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    What’s at stake in elections around the world
    Oct25

    What’s at stake in elections around the world

    Elections are being held in eight countries around the world on Sunday. Here is a glance at what’s at stake:— ARGENTINA: Argentines are weighing continuity versus a financial overhaul as they vote for the successor to President Cristina Fernandez, a polarizing leader who dominated national politics for 12 years. Her chosen successor, Daniel...

    Ukraine PM says won’t repay Russian debt if no restructuring deal-paper
    Oct25

    Ukraine PM says won’t repay Russian debt if no restructuring deal-paper

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine will not pay off its debt to Russia if Moscow does not agree to join in a restructuring deal involving other creditors, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk told German business daily Handelsblatt. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach
    Oct25

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach

    A voter casts her ballot at a polling station in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, October 25, 2015. Photo: AP MARIUPOL: Ukrainians are voting in local elections that are seen as a test of the strength of President Petro Poroshenko’s government and of the oligarchs accustomed to running regions of the country. The situation in Mariupol, a major port...

    Russian Presence Near Undersea Cables Concerns U.S.
    Oct25

    Russian Presence Near Undersea Cables Concerns U.S.

    WASHINGTON — Russian submarines and spy ships are aggressively operating near the vital undersea cables that carry almost all global Internet communications, raising concerns among some American military and intelligence officials that the Russians might be planning to attack those lines in times of conflict. The issue goes beyond old Cold War...

    Ukraine PM says won’t repay Russian debt if no restructuring deal – paper (Reuters)
    Oct25

    Ukraine PM says won’t repay Russian debt if no restructuring deal – paper (Reuters)

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine will not pay off its debt to Russia if Moscow does not agree to join in a restructuring deal involving other creditors, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk told German… …read more Source: The West...

    Local elections cancelled in key Ukraine city, parties trade accusations of foul play (Reuters)
    Oct25

    Local elections cancelled in key Ukraine city, parties trade accusations of foul play (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Local elections in Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol were called off on Sunday, prompting the ruling party of President Petro Poroshenko and the pro-Russian Opposition Party to blame ea… …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine rebels says MSF banned for ‘espionage’
    Oct25

    Ukraine rebels says MSF banned for ‘espionage’

    Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern separatist Donetsk region said Sunday they had banned Doctors Without Borders (MSF) from working in the area for alleged espionage activity and other crimes. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach
    Oct25

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians voted Sunday in local elections seen as a test of strength for President Petro Poroshenko’s government and for the oligarchs accustomed to running their own regions, but a last-minute dispute blocked the ballot in a key port city. Sunday’s election was the third held nationwide since the chaotic...

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach
    Oct25

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians voted Sunday in local elections seen as a test of strength for President Petro Poroshenko's government and for the oligarchs accustomed to running their own regions, but a last-minute dispute blocked the ballot in a key port city…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Direct Flights End Between Russia, Ukraine
    Oct25

    Direct Flights End Between Russia, Ukraine

    Direct airline flights between Russia and Ukraine have stopped. The move announced last month by Kyiv is the latest in a series of tit-for-tat measures imposed over the conflict in Ukraine. The ban began at midnight, after talks to avoid it failed last week. About 70,000 passengers a month will be affected and analysts said it will be especially...