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    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...

    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...

    Thousands march in Moscow over planned doctor, hospital cuts
    Dec01

    Thousands march in Moscow over planned doctor, hospital cuts

    Doctors, patients and other protesters braved the freezing cold to voice their opposition to an ongoing Moscow health care reform that could remove up to 10,000 doctors from their jobs and close 28 hospitals and clinics by early next year. The pressure on the country’s budget has intensified as the economy is taking a hit from low oil...

    Early results: Moldovans favor pro-Russia parties
    Nov30

    Early results: Moldovans favor pro-Russia parties

    CHISINAU, Moldova — Early results show pro-Russia parties with a strong lead in Sunday elections where Moldovans were choosing 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...

    Russia’s Weapon of Choice: Information Warfare
    Nov30

    Russia’s Weapon of Choice: Information Warfare

    WASHINGTON—With its annexation of Crimea, aggression in the eastern Ukraine, and military and economic threats to NATO nations, the Kremlin has resumed a new kind of Cold War. Regardless of what Vladimir Putin may say, his motives are not benign. The West has reacted with surprise, confusion, paralysis, and mostly inaction. To understand the...

    Ukraine: Unauthorized Convoy Crosses Border From Russia
    Nov30

    Ukraine: Unauthorized Convoy Crosses Border From Russia

    Ukraine accused Moscow on Sunday of again using alleged aid shipments to send weapons and ammunition to the separatist rebels as a Russian convoy entered its eastern region without permission. Russian media reported that the convoy was delivering food and building materials to residents of rebel-held Donetsk. Armed guards watched as the trucks,...

    Mother Of MH17 Plane Crash Victim Sues Ukraine In European Court: Paper
    Nov30

    Mother Of MH17 Plane Crash Victim Sues Ukraine In European Court: Paper

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The mother of a German woman killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over eastern Ukraine in July is suing the Ukrainian authorities at the European Court of Human Rights for failing to close their airspace, a German paper reported. The mother of the victim named as “Olga L.” was seeking $1...

    Moldovans vote, torn between pull of EU, Russia
    Nov30

    Moldovans vote, torn between pull of EU, Russia

    CHISINAU, Moldova — Moldovans voted Sunday in elections where they chose between parties that want to move closer to Europe and those that want to move back into Russia’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 separatist...

    Putin Flexes His Muscles
    Nov30

    Putin Flexes His Muscles

    Vladimir Putin was snubbed at the G-20 meeting in Australia by virtually every leader over his repeated violations of Ukraine’s territorial integrity. This would have caused a less-pugnacious Russian president to reflect on his long-demonstrated contempt for international covenants intended to build a more peaceful and prosperous world....

    Watch Drone Footage Explore Chernobyl From Above for the First Time
    Nov30

    Watch Drone Footage Explore Chernobyl From Above for the First Time

    Areas affected by the Chernobyl disaster of 1986 are still frozen in time, as haunting drone footage of the empty city of Pripyat reveals. The scenes of rusted ferris wheels and abandoned buildings, shot by British filmmaker Danny Cooke for a CBS 60 Minutes segment that aired last week, mark the first time Chernobyl has been seen by air, The...