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    Europe just had a year from hell — and next year could be worse
    Dec20

    Europe just had a year from hell — and next year could be worse

    REUTERS/Dominic EbenbichlerBRUSSELS (Reuters) – By any measure, it has been a year from hell for the European Union. And if Britons vote to leave the bloc, next year could be worse. Not since 1989, the year the Berlin Wall fell and communism crumbled across eastern Europe, has the continent’s geopolitical kaleidoscope been shaken up...

    Montenegro Imposes Sanctions Against Crimea
    Dec20

    Montenegro Imposes Sanctions Against Crimea

    BELGRADE – The Montenegrin government has adopted a proposal introducing sanctions banning imports and exports with Crimea, state media reported. “Import of goods from Crimea and …read more Source:...

    ABC moderator confronts Hillary Clinton over Libya: ‘How much responsibility do you bear?’
    Dec20

    ABC moderator confronts Hillary Clinton over Libya: ‘How much responsibility do you bear?’

    REUTERS/Brian SnyderA moderator for the ABC News Democratic debate on Saturday night confronted presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton over how much responsibility she should bear for the chaos the followed the ousting of former leader Muammar Qaddafi. Martha Raddatz noted that Libya is “falling apart” and that Clinton recommended...

    Kuwait stages exhibition game despite FIFA warning
    Dec20

    Kuwait stages exhibition game despite FIFA warning

    Kuwait City, December 19 Kuwait on Friday staged an exhibition game with the participation of former international stars despite being suspended by world football’s governing body FIFA. FIFA last week sent a global alert to all members warning them to keep their players away from the ‘All Stars’ game in Kuwait because of its...

    Putin: Russian secret services foiled 30 planned attacks in 2015
    Dec19

    Putin: Russian secret services foiled 30 planned attacks in 2015

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday hailed the country’s secret services for foiling around 30 planned attacks and uncovering more than 320 foreign spies in 2015. “I want to point out that this year, thanks to the efforts of the FSB employees, more than 30 crimes of a terrorist nature have been prevented,” said Putin in a...

    The 10 most embarrassing leaders photos in 2015 (pics)
    Dec19

    The 10 most embarrassing leaders photos in 2015 (pics)

    Funny moments that political leaders wish they could forget.1. Vladimir Putin exercises 2. Aussie PM Tony Abbott eats onion, peel and all 3. British PM David Cameron eats a hot dog with a knife and fork 4. German Chancellor Angela Merkel swallows a fish 5. Cold clinking of wine glasses between Obama and Putin 6. Obama’s handshake gone wrong...

    Russia opens new Stalin museums, grapples with his legacy
    Dec19

    Russia opens new Stalin museums, grapples with his legacy

    A bust of Josef Stalin stands on the front lawn of a house-turned-museum in this small village, where the Soviet leader is said to have stayed the night on his only visit to the front during World War II. Inside, the museum director, a sturdy woman armed with a wooden pointer, takes a group of pre-teen students around the two-room house where...

    Russian secret services foiled 30 planned attacks in 2015: Putin
    Dec19

    Russian secret services foiled 30 planned attacks in 2015: Putin

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday hailed the countrys secret services for foiling around 30 planned attacks and uncovering more than 320 foreign spies in 2015.I want to point out that this year, thanks to the efforts of the FSB employees, more than 30 crimes of a terrorist nature have been prevented, said Putin in a...

    Ukrainian Activists Demand End of Blockade against Cuba
    Dec19

    Ukrainian Activists Demand End of Blockade against Cuba

    Kiev, December 19 (RHC-PL) — Solidarity activists in Ukraine have gathered in front of the U.S. Embassy in Kiev to an end the economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba. …read more Source: Radio Havana...

    Ukraine’s Darth Vader politician posed for a bunch of ridiculous photos of his daily routine
    Dec19

    Ukraine’s Darth Vader politician posed for a bunch of ridiculous photos of his daily routine

    Reuters published a rather unique photo essay last Friday featuring Ukraine’s Darth Vader going about his daily routine — including walking his dog, shaving, and riding the bus. The wire service reported that the Ukrainian citizen officially changed his name to Darth Mykolaiovych Vader in order to run a stunt campaign for mayor in the port...