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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Getting Tough with Aliyev
    Oct17

    Getting Tough with Aliyev

    “The Azerbaijani regime continues to use torture, politically-motivated criminal charges, harassment, international kidnapping, and other forms of intimidation to silence human rights defenders, independent journalists, and religious leaders,” said Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), who chairs the House panel on global human rights. “It is evident that...

    UN Report: Inequality, Denial of Reproductive Rights Threaten Development
    Oct17

    UN Report: Inequality, Denial of Reproductive Rights Threaten Development

    A U.N. report warns gender inequality and the denial of reproductive rights and family planning threatens development goals, weakens national economies and will undermine efforts to eliminate poverty by 2030. In its annual State of World Population report, the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) describes the poorest women in most developing countries...

    The population of Armenia will continue to decline, reaching 2.5  million by 2035 – the UN report
    Oct17

    The population of Armenia will continue to decline, reaching 2.5  million by 2035 – the UN report

    ArmInfo. According to the calculations of the United Nations (UN), while maintaining the current demographic and migration trends, the population of Armenia will continue to decline, reaching 2.5 million by 2035. Today, according to official data, the population of the republic is just under 3 million people. This was stated by the representative...

    Thousands of anti-government protesters rally in Ukraine
    Oct17

    Thousands of anti-government protesters rally in Ukraine

    Several thousand anti-government protesters rallied outside Ukraine’s parliament Tuesday and some urged President Petro Poroshenko to step down …read more Source: The Daily...

    Partnership with Ukraine is a priority: Polish foreign minister
    Oct17

    Partnership with Ukraine is a priority: Polish foreign minister

    Partnership with Ukraine remains a key aim in Warsaw’s foreign policy, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has said. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Malaysia Airlines CEO to return to Ryanair to help fix pilot problems
    Oct17

    Malaysia Airlines CEO to return to Ryanair to help fix pilot problems

    Bellew talks during a meeting of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in Cancun, Mexico this year. — Reuters photo DUBLIN/SINGAPORE: Malaysia Airlines chief executive officer (CEO) Peter Bellew is leaving after just over a year in charge to return to Ryanair as chief operations officer (COO) to tackle the pilot shortages that has...

    Ukraine Says Two Soldiers Killed In East
    Oct17

    Ukraine Says Two Soldiers Killed In East

    Ukraine’s military says that two of its soldiers were killed amid multiple cease-fire violations by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine on October 16. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Protesters Clash With Police In Kyiv
    Oct17

    Protesters Clash With Police In Kyiv

    Protesters scuffled with police near Ukraine’s parliament building in Kyiv during an antigovernment demonstration. Police used tear gas to try to disperse the crowd of some 4,500 people, who were calling for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to enact anticorruption reforms or step down. Injuries were reported by both security officers...

    The Daily Vertical: Farewell, Russian World
    Oct17

    The Daily Vertical: Farewell, Russian World

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Austria Swings Right
    Oct17

    Austria Swings Right

    In a year of surprise elections in Europe and the United States, Austria’s vote on Sunday did not disappoint. But the surprises didn’t come in the form of upsets. Overall, the polls leading up to the election proved to be accurate. As predicted, the center-right People’s Party (ÖVP) led by the baby-faced foreign minister...