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    Three Millennia of Safety Pins
    Nov15

    Three Millennia of Safety Pins

    My mother, with her carefully trained eye, always knew when I had lost a button on my school uniform. She would rummage around her bag and produce a safety pin, fastening my blouse gently with it, taking extra care not to prick me. I always marveled at how elegantly she fastened the safety pin, with only the slightest trace showing on the...

    Obama Begins Final Foreign Trip in Greece
    Nov15

    Obama Begins Final Foreign Trip in Greece

    President Barack Obama will stress economic issues as he meets with Greek leaders Tuesday on the first leg of the final planned foreign trip of his presidency. White House officials expect Obama and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to talk about the need for continued economic reforms, including transparency and cleaning up the country’s...

    Punches thrown in Ukrainian parliament as MPs get personal
    Nov15

    Punches thrown in Ukrainian parliament as MPs get personal

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    Ukraine MPs throw punches in parliament
    Nov15

    Ukraine MPs throw punches in parliament

    A fight broke out between two MPs in Ukraine when one party leader accused another of working with the Kremlin. …read more Source:...

    Putin, Trump speak by phone, aim for “constructive cooperation”: Kremlin
    Nov15

    Putin, Trump speak by phone, aim for “constructive cooperation”: Kremlin

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with US President-elect Donald Trump on Monday and agreed to work towards “constructive cooperation”, the Kremlin said. The two men will maintain contact by phone and seek to meet each other in person, it said. Trump will take office on January 20, replacing Barack Obama whose relations with Putin...

    China says aircraft carrier now ready for combat
    Nov15

    China says aircraft carrier now ready for combat

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s first aircraft carrier is now ready to engage in combat, marking a milestone for a navy that has invested heavily in its ability to project power far from China’s shores. The Liaoning’s political commissar said in an interview with Tuesday’s Global Times newspaper that his ship is “constantly...

    Merkel’s conservatives back rival Steinmeier as Germany’s next president
    Nov15

    Merkel’s conservatives back rival Steinmeier as Germany’s next president

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives agreed on Monday to back Social Democrat Frank-Walter Steinmeier as Germany’s next president, creating a vacancy at the foreign ministry at a critical moment in relations with Russia and the United States. Merkel’s camp had hoped to promote its own candidate but chose to back political...

    Putin, Trump speak by phone, aim for ‘constructive cooperation’
    Nov15

    Putin, Trump speak by phone, aim for ‘constructive cooperation’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President-elect Donald Trump on Monday agreed to work toward “constructive cooperation”, including on fighting terrorism, the Kremlin said. In their first phone call since Trump won the November 8 election, they agreed to “channel” relations between Russia and the United States and “combine efforts to...

    Ukraine MPs get into fistfight over accusations of links to Russian govt
    Nov15

    Ukraine MPs get into fistfight over accusations of links to Russian govt

    A brawl broke out between two Ukrainian MPs on Monday during a meeting of parliament faction leaders in Kiev, as one party leader accused another of working with the Kremlin and calling for him to be jailed. Oleh Lyashko, the leader of Radical Party, was on the receiving end of several punches thrown by Opposition Party leader Yuriy Boyko after...

    Minister in naked photo scandal
    Nov15

    Minister in naked photo scandal

    SHE was criticised for being too young to be a Ukraine government minister. Now she’s become embroiled in a racy photo row. …read more Source:...