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    Partial results: Moldova parties favoring EU ahead
    Dec01

    Partial results: Moldova parties favoring EU ahead

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Partial results from elections in Moldova show parties that want to move closer to Europe leading those that favor returning into Moscow’s sphere of influence. Sunday’s parliamentary election has taken on wider significance with the unrest in neighboring Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Pro-Europe Parties Lead in Moldova Election
    Dec01

    Pro-Europe Parties Lead in Moldova Election

    Results from parliamentary elections in Moldova show parties that want to pursue closer ties to Europe leading those that want closer relations with Russia. With 85 percent of the vote counted early Monday, a group of pro-Europe parties had about 44 percent of the vote for the 101-member parliament. The Socialist Party, which wants Moldova to...

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Russian Convoy Moves Across Border With Mystery Cargo
    Dec01

    World Briefing: Ukraine: Russian Convoy Moves Across Border With Mystery Cargo

    Ukraine accused Russia of sending weapons and ammunition into war-torn areas of eastern Ukraine under the guise of humanitarian aid after a column of 106 white trucks crossed the border from Russia on Sunday. …read more Source: The New York...

    Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance
    Dec01

    Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance

    Ankara (AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday holds talks in Ankara with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to tighten links which have survived potentially grave disputes over the Syria and Ukraine crises.The talks are expected to focus on energy cooperation — with Ankara seeking not only a reduction in gas...

    The new Cold War: Pro-Russian influence extends beyond Ukraine
    Dec01

    The new Cold War: Pro-Russian influence extends beyond Ukraine

    Across Russia’s traditional sphere of influence, the chill of a new Cold War is advancing – in Moldova, Georgia and beyond. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Pope urges Muslim leaders to condemn Islamist terror
    Dec01

    Pope urges Muslim leaders to condemn Islamist terror

    Istanbul (AFP) – Pope Francis urged Muslim leaders worldwide to “clearly” condemn terrorism carried out in the name of Islam, and called for an end to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East.Francis said he had told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that “it would be wonderful if all the Muslim leaders of the...

    Partial results: Moldova parties favoring EU ahead
    Dec01

    Partial results: Moldova parties favoring EU ahead

    CHISINAU, Moldova — Partial results from Sunday’s elections in Moldova show parties that want to move closer to Europe leading those that want to move back into Moscow’s sphere of influence.The parliamentary election has taken on wider significance with the unrest in neighboring Ukraine. Moldova, like Ukraine, has a pro-Russia...

    Ukraine rebels lay down law in illegal state
    Dec01

    Ukraine rebels lay down law in illegal state

    Russian Eduard Yakubovsky is trying to become the new face of justice in east Ukraine. As “Supreme Court” president in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, he’s now attempting to set up a legal system in this illegal state. …read more Source: USA...

    Partial Results: Moldova Split Between EU, Russia
    Dec01

    Partial Results: Moldova Split Between EU, Russia

    CHISINAU, Moldova–Partial results from Sunday’s elections show Moldovan voters divided between parties that want to move closer to Europe and those that want to move back into Moscow’s sphere of influence. The parliamentary election has taken on wider significance with the unrest in neighboring Ukraine. Moldova, like Ukraine, has a...

    Pope Wraps Up Visit to Turkey
    Dec01

    Pope Wraps Up Visit to Turkey

    Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church is concluding a three-day visit to Turkey in Istanbul, meeting with the head of the Orthodox Christian Church. The two religious leaders called for an end to violent persecution of Christians in Iraq and Syria and more dialogue with Muslims. On the final day of his visit to Turkey, Pope Francis celebrated...