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    Six crew missing after Danish cargo ship sinks near Indonesia
    Dec17

    Six crew missing after Danish cargo ship sinks near Indonesia

    BATAM: Officials say six Filipino crewmen are missing after their cargo ship collided with a chemical tanker and sank near Indonesia. Six other crew members were rescued. Batam port official Gajah Rooseno said Thursday the Danish cargo ship Thorco Cloud collided with the chemical tanker Stolt Commitment about 8 miles (13 kilometers) off...

    Amid Russia Tensions, Ukraine Bans Communist Party After Ruling By Kiev Court
    Dec17

    Amid Russia Tensions, Ukraine Bans Communist Party After Ruling By Kiev Court

    In its latest attempt to separate itself from Russia and its political ideologies, Ukraine has taken steps to outright ban the Communist party there, according to multiple reports. The court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev brought down the ruling Wednesday based on an appeal from Ukraine’s Justice Ministry, which had charged the party...

    Report: Renzi planning to fire Italy’s EU ambassador
    Dec17

    Report: Renzi planning to fire Italy’s EU ambassador

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is planning to fire his ambassador to the European Union, Stefano Sannino, according to newspaper Il Corriere della Sera. The news, which has not yet been officially announced, came only hours before the start of an EU summit at which Renzi is expected to vent his frustration with Europe at a time of mounting...

    Migrant crisis, Britain dominate European summit
    Dec17

    Migrant crisis, Britain dominate European summit

    BRUSSELS: European leaders tackled the migration crisis and Britain’s reform demands at a summit on Thursday, twin challenges threatening the unity of the EU as one of the toughest years in its history draws to a close. Germany and several other nations are meeting with the Turkish prime minister before the full summit to discuss a plan to...

    6 crew missing after Danish cargo ship sinks near Indonesia
    Dec17

    6 crew missing after Danish cargo ship sinks near Indonesia

    Indonesia rescuers approach a sunken freighter MV Thorco Cloud in the Singapore Strait off the Indonesian island of Batam , Thursday. (AP/Pangestu)Officials say six Filipino crewmen are missing after their cargo ship collided with a chemical tanker and sank in Batam waters, Riau. Six other crew members were rescued.Batam port official Gajah...

    Putin says Russia’s ready to improve ties with the US
    Dec17

    Putin says Russia’s ready to improve ties with the US

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual end of year news conference in Moscow, Russia, Thursday. (AP/Alexander Zemlianichenko)MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is ready to improve ties with the United States and work with whomever is elected its next president, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday. He said his talks with US Secretary John...

    Putin: Russia did have people in Ukraine doing ‘certain military tasks’
    Dec17

    Putin: Russia did have people in Ukraine doing ‘certain military tasks’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia did have personnel in eastern Ukraine who were carrying out certain military tasks but denied Moscow had deployed regular troops there. “We never said there were no people there who were carrying out certain tasks including in the military sphere,” Putin told an annual news conference....

    Ukraine bans Communist party for ‘promoting separatism’
    Dec17

    Ukraine bans Communist party for ‘promoting separatism’

    Human rights campaigners criticise court decision, saying it sets dangerous precedent to stifle oppositionThe Communist party of Ukraine has been banned after a Kiev court upheld a government lawsuit accusing the party of promoting separatism and inter-ethnic conflict.The decision, announced by Kiev’s district administration court on...

    Putin Says Russia Wants to Improve Relations With the U.S.
    Dec17

    Putin Says Russia Wants to Improve Relations With the U.S.

    MOSCOW — Russia is ready to improve ties with the United States and work with whomever is elected its next president, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday. He said his talks with U.S. Secretary John Kerry earlier this week showed that Washington is ready to “move toward settling the issues that can only be settled through joint efforts.”...

    Vladimir Putin live: Russian military ‘were in Ukraine’, president admits
    Dec17

    Vladimir Putin live: Russian military ‘were in Ukraine’, president admits

    Follow live coverage of the Russian president’s annual, marathon press conference, in which Putin will be questioned on the country’s policies in the Middle East …read more Source: The...