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    Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step
    Feb05

    Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West, both churches announced Friday. The Feb. 12 meeting between Francis and Patriarch Kirill will be the first ever between the leaders of the...

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms
    Feb05

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms

    The Ukrainian economy minister whose resignation plunged the country into yet another political crisis says he hopes the scandal will help create momentum for economic reforms. …read more Source: FOX...

    Julian Assange Claims Total Vindication With UN Panel Ruling
    Feb05

    Julian Assange Claims Total Vindication With UN Panel Ruling

    More (LONDON)—A United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British authorities, saying he should be freed immediately and compensated for the years he has lost. The U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, which falls under the offices of the U.N. human rights...

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms
    Feb05

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian economy minister whose resignation plunged the country into yet another political crisis says he hopes the scandal will help create momentum for economic reforms. Aivaras Abromavicius resigned on Wednesday, saying he and his team could no longer drive forward the much-needed reforms because of resistance to...

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms
    Feb05

    Ukrainian minister hopes resignation will speed up reforms

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian economy minister whose resignation plunged the country into yet another political crisis says he hopes the… …read more Source:...

    Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Patriarch to Meet in Historic Step
    Feb05

    Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Patriarch to Meet in Historic Step

    MoreBush Defends Obama Mosque Visit From Rubio, Trump CriticismExclusive: Wheaton College Faculty Say School ‘Discriminatory’ in Treatment of Tenured Black Professor7 Ways to Prepare Spiritually to Vote (VATICAN CITY)—Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the...

    A Historic Meeting in Cuba
    Feb05

    A Historic Meeting in Cuba

    Gregorio Borgia / APPope Francis will meet the head of the Russian Orthodox Church for the first time next week in Havana, both churches announced. The historic meeting is an attempt to heal the 1,000-year-old rift in Christianity. Francis will meet Patriarch Kirill on February 12 at Havana’s José Martí International Airport, a statement...

    Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step
    Feb05

    Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West, both churches announced Friday. The two churches split during the Great Schism of 1054 and have remained estranged over a host of issues,...

    NATO chief meets EU defense ministers to discuss cooperation
    Feb05

    NATO chief meets EU defense ministers to discuss cooperation

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — NATO’s chief is meeting European Union defense ministers to discuss boosting cooperation between the military alliance and the 28-nation bloc to tackle looming threats to the region. Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says he will use Friday’s meeting in Amsterdam to talk about “how we can work more closely on...

    The Latest: 1 member of panel disagreed with opinion
    Feb05

    The Latest: 1 member of panel disagreed with opinion

    U.N. human rights office official Christophe Peschoux said the dissenter was Vladimir Tochilovsky, a Ukrainian member of the U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. Britain’s Foreign Office has rejected the United Nations panel’s finding that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a victim of arbitrary detention. “The opinion of...