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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:...

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:...

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