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    Merkel hardens migrant stance
    Dec15

    Merkel hardens migrant stance

    Chancellor pledges to cut refugee numbers German Chancellor Angela Merkel, leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), speaks in Karlsruhe, Germany, Dec. 14. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach BY PAUL CARREL AND NOAH BARKIN Reuters KARLSRUHE, Germany – German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her refugee policies at a congress of her conservative party...

    Twilight of the Elites
    Dec15

    Twilight of the Elites

    Ever since the Russian seizure of Crimea and the gyrations that accompanied the narrowly averted Grexit, the European Union has been journeying along a reverse loop of history, punctuated by increasingly insular and disjointed national politics, and ever more resounding—if ever more futile—elite appeals to pan-European solidarity on economic and...

    Kerry meets Putin to push Syria peace plan
    Dec15

    Kerry meets Putin to push Syria peace plan

    US Secretary of State John Kerry met Russia’s President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin today to seek agreement on how best to push forward efforts to halt Syria’s brutal civil war. Russia and the United States are sponsors of an international effort to broker a ceasefire and political talks between Bashar al-Assad’s regime and...

    President Duda: Ukrainian sovereignty a key issue for Poland
    Dec15

    President Duda: Ukrainian sovereignty a key issue for Poland

    President Andrzej Duda said Poland has pledged a EUR 1 bln credit line to “key strategic partner” Ukraine, during a meeting with Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Kiev on Tuesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    News24.com | Kerry wants common ground with Russia on Syria
    Dec15

    News24.com | Kerry wants common ground with Russia on Syria

    The United States and Russia need to find “common ground” to end Syria’s civil war and restore stability in eastern Ukraine, US Secretary of State John Kerry says. …read more Source:...

    Russia supplies Syria mission with old cargo ships bought from Turkey
    Dec15

    Russia supplies Syria mission with old cargo ships bought from Turkey

    Earlier this year, an old refrigerator ship called the Georgiy Agafonov, built to transport fruit and vegetables for the Soviet Union, was quietly gathering rust in the Ukrainian port of Izmail where the Danube flows into the Black Sea. …read more Source: Channel...

    In Moscow, Kerry praises “cooperative effort” with Russia
    Dec15

    In Moscow, Kerry praises “cooperative effort” with Russia

    Secretary of state is meeting with Russian President Putin to talk Syria and Ukraine; says “I hope we can find some common ground” …read more Source:...

    Russia supplies Syria mission with old cargo ships bought from Turkey
    Dec15

    Russia supplies Syria mission with old cargo ships bought from Turkey

    LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Earlier this year, an old refrigerator ship called the Georgiy Agafonov, built to transport fruit and vegetables for the Soviet Union, was quietly gathering rust in the Ukrainian port of Izmail where the Danube flows into the Black Sea. …read more Source:...

    Russia supplies Syria mission with old cargo ships bought from Turkey
    Dec15

    Russia supplies Syria mission with old cargo ships bought from Turkey

    LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Earlier this year, an old refrigerator ship called the Georgiy Agafonov, built to transport fruit and vegetables for the Soviet Union, was quietly gathering rust in the Ukrainian port of Izmail where the Danube flows into the Black Sea. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine minister throws water in governor’s face in new row
    Dec15

    Ukraine minister throws water in governor’s face in new row

    © AFP/File | Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov wrote in his Facebook that he had thrown a glass of water at the reformist governor and former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili during a government meeting behind closed doors KIEV: Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov threw water at the reformist governor and former...