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    UN: Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns
    Oct08

    UN: Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it’s worried that millions of doses of polio vaccine might be wasted in the Ukraine after concerns were raised by a patient group that the doses are unsafe. The oral polio vaccine must be kept frozen while being stored, according to WHO guidelines. The all-Ukrainian Council for...

    Turkey Wants NATO to Sustain Patriot Defenses
    Oct08

    Turkey Wants NATO to Sustain Patriot Defenses

    Turkey appealed to its NATO allies on Thursday to shore up missile defenses in the country aimed at shooting down Syrian rockets, as Germany said again that it will withdraw its Patriot batteries and the United States was set to do the same. NATO is now waiting for other nations to plug those gaps. Days after Russian jets violated Turkey’s...

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Literature Prize
    Oct08

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Literature Prize

    The Nobel Prize committee in Stockholm, Sweden, has awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature to Belarusian journalist Svetlana Alexievich, for what the Nobel Committee called “her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time.” Alexievich has written books on the human impact of the Chernobyl...

    Bulgaria’s President Warns against ‘New Fences’ in Europe
    Oct08

    Bulgaria’s President Warns against ‘New Fences’ in Europe

    President Rosen Plevneliev has stressed the need of coordinated international action to tackle the migrant crisis.Speaking at an international forum in Sofia, Bulgaria’s head of state has warned that “every new piece of fence, two-way border blockades, barbed wire, water cannons and tear gas used against refugees – and this [is...

    UN: Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns
    Oct08

    UN: Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it’s worried that millions of doses of polio vaccine might be wasted in the Ukraine after… …read more Source:...

    Belavia gearing up to launch Minsk-Odessa flight
    Oct08

    Belavia gearing up to launch Minsk-Odessa flight

    “We are doing some preparatory work on the Minsk-Odessa flight, undertaking an additional study into the demand for such a route. If it happens that the air service between Russia and Ukraine is discontinued, we will launch this flight as of 25 October,” Belavia’s representative said. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian President arrived in Astana within his official trip to Kazakhstan
    Oct08

    Ukrainian President arrived in Astana within his official trip to Kazakhstan

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko arrived in Astana within his official trip to Kazakhstan. …read more Source:...

    These Are the Top Contenders for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize
    Oct08

    These Are the Top Contenders for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

    With the Nobel Peace Prize winner due to be announced at 6am ET on Friday, speculation is running rampant about which do-gooder(s) might be taking home the prestigious award. British bookmaker William Hill said it had seen a flurry of last minute betting on the prize, awarded almost every year since 1901 to the candidate who the Nobel committee...

    Russian mayor invites Donald Trump to Crimea
    Oct08

    Russian mayor invites Donald Trump to Crimea

    At least one Russian official is eager to extend an olive branch to an American — the catch is that it’s being proffered not to President Obama but to his would-be successor, Donald Trump. The mayor of Yalta, the historic seaside city on the Crimean coast, has welcomed Trump’s entry into the U.S presidential race. In a […]...

    Why Merkel should win Nobel Peace Prize
    Oct08

    Why Merkel should win Nobel Peace Prize

    Odds on who’s going to win the Nobel Peace Prize, to be awarded today, are so hard to make that one could easily arbitrage various bookmakers. I’m not a betting man, but I hope the prize goes to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. She’s the favourite now with average odds of about 6/1 and she deserves to win. The field is strong....