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    Ukraine: Country pushes UN to step up scrutiny of Crimea
    Nov09

    Ukraine: Country pushes UN to step up scrutiny of Crimea

    The measure condemns abuses and discrimination in Crimea, which was seized by Russia in February 2014 Ukraine on Tuesday launched a bid at the United Nations to condemn rights abuses in Crimea and press Russia to allow UN monitors to visit the territory.Backed by 38 countries including the United States, France and Britain, Ukraine presented a...

    US Election: Donald Trump wins 2016 presidential poll
    Nov09

    US Election: Donald Trump wins 2016 presidential poll

    Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton called Trump to congratulate him and concede defeat. Republican Donald Trump stunned the world on Tuesday by defeating heavily favored Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the United States on a new, uncertain path.A wealthy real-estate developer...

    EU agrees new sanctions against Crimea officials, EU’s presidency says
    Nov08

    EU agrees new sanctions against Crimea officials, EU’s presidency says

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union finance ministers agreed on Tuesday new targeted sanctions against Crimean officials, adding to restrictive measures adopted after Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. The post EU agrees new sanctions against Crimea officials, EU’s presidency says appeared first on LIBYA TODAY. …read more...

    Ex-Georgian president quits Ukraine post
    Nov07

    Ex-Georgian president quits Ukraine post

    Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has resigned from his post as governor of a Ukrainian region after 18 months. The controversial pro-West reformer accuses Kyiv of not being serious about tackling corruption. …read more Source:...

    Blow for Bulgarian PM in presidential poll
    Nov07

    Blow for Bulgarian PM in presidential poll

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov suffered an embarrassing setback in the first round of presidential elections Sunday, with projections suggesting his nominee was beaten by a left-leaning opposition candidate. Tsetska Tsacheva won 22.3 percent of the vote behind Rumen Radev on 24.9 percent, the candidate of the opposition Socialists seen as...

    Test for PM as Bulgarians elect president
    Nov06

    Test for PM as Bulgarians elect president

    Experts have said if Tsetska Tsacheva fails to win Bulgaria presidential election, Borisov might call early elections. Bulgarians voted Sunday in a first round of presidential elections, a key test of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov’s popularity in the EU’s poorest country.If his candidate and protegee Tsetska Tsacheva fails to win the...

    Opinion: Black Sea – no place for provocations
    Nov05

    Opinion: Black Sea – no place for provocations

    Following Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the Black Sea has become a strategic priority for NATO. Now troops will be stationed there. That is the right move, says DW’s Robert Schwartz. …read more Source:...

    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...

    Ukranian President Poroshenko duped in phone hoax
    Nov04

    Ukranian President Poroshenko duped in phone hoax

    Ukranian President Poroshenko shared news of a conversation with his Kyrgyz counterpart this week, only to later discover he had been talking to a prankster. It remains unclear who was responsible for the hoax. …read more Source:...

    Portugal without Pepe, Moutinho for Latvia
    Nov04

    Portugal without Pepe, Moutinho for Latvia

    European champions Portugal will be without Real Madrid defender Pepe and Monaco midfielder Joao Moutinho for their November 13 World Cup qualifying tussle with Latvia, coach Fernando Santos said Thursday. Santos insisted that the Portuguese, who beat France to lift their first senior crown in the final of Euro 2016 in July, would overcome both...

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