase of NATO forces near border with Russia

    NATO’s Defense Ministers decided that the alliance should launch 4 military battalions consisting of 4,000 soldiers in the Baltic countries in response to Russia’s decision to deploy 330,000 military men along its western border. The USA is to deploy a battalion of 900 soldiers to Eastern Poland, as well as a contingent of tanks and...

    David Johnstone: UN chief must marginalise the far right
    Oct29

    David Johnstone: UN chief must marginalise the far right

    António Guterres, set to become the new Secretary General of the United Nations, faces no small task. The unenviable job, will require his attention on an ever growing number of issues blighting our world; Syria, South Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Ukraine, the migrant crisis, saving the Colombian peace deal, the threat of a nuclear North Korea,...

    Frans Timmermans urges Dutch opposition to back Ukraine deal
    Oct29

    Frans Timmermans urges Dutch opposition to back Ukraine deal

    European Commission’s First Vice President Frans Timmermans on Saturday called on opposition parties in the Dutch parliament to support the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement even though voters in the Netherlands rejected it at a referendum in April. In an interview with the Dutch public radio, Timmermans said that a “non-binding referendum...

    Sanctions against Russia should be maintained: US official
    Oct29

    Sanctions against Russia should be maintained: US official

    America believes the current level of sanctions against Russia in connection with its aggression on Ukraine should be maintained, US coordinator for sanctions policy Daniel Fried has said, according to the onet.pl website. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Ukrainian bus driver acquitted of manslaughter
    Oct29

    Ukrainian bus driver acquitted of manslaughter

    The Ukrainian driver who ran a tourist bus off the road in Valldal at Møre and Romsdal in late July, acquitted of manslaughter but convicted… The post Ukrainian bus driver acquitted of manslaughter appeared first on Norway Today. …read more Source: Norway...

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook Plus: For the love of country or Parliament? — Lone Woolfe — Brexitometer
    Oct29

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook Plus: For the love of country or Parliament? — Lone Woolfe — Brexitometer

    For the love of country or Parliament? The race for the European People’s Party nomination for European Parliament president is looking like a dead heat between French MEP Alain Lamassoure and Irish MEP Mairead McGuinness. While Germans in the group are firmly behind McGuinness, left leaners in the center-right bloc have questioned what her...

    EU allows Gazprom more access to Opal gas pipeline through Germany
    Oct28

    EU allows Gazprom more access to Opal gas pipeline through Germany

    The EU has lifted a cap on the Russian gas company’s access to the Opal pipeline in Germany. The agreement paves the way for Moscow to expand its Nord Stream pipeline and bypass Ukraine when supplying gas to Europe. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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