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    Merkel’s new normal
    Oct01

    Merkel’s new normal

    BERLIN — Did Angela Merkel’s chancellorship just reach its tipping point? A few weeks ago, such a question would have prompted quizzical stares, if not outright opprobrium. Until recently, Merkel, who this fall marks her 10th anniversary as chancellor, appeared to be at the height of her power. Even when confronted with thorny political...

    Moldova’s Maidan
    Oct01

    Moldova’s Maidan

    CHISINAU, Moldova — The poorest country in Europe is having its Maidan moment, as hundreds of protestors camp out in the center of the capital, blue EU flags fluttering overhead, to protest the disappearance of over €1 billion from the country’s banking system. The similarities to the movement that overthrew Ukraine’s corrupt...

    Time for Joint Action to Solve World Conflicts, Bulgaria’s President Says
    Oct01

    Time for Joint Action to Solve World Conflicts, Bulgaria’s President Says

    Present-day challenges trascend national borders and require action with “with resolve on a global scale”, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev said on Wednesday. Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, he described “poverty, inequalities and environmental degradation” as “issues that require are...

    Former Greek ministers attacked by members of far-right organisation in Ukraine
    Oct01

    Former Greek ministers attacked by members of far-right organisation in Ukraine

    A delegation of Greek left-wing politicians, including former ministers under the previous cabinet Nadia Valavani and Kostas Isichos, were attacked… …read more Source:...

    Why Is Putin Joining The Syrian Conflict?
    Sep30

    Why Is Putin Joining The Syrian Conflict?

    The answer as to why Russia has begun airstrikes in Syria could lie thousands of miles north in Ukraine, Sam Kiley writes. …read more Source: Sky...

    Ukraine rebel envoy says weapons pull-back could mean ‘end of war’
    Sep30

    Ukraine rebel envoy says weapons pull-back could mean ‘end of war’

    KIEV (Reuters) – A separatist representative to east Ukraine peace talks said on Wednesday an agreement signed with Kiev this week to withdraw more weapons could mean an end to the war with the Ukrainian government, separatist website DAN reported. …read more Source:...

    FRANCE – GERMANY – RUSSIA – UKRAINE: ‘Lot to lose’ as Ukraine and Russia prepare Paris summit
    Sep30

    FRANCE – GERMANY – RUSSIA – UKRAINE: ‘Lot to lose’ as Ukraine and Russia prepare Paris summit

    0 Ukraine said Wednesday it has struck a deal with pro-Russian separatists to withdraw tanks and light weapons from the frontline of the conflict in the east of the country. The Donbass region has seen its calmest period since a rarely …read more Source: Radio France...

    Speech of President Plevneliev at General Debate of UN General Assembly’s 70th session
    Sep30

    Speech of President Plevneliev at General Debate of UN General Assembly’s 70th session

    Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev called on in his speech before the 70th session of the UN General Assembly for the establishment of a common system for crises’ identification for the purpose of protecting superiority of the law and human rights. He appealed for the aiming of the international efforts at the lowering of the tension in...

    [Ticker] US gives anti-artillery kit to Ukraine
    Sep30

    [Ticker] US gives anti-artillery kit to Ukraine

    The US Wednesday authorised the transfer of $20mn of counter-artillery radar equipment to Ukraine. The State Department said the early warning systems will “save the lives of Ukrainian soldiers and civilians”. News comes same day Russia repeated threats of trade sanctions against Ukraine if it implements an EU free-trade pact....

    [Ticker] Russia launches Syria air strikes
    Sep30

    [Ticker] Russia launches Syria air strikes

    Russia said Wednesday it launched air-strikes against Islamic State (IS) in Homs, Syria, after its MPs backed military action by 162-0. US officials told Reuters the strikes targeted the Free Syrian Army, the moderate anti-Syrian government opposition. Analysts note Syria has replaced Ukraine as the main topic on Russian TV. …read more...

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