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    Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Prize in Literature
    Oct08

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

    Svetlana Alexievich, a Belarussian journalist and prose writer, won the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time,” the Swedish Academy announced. Ms. Alexievich, 67, is the 14th woman to win the literature prize. Sara Danius, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy,...

    Festival to offer tasty foods
    Oct08

    Festival to offer tasty foods

    Following the gathering of cinema lovers in different countries, a Kiev-based young team’s short film food festival project, “Food Film Festival World,” will take place at the TÜRVAK Cinema Museum. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Belarusian Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel Prize for Literature (Updated)
    Oct08

    Belarusian Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel Prize for Literature (Updated)

    Belarussian author Svetlana Alexievich has won the Nobel Prize for Literature for her portrayal of life in the former Soviet Union which the Swedish Academy said was “a monument to suffering and courage in our time.” Alexievich’s work includes a series of books called the “Voices of Utopia” about individuals in the former Soviet Union as...

    NATO chief says prepared to send troops to defend Turkey
    Oct08

    NATO chief says prepared to send troops to defend Turkey

    By Robin Emmott NATO said it was prepared to send troops to Turkey to defend its ally after violations of Turkish airspace by Russian jets bombing Syria and Britain scolded Moscow for escalating a war that has already killed 250,000 people. Officials at the U.S.-led alliance are still smarting from Russia’s weekend incursions into...

    Russia backs Syrian forces in major assault on insurgents
    Oct08

    Russia backs Syrian forces in major assault on insurgents

    In this photo made from the footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official web site on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, a Russian navy ship launches a cruise missile in the Caspian Sea. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)Beirut, Reuters—Syrian troops and militia backed by Russian warplanes mounted what appeared to be their first...

    Russia sentences man to jail for spying for Ukraine
    Oct08

    Russia sentences man to jail for spying for Ukraine

    A Russian court said Thursday it has sentenced a man to 12 years in prison for allegedly spying for Ukraine, the latest in a spate of treason cases …read more Source: The Daily...

    Iceland: Fish fight spawned over Ukraine sanctions
    Oct08

    Iceland: Fish fight spawned over Ukraine sanctions

    Joining the West, Reykjavik imposed sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, but now its fishermen are paying the price. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine rebels encouraged to fight in Syria next
    Oct08

    Ukraine rebels encouraged to fight in Syria next

    Since Russia intervened to Syria some of separatists in Ukraine say they are considering making for frontline in Syria …read more Source: World...

    Kiev puts forward conditions for elections in east Ukraine
    Oct08

    Kiev puts forward conditions for elections in east Ukraine

    As parties in eastern Ukraine continue withdrawing their light weapons from frontlines, Kiev is busy outlining a plan to integrate those conflict areas back into the country. …read more Source:...

    Real truce has 

begun in Ukraine, 

says Poroshenko
    Oct07

    Real truce has begun in Ukraine, says Poroshenko

    KIEV: President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday a “real truce” had begun in Ukraine but that a long-lasting peace with pro-Russian insurgents would still take some time. “There has not been a single shot fired. This is still not peace. This is not the end of the war,” the pro-Western leader said in a televised address. “The end of war will...

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