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    French conservatives vote to choose presidential nominee
    Nov27

    French conservatives vote to choose presidential nominee

    PARIS — French conservatives voted Sunday for their nominee in next year’s presidential election, choosing between two former prime ministers with some similar ideas on the economy but divergent views on how to prevent further terror attacks on French soil. The contenders in the primary runoff — Francois Fillon, 62, and 71-year-old Alain...

    Vladimir Putin: Russia’s borders ‘do not end anywhere’
    Nov27

    Vladimir Putin: Russia’s borders ‘do not end anywhere’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told a nine-year-old boy this week that Russia, effectively, has no borders, according to news reports: Vladimir Putin has said Russia’s borders “do not end anywhere” during a live televised awards ceremony for students in Moscow. On stage, the Russian president asked a nine-year-old boy: “Where does...

    Eastern Ukraine Separatists Ban Czech Aid Group
    Nov27

    Eastern Ukraine Separatists Ban Czech Aid Group

    A Czech-based humanitarian organization, People In Need, says it has been banned from operating in the Donetsk area of eastern Ukraine by Russia-backed separatists there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘Axeman’ quits after seven rounds in title fight
    Nov27

    ‘Axeman’ quits after seven rounds in title fight

    Vasyl Lomachenko successfully defended his WBO junior lightweight title Saturday night when Jamaican boxer Nicholas Walters was unable to continue after seven rounds. Lomachenko, the 28-year-old Ukrainian who won two Olympic gold medals, improved to 7-1. Walters dropped to 26-1-1. “My goal is to be the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the...

    The Ukranian village caught in the crossfire
    Nov27

    The Ukranian village caught in the crossfire

    Millions are in need of assistance along the frontline of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. In one such place, Zaitseve, there is hardly anything left and the locals are struggling as fighting rages on …read more Source:...

    Czech aid group says evicted from eastern Ukraine’s Doneck by separatists
    Nov27

    Czech aid group says evicted from eastern Ukraine’s Doneck by separatists

    PRAGUE – Czech humanitarian organization Clovek v Tisni (People in Need, PIN) has been banned from the Doneck area in eastern Ukraine by separatist authorities, the aid group said in a statement. It said it was one of two international aid… …read more Source:...

    Czech aid group says evicted from eastern Ukraine’s Doneck by separatists
    Nov27

    Czech aid group says evicted from eastern Ukraine’s Doneck by separatists

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Saakashvili Holds Rally In Support Of New Political Movement In Ukraine
    Nov27

    Saakashvili Holds Rally In Support Of New Political Movement In Ukraine

    A diverse crowd of about 1,000 people turned out in central Kyiv for a rally in support of a new political movement headed by Mikheil Saakashvili, the reformist former Georgian president who has launched a second political career in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili urges Ukrainians to rise up against government
    Nov27

    Saakashvili urges Ukrainians to rise up against government

    But Saakashvili, who was head of state of Georgia from 2004 to 2013, resigned because he was being held back in his efforts to fight corruption among high-ranking officials. …read more Source: World...

    Saakashvili urges Ukrainians to rise up against government
    Nov27

    Saakashvili urges Ukrainians to rise up against government

    Some 2,000 people gathered in central Kiev on Sunday to support a call by ex-regional governor Mikheil Saakashvili – also a former president of Georgia – to rise up against the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: The Daily...