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    BOXING: World heavyweight champ Tyson Fury stripped of title
    Dec09

    BOXING: World heavyweight champ Tyson Fury stripped of title

    0 British heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has been stripped of one his world titles, less than two weeks after winning it. On 28 November Fury beat Wladimir Klitschko on points, taking the Ukrainian’s WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO belts. …read more Source: Radio France...

    German chancellor Angela Merkel named ‘Person of the Year’ by Time
    Dec09

    German chancellor Angela Merkel named ‘Person of the Year’ by Time

    By Megan Cassella Time magazine named German Chancellor Angela Merkel its 2015 ‘Person of the Year’ on Wednesday, noting her resilience and leadership when faced with the Syrian refugee crisis and turmoil in the European Union over its currency this year. In a statement explaining the magazine’s choice, managing editor Nancy Gibbs...

    Russia: Ukraine won’t repay debt because “they are crooks”, vows court action
    Dec09

    Russia: Ukraine won’t repay debt because “they are crooks”, vows court action

    Russian officials blasted the International Monetary Fund Wednesday for changing its long-established lending rules to keep supporting Ukraine and called Kiev’s authorities “crooks” who are unlikely to repay a $3 billion debt to Moscow …read more Source: The Daily...

    Who wants Donald Trump in the White House? Evidently, Putin does
    Dec09

    Who wants Donald Trump in the White House? Evidently, Putin does

    Article in the Daily Telegraph’s Russia Beyond The Headlines supplement reveals that the Kremlin is eager to see Trump in the White HouseDonald Trump’s call for the United States to close its borders to all Muslims was called “reprehensible” by one New York Times op-ed writer and “outlandish” by another, the excellent Wajahat Ali (who...

    Russia says Ukraine won’t repay debt because ‘they are crooks’, vows court action (Reuters)
    Dec09

    Russia says Ukraine won’t repay debt because ‘they are crooks’, vows court action (Reuters)

    By Lidia Kelly and Natalia Zinets MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Russian officials blasted the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday for changing its long-established lending rules to keep … …read more Source: The West...

    Belarus enjoys boost from selling Russians forbidden fruit
    Dec09

    Belarus enjoys boost from selling Russians forbidden fruit

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — As he fights an economic downturn in Belarus, the man often called “Europe’s last dictator,” longtime President Alexander Lukashenko, is getting a surprising boost. Following a rash of Russian bans on foreign products and services, Belarus is specializing in selling Russians a way round their own government’s...

    Time names Merkel as its ‘person’ of 2015
    Dec09

    Time names Merkel as its ‘person’ of 2015

    NEW YORK – Time magazine Wednesday named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its “Person of the Year 2015,” hailing her leadership during Europe’s debt, refugee and migrant crises, as well as Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Belarus enjoys boost from selling Russians forbidden fruit
    Dec09

    Belarus enjoys boost from selling Russians forbidden fruit

    Following a rash of Russian bans on foreign products and services, Belarus is specializing in selling Russians a way round their own government’s restrictions. Since the start of 2014, Russia has embraced sanctions as a foreign policy tool, banning food imports from the European Union and United States over the Ukraine crisis, and now also...

    Chancellor Merkel is TIME’s Person of the Year 2015
    Dec09

    Chancellor Merkel is TIME’s Person of the Year 2015

    The US magazine” Time” chose German Chancellor Angela Merkel to be the Person of the Year 2015 for her role on maintaining the stability in Europe during one of the most difficult periods. Within this year, according to the magazine, Merkel played a key role not only in managing the debt crisis, but also in the negotiations between the West and...

    Angela Merkel Is Time’s Person Of The Year
    Dec09

    Angela Merkel Is Time’s Person Of The Year

    The US news magazine praises her leadership during Europe’s debt problems, refugee crisis, and Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: Sky...