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    Ukraine approves 2016 budget, clearing way for delayed IMF loan
    Dec25

    Ukraine approves 2016 budget, clearing way for delayed IMF loan

    Ukraine has approved an annual budget that includes a deficit specified by the International Monetary Fund. The organization said it was necessary the country met its stipulations before it provided more financial aid. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russian economy struggling to weather storm, land in sight
    Dec25

    Russian economy struggling to weather storm, land in sight

    The year 2015 saw the Russian economy in a critical condition, caused in part by the decline of global oil prices and Western sanctions imposed on the country due to its takeover of Crimea and alleged involvement in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Beeline raffled off 3 trips to UAE
    Dec25

    Beeline raffled off 3 trips to UAE

    Nearly 5000 Beeline subscribers who purchased brand smart phones and activated Smart + tariff plan since November 23 have taken part in the drawing of 3 tour packages to united Arab Emirates and 50 tablets, Beeline press-service informs. “Upon numerous subscribers’ requests, we hold the drawing on the New year Eve so that this...

    Ukraine parliament passes bill that allows foreign soldiers’ entry into country
    Dec25

    Ukraine parliament passes bill that allows foreign soldiers’ entry into country

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    US orders 20 more Russian rocket engines
    Dec25

    US orders 20 more Russian rocket engines

    Two US companies have ordered a new batch of Russian rocket engines for civil and commercial launches, shortly after Congress removed a ban on using such rockets. According to reports, United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, said Wednesday it had ordered 20 new RD-180 rocket engines from Russia on top of 29...

    Nearly 30,000 Jews immigrated to Israel in 2015
    Dec25

    Nearly 30,000 Jews immigrated to Israel in 2015

    Aliya has been on the rise in recent years, driven largely by the flow of immigrants from France and Ukraine; IFCJ to double size of its aliya program. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Cartoon carousel
    Dec25

    Cartoon carousel

    The toons of the week. “Blatter and Platini try it by all means.” “No, you will not come in here again, not even with fake Syrian passports!!” First published in Tagesspiegel, Germany, December 23, 2015. By Klaus Stuttmann. “Santa [Hollande] on the balcony.” “French, fallen, non fallen.” First published in Le Monde, France, December 24, 2015. By...

    Ukraine Adopts Tax Reforms Sought By IMF – Temporarily
    Dec25

    Ukraine Adopts Tax Reforms Sought By IMF – Temporarily

    Ukraine’s parliament approved a budget for 2016, fulfilling a key demand of the International Monetary Fund that enables it to keep providing Kyiv with loans. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine supports territorial integrity of Azerbaijan
    Dec25

    Poroshenko: Ukraine supports territorial integrity of Azerbaijan

    President of Ukraine Petr Poroshenko congratulated President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on his birthday. …read more Source:...

    Most powerful photographs of 2015
    Dec25

    Most powerful photographs of 2015

    Perhaps more than any year in recent history, 2015 has proven to be one of struggle. Struggle by migrants to escape their war-torn countries and find refuge in safer lands. Struggle by victims — and those they left behind — to cope after horrific crimes and natural disasters. And let’s not forget the struggle by the world to comprehend...