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    [Ticker] EU states issue record number of residence permits
    Oct28

    [Ticker] EU states issue record number of residence permits

    EU states issued a record number, 2.6 million first residence permits, to non-EU nationals in 2015, according to the EU’s statistical office Eurostat. The top beneficiaries were people from Ukraine and the United States. The UK issued the most permits, with a total of 633,000 or about 24.3% of the total in the EU. …read more Source:...

    Russia gets hacked, emails show links to Ukraine conflict
    Oct28

    Russia gets hacked, emails show links to Ukraine conflict

    Cyber Hunta has released more than a gigabyte of emails from the office of one of Putin’s top aides, NBC News reports. …read more Source:...

    Meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council results in signing a number of documents
    Oct28

    Meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council results in signing a number of documents

    Bishkek, October 28 / Kabar /. Acting Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Zheenbekov attended a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, which took place on October 27 in Minsk, Belarus. Several documents are signed at the meeting: 1. The decision of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council “On the annual report on the...

    Clinton eyes Biden for secretary of state
    Oct28

    Clinton eyes Biden for secretary of state

    Joe Biden is at the top of the internal short list Hillary Clinton’s transition team is preparing for her pick to be secretary of state, a source familiar with the planning tells POLITICO. This would be the first major Cabinet candidate to go public for a campaign that’s insisted its focus remains on winning the election, and perhaps...

    Checkmating Obama
    Oct28

    Checkmating Obama

    Originally published by the Jerusalem Post. In one of the immortal lines of Godfather 2, mafia boss Michael Corleone discusses the fate of his brother, who betrayed him, with his enforcer. “I don’t want anything to happen to him while my mother is alive,” Corleone said. Message received. The brother was murdered after their mother’s...

    A Generic Dream of the South
    Oct28

    A Generic Dream of the South

    In Williamsburg, around the corner from a shop selling “Western Inspired Goods,” there is a bar that is set in the imaginary Southern town of Belle Shoals. No further geographical specifics are offered—country bacon is served alongside mescal and aquavit. Embedded in a bookcase, in pride of place, is a Wurlitzer jukebox, accepting coins in...

    Countries OK world’s largest marine reserve in Antarctica
    Oct28

    Countries OK world’s largest marine reserve in Antarctica

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The countries that decide the fate of Antarctica reached an historic agreement on Friday to create the world’s largest marine protected area in the ocean next to the frozen continent. In this Jan. 26, 2015 photo, pieces of thawing ice are scattered along the beachshore at Punta Hanna, Livingston Island, in the...

    Moldova’s choice: Russia or the West
    Oct28

    Moldova’s choice: Russia or the West

    There may be nine candidates in Moldova’s presidential elections on Sunday, but it really boils down to two options: Russia, or the European Union. Socialist candidate Igor Dodon, a former economy minister and a front-runner in all the opinion polls, is on the record telling a Russian newspaper that his country’s association agreement...

    Ukraine’s PM: Things can ‘only get better’
    Oct28

    Ukraine’s PM: Things can ‘only get better’

    KIEV — To Volodymyr Groysman, Ukraine’s prime minister, questions from Western capitals about Kiev’s commitment to reform are unfathomable. For him, the results speak for themselves. While battling Russian-backed insurgents in the east of the country and stabilizing the economy, which just a year ago seemed to be heading off a cliff,...

    Countries OK world’s largest marine reserve in Antarctica
    Oct28

    Countries OK world’s largest marine reserve in Antarctica

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The countries that decide the fate of Antarctica reached an historic agreement on Friday to create the world’s largest marine protected area in the ocean next to the frozen continent. The agreement comes after years of diplomatic wrangling and high-level talks between the U.S. and Russia, which has rejected...