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    Q&A: Why the UN’s Julian Assange ruling is meaningless
    Feb05

    Q&A: Why the UN’s Julian Assange ruling is meaningless

    The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has no legal force in the UK. Why is Julian Assange even in the Ecuadorean embassy? In June 2012, the Wikileaks founder fled bail, walked into the embassy, and applied for political asylum to the Ecuadorean government. And he’s stayed there ever since. Assange was on bail because the UK was trying...

    Pope, Russian patriarch will meet to talk about persecution
    Feb05

    Pope, Russian patriarch will meet to talk about persecution

    The patriarch of Russia’s Orthodox Church is taking part in an historic first meeting with the Roman Catholic pontiff because of the need for a joint response to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, the Orthodox Church said.Senior Orthodox cleric Metropolitan Hilarion said that long-standing differences between the two churches...

    A Historic Meeting in Cuba
    Feb05

    A Historic Meeting in Cuba

    Gregorio Borgia / APPope Francis will meet the head of the Russian Orthodox Church for the first time next week in Havana, both churches announced. The historic meeting is an attempt to heal the 1,000-year-old rift in Christianity. Francis will meet Patriarch Kirill on February 12 at Havana’s José Martí International Airport, a statement...

    Pope Francis to have historic meeting with Russian Patriarch in Cuba
    Feb05

    Pope Francis to have historic meeting with Russian Patriarch in Cuba

    Pope Francis arrives to meet Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu during a private audience on February 5, 2016 at the Vatican. POOL / AFP / AFP AND POOL / ALBERTO PIZZOLI Vatican City, Holy See – Pope Francis will meet Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill in Cuba next week in a historic first meeting between the heads of the two largest Christian...

    Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step
    Feb05

    Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West, both churches announced Friday. The two churches split during the Great Schism of 1054 and have remained estranged over a host of issues,...

    News24.com | Fighting flares up in eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    News24.com | Fighting flares up in eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian government has accused Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine of violating the shaky truce with large-caliber weapons. …read more Source:...

    Yatsenyuk threatens to quit as Ukraine PM
    Feb05

    Yatsenyuk threatens to quit as Ukraine PM

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk Friday threatened to quit along with his entire government in the latest development of a political crisis rocking the former Soviet state …read more Source: The Daily...

    Bloomberg’s forecast – Polish economy to worsen
    Feb05

    Bloomberg’s forecast – Polish economy to worsen

    Poland was ranked 27th out of 63, compared with 42nd last year, in the latest edition of the World’s Most Miserable Economies compiled by Bloomberg. Unfortunately, in this case an advance is not good news. Poland was downgraded due to Bloomberg’s concerns about the new government’s spending policy and possible growth of public...

    KLABU YA CHINA YANASA SAINI YA MBRAZIL ANAYEWANIWA NA LIVERPOOL
    Feb05

    KLABU YA CHINA YANASA SAINI YA MBRAZIL ANAYEWANIWA NA LIVERPOOL

    Kiungo mshambuliaji wa klabu ya Shakhtar Donesk ya Ukraine Mbrazil Alex Teixeira ambaye alikuwa anawindwa na Liverpool katika dirisha dogo la mwezi Januari sasa atajiunga na klabu ya Jiangsu Suning ya huko nchini China. Taarifa zilizothibitishwa na mtandao wa klabu ya Shakhtar Donesk zinasema kuwa Teixeira atajiunga na Jiangsu Suning kwa ada ya...

    NATO chief meets EU defense ministers to discuss cooperation
    Feb05

    NATO chief meets EU defense ministers to discuss cooperation

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — NATO’s chief is meeting European Union defense ministers to discuss boosting cooperation between the military alliance and the 28-nation bloc to tackle looming threats to the region. Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says he will use Friday’s meeting in Amsterdam to talk about “how we can work more closely on...