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    German chancellor Angela Merkel named ‘Person of the Year’ by Time
    Dec09

    German chancellor Angela Merkel named ‘Person of the Year’ by Time

    By Megan Cassella Time magazine named German Chancellor Angela Merkel its 2015 ‘Person of the Year’ on Wednesday, noting her resilience and leadership when faced with the Syrian refugee crisis and turmoil in the European Union over its currency this year. In a statement explaining the magazine’s choice, managing editor Nancy Gibbs...

    Russia: Ukraine won’t repay debt because “they are crooks”, vows court action
    Dec09

    Russia: Ukraine won’t repay debt because “they are crooks”, vows court action

    Russian officials blasted the International Monetary Fund Wednesday for changing its long-established lending rules to keep supporting Ukraine and called Kiev’s authorities “crooks” who are unlikely to repay a $3 billion debt to Moscow …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine: New government, same corruption
    Dec09

    Ukraine: New government, same corruption

    Critics say President Poroshenko’s government has been unable – or unwilling – to crack down on endemic corruption. …read more Source: AL...

    UN says Russian weapons still going to eastern Ukraine
    Dec09

    UN says Russian weapons still going to eastern Ukraine

    New report also says annexed Crimea experiencing a ‘restrictive legal framework’ under Russian rule …read more Source: Anadolu...

    UN slams Russian actions in Ukraine
    Dec09

    UN slams Russian actions in Ukraine

    New report says Russian weapons still going to eastern Ukraine, and annexed Crimea experiencing a ‘restrictive legal framework’ under Russian rule …read more Source: World...

    More than 9,000 killed since start of Ukraine conflict: UN
    Dec09

    More than 9,000 killed since start of Ukraine conflict: UN

    More than 9,000 people have been killed since the conflict in Ukraine began 20 months ago, the United Nations said Dec. 9, warning that even though fighting had abated, millions were in precarious situations …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Kerry says to go to Moscow next week for Syria, Ukraine talks
    Dec09

    Kerry says to go to Moscow next week for Syria, Ukraine talks

    US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he would travel to Moscow next week for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Ukraine and a political settlement in Syria. Speaking during an event on the sidelines of the Paris climate talks, Kerry said Russia “has been constructive” in trying to find a political solution to...

    Over 9,000 killed in Ukraine conflict: UN
    Dec09

    Over 9,000 killed in Ukraine conflict: UN

    The United Nations says more than 9,000 people have been killed since the start of the conflict in eastern Ukraine in April 2014. …read more Source: Iran...

    Kerry says to go to Moscow next week for Syria, Ukraine talks
    Dec09

    Kerry says to go to Moscow next week for Syria, Ukraine talks

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Dec. 9 that he would travel to Moscow next week for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Ukraine and a political settlement in Syria …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Resurgent Russia takes on tenacious Turkey
    Dec09

    Resurgent Russia takes on tenacious Turkey

    From Ukraine to Syria, Russia is determined to confront and contain the West. …read more Source: AL...

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