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    Ukraine kidnappers free bitcoin analyst after $1m ransom paid
    Jan01

    Ukraine kidnappers free bitcoin analyst after $1m ransom paid

    Kidnappers in Ukraine have released an employee at a United Kingdom-registered cryptocurrency exchange after getting More… …read more Source: Emirates...

    Three Days That Will Change Iran Forever
    Jan01

    Three Days That Will Change Iran Forever

    Iran has now been rocked by three days of street protests. At the time of this writing (early Saturday afternoon here in the United States, Saturday night in Iran), it remains unclear where the protests are going and whether the regime will crack down. I’ll try to provide some insight into the dynamics and point out some things to watch,...

    Ukrainian Police Storm Post Office, Free Hostages
    Jan01

    Ukrainian Police Storm Post Office, Free Hostages

    Ukrainian police on Saturday freed the remaining hostages being held in a post office by a man believed to be strapped with explosives. They arrested the hostage-taker after an hourslong standoff in the city of Kharkiv. “All hostages freed in Kharkiv. The assailant was arrested,” President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Twitter, while...

    Hostages In Ukraine Freed After Police Storm Post Office
    Jan01

    Hostages In Ukraine Freed After Police Storm Post Office

    Ukrainian police forces have freed the remaining hostages being held in a post office by a man believed to be strapped with explosives, and arrested the hostage taker after a standoff lasting several hours in the city of Kharkiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Man ‘Armed With Explosives’ Barricaded Inside Kharkiv Post Office
    Jan01

    Man ‘Armed With Explosives’ Barricaded Inside Kharkiv Post Office

    Ukrainian police say a man believed to be carrying explosives has barricaded himself inside a post office in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. The police said on December 30 that nine adults and two children are trapped inside the post office with the man. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Simona Halep to kick off new season by playing against American Nicole Gibbs in Shenzhen
    Jan01

    Simona Halep to kick off new season by playing against American Nicole Gibbs in Shenzhen

    Bucharest, Dec 30 /Agerpres/ – Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world's no. 1, is going to kick off 2018 season by playing against American Nicole Gibbs in the opening round of the WTA tournament in Shenzhen (China), equipped with total prizes worth 626,750 US dollars. Halep (26) and Gibbs (24, WTA's 110) will meet for the...

    2017 In A Word: From Russia, Ukraine, And Belarus
    Jan01

    2017 In A Word: From Russia, Ukraine, And Belarus

    How would you sum up 2017 in one word or phrase? Correspondents for Current Time, the Russian-language network run by RFE/RL in cooperation with VOA, asked people in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A new Ukrainian cultural and information center opened in Astana
    Jan01

    A new Ukrainian cultural and information center opened in Astana

    It is created for educational activities and strengthening ties with Kazakhstan. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    BREAKING: Raila Drops Bombshell To Uhuru Over Rigged Elections, Panic In Statehouse
    Dec31

    BREAKING: Raila Drops Bombshell To Uhuru Over Rigged Elections, Panic In Statehouse

    IT IS D-DAY FOR ELECTORAL JUSTICE IN 2018: BY RAILA ODINGA A year that has been difficult in nearly all fronts has come to an end. Kenyans preserved a dysfunctional economy and an all-time high cost of living that was coupled with the disappearance of basic commodities like unga from stores. The situation was worsened by a bitterly contested and...

    Ukraine hostages freed after police storm post office
    Dec31

    Ukraine hostages freed after police storm post office

    Members of a police special operations unit gather outside a post office, where a man took people hostage, in Kharkiv, Ukraine December 30, 2017. REUTERSKHARKIV: Ukrainian police on Saturday freed the remaining hostages being held in a post office by an man believed to be strapped with explosives, and arrested the hostage taker after an...