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    The Netherlands is largest foreign investor in Bulgaria
    Oct07

    The Netherlands is largest foreign investor in Bulgaria

    At a briefing after meeting his Dutch counterpart Bert Koenders, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov expressed satisfaction with the fact that direct investments by the Netherlands in Bulgaria for the period 1996-2014 reach over 7 billion euros. This makes the Netherlands the largest foreign investor in this country. “We rely on the...

    ‘Back in the game’ Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria
    Oct07

    ‘Back in the game’ Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Vladimir Putin marked his 63rd birthday Wednesday with a focus on Syria, as supporters sang his praises — comparing him to a range of heroic figures from Buddha to Batman.The Russian president has been back in the international limelight since launching a bombing campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria last...

    Putin spends his birthday playing hockey with NHL stars
    Oct07

    Putin spends his birthday playing hockey with NHL stars

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is spending his 63rd birthday on the ice, playing hockey with NHL stars against Russian officials and tycoons. Earlier Wednesday Putin was debriefed by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu about the Russian air force operation in Syria. Shortly after that, Putin and the team of Soviet-born NHL stars took...

    News24.com | Poroshenko says ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine
    Oct07

    News24.com | Poroshenko says ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine

    President Petro Poroshenko says a ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine but that a long-lasting peace with pro-Russian insurgents would still take some time. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine could destroy 3.7m polio vaccines despite risk of major outbreak
    Oct07

    Ukraine could destroy 3.7m polio vaccines despite risk of major outbreak

    Unvaccinated children at risk as healthcare lobbyists claim UN-donated vaccines are unsafe in spite of assurances from World Health OrganisationA healthcare lobby group is arguing for the destruction of 3.7 million polio vaccines donated to Ukraine by the UN, despite the risk (pdf) that a new outbreak of the disease could spread across the...

    A digital flashmob dares Putin
    Oct07

    A digital flashmob dares Putin

    LONDON — I spent last month in the 1990s. My Facebook was flooded with a flashmob of photos of Russian friends as their younger selves, raving at Moscow’s vivacious 1990s clubs, working at Moscow’s vivacious 1990s media or arguing at Moscow’s vivacious 1990s debates. There were many thousands of pics, scanned from...

    Russia Building ‘Arc Of Steel’ From Arctic To Mediterranean, NATO Commander Says
    Oct07

    Russia Building ‘Arc Of Steel’ From Arctic To Mediterranean, NATO Commander Says

    Russia, which has announced a new, sweeping “arc of steel” from the Mediterranean to the Arctic as a way to challenge NATO’s authority in the region, remains the most dangerous threat in Europe, Mark Ferguson, Navy admiral and NATO’s Allied Joint Force commander in Italy, said Tuesday. NATO’s response to Russia’s continued...

    Poroshenko says ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Poroshenko says ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine

    President Petro Poroshenko says a “real truce” has begun in Ukraine, but a long-lasting peace with pro-Russian insurgents in its east would still take some time. …read more Source: ABC...

    The Latest: Syria launches ground push amid Russian strikes
    Oct07

    The Latest: Syria launches ground push amid Russian strikes

    BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments after Syrian troops, emboldened by Russian airstrikes, launch a ground offensive against insurgents (all times local).__2:55 p.m.Russian President Vladimir Putin says French President Francois Hollande last week suggested that government forces in Syria form an alliance with the opposition’s Free Syrian...

    The Latest: Putin: Should Syria, Free Syrian Army be allies?
    Oct07

    The Latest: Putin: Should Syria, Free Syrian Army be allies?

    BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments after Syrian troops, emboldened by Russian airstrikes, launch a ground offensive against insurgents (all times local). __ 2:55 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says French President Francois Hollande last week suggested that government forces in Syria form an alliance with the opposition’s Free...