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    Davutoglu to visit Ukraine
    Feb12

    Davutoglu to visit Ukraine

    The visit will take place on February 15. …read more Source: News.Az

    Biden Urges Poroshenko To Quickly Establish Unified Government
    Feb12

    Biden Urges Poroshenko To Quickly Establish Unified Government

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to quickly re-establish a unified government and carry out reforms sought by the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarch
    Feb12

    Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarch

    (File) Pope Francis leads the Ash Wednesday mass opening Lent, the forty-day period of abstinence and deprivation for Christians, before Holy Week and Easter, on February 10, 2016 in Vatican. / AFP / ALBERTO PIZZOLI by Jean-Louis DE LA VAISSIERE Vatican City, Holy See — Pope Francis heads to Cuba on Friday looking to heal a 1,000-year-old rift in...

    No End to War in Sight
    Feb12

    No End to War in Sight

    If you believed America’s longest war, in Afghanistan, was coming to an end, be advised: It is not. Departing U.S. commander Gen. John Campbell says there will need to be U.S. boots on the ground “for years to come.” Making good on President Obama’s commitment to remove all U.S. forces by next January, said Campbell, “would put the...

    Shas MK enters stormy diplomatic waters with Crimea visit
    Feb12

    Shas MK enters stormy diplomatic waters with Crimea visit

    Talks broke with policy of showing strict neutrality in Russia-Ukraine conflict …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Indonesian jazz prodigy to perform at Grammys
    Feb12

    Indonesian jazz prodigy to perform at Grammys

    Indonesian jazz prodigy Joey Alexander plays the piano. The 12-year-old musician is set to perform during the 2016 Grammy Awards on Feb. 15 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo courtesy of joeyalexandermusic.com)Jazz prodigy Joey Alexander has made history by becoming the first Indonesian musician to be nominated for a Grammy...

    Assertive Russia Looms Large At Annual Munich Security Conference
    Feb12

    Assertive Russia Looms Large At Annual Munich Security Conference

    The war in Syria, the refugee crisis and Russia’s border-bending interference on Europe’s eastern edge topped the agenda as senior officials gathered in Munich, Germany, for a high-profile annual security conference. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    OSCE Official Warns Of Worsening Rights Situation In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    OSCE Official Warns Of Worsening Rights Situation In Eastern Ukraine

    A top OSCE official has warned that the human rights situation in eastern Ukraine is worsening and the transatlantic security organization is still barred from entering the Russian-annexed Crimean Peninsula to investigate alleged abuses there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief
    Feb12

    Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund, became assured Thursday of a second term as managing director to steer it through a global economic slowdown.The executive board of the global crisis lender announced that there were no challengers facing Lagarde, for the five-year term that...

    What Russian Orthodoxy Wants From Pope Francis
    Feb12

    What Russian Orthodoxy Wants From Pope Francis

    Nicolai N. Petro Society, Europe This week’s Havana Summit is a historic opportunity. Although the Patriarchate of Constantinople holds a place of honor among the fourteen canonical Orthodox Churches, it is the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), the world’s largest, that has emerged as the leading spokesman for Orthodox Christians. Its...