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    Five Ukraine police killed in friendly fire mix-up
    Dec04

    Five Ukraine police killed in friendly fire mix-up

    KIEV: Five Ukrainian police were killed by friendly fire in a tragic accident in which officers mistook colleagues for burglars, officials said Sunday. Three burglars initially escaped the crime scene amid a gunfight between different security forces, although they were later detained. “Last night a devastating tragedy took place that...

    Five Ukraine police killed in friendly fire mix-up (AFP)
    Dec04

    Five Ukraine police killed in friendly fire mix-up (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Five Ukrainian police were killed by friendly fire in a tragic accident in which officers mistook colleagues for burglars, officials said Sunday. …read more Source: The West...

    Egypt bets on strategic relations with Trump and Putin
    Dec04

    Egypt bets on strategic relations with Trump and Putin

    According to sources close to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, next year will be Egypt’s year par excellence. They say Egypt will be the only Arab country that will have strategic quasi-alliances with both Putin’s Russia and Trump’s America. They say in all confidence that Egypt’s economy will recover but also its...

    We’ve Been Sold a Lie for Two Decades About Genetically Engineered Foods
    Dec04

    We’ve Been Sold a Lie for Two Decades About Genetically Engineered Foods

    Click here for reuse options! GE food has failed to achieve two of its primary objectives: higher crop yields and reduced pesticide use. Meanwhile, corporate profits have surged. [Editor’s note: The terms GE (genetic engineering) and GMO (genetically modified organism) are often used interchangeably, but their meanings are different. GMOs,...

    Russian patriarch blesses new Paris church, a Putin project
    Dec04

    Russian patriarch blesses new Paris church, a Putin project

    PARIS (AP) — The patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church is consecrating a new church near the Eiffel Tower seen as a controversial symbol of President Vladimir Putin’s influence in Europe. Patriarch Kirill, an ally of Putin, is presiding over a blessing ceremony Sunday in the Saint Trinity Church on the banks of the Seine River. Members...

    Russian patriarch blesses new Paris church, a Putin project
    Dec04

    Russian patriarch blesses new Paris church, a Putin project

    Putin has championed the project, prompting protests from rights groups. Since the 2008 sale of the site to Russia, diplomatic relations have soured over Moscow’s actions in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Bulgaria takes over presidency of Black Sea Coast/Border Guard Forum again
    Dec04

    Bulgaria takes over presidency of Black Sea Coast/Border Guard Forum again

    A meeting was hosted this week by Bulgaria’s Black Sea port of Burgas of the coast/border guard leaders of Bulgaria, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and Georgia. The forum represents an efficient regional model for sharing responsibility and for joint action in countering cross-border organized crime and international terrorism in the...

    Russia to fit tanks with ‘PTERODACTYL’ drones as Putin bolsters forces on Europe’s borders
    Dec04

    Russia to fit tanks with ‘PTERODACTYL’ drones as Putin bolsters forces on Europe’s borders

    THE Russian military will equip its tanks with advanced reconnaissance drones capable of circling up to 100 metres in the air and operating indefinitely. …read more Source:...

    A History of Vandalism: Welcome to Ukraine’s Historic Holocaust Site
    Dec04

    A History of Vandalism: Welcome to Ukraine’s Historic Holocaust Site

    While many Ukrainian politicians and political activists alike have embraced pointed views on their country’s thorny and controversial World War II past, relatively few may claim direct personal experience of the Holocaust. Abraham Kristein, however, is the rare exception of someone who not only witnessed horrific wartime atrocities in...

    600,000 risk losing water in Ukraine
    Dec03

    600,000 risk losing water in Ukraine

    International monitors warned on Friday that around 600,000 impoverished people could be left without water or heat in war-scarred eastern Ukraine this winter. The words of caution came with few signs of an end to the 31-month-long conflict between Kiev and the pro-Russian separatists that has killed nearly 10,000 people in the EU’s...