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    Christian-funded group begins bringing French Jews to Israel
    Dec30

    Christian-funded group begins bringing French Jews to Israel

    (JTA) — An Israeli organization with major funding from Christian donors brought 17 French Jews to Israel in what its founder said was the “end of a monopoly” for the Jewish Agency for Israel. The newcomers brought to Israel by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, or IFCJ, arrived in Israel on Dec. 27. They constituted the first...

    PM Szydło meets Polish Diaspora
    Dec30

    PM Szydło meets Polish Diaspora

    Polish prime minister Beata Szydło met with members of the Polish diaspora from Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus and Ukraine in Warsaw on Tuesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    PM Szydło meeting Polish Diaspora
    Dec30

    PM Szydło meeting Polish Diaspora

    Polish prime minister Beata Szydło met with members of the Polish diaspora from Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus and Ukraine in Warsaw on Tuesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Belarusian peace-loving policy credited with removal of sanctions
    Dec30

    Belarusian peace-loving policy credited with removal of sanctions

    “Our stance can be welcomed because Belarus has always spoken in favor of peace,” noted the President. “We don’t welcome wars or any conflicts whether that be conflicts in Ukraine, Syria, Lebanon, Iran. We don’t accept such things. It is our stance.” …read more Source:...

    Russia Does Not Want Donbas. It Wants Ukraine
    Dec30

    Russia Does Not Want Donbas. It Wants Ukraine

    It’s no secret that the Kremlin has one owner, but there are several towers whispering in his ear. …read more Source:...

    Steinmeier Outlines Objectives for Minsk-2 Implementation in 2016
    Dec30

    Steinmeier Outlines Objectives for Minsk-2 Implementation in 2016

    Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says he is concerned about the fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and names the tasks to be fulfilled in 2016 by all sides to the Donbas conflict. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine lists Russian imports it may ban from Jan 10 in trade row
    Dec30

    Ukraine lists Russian imports it may ban from Jan 10 in trade row

    Ukraine said on Wednesday it may impose a ban as soon as next month on imports of dozens of Russian goods — from dog food to locomotives — as a retaliatory measure against Moscow which this month said it was suspending a free trade zone with Kiev. The list, which was set out in a statement from the country’s economy ministry, included meat...

    Kyiv Threatens Legal Action Over Auction Of Vintage Crimean Wines
    Dec30

    Kyiv Threatens Legal Action Over Auction Of Vintage Crimean Wines

    Kyiv is threatening to take legal action over the decision by a leading winemaker in Russian-annexed Ukraine to put 13,000 vintage bottles up for auction. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What Could Happen If China Relaxes Its Grip on This Mountain Pass
    Dec30

    What Could Happen If China Relaxes Its Grip on This Mountain Pass

    NAMCHE BAZAR, Nepal—A network of cameras now monitors China’s side of the Nangpa La pass, say Tibetan traders who used to cross it regularly. A series of guard towers manned by border patrol troops lines the way. The Nangpa La bridges the Himalayas between Nepal and Tibet. Chinese soldiers on this mountain pass shoot at anyone trying to...

    Leaders Of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, France To Talk December 30
    Dec30

    Leaders Of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, France To Talk December 30

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, and France will speak by phone December 30 about efforts to carry out a peace accord between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...