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    Hollande says will ‘clarify positions’ with Trump in call Friday
    Nov11

    Hollande says will ‘clarify positions’ with Trump in call Friday

    The French leader cited the fight against terrorism, the battle against the ISIS and the conflict in Ukraine among the subjects he wished to discuss with Trump.PARIS,France, Nov 11 – French President Francois Hollande said Friday he would “clarify positions” with US president-elect Donald Trump during “frank” telephone discussions later in the...

    Putin unveils controversial statue of Saint Vladimir by Kremlin
    Nov05

    Putin unveils controversial statue of Saint Vladimir by Kremlin

    The 17-metre monument of Vladimir, has sparked controversy over fears it could blot Moscow’s historic centre © AFP / Natalia KolesnikovaMOSCOW, Russian Federation, Nov 4 – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday unveiled a giant statue by the Kremlin of his namesake Vladimir the Great, a revered leader and Orthodox saint, that has faced...

    Ukraine officials declare jaw-dropping riches
    Nov02

    Ukraine officials declare jaw-dropping riches

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman Volodymyr Groysman meanwhile declared more than $1 million in cash as well as a watch collection that includes two Rolexes, one of a host of high-profile figures declaring riches © AFP / Eric PiermontKiev, Ukraine, Nov 2 – A luxury watch collection, millions of dollars in cash and a Picasso painting are...

    Africa in the dock at the International Criminal Court
    Oct21

    Africa in the dock at the International Criminal Court

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Dutch city of The Hague © ANP/AFP/File / Martijn BeekmanTHE HAGUE, Netherlands, Oct 21 – The International Criminal Court — dealt a blow Friday with South Africa’s decision to withdraw from the tribunal — has launched nine investigations in eight African countries since its establishment in...

    Two Russians, one American blast off to ISS
    Oct19

    Two Russians, one American blast off to ISS

    Russian cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov (bottom) and Andrei Borisenko (top) and US astronaut Shane Kimbrough wave as they board the Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome on October 19, 2016 © Pool/AFP / Maxim ShipenkovBaikonur, Kazakhstan, Oct 19 – Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut soared into orbit in a Soyuz...

    Merkel to host Putin for summit on Ukraine, Syria
    Oct18

    Merkel to host Putin for summit on Ukraine, Syria

    Fighting in east Ukraine which has claimed nearly 10,000 lives has dragged on despite a peace plan brokered by Germany and France/AFP-FileBERLIN, Germany, Oct 18 – Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Berlin on Wednesday for a summit focusing on escalating tensions between Moscow and the West over the Kremlin’s strategy in Ukraine and...

    Serbs arrested for Montenegro vote ‘attack plans’
    Oct16

    Serbs arrested for Montenegro vote ‘attack plans’

    Montenegro police said they had arrested 20 Serbs for allegedly planning to carry out attacks after voting closes in parliamentary elections © AFP/File / STRPodgorica, Montenegro, Oct 16 – Montenegro said it had arrested 20 Serbs for planning to carry out attacks after voting wraps up in the Balkan nation’s tense parliamentary elections on...

    Montenegro votes as veteran PM warns of anti-NATO threat
    Oct16

    Montenegro votes as veteran PM warns of anti-NATO threat

    Supporters of Montenegro Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic gather for an election rally in Podgorica, on October 14, 2016 © AFP/File / Savo PrelevicPodgorica, Montenegro, Oct 16 – Montenegro began voting in parliamentary elections Sunday with opposition groups hoping to end the quarter-century rule of pro-Western premier Milo Djukanovic, who warns...

    Russian Orthodox Patriarch’s visit to UK to ‘build trust’
    Oct14

    Russian Orthodox Patriarch’s visit to UK to ‘build trust’

    Patriarch Kirill is making the first ever visit to Britain by a head of the Russian Church © AFP/File / Kirill KudryavtsevMOSCOW, Russia, Oct 14 – A historic first ever visit to Britain by the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will help strengthen trust between the countries with ties at a frosty low, a senior cleric said Friday. Patriarch...

    As US ties slump, Russian war rhetoric spikes at home
    Oct14

    As US ties slump, Russian war rhetoric spikes at home

    Two Russian Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft fly over the USS Donald Cook guided-missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea in April 2016 © US NAVY 6TH FLEET/AFP/FileMoscow, Russian Federation, Oct 14 – State television threatens the West with nuclear weapons, the Kremlin halts a disarmament treaty, the army warns of shooting down US jets. As ties between...

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