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    Bulgaria’s Ruse Hosts Second Edition of Ice Sculptures Festival
    Dec18

    Bulgaria’s Ruse Hosts Second Edition of Ice Sculptures Festival

    The Bulgaria city of Ruse hosts a festival of ice sculptures on Svoboda (Liberty) square between December 14 and 22. The Ruse Ice Fest will bring together sculptors from eight countries – Bulgaria, Belgium, France, Poland, Hungary, Latvia, Russia and Ukraine. This is the second edition of the festival and it will be twice larger in size...

    Russia’s Putin lashes Turkey, says Russian forces were in Ukraine
    Dec18

    Russia’s Putin lashes Turkey, says Russian forces were in Ukraine

    MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Russia’s Vladimir Putin subjected Turkey to a furious tirade yesterday, using barrack-room language to wonder aloud whether it had shot down a Russian warplane last month to curry favour with the United States. …read more Source: Stabroek...

    We won’t impose sanctions against Ukraine, says Putin
    Dec18

    We won’t impose sanctions against Ukraine, says Putin

    State Duma received a bill on termination of the free trade zone agreement with Kiev …read more Source: The...

    World’s refugees and displaced exceed record 60 million: UN
    Dec18

    World’s refugees and displaced exceed record 60 million: UN

    The number of people forcibly displaced worldwide is likely to have “far surpassed” a record 60 million this year, mainly driven by the Syrian war and other protracted conflicts, the United Nations said on Friday. The estimated figure includes 20.2 million refugees fleeing wars and persecution, the most since 1992, the U.N. High...

    US brings ambitious Syria peace plan to UN
    Dec18

    US brings ambitious Syria peace plan to UN

    NEW YORK: Senior international envoys began gathering in New York on Thursday to seek UN backing for an ambitious US and Russian plan to seek a negotiated ceasefire in Syria’s brutal civil war. US Secretary of State John Kerry has already traveled to Moscow this week to assure Bashar al-Assad’s key Russian ally that Washington is not...

    UN estimates world refugees and displaced at total of over 60 million
    Dec18

    UN estimates world refugees and displaced at total of over 60 million

    The total number of people forcibly displaced in the world probably has considerably exceeded 60 million, UN has estimated, pointing to wars in Syria, Ukraine, Yemen, Iraq as well as fighting in four African nations as the key causes of the situation. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Cameron hails progress on EU deal
    Dec18

    Cameron hails progress on EU deal

    BRUSSELS: British Prime Minister David Cameron closed in on a difficult reform deal with European Union leaders at a summit on Thursday but warned there would be hard work to seal an accord by February as hoped. After appealing to sceptical EU counterparts for help at a dinner in Brussels, Cameron said afterwards there was a “pathway”...

    Putin, Trump sing each other’s praises
    Dec18

    Putin, Trump sing each other’s praises

    President Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump say they would welcome an improvement in relations between the US and Russia. ||| Washington – Russian President Vladimir Putin and US presidential candidate Donald Trump praised each other on Thursday, saying they would welcome an improvement in the now-icy relations between their two nations....

    Food aid provides lifeline for most vulnerable in Ukraine conflict
    Dec18

    Food aid provides lifeline for most vulnerable in Ukraine conflict

    The conflict in Ukraine has left millions displaced and in need of help. Aid groups are busy trying to distribute food to those – on both sides – who have no other means. Filip Warwick reports from eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    IMF says concerned by Ukrainian parliament’s rejection of budget
    Dec18

    IMF says concerned by Ukrainian parliament’s rejection of budget

    The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it was concerned by a debate in the Ukrainian parliament that effectively amounted to a rejection of the government’s proposal for a new tax code and budget for 2016. …read more Source: Channel...