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    Ukraine interior minister sues Georgia ex-president
    Dec18

    Ukraine interior minister sues Georgia ex-president

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    World’s refugees and displaced exceed record 60 million: United Nations
    Dec18

    World’s refugees and displaced exceed record 60 million: United Nations

    The number of people forcibly displaced worldwide is likely to have ‘far surpassed’ a record 60 million, in 2015, mainly driven by the Syrian war and other protracted conflicts, the United Nations said on Friday. The estimated figure includes 20.2 million refugees fleeing wars and persecution, the most since 1992, the UN High...

    From Russia with love: Putin, Trump sing each other’s praises
    Dec18

    From Russia with love: Putin, Trump sing each other’s praises

    WASHINGTON: Russian President Vladimir Putin and US presidential candidate Donald Trump praised each other on Thursday, saying they would welcome an improvement in the now-icy relations between their two nations. Trump – who holds the lead in opinion polls in his bid for the Republican nomination and was dubbed the “absolute leader” in the race...

    Putin admits Russia had people in Ukraine for certain military tasks
    Dec18

    Putin admits Russia had people in Ukraine for certain military tasks

    Putin said Russia was ready to persuade separatists in Ukraine that a compromise was needed in order to achieve a political settlement. …read more Source:...

    Kyrgyz national attempts to smuggle 140 parrots from Ukraine to Russia
    Dec18

    Kyrgyz national attempts to smuggle 140 parrots from Ukraine to Russia

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    UN: The number of refugees worldwide has surpassed a record 60 million
    Dec18

    UN: The number of refugees worldwide has surpassed a record 60 million

    Thomson ReutersGENEVA (Reuters) – The number of people forcibly displaced worldwide is likely to have “far surpassed” a record 60 million this year, mainly driven by the Syrian war and other protracted conflicts, the United Nations said on Friday. The estimated figure includes 20.2 million refugees fleeing wars and persecution,...

    Number of people forced to flee war, violence to hit record in 2015: UN
    Dec18

    Number of people forced to flee war, violence to hit record in 2015: UN

    GENEVA (AFP) – The number of people who have been forced to flee war, violence and persecution looks set to soar in 2015 past last year’s record of nearly 60 million, the UN said Friday.The UN refugee agency released a report showing rocketing numbers of people living as refugees, asylum seekers or displaced within their countries...

    Putin admits Russian military in Ukraine but denies ‘regular troops’ present
    Dec18

    Putin admits Russian military in Ukraine but denies ‘regular troops’ present

    President Vladimir Putin insisted Thursday that Russia has no regular troops in eastern Ukraine but admitted that some people have been carrying out military tasks there. Putin’s comments during his annual news conference raised eyebrows after months of bluntly denying U.S. and NATO charges that Moscow had any direct presence or role in...

    Kharkiv, city of vagabonds and poets
    Dec18

    Kharkiv, city of vagabonds and poets

    I was recently in Kharkiv for a conference on how to build dialogue in times of conflict. It seemed the right sort of place to have this conversation. During the revolution and subsequent war in Ukraine, Kharkiv — the country’s second largest city just 40 kilometers from the Russian border — saw violent clashes between pro-Russian and...

    From Russia with love: Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump sing each other’s praises
    Dec18

    From Russia with love: Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump sing each other’s praises

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and US presidential candidate Donald Trump praised each other on Thursday, saying they would welcome an improvement in the now-icy relations between their two nations. Democrat Obama has been critical of Putin and had called for sanctions against Russia after it annexed Crimea. …read more Source: The Times...