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    Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step
    Feb05

    Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West, both churches announced Friday. The Feb. 12 meeting between Francis and Patriarch Kirill will be the first ever between the leaders of the...

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms
    Feb05

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms

    The Ukrainian economy minister whose resignation plunged the country into yet another political crisis says he hopes the scandal will help create momentum for economic reforms. …read more Source: FOX...

    Yatsenyuk threatens to quit as Ukraine PM
    Feb05

    Yatsenyuk threatens to quit as Ukraine PM

    Ukraine is on edge since shock resignation on Wednesday of reformist Economy Minister Aivaras A… …read more Source:...

    Julian Assange Claims Total Vindication With UN Panel Ruling
    Feb05

    Julian Assange Claims Total Vindication With UN Panel Ruling

    More (LONDON)—A United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British authorities, saying he should be freed immediately and compensated for the years he has lost. The U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, which falls under the offices of the U.N. human rights...

    Russia simulated nuclear attack on Sweden, says Nato
    Feb05

    Russia simulated nuclear attack on Sweden, says Nato

    Description Russian leader Vladimir Putin Military and intelligence units targeted in war game ‘attack’ that caught Swedes napping One-Minute Read Friday, February 5, 2016 – 1:12pm Russia targeted Sweden in a simulated nuclear attack during exercises in 2013, Nato has confirmed, …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms
    Feb05

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian economy minister whose resignation plunged the country into yet another political crisis says he hopes the scandal will help create momentum for economic reforms. Aivaras Abromavicius resigned on Wednesday, saying he and his team could no longer drive forward the much-needed reforms because of resistance to...

    Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Patriarch to Meet in Historic Step
    Feb05

    Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Patriarch to Meet in Historic Step

    MoreBush Defends Obama Mosque Visit From Rubio, Trump CriticismExclusive: Wheaton College Faculty Say School ‘Discriminatory’ in Treatment of Tenured Black Professor7 Ways to Prepare Spiritually to Vote (VATICAN CITY)—Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the...

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms
    Feb05

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian economy minister whose resignation plunged the country into yet another political crisis says he hopes the… …read more Source:...

    Q&A: Why the UN’s Julian Assange ruling is meaningless
    Feb05

    Q&A: Why the UN’s Julian Assange ruling is meaningless

    The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has no legal force in the UK. Why is Julian Assange even in the Ecuadorean embassy? In June 2012, the Wikileaks founder fled bail, walked into the embassy, and applied for political asylum to the Ecuadorean government. And he’s stayed there ever since. Assange was on bail because the UK was trying...

    Pope, Russian patriarch will meet to talk about persecution
    Feb05

    Pope, Russian patriarch will meet to talk about persecution

    The patriarch of Russia’s Orthodox Church is taking part in an historic first meeting with the Roman Catholic pontiff because of the need for a joint response to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, the Orthodox Church said.Senior Orthodox cleric Metropolitan Hilarion said that long-standing differences between the two churches...