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    Veto under fire as United Nations turns 70
    Oct25

    Veto under fire as United Nations turns 70

    UNITED NATIONS: More than 100 countries on Friday challenged Security Council powers to restrict their use of the veto as the United Nations turned 70, with a joint pledge not to oppose resolutions on mass atrocities. The initiative is aimed at avoiding the kind of gridlock that has paralyzed the Security Council on Syria, with Russia and China...

    Ukraine’s statue of Lenin is given makeover to look like Star Wars’ DARTH VADER 
    Oct25

    Ukraine’s statue of Lenin is given makeover to look like Star Wars’ DARTH VADER 

    The sculpture of the old leader in the city of Odessa was going to be removed by the government under de-communisation laws, but instead it has gone to the Dark Side. …read more Source: Daily...

    Lenin Statue Converted To Darth Vader In Ukraine
    Oct24

    Lenin Statue Converted To Darth Vader In Ukraine

    Welcome to the Dark Side, comrade!A statue of Soviet founding father Vladimir Lenin in Odessa, Ukraine, has been transformed into Darth Vader, according to several reports.A recent law banning communist symbols led to the makeover, NBC News reported. Ukrainian artist Aleksander Milov fitted the monument with the “Star Wars”...

    Ukraine rebels expel Médecins Sans Frontières from region
    Oct24

    Ukraine rebels expel Médecins Sans Frontières from region

    Self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic blacklists international medical aid charity without giving reasons Rebels in Ukraine have ousted an international task force of doctors in the country’s war-torn east, denying thousands of civilians urgent medical care.The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic has blacklisted...

    Flights between Russia, Ukraine to be banned starting Sunday
    Oct24

    Flights between Russia, Ukraine to be banned starting Sunday

    A ban on direct flights between Russia and Ukraine is set to start on Sunday. The two countries have been unable to reach a breakthrough in negotiations after Ukraine announced it would ban Russian flights last month. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine’s Donetsk rebels place ban on Doctors Without Borders, UN
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s Donetsk rebels place ban on Doctors Without Borders, UN

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern separatist Donetsk region said Friday they had banned Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and U.N. agencies, in a move the medical charity described as worrying. …read more Source: The China...

    Russia offers air cover for anti-Assad rebels, urges polls
    Oct24

    Russia offers air cover for anti-Assad rebels, urges polls

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia said Saturday it was ready to provide air support for Western-backed moderate rebels battling both jihadists and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as Moscow presses on with its diplomatic offensive over the conflict.Speaking after a surprise summit between Syria’s embattled leader and Russian President Vladimir...

    Ukraine Local Elections To Test Poroshenko’s Strength Amid Multiple Crises
    Oct24

    Ukraine Local Elections To Test Poroshenko’s Strength Amid Multiple Crises

    Ukraine’s local elections this weekend will gauge the appeal of President Petro Poroshenko and his efforts to end a war and kick-start an economy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Local elections in Ukraine mark a turning point
    Oct24

    Local elections in Ukraine mark a turning point

    Local leaders in Ukraine after this election will have more power than ever before. …read more Source: USA...

    Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif faces contempt case for speaking English at United Nations
    Oct24

    Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif faces contempt case for speaking English at United Nations

    Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif faces a contempt case for failing to deliver his speech in Urdu at the UN General Assembly in violation of a verdict by the country’s Supreme Court. The court in September ordered the government to take steps for implementation of article 251 of the Constitution to make Urdu the official language. The...