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    Germany’s foreign minister says Europe needs to regain control of its borders
    Dec27

    Germany’s foreign minister says Europe needs to regain control of its borders

    Thomson ReutersBERLIN (Reuters) – Europe needs to regain control of its borders, Germany’s foreign minister was quoted on Saturday as saying, after reports that forged Syrian passports are in the hands of Islamic State militants. More than a million refugees, many fleeing war and violence in the Middle East, have arrived in Germany...

    The 2015 Maclean’s Missed It List
    Dec27

    The 2015 Maclean’s Missed It List

    More than 320 major motion pictures. More than 400 original scripted TV shows. Hundreds more new albums. You could be forgiven for feeling deluged by arts and culture in 2015, and that doesn’t even include the hundreds of thousands of new books published, the exhibits and galleries that opened, and more. So every year, the writers at...

    Crimean Jews angry after Poroshenko says Russia instigating anti-Semitism
    Dec27

    Crimean Jews angry after Poroshenko says Russia instigating anti-Semitism

    Local leaders call Ukrainian president’s claims at Knesset false. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    VIDEO: Tour of a Ukrainian missile silo
    Dec27

    VIDEO: Tour of a Ukrainian missile silo

    The silos that housed Soviet ‘Satan’ missiles serve as both tourist attraction and a reminder of Ukraine’s nuclear past. …read more Source:...

    Three Moroccans Taken off Kiev-Paris Flight for Jokes about Ties with Terrorists
    Dec27

    Three Moroccans Taken off Kiev-Paris Flight for Jokes about Ties with Terrorists

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Three Moroccans were removed from a Kiev-Paris flight at Kiev’s Borispol international airport and taken to police after lame jokes about their ties with terrorists, a spokesman for Ukraine’s state border service said on Saturday. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Expelled Leader of DPS: a Turkish Fifth Column or a Lonely Dissident?
    Dec26

    Expelled Leader of DPS: a Turkish Fifth Column or a Lonely Dissident?

    Bulgarian journalists hoping for a rest around Christmas were disappointed after a “breaking” event shook the political landscape, even if the quake is only on the surface. Lyutvi Mestan, who headed the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), was both removed as leader and expelled from his party after the honorary chair and co-founder, Ahmed...

    Red flags over Turkey-China weapons deal
    Dec26

    Red flags over Turkey-China weapons deal

    As tensions in West Asia and Ukraine rose in recent years, Turkey moved to jointly manufacture a sophisticated missile defence system. The $3.4 billion plan would have given Turkey’s military more f… …read more Source: The...

    Visa-free travel for eastern Europe, but with a lot of question marks
    Dec26

    Visa-free travel for eastern Europe, but with a lot of question marks

    The EU Commission has recommended visa-free travel for the citizens of Georgia and Ukraine. But the abolition of visa requirements does not mean immediate unlimited travel. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russian President orders counter-terrorism units on coasts
    Dec26

    Russian President orders counter-terrorism units on coasts

    Russia is set to establish several counter-terrorism operational headquarters in different coastal areas across the country, as Moscow is engaged in fighting with terror groups in Syria. The units which are to be set up under an order by President Vladimir Putin will be located in Kaspiysk on the Caspian Sea, Murmansk in Russia’s north-west...

    Russia’s Putin Orders Counter-Terrorism Units for the Coasts
    Dec26

    Russia’s Putin Orders Counter-Terrorism Units for the Coasts

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered counter-terrorism operational headquarters to be set up in several coastal areas, the state-run RIA news agency quoted the Kremlin as saying on Saturday. The units are to be set in Kaspiysk on the Caspian Sea, Murmansk in Russia’s north-west and in...