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    Stolen Frisian artworks ‘held to ransom’ by Ukrainian militia
    Dec07

    Stolen Frisian artworks ‘held to ransom’ by Ukrainian militia

    High-ranking Ukrainian politicians are trying to extract ransom money from the Dutch government in exchange for paintings stolen 10 years… …read more Source:...

    Biden makes trip to Ukraine in sign of U.S. support
    Dec07

    Biden makes trip to Ukraine in sign of U.S. support

    Biden’s meetings on Monday with President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and a Tuesday speech at the Ukrainian parliament are intended to counter that concern. …read more Source: USA...

    Pentagon to boost its EU budget in response to Russian threat
    Dec07

    Pentagon to boost its EU budget in response to Russian threat

    The U.S. Department of Defense plans to increase its budget for operations in Europe “significantly” to protect the country and its allies from threats by Russia. Funding for the European Reassurance Initiative, a 2014 program under which U.S. exercises in the region have been increased following the invasion in Ukraine, will be “ramped up” in...

    [Opinion] Ukraine: Notes from a European construction site
    Dec07

    [Opinion] Ukraine: Notes from a European construction site

    Ukraine today resembles a giant construction site. Many of its achievements are unseen. Many still left to build. But its people deserve Europe’s support, writes its ambassador to the EU. …read more Source:...

    Report: Paintings stolen from Hoorn museum surfaces in Ukraine
    Dec07

    Report: Paintings stolen from Hoorn museum surfaces in Ukraine

    Paintings that were stole from the Westfries Museum in Horn in 2005, surfaced in the hands of a nationalist militia in Ukrain The post Report: Paintings stolen from Hoorn museum surfaces in Ukraine appeared first on NL Times. …read more Source: NL...

    San Bernardino shooting: Syed Farook’s father says son agreed with ISIS ideology
    Dec07

    San Bernardino shooting: Syed Farook’s father says son agreed with ISIS ideology

    The father of Syed Farook, who with his wife shot dead 14 people in San Bernardino, California, says his son approved the ideas of the Islamic State group and was fixated with Israel, media reports said. “He said he agreed with (IS chief Abu Bakr) al-Baghdadi’s ideas for creating the Islamic State, and he was obsessed by...

    The Syrian knot: Greatest challenge for EU
    Dec07

    The Syrian knot: Greatest challenge for EU

    Like many young souls today I had been hooked to Nepali news channels. And similar to all inquisitive and hopeful minds, mine had adopted the daily routine of meticulously reading the newspaper headlines instead of skipping to the entertainment For four years, a bloody war has raged in Syria. What began as a democratic uprising against Bashar...

    Biden visits war-scarred Ukraine to reaffirm US support
    Dec07

    Biden visits war-scarred Ukraine to reaffirm US support

    KIEV: US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kiev late Sunday to reassure its pro-Western leaders that Washington remains committed to Ukraine despite stepped-up efforts to work with Russia against Islamic State jihadists. Biden’s three-day visit is his fourth to Kiev since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in March 2014 and...

    Biden Visits Ukraine To Reaffirm U.S. Support
    Dec07

    Biden Visits Ukraine To Reaffirm U.S. Support

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kyiv late on December 6 for a two-day visit aimed at pushing Ukraine toward making reforms and reassuring Kyiv that the crisis in Syria is not overshadowing Washington’s concerns about Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Biden in Ukraine in Latest Show of US Support
    Dec07

    Biden in Ukraine in Latest Show of US Support

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is in Ukraine for a visit aimed at pushing the Kyiv government toward continued reforms, while seeking to reassure it that war in Syria has not diminished Washington’s support for Ukraine’s pro-Western ambitions. Biden arrived in Kyiv early Monday local time, and is set to meet with President Petro...