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    Ukraine Averts Loss of Bailout Funds
    Dec25

    Ukraine Averts Loss of Bailout Funds

    Ukraine’s parliament passed a budget Christmas Eve, taking an important step toward ensuring that IMF bailout funds will continue to flow to Kyiv. The Financial Times: Ukraine’s parliament adopted crucial tax amendments, a 2016 budget and other related laws in tense – at times sleepy — voting that stretched from Thursday morning past...

    Ousted Russian Orthodox Church cleric assails Russian elites
    Dec25

    Ousted Russian Orthodox Church cleric assails Russian elites

    MOSCOW (AP) — A conservative priest who lost his high-level job at the Russian Orthodox Church assailed Russia’s “immoral elites” Friday and predicted a national catastrophe if the country fails to allow free public discussion. Speaking to RBC news portal, Chaplin said that his view that the Russian government and the Russian...

    Year in review 2015: Russian intervention adds to uncertainty in Syria
    Dec25

    Year in review 2015: Russian intervention adds to uncertainty in Syria

    Much about Syria in 2015 was sadly predictable. The continuing violence, the worsening refugee crisis and the steadily climbing toll of dead, wounded and disappeared. That there would be no end in sight to this most appalling of modern wars during its fifth year was no shock to anyone.Russia’s deployment of its air power and a limited corps...

    Turkey welcomes Meskhetian Turks from east Ukraine
    Dec25

    Turkey welcomes Meskhetian Turks from east Ukraine

    The 300 plus Turkish-speaking minority will live in eastern Erzincan province under Turkey’s asylum measures enacted in April …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine approves 2016 budget to unlock Western aid
    Dec25

    Ukraine approves 2016 budget to unlock Western aid

    The Ukrainian parliament on Friday (Dec 25) adopted a budget for next year with a deficit of 3.7 per cent of GDP, crucial for unlocking much needed aid from the IMF and Western countries. …read more Source: Channel...

    Pope calls for unity against militant atrocities
    Dec25

    Pope calls for unity against militant atrocities

    Pope Francis makes a blessing during the “Urbi et Orbi” (to the City and the World) message on Christmas Day from the balcony overlooking St Peter’s Square at the Vatican, on Friday. Photo: Reuters Vatican City, Dec 25 Pope Francis urged the world in his Christmas message today to unite to end atrocities by Islamist militants that he said...

    Ousted Russian Orthodox Church cleric assails Russian elites
    Dec25

    Ousted Russian Orthodox Church cleric assails Russian elites

    MOSCOW (AP) — A conservative priest who lost his high-level job at the Russian Orthodox Church assailed Russia’s “immoral elites” Friday and predicted a national catastrophe if the country fails to allow free public discussion. Father Vsevolod Chaplin, who headed the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for cooperation between church and...

    Ukraine approves 2016 budget to unlock Western aid
    Dec25

    Ukraine approves 2016 budget to unlock Western aid

    KIEV – The Ukrainian parliament on Friday adopted a budget for next year with a deficit of 3.7 percent of GDP, crucial for unlocking much needed aid from the IMF and Western countries. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Pope calls in Christmas message for unity against militant atrocities
    Dec25

    Pope calls in Christmas message for unity against militant atrocities

    Pope Francis urged the world in his Christmas message on Friday to unite to end atrocities by Islamist militants that he said were causing immense suffering in many countries. Security was tight at the Vatican as Francis, marking the third Christmas since his election in 2013, read his traditional Christmas Day “Urbi et Orbi” (to the...

    Ukraine approves 2016 budget to unlock western aid
    Dec25

    Ukraine approves 2016 budget to unlock western aid

    nbsp Last Updated On 25 December2015 Aboutnbsp51 minutes ago …read more Source: The Frontier...