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    Burger King’s menu tribute to scrotum-nailing artist
    Aug31

    Burger King’s menu tribute to scrotum-nailing artist

    A fast-food chain is launching a range of burgers in honor of Russian performance artist Petr Pavlensky, best known for nailing his scrotum to the cobbles of Red Square. To celebrate six years of its branch in St. Petersburg, Pavlensky’s home city, Burger King is releasing a series of limited edition burgers, each “in tribute” to the...

    This week’s magazine | Syria’s world war
    Aug31

    This week’s magazine | Syria’s world war

    A first look at this week’s issue. Syria’s world war 2 – 8 September Cover story: Syria’s world war. John Jenkins on how the West allowed Russia and Iran to take control. John Simpson: Putin’s bold gambit in Syria has fooled us all into thinking that Russia is a superpower again. Politics: George Eaton on why Theresa...

    Ukraine ends visa-free deal with North Korea to keep out ‘ineligible persons’
    Aug31

    Ukraine ends visa-free deal with North Korea to keep out ‘ineligible persons’

    SEOUL (Reuters) – Ukraine has revoked a Soviet-era deal that allowed visa-free travel for North Koreans, the latest setback for isolated North Korea which has been under growing pressure since the UN Security Council imposed toughened new sanctions in March. …read more Source:...

    Two experts added to Ukraine assistance mission
    Aug31

    Two experts added to Ukraine assistance mission

    On 30 August, the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers adopted a decision to increase Latvia’s contribution to the European Union Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform in Ukraine (EUAM Ukraine) by approving the secondment of two more civilian experts to the mission, the Foreign Ministry confirmed. …read more Source:...

    Belarus will Participate in International Fair of Traditional Crafts in Etur Architectural and Ethnographic Complex
    Aug31

    Belarus will Participate in International Fair of Traditional Crafts in Etur Architectural and Ethnographic Complex

    The foreign artisans include craftsmen from Ukraine, Belarus, Serbia, Macedonia, Russia, Algeria, and Sudan, Etur Director Svetla Dimitrova said. …read more Source:...

    MH17 survivors turn to EU for help getting information
    Aug31

    MH17 survivors turn to EU for help getting information

    Relatives of MH17 victims asked the European Union for help in getting more information on the plane crash in eastern Ukraine in July 2014. They want the EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to put pressure on those involved to release, among other things, missing radar image The post MH17 survivors turn to EU for help getting...

    Kiev’s new revolution: young Ukrainians spur cultural revival amid the conflict
    Aug31

    Kiev’s new revolution: young Ukrainians spur cultural revival amid the conflict

    If Ukraine’s Maidan revolution has largely not led to the transparent government its proponents envisioned, it has certainly democratised Ukrainian culture. The country’s capital, Kiev, is at the forefront of a powerful new wave of creativityOn a sultry Saturday evening in August, hundreds of young Kievans have descended on a vast...

    Paul Wolfowitz in the wilderness
    Aug31

    Paul Wolfowitz in the wilderness

    WASHINGTON — It’s an uncomfortable time to be Paul Wolfowitz. For more than four decades, the former World Bank president and U.S. deputy secretary of defense bent the ears of the most powerful people in Washington with his assertive advice. But these days, like many Republican foreign policy experts and former military officials, Wolfowitz...

    In pictures: EU politicians ♥ Apple (honest)
    Aug30

    In pictures: EU politicians ♥ Apple (honest)

    Apple was on Tuesday ordered to pay back a staggering €13 billion in taxes to the Irish government as the EU’s competition chief, Margrethe Vestager, continued her take-no-prisoners approach to state aid. But don’t believe for a second that European politicians will be giving up their iPhones, or even cutting back on being pictured...

    Czechia is the fastest growing economy in CEE in 2015 – Deloitte
    Aug30

    Czechia is the fastest growing economy in CEE in 2015 – Deloitte

    Czechia became the fastest growing economy in the CEE region in 2015, while Ukraine came in last place, according to the 2015 CE Top 500 ranking by the global advisory Deloitte. Significant factors impacting the region’s position were the fluctuating exchange rates of the CE countries’ national currencies against the euro. “In the...

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