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    The leaders of Christianity’s two biggest churches will meet for the first time  in 1000 years
    Feb12

    The leaders of Christianity’s two biggest churches will meet for the first time in 1000 years

    REUTERS/Alexandre MeneghiniVatican City (AFP) – Pope Francis heads to Cuba on Friday looking to heal a 1,000-year-old rift in Christianity before embarking on a tour of Mexico dominated by modern day problems of drug-related violence and migration. The Argentinian pontiff is due to spend around two hours in private conversation with Russian...

    Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarch
    Feb12

    Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarch

    VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis headed to Cuba on Friday looking to heal a 1,000-year-old rift in Christianity before embarking on a tour of Mexico dominated by modern day problems of drug-related violence and migration. The Argentinian pontiff took off from Rome’s Fiumicino airport shortly before 8:00am (0700 GMT) en route to Havana, where he...

    In meeting Pope Francis, patriarch asserts Russia’s role
    Feb12

    In meeting Pope Francis, patriarch asserts Russia’s role

    MOSCOW (AP) — When Patriarch Kirill meets Pope Francis this week, the historic event will allow the head of the Russian Orthodox Church to assert Russia’s leading role in the Eastern Christian world. Francis and Kirill — two clerics who could not be more different in style — took everyone by surprise when both churches announced last Friday...

    Ukraine Needs the IMF’s Tough Love
    Feb12

    Ukraine Needs the IMF’s Tough Love

    If Kiev fails to reform, the fund should be ready to carry through its threat to cut aid. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Needs the IMF’s Tough Love
    Feb12

    Ukraine Needs the IMF’s Tough Love

    If Kiev fails to reform, the fund should be ready to carry through its threat to cut aid. …read more Source:...

    Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarch
    Feb12

    Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarch

    Cuban president Raul Castro welcomes the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Kirill upon his arrival in Havana, on February 11, 2016/AFPVATICAN CITY, Holy See, Feb 12 – Pope Francis heads to Cuba on Friday looking to heal a 1,000-year-old rift in Christianity before embarking on a tour of Mexico dominated by modern day problems of...

    Davutoglu to visit Ukraine
    Feb12

    Davutoglu to visit Ukraine

    The visit will take place on February 15. …read more Source: News.Az

    Biden Urges Poroshenko To Quickly Establish Unified Government
    Feb12

    Biden Urges Poroshenko To Quickly Establish Unified Government

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to quickly re-establish a unified government and carry out reforms sought by the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarch
    Feb12

    Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarch

    (File) Pope Francis leads the Ash Wednesday mass opening Lent, the forty-day period of abstinence and deprivation for Christians, before Holy Week and Easter, on February 10, 2016 in Vatican. / AFP / ALBERTO PIZZOLI by Jean-Louis DE LA VAISSIERE Vatican City, Holy See — Pope Francis heads to Cuba on Friday looking to heal a 1,000-year-old rift in...

    No End to War in Sight
    Feb12

    No End to War in Sight

    If you believed America’s longest war, in Afghanistan, was coming to an end, be advised: It is not. Departing U.S. commander Gen. John Campbell says there will need to be U.S. boots on the ground “for years to come.” Making good on President Obama’s commitment to remove all U.S. forces by next January, said Campbell, “would put the...