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    Turkish man sentenced to 25 years for raping a 16-year-old Ukrainian model
    Jan27

    Turkish man sentenced to 25 years for raping a 16-year-old Ukrainian model

    A court in Istanbul sentenced a bus driver to 25 years in jail for raping a 16-year-old Ukranian model visiting Turkey in 2015. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Russian Law Enforcement Launches Terror-Sweep Operations in Crimea
    Jan27

    Russian Law Enforcement Launches Terror-Sweep Operations in Crimea

    From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English. Moscow- Russian law enforcement agencies are conducting special operations in the recently annexed Crimea. Operations are meant to hunt down … continue reading Russian Law Enforcement Launches Terror-Sweep Operations in Crimea …read more Source: ASHARQ...

    Ukrainian president to meet Merkel in Berlin Monday: agency
    Jan27

    Ukrainian president to meet Merkel in Berlin Monday: agency

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will hold talks in Berlin Monday with Chancellor Angela Merkel on the separatist conflict in Ukraine, Interfax Ukraine news agency quoted the president’s spokesman as saying …read more Source: The Daily...

    Even with new leader, Germany’s SPD will struggle to take power
    Jan26

    Even with new leader, Germany’s SPD will struggle to take power

    Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) may look reinvigorated with a new leader, Martin Schulz, set to take on conservative Angela Merkel in September’s election, but their chances of leading a left-wing coalition to oust the chancellor remain slim.The surprise leadership switch has given the SPD a psychological boost by ending months of...

    Emerging stocks at 3-month high
    Jan26

    Emerging stocks at 3-month high

    Emerging stocks hit three-month highs yesterday, boosted by US shares roaring higher, but currencies weakened led by a fall in the rouble after Russian authorities announced steps to increase central bank reserves.MSCI’s emerging market index rose 0.7% in its fourth day of gains, after solid US earnings and expectations of a large fiscal...

    Corruption continues to plague Ukraine
    Jan26

    Corruption continues to plague Ukraine

    Corruption remains a problem in Ukraine 3 years after the Euromaidan uprising. …read more Source:...

    Vandals paint Nazi graffiti on Polish graves in Ukraine
    Jan25

    Vandals paint Nazi graffiti on Polish graves in Ukraine

    Culprits daub name of SS unit made up of Ukrainian volunteers at burial site; foreign minister denounces action …read more Source: The Times of...

    Syrian rebels release two Ukrainian hostages
    Jan25

    Syrian rebels release two Ukrainian hostages

    A Syrian opposition group has released a Ukrainian couple following three years of captivity. In 2013, O. M. (43) and N. M. (38) — their full names have not been released — reportedly entered Syria illegally. They were finally released earlier this week in Syria’s northwestern city of Idlib, due largely to the efforts of the...

    EU Court Rejects Russian Missile-Maker Sanctions Appeal
    Jan25

    EU Court Rejects Russian Missile-Maker Sanctions Appeal

    A top European court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Russian missile-maker Almaz-Antey against EU sanctions imposed for its role in the Ukraine conflict. As the crisis deepened in 2014, the European Union imposed asset freezes and travel bans on Russian and Ukrainian individuals and entities held responsible for supporting pro-Moscow...

    Council of Europe decries rising attacks against media in Turkey
    Jan25

    Council of Europe decries rising attacks against media in Turkey

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution decrying “the many cases of serious threats to media freedom in Europe,” highlighting the deaths of 16 journalists since January 2015 in member states.The body, which met in Strasbourg, found the situation particularly worrying in Turkey and the...

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