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    Ukrainian Jewish leader accuses Kiev of ‘flirting with radicals’
    Nov11

    Ukrainian Jewish leader accuses Kiev of ‘flirting with radicals’

    “Today it is obvious that the government has played with the radicals. Instead of putting them in their place a year ago,” says Jewish oligarch Vadim Rabinovich. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukrainian soldier killed in east despite truce
    Nov11

    Ukrainian soldier killed in east despite truce

    Soldier was killed when Ukrainian positions came under small arms and grenade fire 50 kilometres south of separatist capital Donetsk …read more Source: World...

    Ukrainian soldier killed in war-torn east despite truce
    Nov11

    Ukrainian soldier killed in war-torn east despite truce

    Clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces have left one Ukrainian soldier dead, Kiev said Wednesday, despite a wobbly ceasefire that has halted much of the fighting …read more Source: The Daily...

    Egypt ranked 83rd out of 141 in tourism competitiveness: WEF
    Nov11

    Egypt ranked 83rd out of 141 in tourism competitiveness: WEF

    By Maydaa Abo El-Nadar Egypt was ranked 83rd out of 141 countries worldwide, in the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) for 2015. In the 2011 index Egypt was ranked 75th out of 139 countries, dropping 10 places to reach 85th out of 140 countries in the 2013 index. The UAE managed to go up from 30th place...

    Military jet crashes in Ukraine, killing pilot
    Nov11

    Military jet crashes in Ukraine, killing pilot

    NNA – A Soviet-designed Su-25 jet aircraft crashed in south-eastern Ukraine on Wednesday during a training exercise, killing its pilot, the Ukrainian military said. The incident took place at ar …read more Source: National News...

    Russia set to retaliate against IS after plane bombing, complicating Syria intervention
    Nov11

    Russia set to retaliate against IS after plane bombing, complicating Syria intervention

    “They know they will have to respond. It is not pleasant, but that is the price it pays for its intervention in Syria.” former Israeli ambassador to Russia and Ukraine tells Post. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    US Congress, White House square off over Guantanamo
    Nov11

    US Congress, White House square off over Guantanamo

    The US Congress has voted overwhelmingly in favor of legislation that extends the ban on transferring detainees from Guantanamo Bay to facilities in America, challenging President Barack Obama’s renewed push to close the prison before he leaves office in January of 2017. Only three senators voted against the legislation, with 91 casting...

    Full court hearing over captured alleged Russian soldiers starts in Kiev
    Nov11

    Full court hearing over captured alleged Russian soldiers starts in Kiev

    A court in Ukraine has started hearing the case of two Russian nationals captured during fighting in the east. …read more Source:...

    Russia to deploy new weapons to counter US missile shield
    Nov10

    Russia to deploy new weapons to counter US missile shield

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will counter NATO’s U.S.-led missile defense program by deploying new strike weapons capable of piercing the shield, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday. Putin told defense officials that by developing defenses against ballistic missiles Washington aims to “neutralize” Russia’s strategic nuclear...

    Britain’s Cameron appeals to EU reform doubters at home, abroad (Updated)
    Nov10

    Britain’s Cameron appeals to EU reform doubters at home, abroad (Updated)

    By Kylie MacLellan and Elizabeth Piper British Prime Minister David Cameron appealed to doubters at home and in other EU capitals on Tuesday to embrace his attempt to reform the 28-member bloc as a chance to boost prosperity rather than writing it off as ‘Mission Impossible’. Cameron, under pressure after overseeing what critics see as a...

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