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    Ukrainian Anti-graft Body May Struggle to Investigate MPs’ Wealth
    Nov21

    Ukrainian Anti-graft Body May Struggle to Investigate MPs’ Wealth

    The head of Ukraine’s anti-corruption agency compared its first failed attempt to launch an online wealth declaration program to a little bird hitting a glass window. The tool eventually got off the ground in October. But this handed the NAZK a more formidable task – to sift one-by-one through more than 100,000 forms submitted by...

    Azerbaijani Honorary Consul in Kharkiv receives Ukrainian state Order
    Nov21

    Azerbaijani Honorary Consul in Kharkiv receives Ukrainian state Order

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a Decree to confer “For Merits to the State” order to a group of people who contributed to the development of agrarian reforms in the country. …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Relief but muted enthusiasm as Merkel vows to run again
    Nov21

    Relief but muted enthusiasm as Merkel vows to run again

    Few voiced open enthusiasm when Angela Merkel declared she wants to stay in power by Frank Zeller -AFP photo BERLIN: Many Germans may support Chancellor Angela Merkel, but few voiced open enthusiasm when she declared she wants to stay in power — and commentators are asking whether she will offer fresh ideas or is a leader past her zenith. The...

    Barack Obama says goodbye to world stage after eight years
    Nov21

    Barack Obama says goodbye to world stage after eight years

    LIMA: US President Barack Obama bid farewell to the world stage Sunday, pondering his legacy, offering advice to his successor and discussing his post-presidential life at the end of his final foreign tour. His historic presidency and charisma have made Obama a rock star on the international scene, even at times when the daily grind of politics...

    At quick summit meeting, Obama and Putin talk Syria, Ukraine
    Nov21

    At quick summit meeting, Obama and Putin talk Syria, Ukraine

    In what is likely to be their last meeting before the US president leaves office, Mr. Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed Syria and Ukraine for about four minutes Sunday as the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Lima, Peru. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Scientists from five countries to attend international genetics conference in Minsk
    Nov21

    Scientists from five countries to attend international genetics conference in Minsk

    Scientists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and the United Kingdom (Scotland) will present their most recent achievements in genetics and biotechnology from 23 to 25 November. All in all, the forum will bring together over 200 researchers. …read more Source:...

    Finland to set up centre to counter ‘hybrid’ threats
    Nov21

    Finland to set up centre to counter ‘hybrid’ threats

    Several NATO and EU countries are planning to establish a centre in Helsinki to research how to counter ‘hybrid’ warfare, a senior Finnish government official said on Monday. Finland has a 1,300-km (800-mile) border with Russia, which has been accused of mounting ‘hybrid’ campaigns in the Ukraine conflict – combining...

    The new Putin coalition
    Nov21

    The new Putin coalition

    Vladimir Putin, it used to be said not long ago, had no friends. His invasion of Crimea and meddling in eastern Ukraine made him persona non grata in mainstream Europe and America. Asia saw little value in Russia’s no-growth economy. These days the Russian leader is on a roll. Without having to backtrack on anything of substance (or...

    The new Putin coalition
    Nov21

    The new Putin coalition

    Vladimir Putin, it used to be said not long ago, had no friends. His invasion of Crimea and meddling in eastern Ukraine made him persona non grata in mainstream Europe and America. Asia saw little value in Russia’s no-growth economy. These days the Russian leader is on a roll. Without having to backtrack on anything of substance (or...

    Obama: I’ll Push Back on Trump If Needed to Defend US Ideals
    Nov21

    Obama: I’ll Push Back on Trump If Needed to Defend US Ideals

    LIMA, Peru—President Barack Obama said Sunday he doesn’t intend to become his successor’s constant critic—but reserved the right to speak out if President-elect Donald Trump or his policies breach certain “values or ideals.” Offering a rare glimpse into his thoughts on his post-presidency, Obama suggested once he was out of office he...