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    Donald Trump: 28 Days Later
    Feb17

    Donald Trump: 28 Days Later

    Donald Trump will hit the four-week-mark Friday on a presidency that has begun like no other — full of big promises, constant controversy, the ever-present encroaching of major scandal, and zero regard for the previous norms of American politics.Beneath the noise, however, there has been a march, however halting and disorganized, toward...

    Brut force: the winery in the middle of a war zone
    Feb17

    Brut force: the winery in the middle of a war zone

    The chaos of eastern Ukraine has taken a heavy toll on this Soviet-era winery, which once supplied more than half the countryYou would not know from Yuri’s calm demeanour, as he describes the bubbles rising in his champagne flute, that that we are only a few miles from the frontlines in eastern Ukraine. Related: Violence flares in war-weary...

    Battling for Hearts and Minds: Kiev Fights for Loyalty in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb17

    Battling for Hearts and Minds: Kiev Fights for Loyalty in Eastern Ukraine

    The Minsk agreement, designed to bring peace to eastern Ukraine, turned two this week. But it hasn’t stopped the violence — in part because Kiev has done little to promote reconciliation. If that doesn’t change, unifying the country will prove impossible. …read more Source: Der...

    News24.com | Ukrainian hacker gets prison for leading online theft ring
    Feb17

    News24.com | Ukrainian hacker gets prison for leading online theft ring

    A Ukrainian hacker who admitted using thousands of infected computers to steal user names and passwords for bank accounts and other online services has been sentenced to 41 months in prison. …read more Source:...

    Spurs lose at Gent, Lyon thrash Alkmaar in Europa League
    Feb17

    Spurs lose at Gent, Lyon thrash Alkmaar in Europa League

    Anderlecht’s Uros Spajic and Zenit St. Petersburg’s Artem Dzyuba in action. Photo: Reuters LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur’s Europa League campaign got off to a frustrating start as they were beaten 1-0 by mid-table Belgian outfit Gent in their last 32, first leg tie on Thursday despite fielding a strong side. Spurs, who have dropped...

    Mike Pence Hopes to Reassure Skeptical Allies Over Trump, Putin and the U.S. Commitment to Europe
    Feb17

    Mike Pence Hopes to Reassure Skeptical Allies Over Trump, Putin and the U.S. Commitment to Europe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Making his debut on the world stage, Vice President Mike Pence will seek to reassure skeptical allies in Europe about U.S. foreign policy under President Donald Trump, who has made his “America First” mantra a centerpiece of his new administration. Pence’s trip to Germany and Belgium, his first overseas trip as vice...

    CPJ Demands Separatism Charges Against Crimean Journalist Be Dropped
    Feb17

    CPJ Demands Separatism Charges Against Crimean Journalist Be Dropped

    The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has urged Russia-imposed authorities to drop all charges against journalist Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributor accused of separatism in the Moscow-controlled Ukrainian region of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia backs Marine Le Pen for President saying she will make things ‘MESSY’ for EU
    Feb17

    Russia backs Marine Le Pen for President saying she will make things ‘MESSY’ for EU

    HE may not have said it publicly but Russian president Vladimir Putin is almost certainly throwing his weight behind Front National candidate Marine Le Pen ahead of the French elections. …read more Source:...

    Hat-tricks for United’s Ibrahimovic, Roma’s Dzeko
    Feb17

    Hat-tricks for United’s Ibrahimovic, Roma’s Dzeko

    Ibra scores hat-trick as United beat St Etienne 3-0 Dzeko also nets treble as Roma win 4-0 at Villarreal Spurs beaten 1-0 at Gent, Lyon rout AZ 4-1 away Fiorentina edge Gladbach 1-0 in Germany Manchester United’s Paul Pogba shoots at goal. Photo: Reuters LONDON: The goals continued to flow for Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic...

    MH17: Dutch say Ukraine will renew search at crash site
    Feb17

    MH17: Dutch say Ukraine will renew search at crash site

    The passenger jet was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine in mid-2014 on a routine flight between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur. Ukraine is expected to renew this spring its search for human remains at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Dutch Security and Justice Minister Stef Blok said Thursday.The passenger jet was shot down over...