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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:...

Russian media backs Trump, questions US democracy
Nov05

Russian media backs Trump, questions US democracy

Russian state-owned media does little to hide its preferences in the U.S. presidential election. News reports about the race for the White House on Russian television devote most of their time to elaborating on Donald Trump’s allegations that Hillary Clinton is corrupt and the election is rigged. “Clinton has a choice. Either she gets...

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...

Petro Poroshenko: Ukraine’s leader speaks to ‘fake’ Kyrgyz president
Nov04

Petro Poroshenko: Ukraine’s leader speaks to ‘fake’ Kyrgyz president

Ukrainian foreign ministry spokeswoman Mariana Betsa said her office was now investigating the "planned provocation". Ukrainian president spoke to what he thought was his Kyrgyz counterpart by phone this week — only to discover that the person on the other end was someone else entirely.Details of the exchange between Petro...

Europa League: Woe for Mourinho’s United, Saints beat Inter
Nov04

Europa League: Woe for Mourinho’s United, Saints beat Inter

Manchester United endured another frustrating night as Jose Mourinho's side lost 2-1 to Fenerbahce in Istanbul. AFP Sports picks out the best of the action in the Europa League on Thursday as Manchester United went down to defeat in Turkey, Southampton beat Inter and Aritz Aduriz made history:Mourinho woes deepenManchester United endured...

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