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    Ukrainian separatist region tense following alleged coup attempt
    Nov24

    Ukrainian separatist region tense following alleged coup attempt

    Tensions appeared to abate Thursday in Lugansk, a stronghold of Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, two days after infighting erupted in the war-scarred region, culminating … …read more Source: The Japan...

    In the East, the EU is leaving its partners behind
    Nov24

    In the East, the EU is leaving its partners behind

    Ask any of the EU’s six “Eastern Partners” what the Eastern Partnership policy means to them, and you’re likely to get several answers. Ask the EU, and you’ll get something else entirely. In response to these differences — which will once again be on display as leaders gather in Brussels for the fifth Eastern Partnership summit...

    How the EU broke Ukraine (with help from Russia)
    Nov24

    How the EU broke Ukraine (with help from Russia)

    Four years after the EU’s push for closer ties with Ukraine provoked Russia and helped start a revolution, the country is ravaged by war and nearly broke. So as EU leaders gather in Brussels Friday to celebrate the Eastern Partnership, their foreign policy initiative to strengthen relations with countries in the former Soviet bloc, the...

    How the EU broke Ukraine (with help from Russia)
    Nov24

    How the EU broke Ukraine (with help from Russia)

    Four years after the EU’s push for closer ties with Ukraine provoked Russia and helped start a revolution, the country is ravaged by war and nearly broke. So as EU leaders gather in Brussels Friday to celebrate the Eastern Partnership, their foreign policy initiative to strengthen relations with countries in the former Soviet bloc, the...

    EU Eyes Closer Ties With Armenia Amid Tensions Over Brussels Summit Declaration
    Nov24

    EU Eyes Closer Ties With Armenia Amid Tensions Over Brussels Summit Declaration

    The leaders of the European Union and the six Eastern Partnership countries will meet in Brussels on Friday in an effort to deepen ties between the EU and the former Soviet republics. The summit’s main event will likely be the signing of an enhanced EU partnership deal with Armenia. That pact, however, omits free trade and is less ambitious...

    Kenyans crash out of ITF Junior circuit tourney
    Nov24

    Kenyans crash out of ITF Junior circuit tourney

    Kenyan duo of Ryan Randiek and Albert Njogu crushed out of the ongoing International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior circuit after disappointing defeats at the Nairobi Club. Eighth-seed Randiek bowed to Great Britain’s Luka Petrovic 6-3, 6-0 while Njogu succumbed to top-seed Eric Vanshelboim of Ukraine 7-5, 2-6 and 6-2 to end their...

    Europa League: Arsenal reach knockout stage despite losing to Cologne
    Nov24

    Europa League: Arsenal reach knockout stage despite losing to Cologne

    AC Milan, Villarreal and Nice reached the knockout stage of the Europa League after posting wins on Thursday in the penultimate round of the group stage. Arsenal lost to Cologne 1-0 in Germany but still finish top of Group H while Hertha Berlin crashed out of the competition after a 3-2 loss to Athletic Bilbao. Everton, already eliminated,...

    How the EU broke Ukraine (with help from Russia)
    Nov24

    How the EU broke Ukraine (with help from Russia)

    Four years after the EU’s push for closer ties with Ukraine provoked Russia and helped start a revolution, the country is ravaged by war and nearly broke. So as EU leaders gather in Brussels Friday to celebrate the Eastern Partnership, their foreign policy initiative to strengthen relations with countries in the former Soviet bloc, the...

    Leaders gather for EU Eastern Partnership summit (AFP)
    Nov24

    Leaders gather for EU Eastern Partnership summit (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Leaders from the EU and six former Soviet states meet in Brussels on Friday for the latest summit aimed at deepening ties, but thorny subjects like Russian influence and the war in Ukraine are off the agenda. …read more Source: The West...

    EU threatens to withhold aid to Ukraine over reforms
    Nov24

    EU threatens to withhold aid to Ukraine over reforms

    Ukraine could lose 600 million euros worth of financial aid from the European Union because it has failed to fulfill the demands set by Brussels. …read more Source:...