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    Ukraine premier warns of war with Russia before winning confirmation vote
    Nov28

    Ukraine premier warns of war with Russia before winning confirmation vote

    KIEV, Ukraine — Arseniy Yatsenyuk received lawmakers’ approval to remain Ukraine’s premier, clearing an obstacle for aid talks with the International Monetary Fund as the country grapples with a separatist insurgency in the east. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    On Turkey trip, Pope to reach out to Islamic world
    Nov28

    On Turkey trip, Pope to reach out to Islamic world

    Vatican City (AFP) – Pope Francis heads to Turkey on Friday with a brief to use his populist touch to rebuild bridges with the Islamic world that were damaged by his predecessor Benedict XVI.It will be the first papal visit to Turkey since the now-retired Benedict went there in 2006 against a backrop of anger in much of the Muslim world...

    A Tilt Toward NATO in Ukraine as Parliament Meets
    Nov28

    A Tilt Toward NATO in Ukraine as Parliament Meets

    At the convening of a new Parliament in Ukraine, President Petro O. Poroshenko urged the repeal of the country’s nonaligned status and a move toward joining NATO. …read more Source: The New York...

    Pro-Russian Separatist Moving Into Central And West Ukraine After Bomb Blast In Kharkiv
    Nov28

    Pro-Russian Separatist Moving Into Central And West Ukraine After Bomb Blast In Kharkiv

    Russian-backed rebels are venturing into western and central areas of Ukraine, while Russian troops are consolidating the separatist-held regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, according to a Kyiv Post account of a briefing by the Ukraine security service SBU Wednesday. The rebels reportedly have acted in a number of cities all around Ukraine, including...

    Poroshenko in Reform Pledge
    Nov28

    Poroshenko in Reform Pledge

    The Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has promised a programme of radical reform during an address at the opening session of the country’s new parliament. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine seeks IMF aid as prime minister wins approval vote
    Nov28

    Ukraine seeks IMF aid as prime minister wins approval vote

    PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk warns country at war as conflict in Donetsk, Luhansk with pro-Russia militants plunges national currency into 45% slump. …read more Source: Toronto...

    EU Widens Sanctions To Pro-Russian Separatists In Ukraine
    Nov28

    EU Widens Sanctions To Pro-Russian Separatists In Ukraine

    Sanctions related to the Russian role in Ukraine were widened to encompass another 13 individuals and five organizations at a meeting of European Union ambassadors Thursday. The 28-member EU issued travel bans on Ukrainian pro-Russian separatists and will freeze assets of the organizations because to their “involvement in action undermining...

    Eight months after Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine, a complicated transition
    Nov27

    Eight months after Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine, a complicated transition

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea — Eight months into the Russian annexation of the Black Sea resort region of Crimea, traces of Ukraine’s 60-year rule here are rapidly being wiped away. Now Ukrainians themselves worry that they are next. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Everton through to Europa League knockout stage
    Nov27

    Everton through to Europa League knockout stage

    Paris (AFP) – Everton marched on into the knockout stage of the Europa League as winners of Group H with an impressive 2-0 victory away to Bundesliga high-fliers VfL Wolfsburg in Germany on Thursday.The Premier League side knew halfway through their own game that they were through to the last 32 as news filtered in that the other match in...

    First Post-Soviet President of Ukraine Praises “Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party”
    Nov27

    First Post-Soviet President of Ukraine Praises “Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party”

    In 1991, the communist leader of Ukraine, Leonid Kravchuk, renounced Marx and declared his republic’s independence from the disintegrating Soviet Union, becoming the first president of modern Ukraine. Starting on November 19, 2004, the Chinese-language Epoch Times began publishing the “Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party,” a series of...