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    [Ticker] Soros funds Dutch Yes campaign in Ukraine vote
    Jan23

    [Ticker] Soros funds Dutch Yes campaign in Ukraine vote

    Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros is donating €200,000 to the Yes side in the Dutch referendum on the EU-Ukraine association agreement, through his Open Society Foundation, Dutch broadcaster NOS reported Friday. Voters will express their opinion about the deal in a non-binding vote on 6 April. …read more Source:...

    Burials begin for Burkina Faso nationals killed by jihadists
    Jan23

    Burials begin for Burkina Faso nationals killed by jihadists

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burials have begun for the 10 Burkina Faso nationals killed in last week’s attack on a cafe and hotel in the capital, Ouagadougou, highlighting the local toll suffered in the latest West African country targeted by Islamic extremists. For many in Ouagadougou, the attack — the first of its kind in Burkina...

    Interpol Explains Removal Of Yanukovych Figures From Public Wanted List
    Jan23

    Interpol Explains Removal Of Yanukovych Figures From Public Wanted List

    Interpol says it has removed the names of several suspects from the time that former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was in power from its public wanted list in response to a legal complaint Yanukovych has filed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Burials begin for Burkina Faso nationals killed by jihadists
    Jan23

    Burials begin for Burkina Faso nationals killed by jihadists

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burials have begun for the 10 Burkina Faso nationals killed in last week’s attack on a cafe and hotel in the capital, Ouagadougou, highlighting the local toll suffered in the latest West African country targeted by Islamic extremists. Three burial services were held Friday and more were expected over the...

    Iran, China vow tighter ties as Xi visits
    Jan23

    Iran, China vow tighter ties as Xi visits

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday hailed a “new chapter” in relations with China after talks with President Xi Jinping, who is touring the region to boost Beijing’s economic influence. The Asian giant and the Middle East’s foremost Shiite power aim to build economic ties worth up to $600 billion within the next 10 years,...

    EP calls on Russia to refrain from interfering in conflicts of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia
    Jan23

    EP calls on Russia to refrain from interfering in conflicts of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia

    MEPs worry about the independence of the judiciary and possible threats to media pluralism in Georgia. …read more Source:...

    Headliner: Noam Chomsky on ISIL, Turkey and Ukraine
    Jan23

    Headliner: Noam Chomsky on ISIL, Turkey and Ukraine

    The author discusses the war against ISIL, his public spat with the Turkish president and Russia’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: AL...

    The luxury condo boom in New York and Miami could finally be ending
    Jan23

    The luxury condo boom in New York and Miami could finally be ending

    Flickr / Justin BrownLook up at the New York City skyline — way up, 100 stories or so — and you can’t help but notice that the changes over the past few years have been remarkable. But they may be coming to a halt. Over the past five years, a luxury housing boom in the city saw private developers scrambling to erect skyscrapers as tall as...

    Caught between Russia and the US? The curious case of Ukraine’s Dmytro Firtash
    Jan23

    Caught between Russia and the US? The curious case of Ukraine’s Dmytro Firtash

    Critics say the oligarch now living in exile pushed Putin’s agenda during Maidan revolution while a US arrest warrant appeared politically motivatedIn a suite of grand rooms inside a Habsburg-era building in Vienna that bristles with security, Dmytro Firtash sips a cup of tea and speaks quietly but deliberately about Ukraine, the country of...

    Azerbaijani and Ukrainian Presidents meet in Davos
    Jan23

    Azerbaijani and Ukrainian Presidents meet in Davos

    President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Davos, APA reports. …read more Source:...