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    Saakashvili Rallies Supporters In Kyiv
    Nov28

    Saakashvili Rallies Supporters In Kyiv

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president, rallied supporters of the new political movement he has launched to challenge for power in Ukraine. The gathering, in Kyiv on November 27, called for early parliamentary elections. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Russia reset? Maybe not yet.
    Nov28

    A Russia reset? Maybe not yet.

    After a phone call between Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin days after the U.S. election, Russian media buzzed that Putin might host Trump this winter to kick off what the Kremlin described as their joint effort to “normalize ties” between the U.S. and Russia.The talk of an early state visit remains speculative. But...

    Yanukovych Expected To Be Questioned At Kyiv Trial Of Berkut Riot Police
    Nov28

    Yanukovych Expected To Be Questioned At Kyiv Trial Of Berkut Riot Police

    Exiled former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is due again to be questioned as a witness at a trial of five former police officers accuse of shooting protesters in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Opens Criminal Case Against Ukrainian Military Commanders
    Nov28

    Russia Opens Criminal Case Against Ukrainian Military Commanders

    Prosecutors in Russia have launched a criminal case against Ukrainian security agencies for alleged war crimes committed in the eastern Ukrainian Donbas region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bundesliga: Two-goal Ibisevic sent off as Hertha go third
    Nov28

    Bundesliga: Two-goal Ibisevic sent off as Hertha go third

    His dismissal came after Mainz's defensive midfielder Jean-Philippe Gbamin was also sent for an early shower. Vedad Ibisevic scored both goals before being sent off in Hertha Berlin’s 2-1 comeback win over Mainz to lift his side to third in the Bundesliga on Sunday.Both teams finished with ten men for the final quarter of an hour as...

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary
    Nov28

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary

    Francois Fillon, a conservative reformist promising to shrink the French state, on Sunday clinched the rightwing nomination for next year’s presidential election with a resounding victory over his rival Alain Juppe. Ex-prime minister Fillon, 62, will now become a favourite to be France’s next leader after winning the US-style primary...

    UN Security Council Seats Taken by Arms Exporters
    Nov28

    UN Security Council Seats Taken by Arms Exporters

    The UN Security Council. Credit: UN Photo/Evan SchneiderBy Lyndal RowlandsUNITED NATIONS, Nov 28 2016 (IPS)Nine of the world’s top ten arms exporters will sit on the UN Security Council between mid-2016 and mid-2018.The nine include four rotating members — Spain, Ukraine, Italy and the Netherlands — from Europe, as well as the...

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary
    Nov28

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary

    PARIS (AFP) – Francois Fillon, a conservative reformist promising to shrink the French state, on Sunday clinched the rightwing nomination for next year’s presidential election with a resounding victory over his rival Alain Juppe.Ex-prime minister Fillon, 62, will now become a favourite to be France’s next leader after winning...

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary
    Nov28

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary

    French member of Parliament and candidate for the right-wing primaries ahead of France’s 2017 presidential elections, Francois Fillon delivers a speech following the first results of the primary’s second round on November 27, 2016 © AFP / Eric FeferbergPARIS, Nov 28 – Francois Fillon, a conservative reformist promising to shrink the...

    5 things Italians vote on this week
    Nov28

    5 things Italians vote on this week

    FLORENCE, Italy — When they go to the polls on December 4, Italians will be voting on more than a constitutional reform. The contest has effectively become a choice between center-left Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who favors the EU despite his recent criticism of Brussels, and Beppe Grillo, the comedian-turned-politician and leader of the...