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    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Nov04

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — On the week when the world celebrated Halloween, pro-Russian rebels came up with a tactic to scare Ukraine’s pro-Western government in Kiev — holding a rebel election in separatist eastern Ukraine. In soccer, the world’s most popular sport, the Atalanta goalkeeper saved a penalty kick in Bergamo, Italy; fireworks broke...

    Tensions return in Ukraine after election in east
    Nov04

    Tensions return in Ukraine after election in east

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 4 (UPI) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will hold a meeting of security leaders following a rebel-held vote in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after vote
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after vote

    Zakharchenko’s election was largely a formality as no strong viable candidates opposed him, but separatist authorities have held up the vote as a mandate to pursue their secessionist goals. […] although fighting attenuated after the truce, hostilities have continued almost daily. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after election heavily criticized by West
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after election heavily criticized by West

    The leader of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine has been officially sworn in after an election that has been roundly condemned by the West as destabilizing. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after election heavily criticized by West
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after election heavily criticized by West

    Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, has been officially sworn in after an election that has been roundly condemned by the West as destabilizing. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in as head of separatist ‘republic’
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in as head of separatist ‘republic’

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko was sworn in Tuesday as head of the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic after claiming a crushing victory at weekend separatist polls rejected by Kiev. “I swear to serve the people of the Donetsk People’s Republic,” Zakharchenko said at a...

    Donetsk’s rebel leader sworn in as Ukraine-Russia crisis deepens
    Nov04

    Donetsk’s rebel leader sworn in as Ukraine-Russia crisis deepens

    Alexander Zakharchenko was elected in a rogue vote on Sunday that was denounced as a ‘farce’ by Kiev and illegitimate by the West …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Merkel underlines displeasure over Russia’s Ukraine role, says no reason to lift sanctions
    Nov04

    Merkel underlines displeasure over Russia’s Ukraine role, says no reason to lift sanctions

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is underlining her displeasure over Russia’s role in eastern Ukraine and saying there’s no reason yet to lift European Union sanctions. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU Cuts Eurozone Growth Forecast
    Nov04

    EU Cuts Eurozone Growth Forecast

    The European Commission cut its growth forecasts for the eurozone and the European Union, citing the tensions in Ukraine and the Middle East along with a lack of investment. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Poroshenko Slams Separatist Vote
    Nov04

    Poroshenko Slams Separatist Vote

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called a meeting of top security officials to discuss next steps after Russian-backed separatists held elections. Speaking on November 3, he said the elections were a “farce” which violated a peace plan signed with Russia in the Belarusian capital Minsk. Western countries also condemned the...