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    Ongoing operation in Syria does not include Aleppo, claims Russia
    Nov17

    Ongoing operation in Syria does not include Aleppo, claims Russia

    Russia’s deputy foreign minister claimed on Wednesday that the ongoing military operation in Syria does not include Aleppo. Sergei Ryabkov also noted that Russian air strikes hit their targets “precisely,” Moheet.com has reported. Quoting Russia Today, the Egyptian news website stressed that the strikes are currently concentrated on Idlib...

    Ukraine’s Top File-Hosting Site Closes Amid Cyberpolice Crackdown
    Nov17

    Ukraine’s Top File-Hosting Site Closes Amid Cyberpolice Crackdown

    Ukraine’s largest file-hosting website has said it will close as the country’s cyberpolice crack down on Internet services allowing copyrighted music, video, and software to be illegally downloaded. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    After Russia, Duterte moots Philippines’ withdrawal from ‘useless’ international court
    Nov17

    After Russia, Duterte moots Philippines’ withdrawal from ‘useless’ international court

    PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte has suggested walking in Russia’s footsteps by staging a pullout from the International Criminal Court (ICC), saying the tribunal has not done enough to help smaller nations like his that are wracked by injustices. The Filipino leader known for making controversial remarks against international groupings...

    Obama to meet Merkel in Germany, top trade partner and ally
    Nov17

    Obama to meet Merkel in Germany, top trade partner and ally

    BERLIN (AP) — President Barack Obama is stressing a message of solidarity on his final visit to Germany — a top trade partner, key NATO ally and home to thousands of American troops, as well as a nation critical to solving Europe’s migrant crisis and debt woes. Obama arrived Wednesday night in Berlin from Greece, making his sixth and final...

    Ukraine war: mothers in search of disappeared sons
    Nov17

    Ukraine war: mothers in search of disappeared sons

    “I just need to find him. I know he is still alive somewhere.” …read more Source: AL...

    Ukrainians worry they’re the big losers in the U.S. election
    Nov17

    Ukrainians worry they’re the big losers in the U.S. election

    Trump’s friendliness toward Russia doesn’t play well in Kiev, but some are looking for a bright side. …read more Source: The Washington...

    International Criminal Court: Russian rejection of ICC mirrors US stance
    Nov17

    International Criminal Court: Russian rejection of ICC mirrors US stance

    US investigations concluded that the Bush administration's "enhanced interrogation techniques" were unlawful. The United States expressed regret Wednesday that Russia had withdrawn from the International Criminal Court — 14 years after Washington made exactly the same decision.While Washington accuses Russian forces of brutal...

    Obama to pass torch to Merkel on farewell visit
    Nov17

    Obama to pass torch to Merkel on farewell visit

    On the last leg of his final European tour as president, Barack Obama will underline shared values and try to ease fears about the future of the transatlantic partnership/AFP BERLIN, Germany, Nov 17 – US President Barack Obama pays a farewell visit Thursday to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, widely seen as the new standard bearer of liberal...

    Armenia’s President talks Karabakh settlement, relations with Turkey, Syria crisis, EEU
    Nov17

    Armenia’s President talks Karabakh settlement, relations with Turkey, Syria crisis, EEU

    The deployment of Russia’s Iskander missile systems in Armenia was a necessary measure to ensure regional stability, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said in an interview with Sputnik. Iskanders were first demonstrated on September 21 at a military parade in Yerevan marking the 25th anniversary of Armenia’s independence. They were...

    Haute cuisine: top French chefs’ food bound for space station
    Nov17

    Haute cuisine: top French chefs’ food bound for space station

    French space rookie Thomas Pesquet will lift off for a six-month mission to the ISS with a selection of dishes by top French chefs Alain Ducasse and Thierry Marx. – AFP Photo BAIKONUR (KAZAKHSTAN): A French astronaut will join Russian and US counterparts blasting off Friday for the International Space Station, taking some Michelin-starred cuisine...