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    TIME Announces Shortlist for 2015 Person of the Year
    Dec07

    TIME Announces Shortlist for 2015 Person of the Year

    A shortlist of candidates chosen by TIME magazine’s editors for the 2015 Person of the Year was revealed on NBC’s TODAY show Monday morning. The eight contenders are, in alphabetical order: Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, who as leader of ISIS has inspired followers to both fight in his self-declared caliphate of Iraq and Syria, and also stage...

    EU, Ukraine free trade pact to take effect on Jan.1
    Dec07

    EU, Ukraine free trade pact to take effect on Jan.1

    As Ukraine’s largest trading partner, the EU accounts for more than a third of the country’s trade …read more Source: World...

    Ulemiste City in Tallinn making efforts to attract Russian and British businesses
    Dec07

    Ulemiste City in Tallinn making efforts to attract Russian and British businesses

    Developers of the Ulemiste City technology hub near the airport of Tallinn have stepped up talks with Russian, Ukrainian and British businesses to bring them to Estonia, informs LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Arrested Ukrainian Politician Korban Hospitalized With Chest Pains
    Dec07

    Arrested Ukrainian Politician Korban Hospitalized With Chest Pains

    A jailed Ukrainian politician, Hennady Korban, has been hospitalized with what his aides have described as chest pains. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prosecutors checking independent Russian TV channel
    Dec07

    Prosecutors checking independent Russian TV channel

    MOSCOW (AP) — Prosecutors and fire inspectors are launched checks into Russia’s only independent television channel. The TV station Dozhd said on its website that prosecutors visited their office Monday morning to check compliance with labor and health regulations following a citizen’s request. Dozhd’s director general Natalya...

    Britain Back Where It Is Not Wanted
    Dec07

    Britain Back Where It Is Not Wanted

    By Jeremy Salt The parliamentary vote sending warplanes into action over Syria showed the British at their hyperbolic worst. Government lies – the 70,000 ‘moderate’ fighters – on one side were matched by the posturing of Hilary Benn on the other. Cheering and applause echoed around the chamber after every deluded statement, with the planes...

    Biden Visits War-scarred Ukraine to Reaffirm U.S. Support
    Dec07

    Biden Visits War-scarred Ukraine to Reaffirm U.S. Support

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kyiv late Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Dec. 7, 2015
    Dec07

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Dec. 7, 2015

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasThe start of the week began with a much-anticipated shift...

    Laimdota Straujuma: Latvia PM resigns after meeting with president
    Dec07

    Laimdota Straujuma: Latvia PM resigns after meeting with president

    Straujuma's hawkish, centre-right ruling coalition won a 2014 general election after taking a hard line over the actions of Russia, its neighbour and former ruler, in Ukraine. Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma said on Monday that she was resigning her post.Straujuma made the announcement after meeting with the country’s...

    Stolen Frisian artworks ‘held to ransom’ by Ukrainian militia
    Dec07

    Stolen Frisian artworks ‘held to ransom’ by Ukrainian militia

    High-ranking Ukrainian politicians are trying to extract ransom money from the Dutch government in exchange for paintings stolen 10 years… …read more Source:...