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    French presidential favourite favours Putin
    Nov24

    French presidential favourite favours Putin

    Francois Fillon (left) with Vladimir Putin in Moscow in 2011 © AFP/File / Natalia KolesnikovaPARIS, Nov 24 – French presidential frontrunner Francois Fillon has known Russian leader Vladimir Putin through good times and bad — and believes that dialogue, not threats, are key to handling the Kremlin strongman. Fillon, a conservative hoping to...

    Champions League: Benfica frustrated after stirring Besiktas fightback
    Nov24

    Champions League: Benfica frustrated after stirring Besiktas fightback

    Benfica are still just a point clear of Besiktas with one match to go as they joust for top spot in Group B. Benfica must wait on a place in the last 16 of the Champions League after they squandered a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 at Turkey’s Besiktas on Wednesday.The Portuguese cruised into a 3-0 lead inside barely half an hour but were...

    Ukraine’s US lesson in self-defence
    Nov24

    Ukraine’s US lesson in self-defence

    Military personnel from the US army are training Ukrainian troops. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president to push EU leaders on Russia
    Nov24

    Ukraine president to push EU leaders on Russia

    Trump’s election victory has been met with trepidation in Kiev because of the billionaire TV star’s praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the two men’s vow to normalise ties after years of tension. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine president to push EU leaders on Russia
    Nov24

    Ukraine president to push EU leaders on Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will press EU leaders on Thursday to hold firm against Russia amid fears that US President-elect Donald Trump may ditch the Western coalition against Moscow. Poroshenko’s summit with Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Union’s top officials, will focus on political reforms demanded by...

    Martin Schulz chooses Berlin over Brussels
    Nov24

    Martin Schulz chooses Berlin over Brussels

    Martin Schulz, the president of the European Parliament, will run for a seat in the German Bundestag next year, he told POLITICO. Given that he’s set to head the list for the state of Nord-Rhine Westphalia, he is close to guaranteed a seat in the federal parliament — formalizing his ambition to be a contender for Germany’s top job in...

    CIS trade unions addressing on-the-job safety
    Nov24

    CIS trade unions addressing on-the-job safety

    BAKU. KAZINFORM – A seminar of the World Regional Council of International Trade Union Confederation for the CIS member organizations is being held in Baku. The representatives of Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Russia, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan take part in the meeting. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine corruption and Russian aggression both on table at EU summit
    Nov24

    Ukraine corruption and Russian aggression both on table at EU summit

    Ahead of an anti-corruption meeting with EU, Ukraine says the focus should be on Russian aggression. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian President To Press EU Leaders On Russia Sanctions
    Nov24

    Ukrainian President To Press EU Leaders On Russia Sanctions

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was set to meet with top European Union leaders to press them to keep up sanctions against Russia. Poroshenko’s November 24 meeting with Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker comes amid worries in Kyiv that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will weaken Western resolve against Russia upon taking office in...

    Russian PM To Meet Red Cross Head For Talks On Syria, Ukraine
    Nov24

    Russian PM To Meet Red Cross Head For Talks On Syria, Ukraine

    The conflicts in Syria and Ukraine were expected to top the agenda for talks in Moscow between Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and the head of the international Red Cross. Medvedev’s press service said the November 24 meeting with Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, would focus on...