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    News24.com | EU sanctions 17 Syria ministers, central bank governor
    Nov15

    News24.com | EU sanctions 17 Syria ministers, central bank governor

    The European Union has placed 17 Syrian ministers plus the central bank governor on a sanctions blacklist targeting the regime of President Bashar Assad. …read more Source:...

    ​Mashed potatoes standard fare in Russia’s food ban-hit restaurants
    Nov14

    ​Mashed potatoes standard fare in Russia’s food ban-hit restaurants

    Vladimir Putin’s attacks on Crimea sparked European sanctions so the president stopped food imports. …read more Source: Mail &...

    Poroshenko ‘sure’ Trump supports Ukraine against Russia
    Nov14

    Poroshenko ‘sure’ Trump supports Ukraine against Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday said he has “no doubt” that president-elect Donald Trump will refuse to recognise Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and will cooperate with his country. “Not one state in the world, except it seems to me North Korea and Venezuela, recognises Crimea,” Poroshenko told a joint news conference with...

    Poroshenko ‘sure’ Trump supports Ukraine against Russia
    Nov14

    Poroshenko ‘sure’ Trump supports Ukraine against Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday said he has “no doubt” that president-elect Donald Trump will refuse to recognise Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and will cooperate with his country. “Not one state in the world, except it seems to me North Korea and Venezuela, recognises Crimea,” Poroshenko told a joint news conference with...

    Pro-Russian candidate wins Moldova presidency
    Nov14

    Pro-Russian candidate wins Moldova presidency

    Pro-Russian candidate Igor Dodon on Monday emerged as winner of Moldova’s presidential runoff, viewed as an East-West choice in the impoverished ex-Soviet country. With 99.9 percent of ballots counted, Socialist Party chief Dodon had 52.3 percent of the votes, according to the electoral commission, with pro-European rival Maia Sandu on 47.7...

    Bulgaria: Country in turmoil after PM quits over new pro-Russia president
    Nov14

    Bulgaria: Country in turmoil after PM quits over new pro-Russia president

    EU member Bulgaria faced an uncertain future on Monday after centre-right Prime Minister Boyko Borisov quit following the crushing defeat of his presidential nominee at the hands of a Moscow-friendly general backed by the Socialist opposition.Critics fear the surprise win could tilt ex-communist Bulgaria, which has long walked a tightrope between...

    In Bulgaria: Boyko Borisov: Knockout for black-belt PM
    Nov14

    In Bulgaria: Boyko Borisov: Knockout for black-belt PM

    "I apologise to those who supported us. I thought I was doing the right thing," the straight-talking premier said Sunday evening. The resignation of Bulgaria’s charismatic Prime Minister Boyko Borisov — holder of a black belt in karate — comes as a self-inflicted knockout.The burly bruiser had vowed to quit if his...

    Obama: President on farewell tour to Europe fearful of ‘Trump effect’
    Nov14

    Obama: President on farewell tour to Europe fearful of ‘Trump effect’

    Trump, whose victory over Hillary Clinton surprised virtually everyone, has given Europeans ample cause for concern. Barack Obama will travel Monday to Greece and Germany in a final official visit designed, in a strange bit of political contortion, at reassuring worried Europeans about a man he once warned was “unfit” for the...

    Obama on farewell tour to Europe fearful of ‘Trump effect’
    Nov14

    Obama on farewell tour to Europe fearful of ‘Trump effect’

    Barack Obama will travel Monday to Greece and Germany in a final official visit designed, in a strange bit of political contortion, at reassuring worried Europeans about a man he once warned was “unfit” for the presidency: Donald Trump. The irony is cruel: In the name of a peaceful transition, the American president, having thoroughly denounced...

    Bulgaria PM quits after pro-Russia candidate wins presidential vote
    Nov14

    Bulgaria PM quits after pro-Russia candidate wins presidential vote

    Bulgaria’s centre-right Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stepped down Sunday after his presidential nominee suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of a Moscow-friendly general backed by the Socialist opposition. Observers say the surprise win could tilt ex-communist Bulgaria, which has long walked a tightrope between Moscow and Brussels,...

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