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    First Indonesian jazz pianist nominated for a Grammy
    Dec08

    First Indonesian jazz pianist nominated for a Grammy

    Gifted: Indonesian jazz pianist, Joey Alexander, 12, further strengthens his position as a world class musician after being nominated for two categories at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards in 2016. (Tempo)Young and talented pianist Joey Alexander has become the first Indonesian musician nominated for a Grammy, the recording industry’s most...

    Joe Biden says U.S. still supports Ukraine
    Dec08

    Joe Biden says U.S. still supports Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — The United States will not sacrifice Ukraine in pursuit of Russian cooperation in Syria, Vice President Joseph Biden assured Ukrainian leaders Monday, even as the Obama administration tries to manage complicated diplomacy with Moscow. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ferguson backs Mourinho ahead of crunch Porto tie
    Dec08

    Ferguson backs Mourinho ahead of crunch Porto tie

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Reuters LONDON: Jose Mourinho’s job could be on the line when Chelsea host Porto in the Champions League on Wednesday and Alex Ferguson has urged the Londoners not to jettison their manager even if the result goes against them. Woefully out-of-form Chelsea have already lost 11 matches in all competitions this...

    Biden to Speak to Ukraine Parliament Tuesday
    Dec08

    Biden to Speak to Ukraine Parliament Tuesday

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is set to deliver remarks before Ukraine’s parliament Tuesday, one day after announcing $190 million in new U.S. aid to Ukraine. Biden said Monday that the new aid will help the country implement reforms and fight corruption. During a joint briefing following bilateral talks with Ukraine’s President Petro...

    Champions League: Sir Alex Ferguson backs Mourinho ahead of crunch Porto tie
    Dec08

    Champions League: Sir Alex Ferguson backs Mourinho ahead of crunch Porto tie

    Jose Mourinho’s job could be on the line when Chelsea host Porto in the Champions League on Wednesday and Alex Ferguson has urged the Londoners not to jettison their manager even if the result goes against them. Woefully out-of-form Chelsea have already lost 11 matches in all competitions this season but need only a draw against Porto to...

    Kazakhstan unable to export gas to Ukraine without agreement with Russia: Official
    Dec08

    Kazakhstan unable to export gas to Ukraine without agreement with Russia: Official

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Resumed violence threatens Ukraine cease-fire
    Dec08

    Resumed violence threatens Ukraine cease-fire

    An uptick in fighting comes as the world’s attention is focused on terrorism and Syria. …read more Source: USA...

    Ust-Kamenogorsk preparing for Altai Agro Invest 2015forum
    Dec08

    Ust-Kamenogorsk preparing for Altai Agro Invest 2015forum

    UST-KAMENOGORSK. KAZINFORM On December 10, Ust-Kamenogorsk will host an investment forum “Altai Agro Invest 2015” to be attended by the businessmen and heads of development institutions of Kazakhstan, Russia, China, Belarus, Ukraine and Poland. …read more Source:...

    Gay-themed traffic lights removed from Austrian city
    Dec08

    Gay-themed traffic lights removed from Austrian city

    VIENNA, Austria — Three pedestrian traffic lights meant to support gay rights have been removed in the Austrian city of Linz by order of a right-wing politician and replaced by ordinary signals. The lights showed couples — two women, two men and a mixed pair. They were mounted last year in emulation of Vienna, where […] The post Gay-themed...

    Ukraine extends ban on farmland sale until 2017
    Dec08

    Ukraine extends ban on farmland sale until 2017

    KIEV, Dec. 8 — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill into law to extend a ban on the sale of the country’s farmland until Jan. 1, 2017, the presidential press service said Monday. “Extending the moratorium will remove the tension that has arisen in society because of political speculations on this issue and provide...