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    Leading Merkel ally urges sanctions against Russia over Syria
    Nov28

    Leading Merkel ally urges sanctions against Russia over Syria

    The head of Germany’s foreign affairs committee, an ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel, called on Monday for Berlin to impose sanctions on Russia because of its supporting role in the war in Syria. The Syrian army and its allies announced the capture of a swathe of eastern Aleppo from rebels on Monday in an accelerating attack that threatens...

    Merkel ally calls for sanctions on Russia due to Syrian involvement
    Nov28

    Merkel ally calls for sanctions on Russia due to Syrian involvement

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Leading Merkel ally urges sanctions against Russia over Syria
    Nov28

    Leading Merkel ally urges sanctions against Russia over Syria

    The head of Germany’s foreign affairs committee, an ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel, called Monday for Berlin to impose sanctions on Russia because of its supporting role in the war in Syria. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine’s Yanukovich blames radicals for bloodshed at Maidan protests
    Nov28

    Ukraine’s Yanukovich blames radicals for bloodshed at Maidan protests

    Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovich Monday blamed armed nationalist radicals for fomenting violence in the 2014 Maidan protests that led to scores of protesters being killed and ultimately prompted him to flee into exile. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Investors remain confident on Russia monetary easing
    Nov28

    Investors remain confident on Russia monetary easing

    Foreign investors aren’t taking the Bank of Russia’s “no” for an answer. Despite the central bank’s pledge in September to hold interest rates at least through the end of the year, a bond-market anomaly still shows some remain confident that slowing inflation will allow for monetary easing to resume sooner rather than later....

    Fillon vs Juppe: how French right’s presidential hopefuls shape up
    Nov28

    Fillon vs Juppe: how French right’s presidential hopefuls shape up

    Francois Fillon and Alain Juppe, the two men duelling for the presidential nomination of the French right, both advocate deep economic reforms, including scrapping the 35-hour work week, a sacred cow of the French left.But the two former prime ministers disagree on how far to cut back the French state and on several other key domestic and foreign...

    Norway resumes high-level trade talks with Russia after two-year break
    Nov28

    Norway resumes high-level trade talks with Russia after two-year break

    Norway has resumed high-level talks with Russia on trade and economic cooperation that were broken off after Moscow annexed Crimea in 2014, the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries said in a statement Monday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia poised to gain from freeze in oil production
    Nov27

    Russia poised to gain from freeze in oil production

    With its oil output at record levels and state coffers running low, Russia has little to lose and much to gain from agreeing a deal with the Opec on limiting production.Ahead of an Opec meeting set for November 30 in Vienna, Moscow – which is not a member of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries – is pushing for an agreement to be...

    Saakashvili urges Ukrainians to rise up against government
    Nov27

    Saakashvili urges Ukrainians to rise up against government

    Some 2,000 people gathered in central Kiev on Sunday to support a call by ex-regional governor Mikheil Saakashvili – also a former president of Georgia – to rise up against the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Saakashvili urges Ukrainians to rise up against government
    Nov27

    Saakashvili urges Ukrainians to rise up against government

    But Saakashvili, who was head of state of Georgia from 2004 to 2013, resigned because he was being held back in his efforts to fight corruption among high-ranking officials. …read more Source: World...

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