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    Kiev apartment resident turns scruffy stairwell into a gilded palace
    Dec05

    Kiev apartment resident turns scruffy stairwell into a gilded palace

    Vladimir Chaika has spent years installing ornamental plaster mouldings and art reproductions in a Soviet-era block of flatsFrom the outside, number 11A is a drab block of flats like any other in Troyeshina, a scruffy Kiev suburb of identikit Soviet-era housing. The entrance door is daubed with graffiti, the ground floor hallway dingy and...

    Trump complains in tweets about Chinese policy after Taiwan call raises hackles
    Dec05

    Trump complains in tweets about Chinese policy after Taiwan call raises hackles

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump complained about Chinese economic and military policy on Twitter on Sunday, showing no signs of a conciliatory approach after a phone conversation with Taiwan’s president raised hackles in Beijing. Trump’s unusual call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday prompted a diplomatic protest with the...

    Ukraine: The lasting impact of landmines on civilians
    Dec05

    Ukraine: The lasting impact of landmines on civilians

    No one knows how many civilians have been killed by landmines or how many have been planted and where. …read more Source: AL...

    US reshaping budget to account for Russian military threat
    Dec05

    US reshaping budget to account for Russian military threat

    Russia’s increasing military activities around the world have unsettled top US military officials, who say they are reshaping their budget plans to better address what they now consider to be the most pressing threat to US security. “Russia is the No 1 threat to the United States. We have a number of threats that we’re dealing with,...

    Hot Argentine Tango Finds New Home in Cold Astana
    Dec05

    Hot Argentine Tango Finds New Home in Cold Astana

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The captivating Argentine tango is stealing the hearts of social dancers, offering an excellent alternative to traditional ways of socialising during the capital’s long, freezing winters. Adilshaikhova (L) and Kurmangaliev (R) The history of the...

    Trump calls out China on Twitter after breaking protocol with Taiwan call
    Dec05

    Trump calls out China on Twitter after breaking protocol with Taiwan call

    AFTER irking China and sparking a media frenzy with his historic call with Taiwan last Friday, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump had yet another go at the rising Asian powerhouse two days later, this time critiquing the country’s economic and military policy on Twitter. In two back-to-back postings, Trump, who is just weeks away from...

    Trump Tweets Complaints About Chinese Economic And Military Policy
    Dec05

    Trump Tweets Complaints About Chinese Economic And Military Policy

    By Roberta Rampton and Steve HollandWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump complained about Chinese economic and military policy on Twitter on Sunday, showing no signs of a conciliatory approach after a phone conversation with Taiwan’s president raised hackles in Beijing.Trump’s unusual call with Taiwan...

    Fillon’s Russophilia heads for reality check
    Dec05

    Fillon’s Russophilia heads for reality check

    PARIS — There came a point during his primary campaign when François Fillon started making foreign policy pronouncements that seemed cut-and-pasted from Vladimir Putin’s propaganda manual. The annexation of Crimea? Bad, but what about the NATO intervention in Kosovo back in 1999? Russia not abiding by the so-called Minsk...

    Five Ukrainian policemen are killed by colleagues in ‘friendly fire’
    Dec05

    Five Ukrainian policemen are killed by colleagues in ‘friendly fire’

    The deadly mix-up came as special police staked out a ‘dangerous gang of burglars’ in the small town of Knyazychy, 18 miles east of Kiev. …read more Source: Daily...

    Five Ukrainian policemen are killed by colleagues in ‘friendly fire’
    Dec05

    Five Ukrainian policemen are killed by colleagues in ‘friendly fire’

    The deadly mix-up came as special police staked out a ‘dangerous gang of burglars’ in the small town of Knyazychy, 18 miles east of Kiev. …read more Source: Daily...