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    Fans unfollow Dutch actress for vacationing in Israel
    Jan05

    Fans unfollow Dutch actress for vacationing in Israel

    Victoria Koblenko posting a photo from Jerusalem. (Instagram) AMSTERDAM (JTA) — One of the Netherlands’ best-known actresses said hundreds of people unfollowed her on social media because she posted pictures from her visit to Israel. Victoria Koblenko, an award-winning movie, television and theater actress and journalist with 151,000...

    Georgian ex-president sentenced in absentia for abuse of power
    Jan05

    Georgian ex-president sentenced in absentia for abuse of power

    A Georgian court has sentenced former leader Mikheil Saakashvili in absentia to three years in prison for seeking to cover up evidence about the murder of a Georgian banker when he was president – a verdict which he denounced as illegal. Georgia said it would seek the extradition of Saakashvili, who was president from 2004-2013, from Ukraine...

    Saakashvili Says Criminal Charges Against Him Are ‘Ludicrous’
    Jan05

    Saakashvili Says Criminal Charges Against Him Are ‘Ludicrous’

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, now an outspoken Ukrainian opposition figure, accused the presidents of Ukraine and Georgia of conspiring against him after a Tbilisi court sentenced him to three years in prison in absentia for abuse of power. Saakashvili made the charge during a news conference in Kyiv on January 5. (RFE/RL’s...

    Georgian ex-president sentenced in absentia for abuse of power
    Jan05

    Georgian ex-president sentenced in absentia for abuse of power

    A Georgian court has sentenced former leader Mikheil Saakashvili in absentia to three years in prison for seeking to cover up evidence about the murder of a Georgian banker when he was president – a verdict which he denounced as illegal. Georgia said it would seek the extradition of Saakashvili, who was president from 2004-2013, from Ukraine...

    Saakashvili Says Criminal Charges Against Him Are ‘Ludicrous’
    Jan05

    Saakashvili Says Criminal Charges Against Him Are ‘Ludicrous’

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, now an outspoken Ukrainian opposition figure, accused the presidents of Ukraine and Georgia of conspiring against him after a Tbilisi court sentenced him to three years in prison in absentia for abuse of power. Saakashvili made the charge during a news conference in Kyiv on January 5. (RFE/RL’s...

    Trumped up
    Jan05

    Trumped up

    An activist of women’s rights group Femen, with make-up applied to look like US President Donald Trump, is seen at a protest near the US embassy in Kyiv yesterday, The protest was against the war of words between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. …read more Source: Gulf...

    Moscow-led church in Ukraine refuses to bury boy from Kiev branch
    Jan05

    Moscow-led church in Ukraine refuses to bury boy from Kiev branch

    Death of a baby crushed by a man jumping from apartment block exposes religious divide in the Orthodox Christian countryThe death of a baby crushed by a drunk man who committed suicide by jumping out of an eighth-floor apartment in Ukraine has exposed the religious divide in the Orthodox Christian country.A Moscow-led church in the central city...

    Moldova’s top court suspends president’s powers, again
    Jan05

    Moldova’s top court suspends president’s powers, again

    A court has temporarily suspended the powers of Moldova’s President Igor Dodon, paving the way for parliament to bypass his veto and enact a law that would restrict Russian TV broadcasts as foreign propaganda. Former Soviet Moldova, a small country that borders on the European Union and Ukraine, is politically divided between supporters of...

    An Ethiopian thaw, a Syrian flare-up, and an Afghan reprieve: The Cheat Sheet
    Jan05

    An Ethiopian thaw, a Syrian flare-up, and an Afghan reprieve: The Cheat Sheet

    Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe: New year, more war in Syria The new year has not been kind to civilians in northern Syria, where a spike in fighting between the government of President Bashar al-Assad and...

    Cooperation between Ukraine and Australia in 2017 – Співпраця України та Австралії в 2017
    Jan05

    Cooperation between Ukraine and Australia in 2017 – Співпраця України та Австралії в 2017

    Cooperation between Ukraine and Australia in 2017 – Співпраця України та Австралії в 2017 …read more Source:...