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    Ukrainian politician accused of €100m fraud
    Dec09

    Ukrainian politician accused of €100m fraud

    Ukraine police are investigating a man accused of cheating the state out of more than €100m. He denies all allegations. …read more Source:...

    Joshua eyes Klitschko prize in Molina bout
    Dec09

    Joshua eyes Klitschko prize in Molina bout

    World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua fights Eric Molina tonight, but all the talk this week has been about who the Briton could fight next. Joshua’s second defence of his IBF world crown might not be generating as much excitement and anticipation as his previous fights, but much is on the line. Should he prevail, Joshua will be set to...

    Le Clos breaks 100m fly world record
    Dec09

    Le Clos breaks 100m fly world record

    Chad le Clos, rebounding from what he considered a disappointing Rio Olympics, won his second gold of the Short Course Swimming World Championships on Thursday with a world record-setting victory in the 100m butterfly. The South African’s time of 48.08sec improved his own world record of 48.44, set at the previous edition of the...

    Child Neglect: Ukrainian lady jets off with lover, leaves children at home to starve
    Dec09

    Child Neglect: Ukrainian lady jets off with lover, leaves children at home to starve

    One of the lady's children died of starvation before rescuers could come come to their aid. A 20-year-old Ukrainian lady, Vladislava Podchapko, has been arrested for child neglect, after leaving her two children at home to starve.The children were left alone at her Kiev apartment with no food in the house. One of them, a little boy however...

    Azerbaijani MMA fighter crowned world champion
    Dec09

    Azerbaijani MMA fighter crowned world champion

    Fighter of Azerbaijan`s Qabala club Shahin Ramazanov (70kg) has become the winner of the World MMA Championship held in Kharkiv, Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Crunch time in Congo, community philanthropy, and continuing genocide: IRIN’s Top Picks
    Dec09

    Crunch time in Congo, community philanthropy, and continuing genocide: IRIN’s Top Picks

    Every week, IRIN’s team of editors curates a selection of humanitarian reports and opinion you may have missed, from in-depth analyses and features to academic studies and podcasts: Equality and economy in the Middle East As Bessma Momani points out right off the bat in this briefing for the Brookings Institution, one of the major drivers...

    EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia after leaders meet on December 15
    Dec09

    EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia after leaders meet on December 15

    The European Union will extend by six months its main economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine after the bloc’s leaders meet in Brussels on Dec. 15, diplomatic sources and officials said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Russia and the Threat to Liberal Democracy
    Dec09

    Russia and the Threat to Liberal Democracy

    Since the end of World War II, the most crucial underpinning of freedom in the world has been the vigor of the advanced liberal democracies and the alliances that bound them together. Through the Cold War, the key multilateral anchors were NATO, the expanding European Union, and the U.S.-Japan security alliance. With the end of the Cold War and...

    OSCE members urge parties to Ukraine conflict to meet commitments
    Dec09

    OSCE members urge parties to Ukraine conflict to meet commitments

    Member states of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) agree on the need for the parties to the conflict in eastern Ukraine to meet their commitments to end the violence there, the group’s chairman said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    OSCE members urge parties to Ukraine conflict to meet commitments
    Dec09

    OSCE members urge parties to Ukraine conflict to meet commitments

    HAMBURG (Reuters) – Member states of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) agree on the need for the parties to the conflict in eastern Ukraine to meet their commitments to end the violence there, the group’s chairman said on Friday. …read more Source: Libya...