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    Poll has ex-French PM Fillon winning conservative primary
    Nov16

    Poll has ex-French PM Fillon winning conservative primary

    PARIS — Former French prime minister François Fillon will knock out two heavy-hitting rivals to become the center-right’s presidential candidate, according to a new poll. The poll, published by Opinionway late Tuesday, has Fillon ahead in the race for the first time, beating frontrunner Alain Juppé in a November 27 runoff round by 54...

    Europe May Need Its Own Nuclear Deterrence Plan If Donald Trump Has His Way
    Nov16

    Europe May Need Its Own Nuclear Deterrence Plan If Donald Trump Has His Way

    BERLIN ― Europe needs to think about developing its own nuclear deterrent strategy given concerns that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump could scale back U.S. military commitments in Europe, a senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives said.Roderich Kiesewetter, foreign policy spokesman for the conservative bloc in...

    Transparency International: Judicial System is the Most Corrupt Sector in Bulgaria
    Nov16

    Transparency International: Judicial System is the Most Corrupt Sector in Bulgaria

    Judiciary, Parliament and the Tax system are the three most corrupt sectors in Bulgaria, shows an analysis of the Global Corruption Barometer of Transparency International for 2016, according to the Bulgarian National Radio.The study was made among 60,000 citizens from 42 countries in Europe and Central Asia.One in three people living in Europe...

    Putin withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court 
    Nov16

    Putin withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court 

    File- Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a press conference at Tegel airport after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Germany, on October 20, 2016. Photo: Reuters MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Wednesday to withdraw Russia from the International Criminal Court, which rules on such grave...

    Ukraine calls for visa-free travel as EU drags its feet
    Nov16

    Ukraine calls for visa-free travel as EU drags its feet

    KIEV/BRUSSELS – The Ukrainian parliament called on the European Union on Wednesday to grant the former Soviet republic visa-free travel, a day before the bloc is due to debate the matter, with sources pointing to hesitation on the side of Germany and France. … …read more Source:...

    Putin withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Putin withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Wednesday to withdraw Russia from the International Criminal Court (ICC), which rules on such grave charges as genocide and crimes against humanity. Russia in 2000 signed the Rome treaty that established the Hague-based court but never ratified it. Putin’s decree, published on the...

    Putin: Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Putin: Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court

    In his decree, Putin ordered Russia’s Foreign Ministry to inform the UN of his decision. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree declaring that his country will not become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC).In his decree, Putin ordered Russia’s Foreign Ministry to inform the UN of his...

    Russia withdraws backing for International Criminal Court treaty
    Nov16

    Russia withdraws backing for International Criminal Court treaty

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order on Wednesday withdrawing Russia’s signature from the International Criminal Court’s founding treaty, whose pronouncements Moscow has derided as one-sided. The order, which took immediate effect, said Russia would not ratify the ICC’s founding treaty, something it signed...

    EU plans online screening for visa-free travellers
    Nov16

    EU plans online screening for visa-free travellers

    Millions of tourists and business people visiting Europe will have to complete a €5 ($5.35) online security check before arrival if an EU plan to tighten controls on foreigners who do not need visas wins approval. The system, which the bloc’s executive European Commission is expected to back today, would check people’s identity...

    Russia withdrawing from International Criminal Court treaty
    Nov16

    Russia withdrawing from International Criminal Court treaty

    President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order on Wednesday withdrawing Russia’s signature from the International Criminal Court’s founding treaty, whose pronouncements Moscow has derided as one-sided. The order, which took immediate effect, said Russia would not ratify the ICC’s founding treaty, something it signed in 2000....