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    EU, European stocks gain as ECB hints at more stimulus
    Jan22

    EU, European stocks gain as ECB hints at more stimulus

    NEW YORK (AFP) – European and US stocks staged a rebound Thursday on hints of additional European Central Bank stimulus and a rise in oil prices from 12-year lows.After plunging by 3.5 percent Wednesday, major European indices in Frankfurt, London and Paris shot up nearly two percent after the ECB signalled it stood ready to help if the...

    Russia’s Litvinenko Is Just One Of Many Silenced Kremlin Critics
    Jan22

    Russia’s Litvinenko Is Just One Of Many Silenced Kremlin Critics

    While a report by a British judge found that Russian president Vladimir Putin probably approved of the Russian security service’s plan to kill Alexander Litvinenko, a former KGB officer turned Kremlin critic, justice remains far for many other dead, disappeared or jailed Putin critics. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 56...

    Kiev, Amsterdam coordinate policies ahead of vote on EU-Ukraine Association
    Jan22

    Kiev, Amsterdam coordinate policies ahead of vote on EU-Ukraine Association

    KIEV, Jan. 22 — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the EU-Ukraine relations with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, coordinating their positions ahead of a referendum on the approval of the Association Agreement between Brussels and Kiev, the presidential press service said Thursday. The Netherlands is set to hold the advisory...

    U.S., German leaders discuss refugee crisis
    Jan22

    U.S., German leaders discuss refugee crisis

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 — U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday discussed by phone the European response to the refugee crisis, the White House said. Both leaders agreed that the upcoming Syria donors conference in London presents an important opportunity to galvanize global efforts to address the Syrian...

    British inquiry: Putin ‘probably’ approved murder of KGB agent
    Jan22

    British inquiry: Putin ‘probably’ approved murder of KGB agent

    Former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko lying in a London hospital in November 2006, dying of radiation poisoning. Photo credit: NYT LONDON (REUTERS/BLOOMBERG/AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin probably approved a Russian intelligence operation to murder former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, a judge led-British inquiry into the 2006 killing...

    What the Litvinenko assassination accusation means for the Kremlin
    Jan22

    What the Litvinenko assassination accusation means for the Kremlin

    HARI SREENIVASAN: We dig deeper into the story with Michael McFaul, U.S. ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014. He’s now a professor at Stanford University. And Steven Lee Myers, he covers foreign affairs and national security at The New York Times. He was based in Russia from 2002 to 2007. He’s also the author of “The New Tsar: The...

    Obama Plans Summit On Global Refugees At UN
    Jan22

    Obama Plans Summit On Global Refugees At UN

    U.S. President Barack Obama plans to host world leaders for a summit on global refugees at the UN General Assembly in September. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UK judge: Putin ‘probably approved’ killing of ex-KGB agent
    Jan22

    UK judge: Putin ‘probably approved’ killing of ex-KGB agent

    Ambassador of the Russian Federation Alexander Yakovenko leaves the Foreign Office in London after being summoned following the findings of Litvinenko inquiry on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2006. Russian President Vladimir Putin probably approved a plan by Russia’s FSB security service to kill a former agent turned Kremlin critic Alexander...

    Russia’s Litvinenko Is Just One Of Many Silenced Kremlin Critics
    Jan22

    Russia’s Litvinenko Is Just One Of Many Silenced Kremlin Critics

    While a report by a British judge found that Russian president Vladimir Putin probably approved of the Russian security service’s plan to kill Alexander Litvinenko, a former KGB officer turned Kremlin critic, justice remains far for many other dead, disappeared or jailed Putin critics. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 56...

    Tennis: Murray demolishes Groth to reach third round
    Jan22

    Tennis: Murray demolishes Groth to reach third round

    MELBOURNE (AFP) – Andy Murray made dealing with the worlds biggest serve look easy on Thursday as he reached the Australian Open third round alongside Ana Ivanovic, who was shaken by an elderly spectators courtside fall.Murray, faced with the world record-breaking serve of the physically imposing Sam Groth, had all the answers as he won...