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    Italy's Berlusconi says Crimea split from Ukraine was democratic
    Sep27

    Italy's Berlusconi says Crimea split from Ukraine was democratic

    ROME (Reuters) – Four-time Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Sunday the Crimean people had made a democratic choice to split from Ukraine and hailed Russian President Vladimir Putin as the world’s greatest political leader. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine bans Russian airlines
    Sep27

    Ukraine bans Russian airlines

    Ukraine banned Russian airlines from flying into the country in an effort to pressure Moscow over its backing of rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    After success with Iran, pope, next stop for Obama is UN
    Sep27

    After success with Iran, pope, next stop for Obama is UN

    Obama was set to arrive later Sunday for three days in New York, and perhaps the most anticipated moment was to come Monday evening — a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders. Despite administration efforts to turn Putin into an international pariah after Russia annexed the Crimean...

    Ukraine and Russia strike deal on winter gas supplies
    Sep27

    Ukraine and Russia strike deal on winter gas supplies

    Ukraine and Russia have finalized an agreement providing Kyiv with gas supplies for the upcoming winter. A full agreement involving the European Commission is due to be signed shortly. The deal between Russia and Ukraine provides Kyiv with gas supplies for the winter according to European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic, who brokered the...

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed In Mine Blast
    Sep27

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed In Mine Blast

    The Ukrainian military says one of its soldiers has been killed in a landmine blast in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian soldier killed in mine blast in rebel east
    Sep27

    Ukrainian soldier killed in mine blast in rebel east

    A Ukrainian soldier was killed and another was wounded in a landmine blast in the rebel-held east, where a ceasefire has been holding for almost a mon …read more Source: The New...

    Easier access for foreign experts to Bulgarian labor market
    Sep27

    Easier access for foreign experts to Bulgarian labor market

    Highly qualified foreigners will have easier access to jobs in the IT and outsourcing sectors in Bulgaria. This is what planned changes to the “blue card” regulation envisage. The changes have been submitted by Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova and Minister of Labor and Social Policy Ivailo Kalfin. If the project was approved, foreign...

    Obama to Lead UN Peacekeeping, Counterterrorism Summits
    Sep27

    Obama to Lead UN Peacekeeping, Counterterrorism Summits

    U.S. President Barack Obama arrives at the United Nations on Sunday for several days of meetings, speeches and summits. Among them, he will chair two high-level sessions — one on U.N. peacekeeping and the other on countering terrorism. He is also expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The peacekeeping summit will take place...

    UK Labour leader strikes moderate pose before first conference
    Sep27

    UK Labour leader strikes moderate pose before first conference

    By Kylie MacLellan Veteran far-left politician Jeremy Corbyn sought on Sunday to portray himself as more moderate than depicted by his opponents, before his first conference as leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party. Corbyn told BBC television that his main goal was to make the Labour party more democratic by encouraging debate...

    U.S. support for Syria rebels illegal, Putin says ahead of Obama meeting
    Sep27

    U.S. support for Syria rebels illegal, Putin says ahead of Obama meeting

    By Jack Stubbs and Denis Dyomkin Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday branded U.S. support for rebel forces in Syria as illegal and ineffective, saying U.S.-trained rebels were leaving to join Islamic State with weapons supplied by Washington. In an interview with U.S. networks recorded ahead of a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama,...