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    Russian, Ukrainian, German, French officials meet on Ukraine
    Feb13

    Russian, Ukrainian, German, French officials meet on Ukraine

    MUNICH (AP) — Senior officials from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France have met on the sidelines of a security conference in Munich to discuss… …read more Source:...

    After 1,000-year split, pope and Russian patriarch embrace in Cuba
    Feb13

    After 1,000-year split, pope and Russian patriarch embrace in Cuba

    HAVANA, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill embraced and kissed on Friday in a historic meeting, uniting to issue a global appeal for the protection of Christians under assault in the Middle East. Nearly 1,000 years after the Eastern and Western branches of Christianity split apart, the meeting at an airport...

    ‘Illusions’ on Syria must be dispelled: Iran
    Feb13

    ‘Illusions’ on Syria must be dispelled: Iran

    Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stresses the importance of pursuing a “political solution” to the Syria crisis, warning against entertaining “illusions” about the situation in the Arab country.Zarif made the remarks in response to a question from Press TV correspondent on Friday about Iran’s stance on the Saudi offer to...

    Ukraine reporter receives death threat over corruption investigation
    Feb13

    Ukraine reporter receives death threat over corruption investigation

    KIEV (AFP) – A well-known Ukrainian reporter said Friday she had received a death threat after publishing an investigation into a gas company controlled by a relative of a former minister.Kristina Berdynskykh, a reporter with pro-Western Ukraines independent weekly Novoye Vremya, received an anonymous text message which said she risked...

    Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce; Assad vows to fight on
    Feb13

    Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce; Assad vows to fight on

    MUNICH/AMMAN, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Major powers agreed on Friday to a pause in combat in Syria, but Russia pressed on with bombing in support of its ally President Bashar al-Assad, who vowed to fight until he regained full control of the country. Although billed as a potential breakthrough, the “cessation of hostilities” agreement does not take...

    Christianity reunited in Cuba
    Feb13

    Christianity reunited in Cuba

    Pope Francis (left) and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill hug each other after signing agreements in Havana, Feb 12, 2016. Photo credit: Reuters HAVANA: Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill embraced and kissed on Friday in a historic meeting, uniting to issue a global appeal for the protection of Christians under assault in the...

    Pope in Mexico after historic talks with Russian patriarch
    Feb13

    Pope in Mexico after historic talks with Russian patriarch

    MEXICO CITY: Mexico greeted Pope Francis on Friday with mariachi music and thousands of Catholic faithful lining the streets after the pontiff held historic talks with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church in Cuba. President Enrique Pena Nieto welcomed Francis at the airport while a mariachi band played before he climbed the popemobile to wave...

    Pope in Mexico after historic talks with Russian patriarch
    Feb13

    Pope in Mexico after historic talks with Russian patriarch

    MEXICO CITY: Mexico greeted Pope Francis with mariachi music and thousands of Catholic faithful lining the streets after the pontiff held historic talks with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church in Cuba. President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday welcomed Francis at the airport while a mariachi band played before he climbed the popemobile to wave...

    ‘Finally’: Pope meets Russian Orthodox leader
    Feb13

    ‘Finally’: Pope meets Russian Orthodox leader

    Women show their blanket decorated with an image of Pope Francis and the Virgin of Guadalupe where they wait along the route the pontiff will take from the airport to the Apostolic Nunciature, the Vatican’s diplomatic mission in Mexico City, Friday. Pope Francis is arriving Friday for a week-long visit. (Photo/Moises Castillo)With an...

    ‘Finally’: Pope meets Russian Orthodox leader
    Feb13

    ‘Finally’: Pope meets Russian Orthodox leader

    Women show their blanket decorated with an image of Pope Francis and the Virgin of Guadalupe where they wait along the route the pontiff will take from the airport to the Apostolic Nunciature, the Vatican’s diplomatic mission in Mexico City, Friday. Pope Francis is arriving Friday for a week-long visit. (Photo/Moises Castillo)With an...