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    Ukraine needs new-look government, says outgoing economy minister
    Feb05

    Ukraine needs new-look government, says outgoing economy minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine needs a new technocratic government led by the present finance minister to have any hope of pushing through long-promised reforms, the outgoing economy minister told Reuters on Friday, two days after his shock resignation. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Censor’s ‘Explicit Content’ Database Is Up for Grabs
    Feb05

    Ukrainian Censor’s ‘Explicit Content’ Database Is Up for Grabs

    The Commission’s liquidators sent DVDs containing the database to state officials. Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. One of Ukraine’s most embattled state censorship bodies, the National Expert Commission for Protection of Public Morality, was officially dissolved last year, but it’s still creating problems for government...

    Portuguese Catholic priests win futsal Euro
    Feb05

    Portuguese Catholic priests win futsal Euro

    A team of Portuguese Catholic priests has achieved European footballing glory for the second year in a row, winning 2016’s European Futsal Championship of Priests on Thursday (February 4), beating Poland 2-1 in the final. It was a flawless tournament for the Portuguese team, beating Italy and Ukraine 2-0 in the group stages of the...

    Ukraine soldier killed as clashes intensify in volatile east
    Feb05

    Ukraine soldier killed as clashes intensify in volatile east

    A Ukrainian soldier is killed amid intensified clashes in the east of the country. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms
    Feb05

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian economy minister whose resignation plunged the country into yet another political crisis says he hopes the scandal will help …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Netherlands won’t protest Ukraine over missing MH17 radar pics
    Feb05

    Netherlands won’t protest Ukraine over missing MH17 radar pics

    The Dutch government will not be filing an international protest for the missing radar images of the flight MH17 disaster, despite parties in the lower house of parliament insisting on it. The government believes that there is enough information for the criminal investigation into the crash, was revealed during a parliamentary debate on the...

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Threatens To Quit
    Feb05

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Threatens To Quit

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has threatened to quit along with his entire cabinet, the latest move in a growing political crisis in the former Soviet state. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pope Francis To Hold Historic Meeting In Cuba With Russian Orthodox Church Leader
    Feb05

    Pope Francis To Hold Historic Meeting In Cuba With Russian Orthodox Church Leader

    VATICAN CITY, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in what could be a historic step towards healing the 1,000-year-old rift between the Western and Eastern branches of Christianity.The Vatican and the Moscow Patriarchate announced on Friday that Francis will stop in Cuba on...

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms
    Feb05

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The Ukrainian economy minister whose resignation plunged the country into yet another political crisis says he hopes the scandal will help create momentum for economic reforms.Aivaras Abromavicius resigned on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to hold historic meeting in Cuba
    Feb05

    Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to hold historic meeting in Cuba

    By Philip Pullella Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in what could be a historic step towards healing the 1,000-year-old rift between the Western and Eastern branches of Christianity. The Vatican and the Moscow Patriarchate announced on Friday that Francis will stop in Cuba on Feb 12 his way to...